Application form for vacancy notice 20/19 

concerning ONE post of
DIRECTOR (M/F)

in the European Economic and Social Committee 


Closing date for applications: 24/05/2019 at 12:00 noon (Brussels time) 

Please read
the instructions to complete the application form before filling it in

In case of technical problems or if you have any questions, please send a mail to:
selection2019-dirE@eesc.europa.eu
 


1. Personal and contact information

 
Gender*
 
Male
Female
 
 
 
First name*
 
 
 
 
Family name*
 
 
 
 
E-mail*
 
 
 
 
Phone number*
 
 
 
 
Nationality*
 
 
 
 
 

2. Eligibility – Specific conditions

 
2.1 Qualifications and skills required

Candidates must have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma - officially recognised in one of the European Union Member States and in a field relevant to the duties - of at least four years’ duration or of at least three years’ duration followed by one year’s professional experience in a field relevant to the job description.
 
2.1 I satisfy the requirement*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 


Please complete the following table with the details concerning your diplomas and attach it below: diplomas table
  
2.1 Upload document*
 
 
 


2.2 Professional experience required
  
Professional experience of at least 15 years after having obtained the university diploma.
  
 
2.2 Duration of professional experience (in years):*
 
 
 
 

Professional experience at management level of at least 5 years
  
2.2 Duration of management experience (in years):*
 
 
 
 

Please specify the title and role of management positions held, the number of staff overseen in these positions, the size of budgets managed, and the number of hierarchical layers above and below 
(max. 1000 characters)*
 
 
 


Please complete the following table with the details concerning your professional experience and attach it below: experience table
  
2.2 Attachment*
 
 
 
English*
 
 
 
 
French*
 
 
 
 
 
 

3. Selection criteria

 
 

I have good knowledge of the various spheres of activity and operations of the institutions of the European Union and in particular the EESC
  
3.1 EU institutions and EESC knowledge:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.1 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 


I have a good knowledge of the Staff Regulations and sound experience in human resources management

  
3.2 Staff Regulations knowledge & HR management experience:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.2 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 


I have a good knowledge of the EU's budgetary cycle and financial and budgetary rules, including procurement procedures
 
3.3 Knowledge of financial management:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.3 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 


I have a strong track record in managing large teams and budgets, as well as in change management processes
  
3.4. Team, budget & change management experience:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.4 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 
 
I have the ability to develop and implement innovative strategies and set future objectives for the Directorate and outline and report on the results to be achieved
 
3.5 Ability to develop innovative strategies:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.5 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters): *
 
 
 
 
I have strong analytical, networking and negotiation skills at high level and the ability to achieve synergies with other European institutions and to represent the interests of the EESC on an inter-institutional level
 
3.6 Analytical, networking & negotiation skills:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.6 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters): *
 
 
 
 
I have excellent communication skills (both written and oral) in order to be able to communicate easily and efficiently with Members, staff and other stakeholders, both internal and external
 
3.7 Excellent communication skills:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.7 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 


I have the ability to deal with sensitive issues, good diplomatic skills and resilience
  
3.8 Diplomatic skills and resilience:*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.8 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 

  
3.9 Exemplary integrity, discretion and respect for ethics*
 
Yes
No
 
 
 
3.9 Please provide us with more details (max. 1000 characters):*
 
 
 
 

Supporting documents

 
 
Please attach your CV and cover letter in English or French
  
 
CV*
 
 
 
Cover letter:*
 
 
 


Please attach copies of the following documents with a translation in English or French if required:
  
ID card or passport:*
 
 
 


University or post-graduate degrees and certificates:
  
 
Attachment 1:*
 
 
 
Attachment 2:
 
 
 
Attachment 3:
 
 
 
 
Attestations of employment clearly indicating the nature and duration of the relevant activity
 
Attachment 1:*
 
 
 
Attachment 2:
 
 
 
Attachment 3:
 
 
 
 
Diploma, certificate or declaration on your honour explaining how your knowledge of English was acquired:
 
Attachment*
 
 
 
 
Diploma, certificate or declaration on your honour explaining how your knowledge of French was acquired:
 
Attachment*
 
 
 
 
If you are an EU official, an official document attesting career progression and current grade:
 
Attachment
 
 
 
 

CANDIDATE'S DECLARATION


By submitting this application:

1. I declare on my honour that the information provided in this application form and in the documents enclosed with it is true and complete

2. I further declare on my honour that:
a) I am a national of one of the European Union (EU) Member States and enjoy full rights as a citizen;
b) I have fulfilled any obligations imposed on me by the laws on military service;
c) I fulfil the physical fitness conditions required for the performance of the duties involved;
d) I am below retirement age, which is, for officials of the EU, set at the end of the month in which the age of 66 is reached.

3. I am also aware that my application will be rejected if I fail to submit with the application form, within the deadline, copies of all supporting documents to prove that I meet the specific eligibility conditions (see section 3 b) of the vacancy notice)

4. I understand that the decisions of the selection board are based solely on the supporting documents provided by candidates with their application forms.

 
 
 

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