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EEA Grants and Norway Grants 2015 (VA 11/2015)
Traineeships at the FMO EEA Grants and Norway
Traineeships are offered at the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) – EEA
Grants and Norway Grants in Brussels. The online application tool is open
Deadline for application: 16 March 2015.
Type/Duration of Appointment
1 September 2015 30 June 2016
The FMO manages the EEA Grants and Norway Grants on behalf of
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The Grants contribute to reducing
disparities in the European Economic Area and to strengthening bilateral
relations between the three donor states and the 16 beneficiary states in
Central and Southern Europe. Key areas of support are environment,
climate change, civil society, health, research, scholarships and the
justice sector. The FMO handles the daytoday operations and is in close
contact with the donor and beneficiary states. The FMO has 53 staff
members and is a separate entity from the EFTA Secretariat in Brussels.
The aim of the traineeships is to provide junior civil servants and other
qualified applicants with opportunities for training and familiarisation with
the work and functions of the FMO.
Field of work
The trainees will be assigned to a specific unit of the FMO according to
the academic field of specialisation, personal preferences and career
Posts are offered within the following units and fields of work:
Results and Evaluation
Please consult the FMO website for more information. A short overview of
the activities of each unit and the related trainee posts can be found here.
Note that candidates need to specify their preferred unit/area of
interest in the online application tool.
• University degree within law, economics, statistics, political science,
international relations or other relevant and equivalent experience. • Knowledge of standard office IT applications (Microsoft Office).
• Work experience of 12 years in a governmental service and knowledge
of the EEA agreement would be an advantage.
• An analytical mind with ability to draft good quality documents in English.
• A flexible and motivated team player and capable of taking on a wide
variety of tasks, both complex and more basic.
• Fluency in both spoken and written English. • Working knowledge of French is an advantage.
Traineeships at the FMO are open to nationals of the EFTA and EU
Trainees receive a flat monthly allowance (net of taxes) of EUR 1 465.
Accommodation in individual flats will be provided by EFTA.
Applications have to be submitted via the EFTA online recruitment tool.
Please be aware of the following:
• All requested information on education, work experience, motivation,
etc., should be filled in on the application form. • Applications submitted by email will not be taken into consideration.
For any further information, please contact EFTA Human Resources: Ms Katelijne Kenis, [email protected], tel. +32 (0)2 286 17 09
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