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Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, EIGE is a regulatory agency of the European Union (EU) entrusted with specific objectives related to the contribution and strengthening of gender equality promotion.
To achieve its goals, the Institute shall collect and analyse objective, comparable and reliable information at Community level and develop appropriate methodological tools for the integration of gender equality into all Community policies. EIGE shall equally foster the exchange of good practices and dialogue between stakeholders and raise EU citizen awareness of this policy area by providing technical assistance to the Community institutions, in particular the Commission, as well as the authorities of the Member States.
In the course of its work to promote and strengthen gender equality EIGE will also strive to eliminate gender discrimination.
Under the supervision of the Head of Operations, the jobholder will assist the Institute in developing strategic considerations for dealing with climate change from a gender perspective starting from the development, harmonization and improvement of indicators relating to women and environment, one of the critical areas of concern of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA).
The Seconded National Expert will perform the following tasks and activities:
To be considered eligible for selection, an applicant must meet the following formal requirements by the closing date of this call:
Eligible candidates will be evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:
The selection will include the following steps:
Soliciting on behalf of a candidate can lead to immediate disqualification.
For applications to be valid, candidates must complete an EIGE application form, available only in English and which is to be forwarded electronically to eige [dot] hr [at]eige [dot] europa [dot] eu. The subject title should include the vacancy reference number. Applications may also be forwarded to EIGE on behalf of applicants by the Permanent Representations of the EU Member States.
Application form (.doc, 215KB)
Applicants are requested not to attach any supporting documents at this stage (e.g. copies of ID cards, diplomas, evidence of previous professional experience, etc). Only shortlisted candidates will be asked to present copies of these documents for verification. Applications will not be returned to candidates but will be kept on the file by the Institute in line with its data protection guidelines.
The deadline for sending applications is 24th March 2011 by not later than 23:00 Eastern European Time.
Due to the large volume of applications, the Institute regrets that only candidates selected for the interviews will be contacted.
The purpose of the secondment is to provide the SNE with experience of the Institute's working methods and policies, to enable them to gain practical experience and understanding of the day-today work of the Institute’s work and to give them the opportunity to work in a multicultural, multilingual environment;. It also serves to enable staff of national administrations to put into practice the knowledge they have acquired in their studies, particularly in their respective areas of responsibility.
The SNE shall remain in the service of his/her employer throughout the period of secondment and shall continue to be paid by that employer. The SNE shall be entitled to daily and monthly subsistence allowances in line with EIGE Decision MB 2010/011 on the secondment to the European Institute for Gender Equality of national experts and national experts in professional training.
Each candidate should before applying obtain the assurance of the support of his/her employer for his/her candidacy as well as the commitment of that they shall continue to pay a salary during the period of the secondment. The final stage to secure the secondment will be confirmed by an exchange of letters between the Institute and the employer in the Member State concerned.
The secondment will be for more than six months but not more than two years and may be extended further up to a maximum period of two years. The place of secondment shall be Vilnius, Lithuania.
The SNE will be required to enter into a commitment to act independently in the public interest and to make complete declarations of any direct or indirect interests that might be considered prejudicial to his or her independence.
EIGE applies a policy of equal opportunities and accept applications without distinction on any grounds.
As the body responsible for organising the competition, the EIGE ensures that applicants’ personal data are processed as required by Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data (Official Journal of the European Communities, L 8 of 12 January 2001). This applies in particular to the confidentiality and security of such data.
Personal data shall thus be processed solely for the purpose of the selection procedure.
 Established by the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1922/2006 of 20 December 2006 (OJ L 403/9 of 30.12.2006).
 Only qualifications issued by EU Member State authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant Member States authorities will be accepted.