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Administrators: generalists (m/f)

Administrators Do you have what it takes to serve half a billion citizens across the EU and succeed in one of the most competitive and demanding selection procedures in the world? If you do, you could work for the EU Institutions and pursue your career in a multicultural, multilingual and highly stimulating environment.

We are looking for highly motivated and talented graduates with a strong academic background, two EU languages, exceptional cognitive ability, and outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills.

If you have what it takes and are looking for a career in the international public sector, the EU Institutions offer exceptional scope and scale for professional development and personal growth, and the chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of millions of people in Europe and the world.

In a generalist role, you will enjoy different challenges every day. You could be:

• drafting policy analysis
• developing, implementing and monitoring  projects and programmes  across Europe
• co-ordinating work across directorates and with external stakeholders
• closely supporting decision-makers
• managing human and financial resources
• maintaining relations with Member States 
• drafting contracts and calls for tender

If you want to learn more about what a career in the EU Institutions is like, you can hear from EU officials working in the institutions here.

To be able to take part in this rigorous selection procedure, you’ll need to be a citizen of an EU Member State, have a university degree in any discipline, outstanding communication and organisational skills and two EU languages (normally your native language plus either English, French or German as a second language).                    

Students in their final year at university may take part in the competition provided that their diploma is awarded by 31 July 2014 at the latest.

We have 137 positions for outstanding graduates who are ready to live and work in Brussels or Luxembourg.

You can apply from: March 13 to April 15 2014, 12.00 midday (Brussels time)

This competition is now closed for applications. Check here for current and upcoming competitions.


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The 7 steps to an EU Career

Click here for an overview of the 7 steps to an EU Careerpdf.