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Secretaries and clerks for administrative/ financial/ secretarial support roles

A male and a female

Your attention to detail. Our detailed assignments.
Your EU Career. Our European Union.


The EU institutions are looking for both newly trained and experienced, resilient and highly motivated staff who can play a key role in supporting teams, managers, or other services with the following  profiles:

  • administrative support
  • financial support
  • secretarial support

You could be carrying out a range of clerical and secretarial tasks, office management and other equivalent tasks requiring a certain degree of autonomy. A thorough knowledge of IT tools, such as word-processing, spreadsheets and databases is essential.


To apply for our entry grade (AST-SC1) you should have:

  • Post-secondary education of at least one year attested by a diploma relevant to the nature of the duties.
  • Secondary education attested by a diploma giving access to post-secondary education, followed by at least three years’ professional experience mostly related to the nature of the  duties.
  • Professional training (equivalent to European Qualification Framework Level 4) of at least one year, followed by a minimum of three years' professional experience. Both the training and experience must be mostly related to the nature of the duties.


To apply for a more senior position (grade AST-SC2) you will need:

  • at least four years' professional experience in the administrative, financial or secretarial support field, in addition to the requirements for the entry grade (AST-SC1).


To work for the EU Institutions you also need:

  • EU citizenship
  • a thorough knowledge of an official EU language
  • plus a satisfactory knowledge of English, French or German.


Europe Direct Logo - Call toll free 0800 6 7 8 9 10 11Location: Brussels or Luxembourg. The AST-SC 2 positions are mainly in Luxembourg.

Salary: EUR 2.345 (AST-SC1) / EUR 2.645 (AST-SC2).
Indicative basic monthly salary (40-hour working week).

For full details on the profiles and the selection procedure read the Notice of Competition and the general rules governing open competitions.

  • Please note you may apply for one profile only.
  • All applicants to selection procedures will be given an equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities. See more on Equal Opportunities and Special needs.


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