The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for operations, service provision, security and market development for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for the development of new high-tech industry, leading to job creation and economic growth. These flagship European space programmes, which embody what can be achieved when Europe works together, are already bringing real benefits to people and business in Europe and around the world.
The GSA is operated and supported by a multicultural team of professionals with interdisciplinary expertise working to ensure that the end-user is kept at the centre of Galileo and EGNOS.
In this context, the Legal and Procurement Department proactively contributes to the fulfilment of the GSA’s mission, particularly regarding all matters related to the management of the GSA’s legal and institutional matters as well as contracts and grants management.
The Legal and Procurement Department steers the legal dimension and ensures the overall follow-up of all GSA legal activities, and provides legal advice on all GSA policies. The department assists all other departments in contract preparation, negotiation and interpretation and manages all procurements, contracts, grants and other agreements. It also oversees the protection of personal data and ensures compliance with relevant legislation.
The Legal and Procurement department is looking for a Legal and Procurement Officer. The Officer will support the Agency in a broad range of legal tasks pertaining to both administrative and operational activities of the Agency, and will handle the entire life-cycle of procurements and contract management.
The Legal and Procurement Officer’s tasks and responsibilities will in principle include the following areas:
The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:
All eligible applications, according to the afore-mentioned criteria, will be assessed against the requirements listed below.
The Selection Board responsible for this selection will determine the criteria to be assessed in the various phases of the selection procedure (assessment of the application forms, interview and written test) prior to being granted access to the names of the applicants. All essential criteria will be assessed during the applications evaluation phase.
Non-compliance with any of the Essential criteria may result in the exclusion of the candidate from the selection process. Advantageous criteria constitute additional assets and will not result in exclusion, if not fulfilled.
When filling the online application, candidates are expected to include elements that demonstrate that their profile matches the requirements below.
Application procedure - In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the GSA e-recruitment portal https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities
A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here: https://vacancies.gsa.europa.eu/Jobs/VacancyDetails/1454
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