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Join our team as Senior Project Officer
19 April 2021

CEPOL is looking for candidates to establish a Contract Agent (CA) reserve list for the profile of Senior Project Officer (FGIV). The place of employment will be Budapest. The jobholder will support, develop, implement and coordinate training activities in the framework of CEPOL’s international cooperation portfolio with countries and jurisdictions outside of the European Union.

Key accountabilities:

  • Support, develop, implement and coordinate training activities for relevant law enforcement audiences as defined in art 2 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2015/2219 (the CEPOL Regulation);
  • Coordinate and ensure the supervision of the work of assigned staff;
  • Be responsible for all the stages of EU project cycle management, including drafting and monitoring work plans, procurement procedures and budgets in line with financial regulations and administrative instruments, as well as reporting tasks;
  • Ensure adequate outreach, communication, PR and project visibility, as well as coordination with other donor-funded initiatives;
  • Monitor relevant EU policies in the area of justice and home affairs and its external aspects, with a view to translate them into viable training initiatives;
  • Willingness to travel (by plane) frequently abroad to fulfil missions.

Eligibility criteria:

In addition, in order to be eligible the candidate must:

  • Be a national of a Member State of the Union;
  • Be entitled to his or her full rights as a citizen;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws on military service;
  • Meet the character requirements for the duties involved;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post; and
  • Have a thorough knowledge (at least level C1) of one of the languages of the Union and a satisfactory knowledge (at least level B2) of another language of the Union.

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Working Knowledge of any of the languages spoken in the Western Balkans, European Neighbourhood East and South countries (min. level B2);
  • Professional qualification in project management (PM2, Prince 2, etc.);
  • Experience as law enforcement officer;
  • Experience as an employee or seconded expert in an International Organisation or within EU institutions, bodies and/or agencies.

Interested? Read more here and apply for the vacancy until 16 May 2021, 23:55hrs, Budapest Time!



Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032