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17 December 2020

CEPOL is looking for new colleagues to strengthen its team in Budapest!

We are looking for:

Head of Unit – International Cooperation (AD10)

The post holder is responsible for the overall planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the operational activities of the Agency allocated to the International Cooperation Unit including the related management of the budget and human resources.

Key accountabilities:

  • Planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all operational activities of the International Cooperation Unit (e.g. planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the externally funded projects);
  • Management of human resources allocated to the Unit;
  • Management of budget allocated to the Unit;
  • Deputising the Head of the Operational Department on request;
  • Advise on strategic matters in the management team;
  • Representation of CEPOL in European international fora.

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as law enforcement officer;
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in EU structure / agency or other international organisations or in a function dedicated to international law enforcement cooperation;
  • Minimum 10 years in management positions;
  • Minimum 3 years of experiences in managing international capacity building projects, including project planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation;
  • Excellent knowledge of policies across the Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) domain in particular sound experience and knowledge in translating policy into capacity building objectives and actions;

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Experience a managing law enforcement training activities (programming, steering, translating policies into training needs);
  • Engagement in CEPOL operational activities;
  • Good command at working level of one or more languages spoken in the countries of CEPOL’s activities (official ENP country languages);
  • Excellent command of English both spoken and written;

Interested? Read more here and apply for the vacancy before 10 January 2021!

Information and Communication Assistant (FGIII)

The Information and Communication Assistant shall, under the overall responsibility of Communications and in close cooperation with the International Cooperation Unit (ICU), provide support to project visibility, outreach and awareness raising activities within the frame of TOPCOP project and ICU capacity building projects.

This shall include tasks related to operational initiation of procurement and other activities with financial implication.

The Information and Communication Assistant will provide support in:

  • Preparing and drafting project dissemination materials, such as bulletins, brochures, publications, newsletters, presentations, reports and press materials;
  • Producing project online and offline visual content for communication packages and website and social media content, such us infographics, posters, banners, videos, and animations;
  • Implementing Projects' communication and visibility plans, ensuring adequate compliance with CEPOL's Communication Strategy, Annual Communication Action Plans and the Agency procedures;
  • Managing administrative and logistical operations, including financial processes, procurement procedures, event organization and translations in the framework of projects implementation;
  • Participate in regular project meetings organised by the International Cooperation Unit, follow up on action items, and assist in overall project communication activities as required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience in drafting, editing and revising publications, press and social media materials, reports and other stakeholder communication in English (Please describe your experience, including the type of material/s you drafted and in what role);
  • Experience in creating visual materials for different communication channels, such as websites, social media, newsletters, presentations and publications. (Please describe the experience, the visual tools you have used and in what role);
  • Experience in working with stakeholders and/or in event management support, preferably in an international context (please describe your duties and the length of your experience);
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills at least at level C1.

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Knowledge of French language (Please explain your level of written and spoken French, and how you acquired this knowledge);
  • Experience in maintaining social media accounts (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube);
  • Experience in working with Adobe products (Adobe Creative Suite or Cloud, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) or other graphic design tools for creating visual content;
  • Knowledge of using a Content Management System;
  • Experience in working with EU bodies, agencies or other international organisations.

Interested? Read more here and apply for the vacancy before 10 January 2021!

ICT Assistant (AST3)

The ICT assistant shall provide support to the maintenance and further development of CEPOL's ICT infrastructure.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide first and second line support to CEPOL staff as required;
  • Provide support and maintenance of servers and workstations;
  • Support the day-to-day operation, monitoring and maintenance of CEPOL's ICT Systems and its components;
  • Upgrade hardware and software as required;
  • Support the development and implementation of the CEPOL ICT Strategy;
  • Support the implementation of ICT policies relating to ICT management, administration and security;
  • Carry-out User Management and administration as required;
  • Deputise for the ICT Officer when necessary;
  • Provide technical support for the management of outsourced IT product and services of CEPOL;
  • Provide supporting and training to the CEPOL ICT users where applicable;
  • Support the procurement of ICT equipment and services;
  • Support implementation of MS Cloud services.

Essential Criteria:

  • Professional experience of providing first and second-level ICT helpdesk support (Microsoft Operating systems and Microsoft Office) including management of Active Directory, Group policy objects and Microsoft system deployment technologies;
  • Proven experience of hardware and networking equipment and services, support and maintenance of: HW servers, Storage Area Networks with Fibre Channel, Enterprise Networks, TCP/IP, switching and routing, CheckPoint security products;
  • Proven experience in administration and maintenance of VMWare virtualization environment;
  • Proven experience with Microsoft Exchange, on premise and Cloud solution;
  • Proven experience with software backup solutions.

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Experience of administration on the following: Linux Administration (Debian, CentOS or Ubuntu), Blackberry UEM server, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex products;
  • Possession of a professional certificates in ICT field (e.g. VMWare, Microsoft, Veeam, HP, Cisco, CheckPoint, …);
  • Experience of supporting endpoint solutions, for example Symantec Endpoint Protection;
  • Proven knowledge of the ITIL framework;
  • Proven working experience in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment, and a service-oriented approach.

Interested? Read more here and apply for the vacancy before 3 January 2021!

IT Service Assistant (FGIII)

The IT Service Assistant provides ICT support to the implementation of CEPOL’s activities, in particular for projects.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide 1st and 2nd line support to CEPOL staff as required;
  • Assist in the support and maintenance of servers and workstations;
  • Maintain service desk records and provide reports to management as required;
  • Support day-to-day operation, monitoring and maintenance of CEPOL’s network and its components;
  • Set-up and maintain office automation environment (installation of workstations, printers, telephones, Videoconferences and other peripherals as necessary;
  • Assist with the designing, writing and implementing of ICT policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Support logistical aspects of ICT related activities (e.g. receiving deliveries, moving of ICT assets, issuing equipment to staff, setting up training rooms concerning ICT requirements to the training etc.).

Essential Criteria:

  • Very good command of spoken and written English;
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with configuration and administration of network switches, firewalls and IP telephony;
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in configuration, administration and troubleshooting of virtualisation infrastructure;
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience in configuration, administration and troubleshooting of Microsoft infrastructure (client and server side);
  • Proven experience in the management and support of ICT infrastructure in the public or private sector.

Advantageous Criteria:

  • Knowledge of and experience with working procedures of the EU institutions/agencies;
  • Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Advanced organisational and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to respond quickly to new demands;
  • Possession of industry related certificates (Microsoft, Cisco, CheckPoint, ITIL, etc.).

Interested? Read more here and apply for the vacancy before 10 January 2021!



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

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
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Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

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