Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare (EFSA)

Autorità europea per la sicurezza alimentare (EFSA)
Posti attualmente vacanti

Call for expressions of interest for contract agent positions within the European Food Safety Authority (Parma) - Administrative staff - Function Group II (Ref.: EFSA/F/2/2007/002)

The job

The tasks may include the following: 

  • Assistance in preparation of documents:
    Taking notes and drafting minutes of the meetings;
    Drafting correspondence;
    Editing/formatting/proofreading reports and/or other documents ensuring a high standard.
  • Assistance in preparation of meetings:
    Administrative support to the organisation of internal and external meetings; Booking of meeting rooms;
    Photocopying and distributing documents;
    Travel and accommodation arrangements for arriving experts.
  • Assistance in financial activities:
    Encoding and verifying data;
    Processing reimbursements.
  • Assistance in the management of databases and documentation:
    Data input;
    Performing searches in databases;
    Preparing and updating lists and files relating to the work of the Team;
    Ensuring that the information is correct and updated;
    Maintaining mailing lists or similar material;
    Supporting the delivery of information services and archiving in response to the needs of the users.
  • Assistance to the secretariat:
    Organisation of appointments/meetings/missions for the Team;
    Placing or receiving internal and external telephone calls;
    Receiving and assisting visitors to EFSA premises;
  • Support to the procurement activities;
  • Support to the Web publications;
  • Support to the activities of the IT Unit;
  • Any other administrative duties.

The jobholder reports to the Head of Unit or Leader of the given Team.

Termine: 21/09/2007


Submission of applications

Candidates are requested to submit their application electronically through the Authority’s website: or download the forms from the EFSA website and send their application by registered mail to the following address:

Human Resources Unit
Ref.: EFSA/F/2/2007/002
Largo N. Palli, 5/A
I-43100 PARMA

Candidates should note that the on-line application is the recommended method.

Applications delivered via email will not be accepted. An application will be deemed admissible only if it includes a duly completed application form. This vacancy notice and the form are only available in English. Candidates are kindly invited to fill in their application form in English, in order to facilitate the recruitment procedure. The Authority regrets that, due to the large volume of applications only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. Information concerning the status of the selection procedure can be found here.

Please note that EFSA will not return applications to candidates. The personal information EFSA requests from candidates will be processed in line with Regulation (EC) N° 45/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data. The purpose of processing of the personal data candidates submit is to manage applications in view of a possible pre-selection and recruitment at EFSA.


Applications must be sent no later than 21 September 2007 at midnight (Local time, GMT +1). For those sent by registered mail, the postmark date will serve as a proof. The Authority will disregard any applications received after that date.

Please note that, due to the extremely large number of applications we receive, when reaching the deadline for submission of applications, the system may have problems to process the large amounts of data. We therefore advise the applicants to send in their application well ahead of the deadline.

Modulo elettronico
Dettagli completi dell'invito a manifestare interesse

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