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Head of Unit Equality Roma and Social Rights

Application Open Date: 
13/06/2022 - 17:00
Deadline Date: 
08/07/2022 - 13:00
Vienna, Austria
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is organising a selection procedure to constitute a reserve list, from which to fill a vacant post for a Head of Unit (temporary agent function group AD, grade 9) in the Equality, Roma and Social Rights Unit. The Equality, Roma and Social Rights Unit is responsible for, inter alia, the thematic areas of antiracism and non-discrimination, Roma inclusion and social rights. The main focus of the unit is research, data collection and analysis - including undertaking qualitative and quantitative research (in particular, it is the main unit responsible for carrying out large-scale surveys). In addition to the core research tasks, the unit carries out extensive projects and conducts legal and social analysis, delivering legal opinions, advice and policy papers on substantive matters in the areas falling within the unit’s remit, including equality, anti-racism, non-discrimination and Roma inclusion. This unit leads the Agency’s work in the area of social rights. The unit collects objective, reliable and comparable data and identifies trends in order to contribute to better law making and implementation. In this context, the unit delivers opinions based on socio-legal analysis and provides assistance and expertise to the Agency’s stakeholders within the area of its competence.
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