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Procurement and Grants Officer

Application Open Date: 
10/01/2020 - 15:01
Deadline Date: 
10/02/2020 - 11:59
Type of Contract: 
Contract staff
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GSA AND ITS LEGAL AND PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT 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. 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. TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Legal and Procurement department is looking to establish a reserve list for a Procurement and Grants Officer. The Officer will be in charge of handling procurements, contracts, grants and grant agreements, as well as support the Agency in all other tasks of the Legal and Procurement Department, under the coordination of the relevant Team Leader. His/her main tasks and responsibilities will in principle include: 1. Management of calls for tenders and proposals • Drafting, advising on or helping with coordinating calls for tenders/proposals for both administrative and operational procurements and grants in line with applicable rules and best practices • Managing calls for tenders and proposals (e.g. publication, organisation of and assistance to evaluation boards, selection process, contract award and signature) • Interfacing with relevant stakeholders, including project officers, finance department, economic operators, auditors • Any other administrative tasks related to procurement and grant management 2. Contract and grant management • Supporting the draft and negotiation of contracts and agreements • Contributing to legal and financial management of any legal commitment • Following up on contract and grant implementation and performance • Assisting project officers with issues in the contract and agreement lifecycle • Any other administrative tasks related to contract and agreement management MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application: 1. Have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma 2. Be a national of a Member State of the European Union 3. Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen 4. Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service 5. Meet the character requirements for the duties involved 6. Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties 7. Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post Contract agents from EU agencies are also invited to apply in accordance with the following GSA rules: APPLICATION PROCEDURE In order to be considered for this position, candidates need to create an account by registering via the GSA e-recruitment tool.Only applications submitted via the e-recruitment tool will be accepted. Applications sent via email or post will not be taken into consideration.A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here: The GSA’s systems support the most commonly used Internet browsers. If you encounter issues,please consider changing the browser first before contacting us.
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