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Senior Liaison Officer to Eastern Partnership countries

Application Open Date: 
09/07/2020 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
10/08/2020 - 14:00
Location(s): 
Warsaw, Poland
Agency: 
FRONTEX
Grade: 
AD8
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
Under the supervision of and reporting to the Head of Liaison Officers Networks Unit (LOU), the jobholder will be responsible for the following tasks: * Operational role  Facilitating and supporting the implementation of the working arrangements in place with the competent authorities of the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine);  Facilitating and encouraging the operational cooperation and coordination between Frontex and the Eastern Partnership countries in line with the Agency’s mandate and Annual Programme of Work, including in the area of return (pre-return, return, post-arrival and post-return activities);  Establishing and maintaining contacts with the relevant authorities/institutions of the Eastern Partnership countries involved in border management, migration management, prevention and detection of cross-border crime, including terrorism, with the aim to foster operational cooperation, facilitate information sharing and support joint analytical work (e.g. under the umbrella of the Eastern Partnership Risk Analysis Network);  Cooperating with the European External Action Service/EU Delegations in the Eastern Partnership countries as well as other relevant EU bodies in the region;  Monitoring the border management situation including cross-border crime and migration flows that transit through or towards the region and ultimately towards the EU, contributing to maintaining an updated situational picture;  Producing field assessments, reports, letters, briefing notes as well as ad hoc responses to enquiries or requests for information from Frontex Headquarters;  Monitoring and reporting on key developments that could impact on the EU’s external borders and internal security;  Contributing to events, projects or activities which Frontex is managing, supporting or is invited to;  Facilitating and supporting the implementation of possible bilateral cooperation between the EU Member States and Eastern Partnership countries;  Supporting the implementation of Frontex actions carried out in the territory of the Eastern Partnership countries where and when appropriate;  Contributing to the implementation of the Regulation (EU) 2019/1240 of 20 June 2019 on the creation of a European network of immigration liaison officers in coordination with the European Migration Liaison Officer, fostering the development of a local and regional network of immigration liaison officers. * Liaison role  Liaising with the designated National Frontex Points of Contact in the Eastern Partnership countries;  Liaising and exchanging information with the European Migration Liaison Officer for the Eastern Partnership region and other immigration liaison officers, JHA/immigration attachés, diplomatic and consular staff (including Schengen local cooperation) of the respective EU Member States and Schengen Associated Countries’ diplomatic missions accredited to the Eastern Partnership countries;  Liaising with relevant regional and international organisations in the Eastern Partnership countries;  Establishing and maintaining contacts with national authorities, civil society and other local stakeholders in the field of border management, migration management, prevention and detection of cross-border crime, including terrorism. * Supporting role  Coordinating and assisting in the organisation of meetings, trainings, workshops, seminars and other activities held by Frontex in the Eastern Partnership countries;  Supporting the implementation of technical assistance projects led by Frontex in the Eastern Partnership countries, as might be required.
Reference ID: 
RCT-2020-00051
Vacancy Type: 
Public
Job Status: 
Open