The European Union Delegation to Peru is looking for: Secretary
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The EU Delegation to Peru represents the EU vis-à-vis the government of Peru and the General Secretariat of the Andean Community. Its mandate includes political, economic, trade and cooperation relations with respective authorities, while maintaining regular contacts with civil society and the private sector.
Under this post, the recruited person will be attributed functions depending on the needs of the Delegation. Upon recruitment, the successful candidate will occupy a specific job function as Secretary in the Political, Press and Information Section this job function may be changed in accordance with the needs of the Delegation. Under this job function, the successful candidate will serve under the supervision and responsibility of the Head of Political, Press and Information Section section.
We offer a competitive position in an international and multicultural environment with working 37.5 hours per week and a basic salary of around 7600 PEN per month. The position offers a post for a local agent in a functional group 3. Benefits, such as additional pension scheme and medical insurance, are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.
- Medically fit to perform the required duties;
- Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
- A post-secondary education diploma;
- Fluent in Spanish and with a satisfactory knowledge of English.
- Proven experience of at least 3 years in similar tasks.
The following will be considered an asset:
- Previous experience in a diplomatic mission;
- Post-secondary education of at least 1 year attested by a diploma directly related to the nature of the duties;
- Ability to organise, manage multiple demands, prioritise tasks and to work under pressure;
- Friendly and service oriented personality;
- Solid communication skills. Knowledge of an additional European language (French, German and others) will be considered as an asset.
- Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite and generally IT oriented.
How to apply
Please send your application and supporting documents to the Head of Political, Press and Information Section by e-mail:
with a subject title ‘PPI-Secretary Application’. The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries by e-mail indicated above.
After the deadline for applications, the applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee set up for this purpose. The Selection Committee will prepare a short-list of candidates who are considered to be the most suitable for the post on the basis of a preliminary assessment of the information provided by applicants in their cover letter and the supporting documents. The short-listed candidates will be invited to an assessment phase which may include an interview if necessary – during this phase, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the post. The candidates who have not been short-listed/selected will be informed once the recruitment procedure has been completed.
The deadline for applications is: 25 April 2022. 23h59
Please send your application and supporting documents to the Head of Political, Press and Information Section by e-mail: email@example.com with a subject title ‘PPI-Secretary Application’. The package should include a cover letter and a detailed CV. The Delegation will not supply additional information or discuss the selection procedure by telephone: please address any queries by e-mail indicated above.