Short Term Expert - EFTA Secretariat - Statistical Office

Short Term Expert (STE) positions are offered at the EFTA Statistical Office in Luxembourg for 5 and 6 months, respectively. In spring from 1 March to 31 July, and in autumn from 1 September to 28 February.

Traineeships are advertised under Current Vacancies in the first week of February. The deadline for applications is the first week of March.

For the ESO post, candidates are invited to apply via the international department of their national Statistical Office.

 

   
Location Luxembourg
Duration 5-6 months 

Dates

 

Spring: from February to July

Autumn: from September to February

Nationality eligibility  Open to nationals of the EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) 
Purpose

The aim of the Short Term Expert position is to provide junior civil servants and other qualified applicants with a background in customs and rules of origin opportunities for training and familiarisation with the work of the EFTA Statistical Office and its work. 

Fields of work 

 

 

 

 

The STE will be assigned to specific tasks within the working filed of the Statistical Office, according to academic field of specialisation, personal preferences and career objectives. 

The ESO STE participates in the daily work of the office, and some of the main tasks of the STE is to monitor the inclusion of EFTA data in Eurostat publications and to identify new EEA relevant legal acts in the field of statistics. S/He also supports the EFTA Secretariat and the EFTA States on various issues concerning statistics. 

Please consult the EFTA Secretariat website for more information on the activities of the EFTA Statistical Office in Luxembourg (ESO). 

Criteria for selection 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • University degree within law, economics, political/social science, international relations or other relevant and equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of standard office IT applications (Microsoft Office). 
  • Knowledge of standard office IT applications (Microsoft Office). 
  • Current position, experience and career objectives. 
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English; a good working knowledge of French is an advantage. 
  • An analytical mind with ability to draft good quality documents in English.
  • A flexible and motivated team player and capable of taking on a wide variety of tasks, both complex and more basic. 

Employment terms

 

 

STE's receive a flat monthly allowance of EUR 1 630. Accommodation in individual flats will be provided by EFTA. 

STE's in ESO are assigned to the EFTA Statistical Office (ESO) at EUROSTAT in Luxembourg.

 

Application process

For the ESO post, candidates are invited to apply via the international department of their national Statistical Office.

Deadlines

Traineeships are advertised under Current Vacancies

Contact

 

Please consult the EFTA Secretariat websites for more information.

 

 

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