18 September 2020

Call for expression of interest for Seconded National Expert – Research and Data Unit


Seconded National Experts
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is an EU Agency based in Vienna. The objective of the Agency is to provide the relevant institutions and authorities of the Union and its Member States when implementing Union law with assistance and expertise relating to fundamental rights, in order to support them when they take measures or formulate courses of action within their respective spheres of competence to fully respect fundamental rights. (Article 2 of the Council Regulation (EC) No 168/2007).

Open until :

16/10/2020 13:00
Opening Date
18/09/2020 15:45

*** Please note that this call for expressions of interest is now CLOSED ***

The FRA is issuing a call for expressions of interest in order to recruit a Seconded National Expert for the following positions:

Seconded National Expert in Research and Data Unit
- Ref. SNE-RD-2020
- Apply online

Seconded National Experts are staff employed by a national, regional or public administration or IGO, who are seconded to FRA so that it can use their expertise in a particular field. The initial period of secondment will be for one year, renewable up to a maximum of four years in total.

The SNEs shall be entitled, throughout the period of secondment, to a daily and monthly subsistence allowance, in line with Article 16 of Management Board Decision 2017/01.

The FRA urges anyone meeting the eligibility criteria and interested in the position to apply.

FRA is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications without distinction on the basis of gender, colour, racial, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, nationality, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.

FRA encourages candidates with disabilities to apply. If you consider yourself to have a physical, mental, intellectual or sensory disability, please tick the appropriate box on the on-line application form and indicate any adjustments or arrangements, relating to your disability, so FRA can ensure your full and equal participation in the interview.

Please note that FRA will not return applications to candidates. The personal information FRA requests from applicants will be processed in line with Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data. This applies in particular to the confidentiality and security of such data. Should the candidate have any query concerning the processing of his/her personal data, he/she shall address them to the following address: recruitment@fra.europa.eu.

The Selection Committee has been established as follows:

Decision of the Director in respect of the establishment of the Selection Committee for the posts of “Seconded National Expert”, ref. SNE-TACB-2020 and ref. SNE-RD-2020.

The Staff Committee has nominated Ms Matylda Pogorzelska as representative for this recruitment procedure.

Please note that the Selection Committee’s work and deliberations are highly confidential: any contact with its members is strictly forbidden and may disqualify candidates from the selection.

How to apply:

Please read the online application instructions carefully before applying. Only online applications will be accepted.

An application will be deemed admissible only if it includes:

  • a CV in Europass format (other formats will not be considered);
  • a motivation letter (preferably no more than one page).

Closing date:

The closing date for submission of the applications is 16/10/2020 at 13:00 (Local time). FRA reserves the right to disregard any application sent after that date/time.