Legal and Procurement Officer

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02 Mar 2021

Please submit your application by 02/03/2021 11:59 (Prague time)

The only means of submitting an application for this vacancy is through the GSA e-recruitment portal https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities

ABOUT THE JOB: 

The European GNSS Agency is looking for a Legal and Procurement Officer. The Officer will support the Agency in a broad range of legal tasks pertaining to both administrative and operational activities of the Agency, and will handle the entire life-cycle of procurements and contract management.

For more information on the GSA and the European satellite navigation programmes, click here.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Legal and Procurement Officer’s tasks and responsibilities will in principle include the following areas:
1. Legal advice
- Providing legal advice on operations and administration of the Agency
- Advising on the regulatory framework of the Agency
- Providing advice on procurement and grants
- Advising on staff matters, interpretation/drafting of legal instruments
2. Procurement/grants
- Drafting, helping coordinating calls for tenders/call for proposals in line with standard best practices
- Managing calls for tenders/call for proposals (e.g. publication, organisation of and assistance to evaluation boards, selection process, contract/grant award and signature)
- Interfacing with relevant stakeholders, including project officers, finance department, economic operators, auditors
3. Contract drafting and management
- Drafting and support negotiating contracts/agreements
- Following up on contract/agreement interpretation, implementation, performance and enforcement
- Assisting project officers with issues in contract/agreement lifecycle
- Support in building and maintaining of an up-to date tender, contractual and other legal commitments database

4. Provide support for the implementation of any other task falling in the sub fields of responsibility of the Legal and Procurement Department defined in section 1.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:

- A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
- Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or Norway
- Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
- Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
- Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
- 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
- Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
- In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the GSA e-recruitment portal https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities

A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here: https://vacancies.gsa.europa.eu/Jobs/VacancyDetails/1475

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