Trainee (HR dept.)

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Expiration Date

22 Jun 2019

Human Resources Department Traineeship

GSA/TR/HR/2019-2020

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for new high-technology industry development, leading to job creation and economic growth. The GSA’s core mission is to ensure that European citizens get the most out of Europe’s satellite navigation programmes.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and updating strategies, policies and decisions concerning: planning and budgeting, selection and recruitment, staff retention, staff administration and payroll management, learning and development, performance management administration as well as the occupational health and social welfare of staff.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Depending on the HR area of assignment, the trainee will be expected to:

  • Support the execution of HR programmes, processes, communications, and other strategic initiatives which may include:
  • Assistance with all aspects of recruitment
  • Assistance with on-boarding of new hires
  • Assistance with benefits administration as needed
  • Assistance with all employees’ HR Learning & Development events
  • Other administrative support upon need and requirements (e.g. assisting the HR team in document and file management).

The area of assignment within HR may change as required by Agency’s needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The traineeship is open to applicants who have not previously undertaken a traineeship at the GSA and who meet the following requirements:

  • Nationality of any Member State of the European Union or Norway
  • Possess or pursue a recognised higher education degree (university education or equivalent), evidencing completion of a full cycle of study, or in the case of candidates who are at the end of their studies, an official attestation from their university or school stating the marks obtained have an initial experience or specific expertise in one of the areas of work of the Agency obtained either through specialisation as part of the applicant’s studies for a university degree, a dissertation or other research project conducted as part of their studies or through professional experience or a previous traineeship or otherwise
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of one official language of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union; one of these languages must be the working language of the Agency (English)
  • A clean criminal record

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

  • In order to be considered for this position, candidates need to create an account by registering via the GSA e-recruitment tool.
  • Only applications submitted via the e-recruitment tool will be accepted. Applications sent via email or post will not be taken into consideration.
  • Multiple applications received for the same position via different accounts will lead to the exclusion of the applicant from the selection procedure.
  • All sections of the application should be completed in English in order to facilitate the selection procedure.
  • In order to be considered, applications must be received by the closing date indicated in the vacancy notice.
  • Candidates are advised to submit the application well ahead of the deadline in order to avoid potential problems during the final days before the closing date of applications’ submissions. The Agency cannot be held responsible for any last-minute malfunctioning of the e-recruitment tool due to heavy traffic on the website.

Please consult the e-recruitment guideline for instructions on completing the application.

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