Vacancies

The Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) is the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants. Based in Brussels, Belgium with over 60 team members from 18 nationalities, we offer an international, stimulating and diverse workplace. 

We offer a competitive benefit package and ensure equal opportunities and conditions for all staff, which is outlined in our gender equality policy. Our values are professionalism; cooperation; and trust, responsibility and respect.

Administratively, the FMO is a part of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

Current vacancies

Sector Officer - Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy

We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill a vacancy for a Sector Officer on Environment, Energy, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy in the FMO’s Priority Sectors Unit within the Programmes Department.

The tasks involve managing the development and implementation of assigned programmes; Maintaining overview over priorities and assess relevant developments in her/his priority sector in the Donor States, the Beneficiary States and at the EU level; Maintaining contact with and facilitating cooperation between relevant institutions in the Donor States and Beneficiary States; Giving expert advice to internal and external stakeholders on her/his priority sector during the development and implementation of programmes.​​​

A minimum of six years of relevant work experience is required. 

Annual starting salary: EUR 95,300.69.

The position is open to nationals of the EEA EFTA Member States.

The deadline to apply is 19 April 2020. Find out more about this position.

 

Sector Officer - Research and Education

We are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill a vacancy for a Sector Officer on Research and Education in the FMO’s Priority Sectors Unit within the Programmes Department.

The tasks involve managing the development and implementation of assigned programmes; Maintaining overview over priorities and assessing relevant developments in her/his priority sector in the Donor States, the Beneficiary States and at the EU level; Maintaining contact with and facilitating cooperation between relevant institutions in the Donor States and Beneficiary States; Giving expert advice to internal and external stakeholders on her/his priority sector during the development and implementation of programmes.

A minimum of six years of experience in work related to the research and education sectors, and work in public administration, international organisations, industry and/or research institutions is required. 

Annual starting salary: EUR 95,300.69.

The position is open to nationals of the EEA EFTA Member States.

The deadline to apply is 26 April 2020. Find out more about this position.

 

Traineeships

The FMO offers 12-month long traineeships for graduates wanting to learn more about grants management, with the starting date of 1 September each year. With approximately 18 European nationalities represented in the FMO, the selected trainees take part in an international working environment in the capital of Europe.

The traineeships are paid, and the FMO provides the trainees with accommodation.

Traineeships at the FMO are only open to nationals of the EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway). Exception is given to applicants for the Roma Inclusion Trainee position: this position is open to nationals of the EEA EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway) and to nationals of the EU Member States.

Registration is closed for 2020-2021. The registration for 2021-2022 will open in February 2021.