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 - Civil Society


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.