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

Finance and Control Officer

We are looking for a motivated and qualified candidate to fill a vacancy in the FMO’s Finance and Control Unit within the Administration and Compliance Department.

The tasks involve contributing with financial and control expertise to programmes design, grant management, contracting, implementation, monitoring and reporting of programmes; Liaising with and providing the Beneficiary State authorities with financial and control guidance and assistance on programme implementation and grant management; Overseeing the development and implementation of the FMO budget and accounting activities; Drafting various reports and analysis.​​​

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 States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and to nationals of the Member States of the European Union.

The deadline to apply is 7 June 2020. Find out more about this position.



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.