Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Brussels COM/2016/10364
The mission of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) is to raise the economic welfare of citizens of the European Union and to foster competitive, employment-rich economies by developing policies geared towards smart, sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
The European Commission is seeking to appoint a Deputy Director-General, whose main task is to support the Director-General in the management and coordination of DG ECFIN.
Your responsibilities:
  • Lead, coordinate and supervise the work of three Directorates in charge of:
    • (i) investment, growth and structural reforms,
    • (ii) budgetary and macro-economic surveillance in the Member States, and
    • (iii) treasury and financial operations;
  • Actively participate in the horizontal activities of the Directorate-General;
  • Contribute to the definition and implementation of the overall policy strategy of DG ECFIN.
Your skills:
  • Very good knowledge of, and experience in, economic matters and main policy areas managed by DG ECFIN;
  • Solid representation and negotiating skills, excellent communication skills and ability to represent the European Commission effectively and efficiently at the highest political levels;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, very good political judgement and the ability to generate and implement new overall strategic plans and processes.
The European Commission applies an equal opportunities policy. The Commission would particularly welcome applications from women.
Please consult the Official journal C 84 A of 04/03/2016 for the detailed vacancy notice as well as the eligibility and selection criteria.
Please click on the "Apply" button to register.
The closing date for registration is 6 April 2016, 12.00 CET