Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:

Head of Sector

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Grade: AD8

Job Purpose

Develop and ensure correct and timely implementation of policies and processes. Supervise, advise and support staff in the Sector to effectively perform their duties and deliver a professional and efficient service.

Functions and Duties

General duties:

  • Develop, review and monitor implementation of policies and procedures, in the field of expertise, in line with recent industry developments and the EU legal framework;
  • Act as (business) partners and advise staff and management on best practices related to the field of responsibility; Advise the Head of Unit on the field of expertise;
  • Lead and participate in projects;
  • Contribute to and implement Eurojust’s strategic plans;
  • Report on Sector activities, set and report on KPIs; ensure timely provision of input to audits and follow-up on findings;
  • Ensure effective management of budgets and contracts, in line with EU financial rules.

Management duties:

  • Organise the work of the Sector and ensure the provision of effective customer service to clients;
  • Manage the performance of direct reports: set performance objectives, empower and motivate, provide feedback, appraise, address performance issues;
  • Foster the wellbeing of the team by encouraging cooperation and teamwork and a positive working environment; manage staff absence;
  • Act as a back-up during absence of the Head of Unit or other Heads of Sector.


Minimum education

Bachelor’s Degree (3 years)

Minimun experience

  • 9 years
  • Management experience: 1-2 years
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a comparable function.
  • Education in a relevant discipline

Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of EU Legal framework:  As applicable to role
  • Computer Skills: MS Office: Advantageous: knowledge of relevant software
  • Financial/Budget management skills: Advantageous: Operational Verifier role
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