Deputy Executive Director of EUROPOL
BACKGROUND, MAIN PURPOSE AND TASKS OF THE POST
Key accountabilities for Europol Deputy Executive Directors
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Directors shall head their respective Directorate and be responsible for:
- supporting and assisting the Executive Director and the Management Board in the strategic development of Europol by providing advice and expertise in their respective field of responsibilities;
- supporting the preparation of Management Board meetings and the implementation of its decisions;
- supporting the preparation and implementation of the multiannual programming and the annual work programme within their respective Directorates and report to the Executive Director and the Management Board on their implementation;
- implementing at Directorate level the decisions made during Directorate meetings;
- monitoring business planning and performance management within the Directorate;
- administering the Directorate, including through the management of personnel and budgets in accordance with the relevant rules and regulations;
- providing leadership and direction to their staff in fulfilling the tasks and objectives assigned to them;
- promoting strong inter-Directorate cooperation;
- maintaining strategic links at Directorate level with relevant external partners and stakeholders;
- promoting the achievements of Europol to the media and representing Europol at external and internal meetings and conferences as required;
- performing any other task assigned to them by the Executive Director.
Specific accountabilities for the post holder
Without prejudice to the Executive Director’s responsibility to define the tasks of the Deputy Executive Director, the post holder will be responsible, inter alia, for:
- Leading the Governance Directorate and supervising the work of its units;
- Supporting the Executive Director in the management and coordination of key corporate interests, including in the area of external relations and legal affairs;
- Making a leading contribution to the development and implementation of the Europol Strategy and other key corporate strategies relating to the governance of the Agency;
- Coordinating the preparation of the multiannual programming, work programme, annual report and other corporate documents required under Europol’s legal framework;
- Supervising Europol’s activities in fulfilling responsibilities relating to audit and other accountability requirements;
- Supporting the Executive Director in ensuring the implementation of decisions taken by the Management Board and the Europol Directorate;
- Overseeing the planning and implementing of tender procedures for goods and services and the management of contracts;
- Supervising Europol’s performance, quality and risk management;
- Supervising Europol’s performance and related reporting regime;
- Implementing professional standards with a view to promoting an organisational culture based on Europol’s values;
- Discharging the functions of the Europol Security Coordinator.
REQUIREMENTS - ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
a. Candidates must
- Be a member of a competent authority in the meaning of Article 2 (a) of the Europol Regulation and a national of one of the Member States of the European Union enjoying full rights as a citizen;
- Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws on military service;
- Produce appropriate character references as to his or her suitability for the performance of the duties;
- Be physically fit to perform the duties pertaining to the position (prior to concluding the relevant contract of employment, the successful candidate will be medically examined by one of the institution’s medical officers in order that the institution may be satisfied that the candidate fulfils the requirements of Article 12(2)(d) CEOS);
- Produce evidence of a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the Union to the extent necessary for the performance of the duties.
b. Candidates must have
- A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma when the normal period of university education is four years or more;
- A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma and appropriate professional experience of at least one year when the normal period of university education is three years.
In addition to the above, at least 15 years of professional work experience gained after the award of the diploma.
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