Internal Market Affairs Officer - Food Safety Unit, EFTA Surveillance Authority, EFTADeadline for application: 29 January 2017
The EFTA Surveillance Authority is recruiting an Internal Market Affairs Officer who will be assigned responsibility for general surveillance work and case handling regarding the implementation and application of EEA law relating to Food Safety and the Veterinary area.Location: Brussels
The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) monitors compliance with the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA Agreement) in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, enabling those States to participate in the Internal Market of the European Union.
ESA is independent of the States and safeguards the rights of individuals and undertakings under the EEA Agreement, ensuring free movement, fair competition and control of state aid. ESA's work helps remove barriers to trade and open up new opportunities to over 500 million Europeans, creating jobs and growth and adding to the international competitiveness of the States. The Authority is led by a College, which consists of three members appointed by the EEA EFTA States.
The Internal Market Affairs Directorate of the Authority is responsible for monitoring the EEA EFTA States to ensure that they comply with their obligations in the field of internal market law.
The Authority is recruiting an Internal Market Affairs Officer who will be assigned responsibility for general surveillance work and case handling regarding the implementation and application of EEA law relating to Food Safety and the Veterinary area.
Tasks include examination of complaints, legal conformity assessments, drafting of decisions, opinions and reports. In order to provide legal support to ESA’s veterinary inspectors in their audits on food and feed safety, animal health and welfare of the food chain, the job holder will use their language skills and in-depth knowledge of the legal order and national administrations of Norway and/or Iceland.
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by EFTA -- last modified 05 January 2017