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Procurement and Contract Officer, European Defence Agency, EDA

Deadline for application: 07 December 2020

Job summary

The European Defence Agency is looking to recruit a Procurement and Contract Officer.

Location: Brussels


Under the supervision of the Head of the Procurement and Contract Unit, the Procurement and Contract Officer will, contribute to the following activities:

  • Administer public procurement procedures in compliance with the Agency's Financial & Procurement Rules, which entails, inter alia:
    • Advising project officers on the launch and administration of the procedures;
    • Ensuring compliance of the procedures with EDA Financial and Procurement Rules as well as with EU public procurement legislation;
    • Ensuring quality control of entrusted files;
    • Preparing tenders and contractual documentation as required;
    • Providing support to the relevant Units/Directorates on contract management issues.
  • Manage ad hoc contracting activities, which entails, inter alia:
    • Negotiating and drafting complex contracts to be concluded by the Agency to implement projects and programmes in the context of Ad Hoc activities;
    • Providing support to the Operational Directorates in charge of such Ad Hoc activities ensuring adequate implementation of administrative and contractual provisions;
    • Follow-up of the resources allocated by the participating Member States (pMS) contributing to ad hoc projects and programmes;
    • Providing contractual guidance to internal and external stakeholders as required;
    • Participating in the implementation and, when needed, development of the Agency's ad hoc procedures.
  • Provide guidance on EDA's contracting activities to EDA staff;
  • Contribute to the drafting /revising of internal procedures and guidelines;
  • Take on additional tasks as required in the interest of the service.

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by eub2 -- last modified 10 November 2020