Director-General

Recruiter
EU COMMISSION
Location
Brussels (BE)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
05 Oct 2020
Ref
COM/2020/10395
Responsibilities
Legal, Policy, Strategy
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

Director-General

Directorate-General Justice and Consumers
Brussels
COM/2020/10395

The Directorate-General Justice and Consumers focuses on the pursuit of social justice, from the rule of law to crime prevention, judicial cooperation and consumer protection. Operating closely with Member States and the European Parliament, its mission is to strengthen and safeguard the rights of people living in the European Union, whether they are citizens, entrepreneurs, consumers or workers. As leader of this Directorate, you will oversee the strategic and operational management of five Directorates and 21 units comprising some 500 people.

Your responsibilities:

  • Leading strategic policy development in the area of justice and consumers;
  • Ensuring effective planning of all the activities of the Directorate-General and ensuring its effective performance;
  • Ensuring coherence and consistency of the policies of the Directorate-General with the overall objectives and priorities of the Commission.

Your skills:

  • Strong record of managing substantial teams and extensive financial resources;
  • Proven ability to focus on strategic priorities, conduct negotiations, oversee the implementation and evaluate progress;
  • Very good understanding of justice and consumer policies.

The European Commission applies an active equal opportunities policy aimed at further increasing the share of women in management functions and it particularly encourages applications from women.

Please consult the Official Journal C 292 A of 3 September 2020 for the detailed vacancy notice as well as the eligibility and selection criteria.

Registration for applicants: https://ec.europa.eu/dgs/human-resources/seniormanagementvacancies/

The closing date for registration is 1 October 2020, 12 noon Brussels time.