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SENIOR SCIENTIFIC OFFICER

SENIOR SCIENTIFIC OFFICER EN CONTRACTUEL DE 3 À 24 MOIS.

EFSA, Parma, Italy

Date : 12/04/2017  Référence de l’offre  : EFSA/X/AD/2017/01-18823776   Type de contrat  : Contractuel Localisation  : Parma 43126, IT Durée du contrat  : De 3 à 24 mois Niveau d’études  : Bac +4 Années d’expérience  : 7-10 ans      Description de l’entreprise  : The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is the keystone of European Union (EU) risk assessment regarding food and feed safety. In close collaboration with national authorities and in open consultation with its stakeholders, EFSA provides independent scientific advice and clear communication on existing and emerging risks.  Description du poste  : Senior Scientific Officer EFSA/X/AD/2017/01   The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA),  based in Parma, Italy is looking for Senior Scientific Officer (Temporary Agent AD8)   Please send us your application by no later than 15 May 2017 at midnight (local time, GMT +1), following the instructions in the ANNEX.   Your key responsibilities * Lead the scientific discussions on chemical substances and enzymes for specific regulatory workflows; * Contribute to EFSA scientific and technical outputs on risk assessment of chemical substances and enzymes and to the preparation of working documents in relation to the relevant areas of the FIP Unit or falling within the EFSA remit in general;  * Provide support to the Scientific Panels and their working groups on risk assessment of chemical substances and enzymes as well as contribute to the development and implementation of policies and guidance documents; * Contribute to the evaluation of scientific information, dossiers and/or other preparatory documents; * Provide advice, act as reference point for matters in the relevant field and represent the Unit/EFSA in internal meetings and external events involving European institutions, international bodies, member states, media and the general public; * Coordinate multidisciplinary teams and projects, when required.     Salary and benefits EFSA can offer the selected candidate a contract of 5 years with the possibility of renewal.   The successful candidate will be recruited in Temporary Agent Grade AD8 with the basic salary starting from € 6.717,35 subject to an annual review of remuneration provided for in Article 65(1) of the Staff Regulations.  The established reserve list may be used for the recruitment of a similar position depending on the needs of EFSA, and will be valid until 31/12/2018 (the validity of the reserve list may be extended).  Profil recherché  : Experience * At least nine (9) years of relevant and proven professional experience gained after obtaining the diploma.  Selection criteria 1. Experience and knowledge i. Experience in risk assessment of chemicals and/or enzymes used in food/feed; ii. Experience in development and implementation of project management practices, in the area or scientific risk assessment preferably gained in an international/EU environment; iii. Experience of coordinating multidisciplinary teams/working groups preferably gained in an international/EU environment; iv. Experience in communication on scientific topics to a variety of stakeholders both orally and in writing (e.g. scientific presentations, trainings, lectures); v. Knowledge of the EU regulatory framework in the area of food/feed or consumer safety is an asset. Competencies vi. Communication and English: Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both spoken and written English;  vii. Negotiating: Can negotiate skilfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups;  viii. Political Savvy and Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly. Can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately;  ix. Motivating others: Ability to motivate direct reports or project members and getting the best put of collaborators;  x. Analysis and problem solving: Ability to identify the critical facts in difficult issues and develops creative and practical solutions;  xi. Drive for Results: Ability to take personal responsibility and initiative for delivering high quality work.          Pour postuler :https://efsa.contactrh.com/jobs/11579/18823776

Location: 
EFSA, Parma, IT
Deadline: 
Until filled

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