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EPSO/AD/294/14 Competition for Administrators (AD 6) in the Field of Data Protection Announced

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) is organizing an open competition – EPSO/AD/294/14, based on qualifications and tests, to draw up a reserve list from which to recruit officials as ‘administrators’ for the European Data Protection Supervisor. The number of successful candidates sought is 20.

Admission tests:

The computer-based admission tests will be organized by EPSO only if the number of candidates exceeds a certain threshold which will be set by the Director of EPSO, as the appointing authority, after the deadline for applications.

You will be invited to sit the tests if you have validated your application on time and ofcourse, you must reserve a date to sit the tests.   You will sit three types of assessment tests, the content of which is validated by the selection board:

  1. The reasoning ability will be assessed by a verbal, numerical and an abstract reasoning test.

If admision  tests are not held, these reasoning tests will form part of the Assessment Centre. Also, various aspects of your professional experience will be take in consideration for the next step, the assesment centre.

At the Assesment Centre, you will sit three types of assessment tests, the content of which is validated by the selection board:

The reasoning ability will be assessed by means of: a verbal, numerical reasoning tests and an abstract reasoning tests.

Your specific competencies  will be assessed by means of:

  1. a structured interview on your competencies in the field, based on the information given in the ‘Talent Screener’ tab of your application.
  2. A case study;
  3. A group exercise and
  4. A structured interview.

Deadline for the EPSO/AD/294/14 competition (including validation): 9 December 2014 at 12.00 (midday), Brussels time

For more details, including the admission criteria and other specific requirements, you can take a look at the next link:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.CA.2014.391.01.0001.01.ENG