EDF is recruiting an Accessibility Officer !

10 September 2018

The European Disability Forum (EDF) is seeking an enthusiastic and committed team member to be responsible for EDF’s work on accessibility, based in our secretariat in Brussels.

The European Disability Forum (EDF) is a non-governmental European umbrella organisation set up to represent organisations of persons with disabilities at EU level. Its membership includes 98 member Organisations including European NGOs and National Federations of organisations of persons with disabilities. EDF's mission is to promote the equal opportunities and human rights of persons with disabilities towards the European Union. Tasks are described in detail in the attached job description.

The ideal candidate has:

  • proven experience in positions with tasks closely related to the ones described in the Job Description;
  • proven professional experience of working with the EU institutions;
  • very good knowledge of the EU decision-making procedures;
  • strong communication (written and oral) in English, analytical and presentation skills; other European languages, including sign languages are an advantage;
  • excellent planning and time management skills;
  • ability to adapt to change and receptive to a fast-moving work environment;
  • ability to work in a team and independently in his/her area of responsibility;
  • tact and ability to work effectively in a multinational environment with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • pro-activeness, flexibility and innovativeness;
  • familiarity with the field of human rights, disability or accessibility for persons with disabilities;
  • genuine commitment to EDF’s values and goals.

Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Gross starting salary: 2.800 euros per month plus benefits

Contract: Permanent contract

Closing date for receipt of applications: October 4

Date and location of the interview: October 22, Brussels.

EDF is an equal opportunities employer.

Please send your CV, and a motivation letter by email to Lucia D'Arino - lucia.darino@edf-feph.org

In your motivation letter, please explain (in no more than 2 pages), your motivation to apply for this specific job as Accessibility officer with in EDF and briefly explain what you think the priorities in the EU are regarding accessibility.

In the case that you are not a citizen of an EU member state, you should demonstrate you have the right to live and work in the EU.

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