Important information to candidates
Please note we do not accept spontaneous applications or applications sent by mail or email.
Due to the COVID19 emergency and its unforeseen duration, we would like to inform you that HADEA recruitment procedures might be delayed.
For the most updated information on CAST testing possibilities, please refer to EPSO website for further instructions.
More information on each recruitment procedure will be provided by the team in charge of human resources directly to the relevant candidates.
We thank you for your interest in working for the HADEA.
People are at the very core of what makes the HaDEA a success today. Our staff enjoys working for the Agency and they love their jobs.
Our staff, our agency
Our highly qualified and motivated professionals are experts in their respective fields and are actively contributing to the Agency's success. We currently employ people from 27 EU Member States making HADEA a culturally diverse and interesting place to work.
HADEA is based in Brussels and its staff consists of Temporary Agents (TA), Contract Agents (CA), Seconded Officials from the European Commission, Seconded National Experts, Trainees and Interim Staff.
HADEA is a working place where employees feel proud to belong and where we encourage our staff to keep their skills up-to-date and develop additional competencies.
If you want a new challenge and make a difference right away and, if you wish to contribute to HADEA's activities and play a key role in the success story of our mission, we invite you to join us as we are constantly looking for people like you. At our core we have the spirit of team work, respect and responsibility and aim to provide a positive, creative and collaborative environment.
We look forward to welcome you on board and start the journey to "Realising Your Potential" together.
Applying for a job at HADEA
Temporary and contract agents posts
HADEA conducts its own recruitment and selection procedures which are independent from other EU institutions or other EU agencies. HADEA does not consider spontaneous applications.
HADEA can only hire contract agents (CA) who have successfully passed an EPSO selection and competence tests valid for Executive Agencies (CAST25 – CAST27 – CAST Secretary 2008 – CAST 2010 competency-tested candidates – CAST RELEX – CAST Research S/5/2013, CAST JRC-COM/1/2015/GFIV – Research, CAST/P/1-4/2015, CAST/P1- 17/2017).
Please note that the fact to complete and validate the online application form of the Call for Expressions of Interest (EPSO/CAST/P1-17/2017) of the preceding link launched by EPSO on 05/01/2017 does not mean that the candidate has automatically applied for published positions in HADEA.
The Staff Regulations and the CEOS as well as the specific decisions of the Agency's Steering Committee apply to Temporary and Contract Staff:
Please consult our Data Protection Notice for selection and recruitment below.