EIGE – European Institute for Gender Equality

Vilnius, Lithuania


The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is organising a call for applications with a view to establishing a reserve list for a Statistics Officer.

Reporting to the Head of Operations and working in close collaboration with other colleagues, the jobholder will enhance the research and analytical capacity of the Unit.

The post requires a very good understanding of gender or social statistics, knowledge and experience in data analysis, interpretation and research management as well as the ability to apply advanced methods of statistical analysis.

The responsibilities of the post include the following:

  • analyse data, conduct interpretative analysis and produce high quality, policy relevant and reliable gender statistics (i) for the Gender Equality Index, (ii) in connection with monitoring the Beijing Platform for Action and (iii) for EIGE’s gender statistics database;
  • compile comparative statistical data for publication and dissemination;
  • explore available survey and administrative data sources, cooperate with external data producers to improve the data availability and reduce data gaps in comparative EU-wide gender research;
  • assess and ensure the quality of relevant data, indicators and statistics, and propose new indicators for monitoring progress in gender equality;
  • contribute substantially to the development of new methodologies for the improvement of the consistency and reliability of sex disaggregated data, gender indicators and gender statistics in the EU;
  • engage systematically with the Institute’s key stakeholders to identify their needs and provide, if requested, evidence based expertise;
  • build and maintain an exchange of statistical information with relevant national, international and EU institutions and data providers;
  • design, implement and monitor research projects, including all aspects related to the management of contracted research, ensuring the highest standards as well as quality of the content;
  • contribute to drafting and editing high quality policy relevant reports, studies, opinions, recommendations and presentations on the progress of gender equality in the EU;
  • represent EIGE in meetings and events with its stakeholders;
  • any other relevant tasks assigned by EIGE’s management.

The place of employment shall be Vilnius, Lithuania; English is the working language at the Institute.

An AD 5 Temporary Agent contract under Article 2f pursuant to the conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities shall be offered, subject to a nine month probation period. The duration of the contract will be three years and may be renewed.

The pay consists of the basic remuneration as well as various allowances depending on personal situation of the jobholder. For information, the current gross basic salary of the first step in the applicable first grade, before deductions and the correction coefficient weighting of 69.7 for Lithuania, is approximately €4,832. Remuneration is subject to tax at source. Deductions are also made for medical insurance, pension and unemployment insurance. Salaries are exempt from national taxation.

The deadline for applications is 5 January 2018. Further information and an application form are available here: http://eige.europa.eu/about-eige/recruitment/eige-2017-ta-09-ad5.

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