The European Union is one of the most generous funders of international development projects, and its aid agencies are among the most sought-after employers for international development professionals in Europe.
Getting a job with the Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation, or EuropeAid, can be a long, arduous process, and competition is stiff. What qualities, skills and experiences are hiring managers looking for in job candidates? How can applicants avoid some of the most common mistakes?
We asked asked Emmanouil-Georgios Papaioannou, EuropeAid’s top human resource official. Click above to watch his presentation geared specifically toward European experts interested in working with the EU.