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The OpPlan of the EUSEC Congo mission modified. We are recruiting

(BRUSSELS2) The head of the EUSEC Congo mission, General A. Martins, has launched a call for candidates from Member States for some forty posts. Some are open to contract workers (Analyst, Engineering Expert, Administrative, Finance, Support Director, Public Procurement Expert). Most of the others are for seconded soldiers (Advisor to the Minister of Defence, Advisor to the Chief of the General Staff, Head of Military Regions Council, Human Rights/Gender Expert, Logistics Manager, Spokesperson, training expert or adviser in military regions, logicstician, etc.).

An important difference. Indeed, for seconded positions, “ only proposals received through official MS channels will be considered » it is specified. While for staff under contract, it is the head of mission who ensures recruitment directly (contact: Deadline: before November 4. The posts are located in Kinshasa for the most part, but some are in the regions (Goma, Bukavu, Lubumbashi). Duration of the engagement or contract: 1 year in general. Download the list of positions

Redefining the mission

The operation plan for the EUSEC Congo mission was revised at the end of September, now setting 5 objectives for the mission:

  • support and advice at the strategic level in Kinshasa and in the military regions,
  • the consolidation of the administration and the establishment of a human resources management system based on the work in progress,
  • the modernization of logistics,
  • the relaunch of the training system, particularly for executives, including support for the School of Administration and Military Academy project in Kananga and the Logistics School in Kinshasa,
  • activities related to the fight against impunity in the areas of respect for human rights and gender, including sexual violence.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).