View Vacancy -- 2019-TA-05 - Training Officer Cybercrime (to establish a reserve list)

Temporary agent (AD)
30,000 € - 39,999 €
The post holder will be in charge of the assigned training portfolio and curriculum development as well as s/he will coordinate content for all learning and training activities including residential and online training activities (webinars, online modules and online courses). The incumbent will also provide policy advise as well as report on the assigned thematic area.
  • Contribute to the relevant training needs analyses, help develop the learning activities and support curriculum development in the assigned thematic areas;
  • Plan, design, organise and coordinate the implementation of learning and training activities in the assigned thematic areas;
  • Provide individual and holistic evaluation and reporting on training activities in the assigned thematic area(s);
  • Plan and manage the budget for the assigned learning and training activities;
  • Provide strategic and operational advice for the further development of the CEPOL training portfolio;
  • Coordinate, liaise with and provide support for CEPOL's partners and stakeholders in the design and delivery of CEPOL training activities where relevant;
  • Represent CEPOL in meetings pertaining to the assigned thematic areas;
  • Coordinate expert meetings where relevant;
  • Help establish and develop the relevant CEPOL Knowledge Centre(s);
  • Coordinate work of a team of colleagues;
  • Implement other tasks assigned by the line manager.


Knowledge and relevant expertise in one of the areas:

Cybercrime and specifically one of the current EMPACT areas:

  • attacks against information systems,
  • child sexual abuse and child sexual exploitation,
  • fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment;

In addition, in order to be eligible the candidate must:

  • Be a national of a Member State of the Union;
  • Be entitled to his or her full rights as a citizen;
  • Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws on military service;
  • Meet the character requirements for the duties involved;
  • Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post; and
  • Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the Union (min. level C1) and a satisfactory knowledge (min. level B2) of another language of the Union.

A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma


In the interest of the service, professional training of an equivalent level such as graduation from a police or law enforcement educational institution, and after having completed the training, at least the number of years of relevant professional experience indicated below:

Duration of professional training               Professional experience

More than 6 months and up to 1 year           4 years

More than 1 year and up to 2 years               3 years

More than 2 years and up to 3 years             2 years

More than 3 years                                             1 year

In addition to the above at least 3 years of relevant and proven professional experience gained after obtaining the diploma or after completed the Law Enforcement training with the to the training linked experience.

A contract offer will be made as a member of the Temporary Agent staff of the agency in accordance with the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Communities for a five years period, which may be renewed for additional 5 years. The third contract will be for an indefinite period. The successful candidate will be recruited as Training Officer Cybercrime – AD5.

The basic monthly net pay for this post is EUR 2,921.03 (Step 1) or EUR 3,030.36 (Step 2). The correction coefficient (on the date of publication of this vacancy notice) is 75,3% for Hungary and is already taken in consideration for these amounts.

The step is determined on the basis of professional experience gained after obtaining the diploma of an education required for the position and in line with applicable implementing rules.

In addition, based on personal situation, the following allowances might be granted:

  • Expatriation or foreign residence allowance: 16% or 4% of the basic pay.
  • Annual travel allowance: staff who are entitled to the expatriation (16%) or foreign residence (4%) allowance are entitled to be paid each calendar year a sum representing the cost of travel from the place of employment to the place of origin for themselves and, if they are entitled to the household allowance, for their spouse and dependents (less than age of 2)
  • Household allowance
  • Allowance for a dependent child or person treated as such:
    • Pre-school allowance:
    • Education allowance:
    • School fees: paid by CEPOL for dependent children who joined the staff member in changing the residence to fully respect the article 20 of the Staff Regulations. The school shall be considered as non-fee paying and the staff member concerned shall not receive the education allowance mentioned in the bullet point(s) above.

The costs covered by CEPOL shall be:

  • The registration and attendance fees at international schools
  • The transportation costs
  • Excluding all other costs as described on the Commission decision C(2004)131-53-2004 on general implementing provisions for the grant of the education allowance.

In addition, CEPOL will provide benefits and entitlements in line with those of European Union Civil Servants. Such entitlements will be established based on the necessary documents provided by the newly recruited staff member upon taking up duty with CEPOL.

The successful candidate shall undergo a probation period of 9 months.

For reasons related to CEPOL’s operational requirements, the candidate may be required to be available at short notice.

The highest scoring candidates exceeding the threshold defined in advance by the Selection Committee shall be invited for interview. Maximum number of candidates to be invited for interview shall not exceed 6. Interview and written test will be held in person in Budapest, Hungary.

The information provided in applications is subject to EU legislation on protection of personal data and confidentiality of information.

Only candidates who achieve 65% of the total scores available for written test and interview can be included in the Reserve List. The reserve list will be valid until 31 December 2021 and may be extended by the decision of the Appointing Authority of CEPOL. (Please be aware that placement on a reserve list in no way guarantees future employment at CEPOL.)

Sound knowledge supported by experience at national or EU level in the law enforcement cybercrime area (Please describe and give examples);

Experience in organising and/or providing training activities on national and/or international level (Please describe and provide examples stating number and character of training activities and your role (organiser, trainer, activity developer, etc.));

Knowledge of the EU legislation and EU policy cycle in the area of cybercrime (Please describe your knowledge in more detail, stating all relevant legislation and areas of policy cyle that are familier to you and how you acquired this knowledge);

Excellent writing and oral skills in English;

Experience in coordinating and liaising with external stakeholders (EU Agencies, national law enforcement services, professional and academic bodies) / Please describe and provide examples;

Experience in coordinating team members (Please describe your experience stating duration in months, number of team members coordinated by you and your exact role/title);

Experience preparing strategic and financial documents (Please describe in more detail, stating types and, where relevant, titles of documentation that you hace drafted, also how many or how long you provided these as part of your tasks);