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Vacancy : Executive Director of the European Union Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)

ENISA, the EU Cybersecurity Agency, is looking for a new Executive Director to lead a multidisciplinary team of professionals to support this key priority area for the future of the European digital single market.

Published on November 05, 2018

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This vacancy has arisen following the completion of the 10 year term by the current Director which is the maximum period provided under the ENISA founding Regulation.


ENISA is a modern centre of expertise in cybersecurity supporting the EU Member States, Institutions, Agencies and Bodies, as well as the private sector, with a view to increasing the resilience of the Union and thus the functioning of the Single Market.

The role

The Executive Director will lead and manage the Agency and take overall responsibility for its operations, ensuring the achievement of the Agency’s objectives. The Executive Director’s specific responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and executing the Agency’s activities in accordance with its mission and the general orientations defined by the Management Board;
  • Drafting and implementing the single programming document, including the annual work programme, and ensuring the most effective use of its resources;
  • Managing the resources of the Agency, giving particular priority to the operational part of the mission of the Agency;
  • Establishing effective cooperation between the Agency, the Commission, and the competent bodies in the Member States in its field of activities.

Place of employment: Greece

For additional information related to this position and to apply, please check the EU official journal

The closing date for applications is 27 November 2018, 12.00 noon Brussels time.


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