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External Board Members - Regulatory Scrutiny Board

Regulatory Scrutiny Board
External Board Members

(Three-year fixed term contract)


The Regulatory Scrutiny Board is a central element of the European Commission’s Better Regulatory Policy, with responsibility for assessing the quality of impact assessments, ex-post evaluations and fitness checks. The Board comprises a chairperson and six full-time members, three of whom are recruited from outside the European Commission on the basis of their academic expertise in macroeconomics, microeconomics and/or social and environmental policymaking.

Your responsibilities:

  • Determining the quality of reports and impact assessments supporting new political initiatives;
  • Contributing to the preparation of expert opinions;
  • Advising European Commission services on applying and interpreting relevant guidelines when challenging assessments and evaluations.
  • Your skills:

  • Deep knowledge of regulatory policy, impact assessment or ex-post evaluation processes;
  • Broad awareness of EU policies and decision-making processes, including Better Regulation;
  • Excellent analytical skills, evidenced by a strong record of academic publication within relevant disciplines.
  • The European Commission applies an active equal opportunities policy aimed at further increasing the share of women in management functions and it particularly encourages applications from women.

    Please consult the Official Journal C 91 of 20 March 2020 for the detailed vacancy notice for both positions (COM/2020/10391 and COM/2020/10392)
    as well as the eligibility and selection criteria.

    If you are interested in both positions, you should apply to each position separately.

    The closing date for registration is 22 April 2020, 12 noon Brussels time.

    For more information on how to apply, please click to the ‘Apply’ button.

    External Board Members - Regulatory Scrutiny Board

    EU COMMISSION, Brussels
    Contract Type: 
    Permanent contract
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