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Seconded expert in European Commission


Yes, a former seconded national expert can work as a temporary agent or a contract agent, provided that they still have time to go before they reach the six-year limit (the maximum allowed stay in the Commission on any combination of non-permanent contracts is six years).

And of course they must be eligible for a contract agent position (i.e. they must have passed the selection procedure and be in the CAST database).

Temporary agent contracts at the moment are very very difficult to obtain.

Jan 12, 2012 08:45