Digital Single Market Expert

By September 29, 2020Vacancy

Currently we have a vacancy for a:

Digital Single Market Expert (F/M)
40 hours per week

Based in Luxembourg


Vacancy Number: V0206


The position

The Digital Single Market (DSM) constitutes an integral part of the EU’s priorities for the next five years and beyond. Progress towards a connected, integrated and well-functioning DSM is linked with the development of safe digital products and systems, which comply with EU regulatory frameworks. We are looking for a new colleague to strengthen EIPA’s team of EU lawyers in Luxembourg in two or more of the following areas:

  • EU DSM policies and relevant legal frameworks;
  • E-government and the DSM, incl. digital public services, administrative law and changes;
  • E-commerce;
  • artificial intelligence, cloud computing and block chain;
  • reducing barriers to the safe free flow of non-personal data;
  • ensuring a fair and competitive digital economy; and
  • ensuring an open, democratic, safe and sustainable digital society.


The new colleague is expected to contribute to the work of the team by

  • extrapolating applicable good practices related to the implementation (transposition, application and enforcement) of the policies and rules adopted to establish a well-functioning DSM;
  • developing methodologies for cross-national learning related to the said policies and rules and their application in practice;
  • designing tailored training and capacity-building programmes to support the implementation of the DSM;
  • acting as consultant for EU Member States and countries, which have applied for membership of, or in other ways are associated with, the EU in their efforts to implement the DSM.


The EIPA services, which the new colleague will be involved in, will mainly (but not necessarily exclusively) address the needs of both the public administrations and the judiciaries of the EU Member States and countries with association and cooperation agreements with the EU as well as the EU Institutions.

Main tasks and responsibilities

You will be active in different roles, developing face to face training and e-learning, providing consultancy and/or conducting research activities in your field of expertise but also in other related areas, e.g. EU constitutional law and the fundamental principles of the Single Market more generally as well as cyber security more specifically.


  • initiating, developing and conducting courses on specific DSM issues;
  • delivering presentations and briefings and facilitating active learning sessions;
  • management and delivery of both face to face training activities, webinars and e-learning;
  • developing new training materials;
  • acquiring new contracts.



  • developing and carrying out consultancy activities and projects;
  • acquiring new consultancy projects.



  • acquiring and delivering research projects, publications and comparative studies.


Job Requirements

The successful candidate(s) will meet all or most of the following requirements.

  • a Master’s degree in (EU) law is required;
  • a PhD will be regarded as an asset;
  • typically 4-8 years of relevant professional experience from the public administration, judiciary and/or in consultancy, (online) training, and/or project management;
  • good knowledge of the policies and laws regulating the use of digital technologies and developments, including issues of cyber security;
  • a solid understanding of the EU constitutional, legal and institutional frameworks
  • proficiency in using digital technologies in the working environment. Proficiency in creating digital content, e-learning and webinars will be an advantage;
  • good communication and networking skills;
  • excellent knowledge of English and French, both spoken and written (CEFR level C1 or above). Additional languages will be advantage;
  • preferably the nationality of one of the EU Member States, of the candidate countries to the EU, or one of the EEA countries.


Our offer 

The offered grade will be in line with the requirements of the function and will also depend on the background and experience of the selected candidate. The successful candidate will be offered an unlimited contract (with an initial trial period of 6 to 12 months depending on grade).


By sending your CV, list of references and motivation letter in English by email via for the attention of Ms. An Cazaerck by Friday 6 November 2020 mentioning the vacancy number V0206 as a reference. In the body of the email, please copy in: “I hereby consent that my personal data is processed by EIPA for recruitment purposes” so that we have your written consent to follow up on your application.

For more information you can contact Ms. Christiane Lamesch on +352-426230302 or via email

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