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Vacancy notice for Senior Adviser - EU Representative for SMEs

A position of EU SME Envoy who shall report directly to the President, while also reporting to the
Commissioner for Internal Market on all SME-related activities conducted in conjunction with the
services of the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG
GROW), which shall support the Envoy’s work.

The EU SME Envoy will chair the SME Envoy Network, a high-level expert group of national SME
envoys with business organisations as observers and report yearly on the achievements.
Drawing insights from the SME Envoy Network, the EU SME Envoy will also provide guidance and
advice to the Commission on SME issues, contributing to making EU legislation SME-friendly and to
reducing the administrative burden for SMEs.

In addition, the Envoy will be involved in the Commission’s Better Regulation agenda, participating in
Regulatory Scrutiny Board hearings with Directorates-General on initiatives that have a high impact
on SMEs. The EU SME Envoy will also advocate SME interests externally.

How to apply

Interested candidates should read carefully the text of the vacancy notice, which is available for download on this page and contains important information on eligibility, selection and application procedure. Further information on the post and details on how to apply can be found here