The European Commission has launched a call for the next Executive Director of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Eligible candidates are invited to apply by June 26, 2023.

The Executive Director is the legal representative and public face of EFSA and is accountable to the EFSA Management Board. They will lead and manage the agency and will have overall responsibility for its operations. The appointment is for a period of five years, which is renewable once for an additional period of five years.

The Executive Director will be appointed by EFSA’s Management Board on the basis of a shortlist provided by the European Commission, following the selection process. For the detailed job description, requirements, and how to apply, view the vacancy notice published by the European Commission. The deadline for applications is June 26, 2023, by 12:00 P.M. CEST.