Invitation to the Assessment Centre (EPSO/AST-SC/03/15) – Updated 28/08/2015

Secretaries and clerks for administrative/financial/secretarial support roles

Field 1 – Administrative support:

Invitation to the Assessment Centre published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 24/07/2015
Assessment Centre sessions will be held as follows (final date to be confirmed): 07/09/2015-24/09/2015

Indicative duration of the tests:

  • Arrival at the test centre and ID check: see invitation letter
  • Test (f) – Office skills test: 30 minutes
  • Test (g) – Practical test to assess the drafting skills: 30 minutes
  • Test (h) – E-tray exercise: 50 minutes
  • Test (i) – Structured interview: 30 minutes

Number of candidates invited to the Assessment Centre:
Grade SC1: 302
Grade SC 2: 69

Field 2 – Financial support:

Invitation to the Assessment Centre published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 18/06/2015
Assessment Centre sessions will be held as follows (final date to be confirmed): 08/07/2015-28/07/2015

Indicative duration of the tests:

  • Arrival at the test centre and ID check: see invitation letter
  • Test (f) – Finance skills test: 30 minutes
  • Test (g) – Practical test to assess the drafting skills: 30 minutes
  • Test (h) – E-tray exercise: 50 minutes
  • Test (i) – Structured interview: 30 minutes

Number of candidates invited to the Assessment Centre:
Grade SC1: 200
Grade SC 2: 63

Field 3 – Secretarial support:

Invitation to the Assessment Centre published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 28/08/2015
Assessment Centre sessions will be held as follows (final date to be confirmed): 28/09/2015 -29/10/2015

Indicative duration of the tests

  • Arrival at the test centre and ID check: see invitation letter
  • Test (f) – Test to assess your skills in the preparation and/or processing of MS Word and Excel documents:  60 minutes
  • Test (g) – Practical test to assess your drafting skills:  30 minutes
  • Test (h) – E-tray exercise:  50 minutes
  • Test (i) – Structured interview:  30 minutes

Number of candidates invited to the Assessment Centre:
Grade SC1:  434
Grade SC 2: 198

Further information is available in the Assessment centre manual.

Full information on this competition is available by clicking on the navigation bar above and at http://blogs.ec.europa.eu/eu-careers.info/assistants/assistants-2015/secretaries-and-clerks-for-administrative-financial-secretarial-support-roles/