Temporary employment
Den Haag
Bachelor (EQF 6), Master (EQF 7)
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The position
Eurojust is launching a selection procedure to establish a reserve list for the profile of Head of Unit - Information Management. The Information Management Unit supports the operational and administrative activities of Eurojust by maintaining a secure and reliable ICT infrastructure. The Head of the Information Management Unit supports the Head of the Resources Department by designing and implementing a multi-annual ICT strategy and operating effective and efficient information systems.



Key accountabilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of a multi-annual IT Strategy and resource planning of the Agency in line with the Eurojust strategy;
  • Reinforce the ICT governance framework through a strong strategic alignment, performance management, resource management and risk management;
  • Ensure that the Agency’s ICT infrastructure and tools are abreast of and incorporate new technological developments in its relevant fields;
  • Oversee the review, development, and implementation of policies, procedures and workflows, in line with applicable regulations and organisational strategy;
  • In line with the IT Strategy, oversee the design, implementation and continuous development of IT operational and administrative tools and methodologies, necessary to support the implementation of the relevant legal provisions/processes;
  • Oversee optimal performance of ICT infrastructure, systems, interfaces, computers and tools whilst maintaining a safe and secure flow of digital information (ICT security), aligned with the data protection regulations;
  • Ensure the implementation of the Unit work programme and prioritisation of the activities, in line with the Agency’s strategy and the ICT Strategy;
  • Support and advise the Head of Resources on ICT management matters;
  • Ensure EU regulations and ICT best practices in the European Union are monitored actively in order to allow timely adherence to changes in the ICT environment;
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with other agencies and institutions and implement joint projects;
  • Assist the procurement and contract management team in preparing procurement procedures to establish framework contracts, particularly in the area of outsourced IT services and applying the IT sourcing strategy;
  • Ensure excellent communication and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders in different cross-organisational ICT related projects and activities;


Management duties

  • Implement the unit strategy and align its objectives and KPIs with the overall
  • strategic framework and priorities of Eurojust; monitor and evaluate progress against the set objectives and KPIs;
  • Oversee the provision of the Unit’s services in a timely, professional and customerfriendly manner;
  • Identify the mix of skills required for the Unit and identify the resource needs to bridge the gap;
  • Lead, motivate and develop staff in the Unit; address performance issues; build strong
  • teams with complementary strengths suited to the efficient pursuit of the Unit’s objectives;
  • Oversee the effective management of budgets and contracts, according to the principles of sound financial management.