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European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

Job Opportunities

Working Environment

CINEA is located in Brussels and has a dynamic, dedicated, multinational team of nearly 600 people who are experts in their field. The number of staff will grow further over the coming years.

The Agency fosters a culture of employee empowerment and engagement, emphasising collaboration, respect, integrity, trust.  equality, diversity, and inclusion The Agency and its staff are committed to a number of core values including innovation, client focus, excellence, well-being, care, work-life balance, sustainability and working together.

Creating a sense of belonging is central to the Agency’s culture, which supports skill development and well-being through various initiatives. The Agency's comprehensive onboarding programme, supported by HR, the relevant teams, managers, peers and a buddy system, ensures a smooth integration for new staff. We are excited to welcome  new talent to our Agency.


The open vacancies of CINEA are published below as well as on the Job Opportunities page of the EPSO portal.

Candidates interested in applying for the contract agent positions that are currently published must be included in the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) database for contract agents and have successfully passed the EPSO CAST selection tests or be included in the EPSO/CAST/2017 in the grade and requested profile (mentioned in the vacancy notice) for which they are applying.

Following EPSO’s recent announcements (How to apply | EU Careers ( concerning CAST-Permanent selection procedures, pending adjustments in the testing system, EPSO will be responsible only for organising the reasoning tests, but not for the competency tests. Hence, the need for the recruiting services of the EU institutions to adapt the selection procedure of Contract Agents accordingly and to introduce changes to the respective notices of competition for ongoing procedures (please see, in particular, the section on Eligibility criteria). 

Job TitleReferenceContract TypeDeadline to apply
Project Adviser – Horizon Europe TransportCINEA/2024/CA/FGIV/09CA/FGIV12/07/2024
Project Officer – Horizon Europe – Climate, Energy or TransportCINEA/2024/CA/FGIII/13CA/FGIII12/07/2024
Project Adviser – Energy Research and InnovationCINEA/2024/CA/FGIV/14CA/FGIV12/07/2024

Active Reserve Lists

Candidates who have been successful in an external Selection Procedure organised by CINEA are placed on a valid reserve list which can be found on the following link.

Active reserve lists

Spontaneous applications

CINEA does not consider unsolicited applications - whether received by post, e-mail or fax. Only the applications submitted in the framework of a published vacancy notice are considered. We invite you to regularly check the Job Opportunities section of this website.

Candidates are also invited to carefully read the data protection notice on management of unsolicited applications as it provides useful information about the processing of personal data and relevant rights.


CINEA selects trainees from the official European Commission Bluebook. If you want to become a Bluebook trainee please check the procedure on the Commission's Traineeships Office page.

CINEA accepts atypical unpaid in-service traineeship on specific conditions. Please read the rules for CINEA traineeship if you want to apply.

Interim contracts

CINEA has a framework contract with several Brussels-based staffing companies for the provision of interim personnel services. For more information, please contact:

Randstad Belgium sa
Rue des Princes 8-10
B-1000 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0)2 643 4790
Email: inhouse_1230atrandstad [dot] be (inhouse_1230[at]randstad[dot]be)
Galerie de la porte Louise 203/5
B-1050 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0)2/ 513 14 14
Email: publicsectoratdaoust [dot] be (publicsector[at]daoust[dot]be)

Data Protection

CINEA ensures that personal data is processed as required by Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies. Candidates are invited to carefully read the Data Protection Notice on Selection and Recruitment and/or the Data Protection Notice on Inter-Agency Selection of Temporary Agents and Contract Agents as they provide useful information about the processing of personal data and relevant rights.


Legal remedies

If you believe you have been adversely affected by a substantial error or irregularity allegedly committed in a selection procedure you may use the available legal remedies.