SNE/10/DirE - HR Legal advisor  

Detail of the vacancy notice

Reference: SNE/10/DirE - HR Legal advisor
Directorate: Directorate E, Human Resources and Finance
Function Group:  
Management: No
Deadline: 30/03/2022 12:00
Job Title: SNE/10/DirE - HR Legal advisor
Unit/Service: Human resources and finance
Location: Brussels

​Main areas of responsibility:

The Directorate for Human Resources and Finance is looking for a Seconded National Expert interested in contributing to further developing legal expertise in the area of human resources and ethics based on the regulatory framework: the Staff Regulations, the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union (EU) and the Financial Regulations, as well as the rules flowing from these.

The SNE will work at the directorate level in close collaboration with the HR legal advisor and in contact with other involved in-house and interinstitutional services. This assignment (duration between 6 and 24 months, renewable) will involve becoming familiar with HR law in the EU institutions, participating in drafting new internal decisions in the area of ethics, notably, as well as contributing to setting up legal guidance on specific HR topics in a schematic way by analysing rulings of the Court of Justice.

Main qualifications:

  • University degree or professional experience of an equivalent level in one of the following areas: law with knowledge of European, administrative and labour law
  • Experience in handling administrative legal files, providing legal advice, drafting legal rules and analysing rulings of the Court of Justice
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good organisational skills and output driven
  • Thorough knowledge of an official EU language; for functional reasons, at least a satisfactory knowledge of English or French is required
  • Knowledge of the various spheres of activity of the CoR and of European Union policies in general.
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