Вакансия юриста в Генеральном директорате по правам человека и верховенству права (Совет Европы)
28 февраля, 2017

Вакансия юриста в Генеральном директорате по правам человека и верховенству права (Совет Европы)

Job mission

Under the authority of the Head of Department and the Head of one of the three legal divisions, the incumbent manages the activities of the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in accordance with the Department’s usual procedures and in compliance with general guidelines and priorities and with a concern for quality, efficiency and accuracy.

* External recruitment procedure organised in accordance with Article 15B of the Regulations on Appointments

Key activities

The incumbent performs the following key duties:

  • manages a certain number of cases forwarded by the European Court of Human Rights to the Committee of Ministers for supervision of their execution;
  • identifies the execution measures required, in compliance with the deadlines set and with any specific instructions;
  • prepares documents comprising the legal assessments required for Committee of Ministers “Human Rights” meetings (including memoranda, “briefing” notes, draft resolutions and draft decisions, and, where necessary, summaries of the meeting proceedings);
  • maintains correspondence with respondent Governments, applicants and other interested parties;
  • co-operates and maintains dialogue with various instances concerned by the supervision of the execution of the Court’s judgments and decisions (in particular with Permanent Representations, government agents, national bodies responsible for execution of the judgments, NGOs, and national human rights institutes);
  • participates in the relevant meetings of the Committee of Ministers and follows up cases pursuant to the decisions taken;
  • prepares information documents, summaries, studies and reports for the attention, in particular, of the Director General of Human Rights and Rule of Law, the Director of Human Rights and the Head of the Department;
  • takes part, on request, in technical co-operation activities which may involve missions;
  • contributes actively to the performance of other specific tasks of the Department.

Please note that the incumbent may be required to perform other duties not listed in the vacancy notice.

Eligibility Requirements

Only applicants who best meet the following criteria will be considered for shortlisting.



  • At least four years of professional experience at appropriate level in the legal and/or judiciary field, in his/her own country, in International Organisations or at the European Court of Human Rights, and/or at the Department for the Execution of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights.
  • good knowledge of the legal system of one or more of the following Member States: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, Montenegro, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Poland, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Russian Federation.

Language requirements: 

  • Very good knowledge of one of the official languages (English or French) and good knowledge of the other;
  • Ability to express oneself clearly, concisely and convincingly orally and in writing.


  • Nationality of one of the 47 Council of Europe member states .


  • Under 65 years of age at the closing date of the vacancy notice.



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Этот веб-сайт управляется Региональной коммуникационной программой «Восточное соседство ЕС» («EU NEIGHBORS east»), действующей в 2020-2024 годах и финансируемой ЕС. Программа содействует коммуникационной деятельности представительств Европейского союза в странах Восточного партнерства и осуществляется под руководством Генерального директората Европейской комиссии по политике соседства и переговорам о расширении, а также Европейской службы внешних связей. Программа реализуется консорциумом под руководством GOPA PACE.

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