The post of Registrar of the Court of Justice of the European Union will soon become vacant. The Registrar will be appointed in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 12 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice.
The Registrar is appointed for a term of 6 years. His status and conditions of employment are governed by the Statute of the Court of Justice, the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice and the rules governing the emoluments of the members of the Commission and of the Court of Justice (Regulation No 422/67/EEC of the Council of 25 July 1967).
Nature of the Duties
The Registrar assists the Court of Justice in the exercise of its judicial function. On that basis, he is responsible for ensuring that the duties described in Article 17 of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice are performed.
In addition, the Registrar is the secretary general of the institution, which comprises three courts: the Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal. He is responsible, under the authority of the President of the Court of Justice, for the administration of the institution, and directs its staff and departments. By delegation from the Court of Justice, he performs the duties of authorising officer in respect of the appropriations in the institution’s budget.
be a national of one of the Member States of the European Union;
have completed legal studies attested by a university qualification and have a detailed knowledge of European Union law and the functioning of the Courts of the Union;
have 15 years’ professional experience, a significant part of which must have involved duties with a very high-level of responsibility;
have a very good knowledge of French and a good knowledge of one other official language of the European Union. Knowledge of other official languages will be taken into account.
Submission of applications
Applications are to be sent by email only to Greffier.CJUE@curia.europa.eu and must be received by the Court of Justice by 18.07.2010. at the latest. Applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae providing full details of the candidate’s age, nationality, university degrees, knowledge of any languages, present and past occupations and experience, if any, in judicial and international fields.
For more information see - http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/Jo1_6308/ecran-d-accueil