The Legal Advisor will work either in the Legal Affairs Unit or in the Registry of the Board of Appeal.
The Legal Affairs Unit handles litigation, complaints and disputes. It provides legal advice and support on all issues having legal implications in order to ensure that ECHA's decisions, opinions, positions and agreements as well as the assistance to companies are in conformity with the regulations that govern the Agency and its work.
The Registry of the Board of Appeal supports the activities of the independent Board of Appeal of ECHA, in particular when deciding on appeals brought against certain decisions of the Agency.
Successful completion of a full course of university studies attested by a degree, where the normal duration of university education is three (3) years or more.
Only qualifications issued by EU Member State authorities or EEA authorities and qualifications recognized as equivalent by the relevant EU or EEA Member State authorities will be accepted.
There is no minimum professional experience requirement to be eligible for this profile, beyond the requirements of 2.2 above.
If you meet the eligibility criteria set out in section 2, you will be assessed on the basis of the following selection criteria. The candidates who are judged to be the most suitable on the basis of the selection criteria will be invited to an interview.
Your university degree must be in law, or you must also have a professional qualification entitling you to practice as a lawyer.
Preference will be given to qualifications obtained in or covering the following fields:
The academic and professional qualifications, professional experience and knowledge and experience considered as an asset must be described as precisely as possible in your application.
You can submit your application and find more information (complete vacancy notice and application form) on ECHA website http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/about-us/jobs/open-positions.
The deadline to fill in the application form is 12 October 2020 at noon 12:00, Helsinki time (11:00 a.m. CET).