Deadline: 04 October 2022
Are you looking for new challenges? Do you enjoy translating legal documents? Do you know how to improve the form of a text without altering its content? Can you handle complex legal texts and make sure they are clear and understandable? If so, this vacancy could be a good opportunity for you.
With over 2000 staff representing all its 46 member States, the Council of Europe is a multicultural organisation. We all strive towards protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law and our three core values - professionalism, integrity and respect - guide the way we work.
The European Court of Human Rights oversees the implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the member States. See the Court’s website for information about its activities.
As a French mother tongue Translator, you will:
As a minimum, you must:
If successful, you may be offered employment based on a renewable fixed-term contract at grade L1/2, depending on your previous professional experience. In Strasbourg, you will receive a basic monthly gross salary of €5 279 (grade L1) or €6 481 (grade L2) which is exempt from national income tax. In our external offices different salary scales are used according to the cost of living conditions. This salary may be supplemented by other allowances depending on your personal situation and you will be affiliated to a Council of Europe pension scheme. You will also benefit from private medical insurance, 32 working days leave per year and other benefits (including flexible working hours, training and development, possibility of teleworking, etc.).
This competition is carried out in accordance with Article 15.b of the Regulations on Appointments (Appendix II to the Staff Regulations), which foresees renewable employment on fixed-term contracts. Details on conditions of employment (probationary period, salaries, allowances, pension scheme, social insurance, etc.) can be consulted on our recruitment website. Any changes to these conditions during the recruitment process are updated on this site and will apply at the time of the job offer.
If your profile matches our needs and you are not recruited straight away, you may be placed on a reserve list, valid for a maximum of four years.
Deadline for applications is 04 October 2022 (midnight French time).
For more information on how to apply, please click the Apply button.