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Document C2018/401A/01

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OJ C 401A , 7.11.2018, p. 1–2 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

CA 401/1


(2018/C 401 A/01)

The post of Deputy Registrar (Grades AD 14 — AD 15) at the General Court of the European Union will shortly become vacant. This post will be filled, pursuant to Article 29(2) of the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Union, in accordance with the procedure laid down under Article 33, read in conjunction with Article 32, of the Rules of Procedure of the General Court.


The Deputy Registrar is responsible for assisting the Registrar of the General Court in all the work of the Registry and takes the Registrar’s place if the latter is prevented from acting.

He or she is involved in defining the objectives to be pursued by the Registry in line with the priorities of the General Court, and is responsible for implementing measures to enable those objectives to be achieved.

The Deputy Registrar leads several teams responsible for managing the case files.

The Deputy Registrar:

is responsible for the management of proceedings in cases within the remit of his teams and ensures the proper conduct of those proceedings;

is required to deal with all the tasks of a head of department (recruitment, induction and training of new Registry staff, time management and management of their working conditions, career development (including staff reporting) and professional development) for staff in his teams and in the cross-cutting teams.

The Deputy Registrar is required to take an active part in:

coordinating the work of the Registry;

the ongoing monitoring of internal and external training of Registry staff, as well as training for staff of Judges’ chambers (assistants and legal secretaries);

updating the crisis response plan and managing the Registry’s operational cell, risk management and monitoring of issues related to the safety and security of staff and of procedural documents.

In his or her capacity as authorising officer by sub-delegation, the Deputy Registrar is involved in managing income and expenditure while ensuring that the financial regulations are complied with.

The Deputy Registrar is also required to perform operational tasks, notably the provision of Registry services at hearings and Chamber conferences, and to participate in institutional or interinstitutional working groups.


The duties of Deputy Registrar require:

a detailed knowledge of judicial procedures in the General Court;

a great sense of the responsibilities involved and of organisation;

a proven ability to manage and support change;

an oral and written communication skills;

a very good interpersonal skills and the ability to persuade and to motivate staff;

a proven ability to undertake legal drafting and the work associated with monitoring compliance with rules of procedure.


Applicants, who must be nationals of one of the Member States of the European Union, must:

have completed legal studies as evidenced by a university-level qualification and have a detailed knowledge of European Union law;

have a detailed knowledge of the judicial procedures applicable to the General Court;

demonstrate an ability to direct the work of a large administrative entity;

have several years’ professional experience relevant to the duties to be performed;

have a very good knowledge of French and a good knowledge of at least two other official languages of the European Union.


Applications for this post must be sent for the attention of the Registrar of the General Court of the European Union, by email only, to by 29 November 2018 at the latest. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae containing, inter alia, all the necessary details of the applicant’s nationality, university degrees, knowledge of languages, past and present occupations and experience, if any, in judicial and international fields.