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Recruitment

Procedure

Vacancies for permanent posts in the Secretariat of the European Ombudsman are filled through internal transfer or promotion, transfer or secondment of officials from other European Union institutions or bodies, or recruitment from reserve lists set up following open competitions organised by the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) or by an EU institution or body.

Vacancies for temporary posts are advertised internally, to encourage career development of existing staff, or on the European Ombudsman's Website. The Ombudsman also normally informs other European Union institutions of such vacancies. For profiles which are more regularly needed in the Ombudsman's office, the Ombudsman may decide to publish permanent calls with a view to establishing a pool of candidates who will be called for tests and interviews when a need arises.

Candidates who have succeeded in one or more selection procedures and who are particularly interested in working for the European Ombudsman's Office are welcome to manifest their interest by sending the reference of the selection procedure to the Ombudsman's Personnel, Administration, and Budget Unit.

Notice of vacancy

The following notices of vacancy are currently being advertised by the Office of the European Ombudsman:

Available languages: en

Case Handler - Senior Case Handler

The Case Handler in the Ombudsman's Office must necessarily have a very good command of the English language. The documents concerning the notice of vacancy are therefore only available in English.

Candidates are informed that they are not allowed to contact personally members of the Advisory Selection Committee and that doing so constitutes grounds for disqualification from the procedure.

The deadline for applications has passed

Available languages: en

Case Handler - Senior Case Handler

The Case Handler in the Ombudsman's Office must necessarily have a very good command of the English language. The documents concerning the notice of vacancy are therefore only available in English.

Candidates are informed that they are not allowed to contact personally members of the Advisory Selection Committee and that doing so constitutes grounds for disqualification from the procedure.

The deadline for applications has passed

Available languages: en

Case Handler - Senior Case Handler

The Case Handler in the Ombudsman's Office must necessarily have a very good command of the English language. The documents concerning the notice of vacancy are therefore only available in English.

Candidates are informed that they are not allowed to contact personally members of the Advisory Selection Committee and that doing so constitutes grounds for disqualification from the procedure.

The deadline for applications has passed

Available languages: en

Case Handler - Senior Case Handler

The Case Handler in the Ombudsman's Office must necessarily have a very good command of the English language. The documents concerning the notice of vacancy are therefore only available in English.

Candidates are informed that they are not allowed to contact personally members of the Advisory Selection Committee and that doing so constitutes grounds for disqualification from the procedure.

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The European Communities Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) - The European Communities Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) was established on 26 July 2002. Its mission is to organise open competitions to select highly qualified staff for recruitment to all institutions of the European Union, namely the European Parliament, the Council, the European Commission, the Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the Economic and Social Committee the Committee of the Regions and the European Ombudsman. EPSO became fully operational on 1 January 2003.

Traineeships

Rules

The Ombudsman offers traineeships, twice a year, primarily to university graduates or equivalent. The traineeships take place either in Strasbourg or in Brussels according to the needs of the Office. They start on 1 September and 1 January each year.

Trainees in the Ombudsman's Office must necessarily have a very good command of the English language. Applications must therefore be submitted in English. For the same reasons, the documents concerning traineeship applications are only available in English.

No traineeship is currently being advertised.

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