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2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 17 A/1

III

(Notices)

COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

NOTICE OF VACANCIES

(Ref. A/006)

(2001/C 17 A/01)

1. Vacancies basic salary is, in certain circumstances, augmented by personal
allowances.

In the context of the common European security and defense Under Article 8(2) of the Conditions of Employment of other
policy (CESDP), the General Secretariat of the Council intends Servants of the European Communities, temporary staff may
to fill 11 category A posts. These posts are divided as follows: be engaged for a period of two years and their contracts may
two posts of Head of Division (category A, grade 3), four posts be renewed only once, for a maximum period of one year. At
of principal administrator (category A, grade 5) and five posts the end of that time, temporary staff may be appointed as
of administrator (category A, grade 7). If these posts are not officials in accordance with the Staff Regulations, if they have
filled by recruitment on the basis of Article 29(1)(a) or (c) of performed their duties satisfactorily.
the Staff Regulations of Officials, they will be filled, subject to
budgetary availability, by the recruitment of temporary staff.
The posts are in Directorate-General E — External Relations,
to be precise within a political/military structure which will be 2. Job description
responsible chiefly for assisting the Council and the Secretary-
General/High Representative in crisis management, and in the
Council Legal Service. For a description of each post, please see the Annex.

Staff will be recruited: 3. General qualifications required

— at the first step of grade A 3, for Head of Division posts, Applicants must:
with a basic monthly salary of EUR 8 446,08,
— be nationals of one of the Member States of the European
Union and enjoy their full rights as citizens,
— in principle at the first step of grade A 5, for principal
administrator posts, with a basic monthly salary of
EUR 5 849,97 and, — have fulfilled any obligations imposed on them by the
laws concerning military service,

— in principle at the first step of grade A 7, for administrator — produce the appropriate character references as to their
posts, with a basic monthly salary of EUR 4 351,74 (1). suitability for the performance of their duties,

— have completed full university education and hold a
The salary step may, however, vary according to the pro- degree relevant to the performance of their duties, or
fessional experience of successful applicants; furthermore, the have an equivalent vocational qualification (see Annex),

— have the requisite professional experience (see Annex),

(1) The salary is liable for Community tax and exempt from national — have the necessary knowledge of information technology
tax. for the performance of their duties,
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— have a thorough knowledge of one of the official 5. Conditions and applications
languages of the European Union and a satisfactory
knowledge of another official language to the extent Application forms should be sent by post only to the
necessary for the performance of their duties. Recruitment Department of the General Secretariat of the
Council, 175 rue de la Loi, B-1048 Brussels no later than
Specific qualifications for the various posts are listed in the 16 February 2001, the postmark being taken as proof.
Annex.
Applicants should note that by that date they must produce
(only copies or photocopies of) all supporting documents
NB: Those applying for the posts will be understood to have relating to their diplomas and/or professional experience.
agreed to undergo any security screening that may be arranged None of these supporting documents will be returned to
for the posts. applicants.

Application forms may be obtained in English, French and
4. Selection procedure German only from the Recruitment Department at the follow-
ing address:
In order to assist the authority empowered to conclude Recruitment Department
contracts of employment in its choice, an advisory selection Council of the European Union
board will be set up with instructions to draw up a list of the 175 rue de la Loi
best candidates. B-1048 Brussels
Fax (32-2) 285 66 76
The board will initially examine applicants’ qualifications and E-mail: service.recrutement@consilium.eu.int
experience and then interview those shortlisted. www: http://ue.eu.int/concours
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ANNEX

JOB DESCRIPTION

Head of Division of the Operations and Exercises Directorate (POL/MIL/00/19/D)

(one post)

Job description

— heading a group of staff carrying out development, analysis management and control duties, reporting to the
Director,

— contributing to the development of the operational planning of crisis management and the rules of engagement
(drawing up lists of measures and generic procedures),

— monitoring forces planning,

— helping in times of crisis to evaluate operational plans, helping to apply crisis management procedures and
reporting on the progress of operations,

— liaising with NATO and third countries during specific operations,

— carrying out secretarial duties for the Committee of Contributors,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have 12 years’ professional experience and have managed an administrative unit for at least three years in this
field,

— have practical experience of military crisis management operations,

— have a sound knowledge of European Union procedures and of the workings of the main organisations with
which it will be required to cooperate in crisis management.

Head of Division of the External Action Mechanisms Directorate (POL/MIL/00/20/D)

(one post)

Job description

— carrying out development, analysis and control duties in the Directorate’s fields of activity, reporting to the
Director,

— coordinating the European Union’s external action mechanisms (sanctions, joint action, financing, etc.),

— coordinating civilian instruments for crisis management and helping to define policies on the subject,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in the Directorate’s fields of activity.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have at least 12 years’ professional experience and have managed an administrative unit for at least three years
in this field,

— have a practical knowledge of the use of non-military instruments in crisis management and of police missions
in particular,

— have a sound knowledge of the European Union’s external action mechanisms.
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Principal administrator in the field of military operations management (POL/MIL/00/5/D)

(one post)

Job description

— carrying out development, analysis and control duties in the field of military operations management, reporting
to the Head of Division,

— contributing to the development of operational planning and rules of engagement (drawing up lists of measures
and generic procedures),

— helping in times of crisis to evaluate operational plans, helping to apply crisis management procedures and
reporting on the progress of operations,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have six years’ professional experience, including at least three years’ practical experience of military crisis
management operations,

— have a sound knowledge of the European Union procedures and of the workings of the main organisations
with which it will be required to cooperate in crisis management.

Principal administrator in the field of forces planning and elaboration of capability goals (POL/MIL/00/6/D)

(one post)

Job description

— coordinating the work of a group of staff carrying out development, analysis and control duties in the field of
forces planning,

— evaluating developments in Member States’ defence plans, in liaison with the Military Staff,

— evaluating the contributions of Member States to the European Union’s capability goals and the additional
contributions from third States, in liaison with the military staff,

— consulting with NATO and with third countries in the capability goals field, and liaising with the Committee of
Contributors,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have six years’ professional experience, including at least three years in the above field,

— have an aptitude for organisation and coordination,

— have the capacity to analyse all aspects of defence plans (military, technical and financial),

— have experience of military planning within a national or multinational defence planning department,

— have a good knowledge of armed forces and the various aspects of planning (finance, human resources,
procurement),

— have across-the-board expertise in budget planning, in general matters relating to the development of military
technologies and in interfacing with the use of non-military instruments.
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Principal administrator in the field of civilian aspects of crisis management (police field) (POL/MIL/00/11/D)

(one post)

Job description

— carrying out development, analysis and control duties in the field of police missions, reporting to the Head of
Division,

— contributing to the definition of capability goals and ideas for deployment as regards police missions,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have six years’ professional experience, including at least three years in the above field,

— have a knowledge and practical experience of the use of non-military instruments in crisis management and
police missions in particular,

— have a knowledge of the European Union’s external action mechanisms, particularly in the third pillar
framework.

Principal administrator — Lawyer specialised in the fields of international and administrative law related
to the planning, approval and implementation of operations with military and defence implications
(POL/MIL/00/16/D)

(one post)

Job description

— on the basis of general directives and reporting to a director heading a team, carrying out development, analysis
and advisory duties in the fields of international and administrative law related to the planning, approval and
implementation of operations with military and defence implications,

— providing written and oral advice and opinions to the Council authorities and bodies which deal specifically
with maters having military or defence implications,

— carrying out specialised legal studies in those fields.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— hold a university degree in law or a have had a high level of military training relevant to the performance of
the abovementioned duties,

— have six years’ professional experience in the above field, notably in international and administrative law related
to all or some of the following areas:

— organisation of armies,

— international military organisations,

— implementation of military operations,

— stationing and transit of armed forces, status of those forces abroad, issues of liability, privileges and
immunities, etc.,

— humanitarian law (Geneva Convention),

— have a knowledge of the European Union’s common foreign and security policy.
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Administrator in the field of forces planning and elaboration of capability goals (POL/MIL/00/7/D)

(one post)

Job description

— participating in the work of a group of staff carrying out development, analysis and control duties in the field
of forces planning,

— assisting in the evaluation of developments in Member States’ defence plans,

— assisting in the evaluation of Member States’ contributions to the European Union’s capability goals and
additional contributions from third States,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have two years’ professional experience in the field of military planning within a national or multinational
defence planning department,

— have a good knowledge of armed forces and the various aspects of planning (finance, human resources,
procurement),

— have accros-the-board expertise in budget planning, in general matters relating to the development of military
technologies and in interfacing with the use of non-military instruments.

Administrator in the field of the organisation and implementation of political/military exercises
(POL/MIL/00/8/D) (POL/MIL/00/9/D)

(two posts)

Job description

— participating in the work of a group of staff carrying out development, analysis and control duties and
implementation of political/military exercises,

— during crises, participating in the work of officials responsible for managing military operations,

— participating in the work of Council bodies in this field.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have two years’ professional experience in the organisation of political/military exercices,

— possess skills in the communication, gathering and dissemination of information,

— have a sound knowledge of European Union procedures and of the workings of the main organisations with
which it will be required to cooperate in crisis management.

Administrator in the field of the use of material produced by a space imagery centre (POL/MIL/00/10/D)

(one post)

Job description

— evaluating space imagery analyses produced by the Torrejon Satellite Centre,

— assisting the other staff in the Directorate, particularly those carrying out duties in the field of the management
of military operations and exercises, in the use of material produced by the Satellite Centre,

— providing operational liaison with the Centre.
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Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— have two years’ professional experience in the above field,

— have a knowledge of the kind of material produced by space imagery centres and of how such centres operate.

Administrator — Lawyer in the fields of international and administrative law related to the planning,
approval and implementation of operations with military and defence implications (POL/MIL/00/17/D)

(one post)

Job description

— on the basis of general directives and reporting to a director heading a team, carrying out development, analysis
and advisory duties in the fields of international and administrative law related to the planning, approval and
implementation of operations with military and defence implications,

— providing written and oral advice and opinions to the Council authorities and bodies which deal specifically
with matters having military or defence implications,

— carrying out specialised legal studies in those fields.

Specific qualifications required

Applicants must:

— hold a university degree in law or have had a high level of military training relevant to the performance of the
abovementioned duties,

— have two years’ professional experience in the above field, notably in international and administrative law
related to all or some of the following areas:

— peacemaking and peacekeeping operations and the legal aspects of such operations,

— implementation of military operations and the legal aspects of such operations,

— humanitarian law (Geneva Convention),

— public international law,

— have a thorough knowledge of the European Union’s external relations and its common foreign and security
policy.