Under the general authority of the Registrar of the Court and of the Head of a Legal Division of the Registry, the incumbent manages case-files in accordance with the European Convention on Human Rights, the Court’s procedures and the Council of Europe’s values.
· Qualifications: university degree in law achieved in Russia of a standard permitting access, either on the basis of qualifications or after passing a competitive examination, to the judicial administration or legal professions in Russia;
o minimum two years’ professional experience acquired in the legal field (preferably in the judicial service) in Russia or in international Organisations; thorough knowledge of the legal system in Russia and ability to handle cases arising in other jurisdictions;
o knowledge of constitutional and international law;
§ Language requirements: excellent knowledge of Russian (mother tongue level); very good knowledge of one of the official languages of the Council of Europe (English or French) and knowledge of the other; ability to draft legal texts clearly and precisely in English or French;
· Nationality: nationality of one of the 47 Council of Europe member states;
· Age: under 65 years of age, at the closing date of the vacancy notice.
Closing Date: 04 November 2013
Location : Strasbourg