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We would like to inform our stakeholders that the vacancy notice for the role of President of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (Ref: CA 379, 10 November 2020).

The post is available from 1 September 2021 for an initial mandate of 5 years, with a possible extension for a maximum period of 5 years according to the Regulation establishing the Office as applicable at the time of appointment. The place of employment is Angers, (France), where the CPVO is based.

The application process and recruitment procedure are entirely managed by the European Commission, and the deadline for applications is 10 December 2020, 12:00 noon CET time. Eligibility criteria and instructions for filing an application are detailed in the vacancy notice.

You can download below a PDF copy of the vacancy notice in English, but the document is available in all official European languages at the following address: