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We would like to inform our stakeholders that the vacancy notice for the role of Vice-President of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union (Ref: CA 221, 7 June 2022).

The Vice-President will assist the President in his functions and powers, in particular as regards representing the CPVO and ensuring its leadership, management and strategic direction.

The post is available 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 07 July 2022, 12:00 noon CET time. Eligibility criteria and instructions for filing an application are detailed in the vacancy notice.

If you wish to register your interest and apply for this position, you must go on the HR selection page of the European Commission.

You can download below a PDF copy of the vacancy notice in English, but the document is available in all official European languages here.