Administration Unit Traineeship

Community Plant Variety Office

Detailed information about the CPVO can be found at http://www.cpvo.europa.eu/. The CPVO is entirely self-financed and has an annual budget of 15M€ and an establishment plan of 46 posts.


Profile / Duties

The trainee will provide general administrative support to the Administration Unit and will assist the unit overall in the smooth running of the CPVO. He will perform the following project tasks:

 -       Contribute to the document management system in Sharepoint

-       Analyse data protection notices related to the Administrative Unit

-       Contribute to drafting of procedures

-       Input of business process review data into a database and update (+complementing) of the existing data

Please note that applications can be sent to the Office in any of the official EU languages; knowledge of multiple EU languages is considered an asset. 

General Conditions

To be considered eligible, applicants must satisfy the following requirements on the closing date for the submission of applications:



Professional Experience

None required

Additional Requirements


Contractual Conditions

The successful candidate will be offered a traineeship of 6 months.

Start date:  1 March 2018

Recruitment procedure

Candidates who fulfill the above requirements will be contacted for a telephone interview.

 For applications to be valid, candidates must be made through the CPVO electronic recruitment portal which can be found on the CPVO web site: http://www.cpvo.europa.eu/main/en/home/about-the-cpvo/vacancies

 Incomplete applications, and applications not sent via this tool, will automatically be excluded from the selection procedure.





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