Deadline: 05 January 2022
Are you a highly experienced senior manager? Do you have excellent understanding of the functioning of local and regional democracy in Europe? Then you can head up our team of professionals supporting and strengthening democracy across the continent.
Established in 1949 and bringing together 47 member countries, the Council of Europe employs 2000 passionate people to drive forward transformational change. Our Congress of Local and Regional Authorities comprises 324 representatives and 35 staff members monitoring member states’ compliance with the European Charter of Local Self-Government. You will ensure its effective functioning as you define priorities and strategies, advise Congress bodies on best practice, and build high-level contacts to raise the profile of the organisation and its vital work.
In addition, you will carefully manage relationships with the Parliamentary Assembly, the Committee of Ministers and the European Court of Human Rights as well as national delegations and political parties, so we require an exceptional negotiator and communicator. Equally importantly, you should bring:
In return, you can expect an excellent tax-free salary and a comprehensive package of benefits, including a contributory pension plan, medical and personal insurance, family allowances where appropriate, and potentially reimbursement of relocation expenses.
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