The number of successful candidates sought per competition is 12 for each of the following languages: Finnish (EPSO/AD/288/14), French (EPSO/AD/289/14), Portuguese (EPSO/AD/290/14), Romanian (EPSO/AD/291/14) and Slovakian (EPSO/AD/292/14). These competitions are intended only for candidates who have a perfect command of the language of the competition.
The preselection tests for the EPSO/AD/288-292/14 competitions are computer-based language and translation tests in the following specific order:
– If you have validated your application in time, you will be invited to sit the language and the translation tests by reserving a date until the deadline, notified to you via your EPSO account;
– A test of your second language with 12 multiple-choice questions. The pass mark will be 7 out of all and the time allowed will be 25 minutes (this is a eliminatory test);
– Translation into the language of the competition (language 1) of a legal text in language 2, without a dictionary. Marking: out of 80, Pass mark: 40 and the time allowed is 2 hours. The marks obtained in this test will count towards the final result together with the marks obtained in the tests held at the assessment center.
Within the assessment center you will sit three types of assessment tests, the content of which is validated by the selection board:
The deadline for the application, including the validation process is 18 November 2014 at 12 midday (Brussels time).
For more details on EPSO/AD/288-292/14 competitions you can take a look at the next link:
The following EPSO Profiles Law related are the most frequent ones to be included in the EPSO Competitions planning.
The following are the functions of EU lawyers:
Lawyer-Linguist (AD 7)
The following are the functions of EU lawyer-linguists:
The following are the functions of EU legal assistants:
Suggested qualifications for Epso Profiles Law:
The most common EPSO Financial profiles announced in EU Competitions are the Financial Manager, Financial/Accounting Assistant ones. Their duties, responsibilities and suggested qualifications are expressed below.
Financial Manager (AD, CAST)
The following are functions of EU financial managers:
Contract staff may be employed to carry out some finance tasks.
Recruitment may vary for contract staff.
Financial Management/Accounting Assistant (AST, CAST)
Financial management/accounting assistants use specific IT tools, like integrated accounting systems to help with the following:
The following are functions of EU financial management/accounting assistants:
Contract staff may be employed to carry out some finance or accounting tasks.
The requirements for contract staff may vary.
Secretary/Administrative Assistant (AST/SC, CAST): The administrative tasks may vary according to the post. A secretary shapes, transforms and distributes information across several people or units within the institution, providing autonomous support to them
The following are functions EU administrative assistants:
Functions in the translation department may also include:
The support staff profiles fall mainly in the categories presented below.
Human Resources Assistant (AST)
HR assistants have duties such as hiring, training, careers, equal opportunities and other duties related to personnel policy management
The following are functions of EU human resources assistants:
Contract staff may be hired to perform some HR duties.
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