View Vacancy - Eurojust Administrative and Paralegal Assistant B3, The Hague (NLD18.789)
The British Embassy in The Hague is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas and is looking for an energetic and motivated Administrative Assistant and Paralegal Assistant to provide administrative and paralegal support to the UK desk at Eurojust, based in The Hague
The role of the administrative and paralegal assistant is diverse and wide-ranging. It offers an excellent opportunity to support the UK desk at Eurojust and UK stakeholders in the area of judicial co-operation. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to multitask and deal calmly with conflicting duties on his/her time. The candidate will have good paralegal casework skills and an ability to engage with senior criminal justice practitioners.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Provide administrative support and assistance to the Head of the UK desk and the UK team at Eurojust.
Ensure case files are opened promptly and managed in accordance with the UK Desk protocols.
Create and maintain databases and records relating to casework and financing of the same.
Support the UK desk in arranging case co-ordination meetings (CMs), managing the administration of the CMs and supporting UK attendees.
To assist in the arrangements for UK stakeholder visits to Eurojust.
To provide administrative Support for the smooth running of the UK desk to include team diary maintenance, new staff inductions, travel claims, ordering etc.
To provide paralegal assistance to the UK desk and UK stakeholders around Joint Investigation Team agreements and amendments.
To include creation and management of databases to monitor JITs and funding.
To provide paralegal support to the desk lawyers as required including liaising with UK stakeholders, progressing requests for judicial assistance etc.
Fluent written and spoken English.
Experience in working in administrative support.
Experience working with the full Microsoft office package.
Experience working directly with stakeholders.
Experience working in a legal and/or international environment.
Undergraduate degree in relevant subject.
The successful candidate will initially be offered a 6 months contract at B3 level. The base salary for this position is €3,478 gross per month, based on a working week of 36 hours. In addition, an 8% annual holiday allowance and a monthly travel allowance are payable. The Embassy currently applies a performance based bonus pay model for local staff.
Applicants must be legally entitled to work in The Netherlands. Please note that The Embassy is not a tax withholding employer. Consequently staff members are responsible for paying their own income tax and social security on the gross salary received.
The successful candidate will undergo a professional background check. Any job offer is provisional to a successful security clearance check.
The Embassy encourages a culture of continuous learning. All employees have access to the Civil Service Learning platform which gives access to training to improve job specific skills. Employees are entitled to a minimum number of annual training days.
Must currently hold the independent right to live and work in the Netherlands and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.
Please note that the deadline for applications is 23:55 on the day mentioned in the above field “Application deadline”.
We advise you to allow enough time to complete and submit your full application, since only applications completed and submitted before the deadline will be considered.
Please be aware that the deadline for submitting applications is considered to be the time zone for the country where the vacancy has arisen.
Please be advised that the British Diplomatic Missions will not be able to meet the travel costs incurred when travelling to the interview, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a job.
This opportunity is closed to applications.