Recruitment Process of New Director and Tentative Timetable

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03 July 2009

Dear Colleagues,

As envisaged in the introduction letter, dated 1 July 2009, we come back to you with details regarding the recruitment process of new CEPOL Director and a tentative timetable, planned by the Swedish Presidency.

  1. Legal framework

Article 11 of the Council Decision
2005/681/JHA of 20 September 2005 establishing the European Police College (CEPOL) and repealing Decision 2000/820/JHA.

Article 11(1): “The Director shall be appointed by the Governing Board from a list of at least three candidates presented by a selection committee, for a four-year period renewable once”.

Decision of the Governing Board of CEPOL
9/2006/GB concerning the rules regarding the selection of candidates for the post of Director, adopted by the Governing Board on 24 February 2006 and subsequently approved by the Council.

  1. Measures and tentative timetable

W 27/09

Submission of draft advertisement and information to be published in Official Journal of the EU and the official website of CEPOL, for comments from Member States.

 

W 27/09

Receipt of the formal letter of resignation of the CEPOL Director.

 

W 28/09

Decision of Governing Board (Written Procedure) on the drawn-up advertisement to be published in the Official Journal.

 

W 29/09

Publishing of the advertisement of the vacant post in the Official Journal.

 

W 29/09

Information to the National Contact Points (NCPs) and the Commission of the vacancy for the post of Director. The NCPs shall inform the relevant agencies within their Member States of the vacancy. The competent national authorities shall be responsible for ensuring that the vacancy is brought to the attention of the agencies and all the personnel concerned

 

W 29/09

Request to the Commission to appoint a representative to be Member of the Selection Committee, to be established by decision of the 17th Governing Board in October 2009.

 

W 38/09

The period of application expires.

 

W 41/09

Establishing Selection Committee, comprising four members from the Member States and one member from the Commission, by decision of the 17th Governing Board.

 

W 41/09

Presenting the applications to the Selection Committee.

 

W 50/09

Appointment of new Director by decision of the 18th Governing Board.

 

The responsibilities and work of the Selection Committee is regulated in the Decision of the Governing Board of CEPOL 9/2006/GB concerning the rules regarding the selection of candidates for the post of Director, adopted by the Governing Board on 24 February 2006 and subsequently approved by the Council.

Ebba Sverne Arvill

Chair of the Governing Board

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