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Head of the Department for Legal Information of the European Audiovisual Observatory

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Written on: 06. 09. 2013 [00:33]
Ove Rishøj Jensen
Posts: 381
Closing Date: 01 October 2013
Location: Strasbourg

Under the authority of the Executive Director of the European Audiovisual Observatory, the incumbent will manage the Department for Legal Information to collect, organise and process the legal information and data held or co-ordinated by the Observatory, in accordance with procedures, guidelines and priorities and with a concern for quality, efficiency and accuracy.

The incumbent performs all or a combination of the following duties:

edits and publishes the Observatory's legal publications (IRIS newsletter, IRIS plus-series, IRIS Specials, IRIS Themes-series);
maintains relations with the Observatory's network of partners; ensures co-ordination of and co-operation within the network and between the Observatory and the partners in the network;
compiles publications and reports concerning legal issues and data;
promotes the comparability, compatibility and reliability of the sources of legal information;
organises and assists working groups and legal workshops of the Observatory and contributes on behalf of the Observatory to workshops, seminars and publications;
represents the Observatory in public settings;
maintains relations and contacts with professional organisations in the audiovisual sector and with governmental and European agencies in fields related to the Observatory's activities;
maintains close relations and develops further synergies with the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities, the Secretariat of which is hosted by the Observatory;
provides legal advice to the Executive Director on all questions relating to the operation of the Observatory, including the services it provides and in matters relating to the legal status and constitution of the Observatory and its bodies;
develops and maintains a legal database (excluding technical matters);
represents the Executive Director during his/her absence in matters relating to the above-mentioned responsibilities;
is responsible for the management of the Department for Legal Information.