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Administrative Assistants & Advisers/Specialists for OHIM

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) in Alicante (Spain) is looking for administrative assistants and advisers/specialists to be recruited as contract staff.

This database will be used exclusively by OHIM to fill posts based in Alicante, Spain.

Contracts will be concluded for up to 5 years, renewable once.

Note: this is a re-opening for applications for the procedure published in 2014 (OHIM/CAST/10/2014).

If you are already registered in the database, there is no need to re-register.


Administrative assistance: Human resources administration, Finance, Information technology designer, Communication, Project implementation, Linguistic (proof reading), Executive/Technical assistance,

Adviser/specialist: Law, Programme/Senior Project Management, International Cooperation and External Relations, Observatory/Academy, Information Technology Expert, Human Resources Expert, 


To apply for the Administrative assistance position (function group III), you should have:

  • post-secondary education and appropriate professional experience of one year or

   secondary education and appropriate professional experience of four years.

To apply for the Adviser/specialist position (function group IV), you should have:

  • completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma and at least three years of appropriate professional experience.

You also need:

  •    EU citizenship
  •    a thorough knowledge of an official EU language (C1)
  •    plus a satisfactory knowledge of English, French, German, Italian or Spanish (B2).


Location: Alicante, Spain

Basic Salary:
 EUR 2,476.74 (function group III, grade 8) / EUR 3,170.61 (function group IV, grade 13) (indicative monthly starting salary for a 40-hour working week). For the salary table, see the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants (Article 93).

Salaries are subject to correction coefficients and adjustments, which vary according to the living conditions in the place of employment, and are revised on an annual basis. The current correction coefficient for Spain is 94.5 %.

You may also be able to benefit from various allowances (subject to personal circumstances) and social security coverage (unemployment insurance, Communities pension scheme and the Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme).

There is a European School in Alicante where your children may be enrolled free of tuition fees.


This selection procedure is now closed for applications. Check here for current and upcoming competitions.