Website / IT Officer

The Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) is seeking a


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A degree of higher education;
  • Familiarity with website development and maintenance (HTML/CSS);
  • At least five years of relevant experience, preferably within an international working environment;
  • Fluency in English and French; knowledge of other languages an asset;
  • Sensitivity to different cultures;
  • Ability to work under pressure.

While being a team player, the candidate should be able to work highly independently and respond well to time-critical requests. The candidate will maintain a close working relationship with the Information Management Officer.

The successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining and updating the HCCH website in five languages, including creating new webpages and proposing improvements of the website. He or she will also be responsible for system management, including system back-ups and serving as the main liaison for external ICT consultants, in addition to general troubleshooting and other tasks as needed.

The successful applicant will also serve as the contact point for staff members regarding in-house IT issues and assist with IT planning and the management of the Permanent Bureau’s hardware. He or she will serve on the IT Committee and will propose and develop IT solutions as needed.

Subject to the IT workload of the office, the successful candidate will also provide general support staff services.

The successful applicant will report to the Head of Administration.

Type of appointment and duration: two-year contract, possibility for renewal

Grade (Co-ordinated Organisations scale): ± B4, subject to relevant experience

Deadline for applications: 26 February 2016

Anticipated starting date: 1 April 2016

Applications: written applications should be sent by e-mail, with Curriculum Vitae, letter of motivation and contact information for at least two references, to be addressed to the Head of Administration, e-mail: