Decision of the European Ombudsman closing his inquiry into complaint 1890/2011/ANA against the European Medicines Agency
The background to the complaint
1. The present complaint concerns the rejection of the complainant’s application for the position of Head of Unit for Information and Communications Technology at the European Medicines Agency (‘EMA’) (EMA/AD/322).
2. By letter dated 14 July 2011, EMA informed the complainant that his application did not meet the requirements of the vacancy notice concerning professional experience. Specifically, the vacancy notice required at least 15 years of professional experience after obtaining a degree giving access to that competition. EMA explained that the complainant obtained such a degree in 2006. The complainant’s first degree, which did not meet the requirem
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