Department Head Office

The Department Head Office develops policies and provides services as well as expert advice in the following areas:

  • HR development and strategy:
    • HR policies, projects and initiatives 
    • Organisational development
  • Support to CERN-wide bodies (e.g. CCP, TREF, Rehabilitation and Disability Board)
  • Relations with Staff Association and Member States
  • Five-yearly review of employment conditions
  • Diversity and inclusion in the workplace
  • Legal advice on HR matters:
    • Prevention and settlement of internal disputes
    • Drafting and interpretation of the Staff Rules and Regulations and related documents
  • Administrative and secretarial support


HR-DHO Structure