HR Policies

Administrative Circular No.11 (Rev.5): Categories of members of the personnel

Anti-Harassment Policy

At CERN and conference organised at CERN, discriminatory behaviour or harassment of Members of personnel, conference participants or presenters will not be tolerated.
An Harassment Investigation Panel (HIP) was set up in 2011 to specifically handle cases of harassment as follows:
Mandate: The Harassment Investigation Panel (HIP) is established to conduct the formal investigation process defined in ... read document

CERN Anti-fraud Policy

In the achievement of its mission, CERN relies upon the trust and material support of its Member States and partners, and is committed to exercising exemplary stewardship of the resources with which it is entrusted. Accordingly, CERN expects the highest level of integrity from all its contributors (whether members of the personnel, consultants, contractors working on site, or persons engaged in any other capacity at or on behalf of CERN). Integrity is a core value of CERN, defined in the... read document

CERN Diversity Policy

CERN’s Diversity Policy is based on the three principles of “appreciating differences, fostering equality and promoting collaboration” which are drawn from CERN’s Diversity value.
The policy aims at achieving an optimally diverse workforce; the creativity and innovation that comes from a diversity of ideas and perspectives; and a work environment that reflects the diversity value in all policies, procedures and practice.
The dimensions of diversity covered by this policy are... read document

CERN Recruitment & Sourcing Policy

In the context of implementing a modern HR Strategy for CERN and setting up a dedicated HR Centre of Expertise (COE) for Staff Recruitment, this paper outlines a proposed Recruitment & Sourcing policy for CERN founded on the following five principles:

  1. Recruiting excellence
  2. Sourcing talent for today and tomorrow
  3. Getting the right people in the right place at the right time
  4. Encouraging and valuing diversity
  5. Recruiting Ethically

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Guidelines for the implementation of the Conflict of Interest Policy

Guidelines for the implementation of the Conflict of Interest Policy:

1. Guidelines for gifts, favours and hospitality

2. Guidelines for disclosure of conflict of interest

Learning & Development Policy

CERN’s mission calls for a highly qualified and motivated workforce whose knowledge and skills are continuously developed to meet the evolving needs of the Organization and whose technical and behavioural competencies match the requirements of their functions. CERN is committed to the continuous development of all its employed members of the personnel (hereafter MPEs) through a systematic and sustained learning culture that enables them to fulfil their professional potential within a dynamic... read document

Updated on: 10/06/2015