The Secretariat of WTO is seeking to fill a position of Legal Analyst within the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) and Intellectual Property Group of the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division.

Title: Legal Analyst

Grade: 6 Contract

Type: Fixed-term

Starting Salary: CHF 83,548 net per annum (approximate)

Application procedure: Applications are to be submitted online at the E-Recruitment link given here.

Candidates may be required to appear for a written examination.

Application Deadline (CET): 12 April 2017

Division: Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition

Duration: Two years with the possibility of extension

Other Conditions: In accordance with WTO Staff Regulations and Staff Rules and WTO Pension Plan Regulations.

The World Trade Organization offers an attractive compensation package including an annual net salary (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), dependency benefits, pension plan, health insurance scheme, separation grant and 30 days annual leave.

Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, installation grant, education grant, rental subsidy and home leave.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Advanced university degree (or basic university degree combined with professional qualifications equivalent to an advanced university degree) in law with a specialization in intellectual property law, including its international and domestic dimensions, with preference for a published record of research experience and knowledge of economics related to intellectual property.

Familiarity with the law, policy and institutional context of international trade and and familiarity with the multilateral system are also desirable.

Work Experience:

Minimum two years’ relevant professional experience in the law, economics and/or policy of intellectual property, preferably within an international trade setting and with a strong preference for at least some exposure to the practice of law in this field.

For more information, please view the official notification here.

 

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