Technical Officer Intellectual Property Rights
- Bachelor degree in Economics, Management, Business, Law, Engineering/Science or an appropriate related field or discipline with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience in technical role. Candidates with Advanced degree in any of the above disciplines with five (5) years relevant working experience is preferred.
- Demonstrated knowledge and policy, research and technical skills in the area of international economic law, international trade and intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, copyright) and ability to acquire them.
- Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, monitor and review policy and procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to plan and organise tasks and work flows, with proven ability for accuracy under pressure and adherence to deadlines.
- Demonstrated sound oral and written communication skills and sound interpersonal skills, including experience in cross-cultural environment and international settings.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain sound working relationships with stakeholders and/or dialogue partners.
- Demonstrated commitment to collaborative work practices.
- Proven skills in problem solving in a complex organisational environment and in work planning.
- Ability to multi-task, work long and irregular hours, perform tasks outside the usual job scope, and willingness to travel frequently on short notice.
- Good command of English, written and spoken.
- Competency in computer skills with adequate knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook where relevant to the position.
27 April 2014