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Officer Trade in goods - Trade Relations Division, European Free Trade Association, EFTA

Deadline for application: 17 February 2019

Job summary

EFTA, the European Free Trade Association, has a vacancy for an Officer Trade in goods - Trade Relations Division.

Location: Geneva


The EFTA Secretariat provides services to the EFTA States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland). EFTA has established preferential trade relations – primarily in the form of free trade agreements and joint declarations on cooperation – with more than 50 countries and territories outside the EU and is continuing to develop this worldwide network.

The Trade Relations Division (TRD) of the EFTA Secretariat in Geneva consists of 12 staff members. It provides comprehensive services related to the exploration, negotiation, administration and upgrading of EFTA’s preferential trade relations.

This position is open to nationals of one of the EFTA Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein).

The officer will have substantive and organisational responsibilities in support of EFTA's engagement with partner countries outside the European Union. Her/his specific area of activity will centre on trade in goods issues, with particular focus on market access, fish and agricultural products. The position will also include country desk responsibilities and may extend to a range of other trade policy questions, e.g. in the area of technical barriers to trade (TBT), sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS) or other fields covered by comprehensive free trade agreements.

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by eub2 -- last modified 22 January 2019