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

Deadline for application: 10 November 2019

Job summary

The European Free Trade Association in Geneva is looking to recruit an Officer - Trade Relations Division.

Location: Geneva, Switzerland


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.

EFTA are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate who is willing to take on a challenging post in a dynamic environment.

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 responsibility will centre on issues pertaining to the area of trade and sustainable development, government procurement and technical cooperation in EFTA free trade agreements. The responsibilities can extend to a range of other trade policy questions covered by EFTA's comprehensive free trade agreements. The position will also include country desk responsibilities, such as the coordination of EFTA's preferential trade relations with several partner countries.

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by eub2 -- last modified 11 October 2019