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Director of the Trade Relations Division, EFTA Secretariat, EFTA

Deadline for application: 20 January 2020

Job summary

EFTA are looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate who is willing to take on the challenging post of Director of the Trade Relations Division (TRD).

Location: Geneva, Switzerland


The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is an intergovernmental organisation set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. The Headquarters of the EFTA Secretariat in Geneva provides support to the EFTA Council as governing body of the organisation and deals with the management and negotiation of free trade agreements with non-EU countries.

The successful candidate will report to the Deputy Secretary-General in Geneva overseeing third country relations. S/he will be in charge of the operational management of the division and will in that capacity be responsible for the services of the EFTA Secretariat to the Member States in relation to the latter's trade relations with non-EU countries worldwide.

S/he will work in close collaboration with the national administrations in the EFTA capitals, the EFTA Missions in Geneva and the competent services of the EFTA partner countries.

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by eub2 -- last modified 19 December 2019