Legal/Labour Law Officer at International Labour Organization, Switzerland

Deadline: 17 January 2016

International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Legal/Labour Law Officer in Geneva, Switzerland.

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The Legal/Labour Law Officer will be assigned to one of the thematic units within the Freedom of Association Branch or the Application of Standards Branch.

ILO is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that labour peace is essential to prosperity.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Legal/Labour Law Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Participate in activities relating to the technical assistance provided to member States concerning the ratification of international labour Conventions and their effective implementation.
  • Examine reports by governments and comments by employers’ and workers’ organizations on ratified and ungratified Conventions and Recommendations.
  • Perform comparative analyses of the legislation and practice of the different States. Draft comments for the high-level committees and/or groups of experts.
  • Draft notes reports and comments concerning the application of Conventions, for consideration by governments, the Governing Body, and the International Labour Conference.
  • Undertake research and studies on problems relating to internal administration, international law or labour standards.
  • Participate as a member of the secretariat of various committees dealing with legal issues or labour standards, including the preparation of background material and documents, drafting records of meetings, drafting reports, etc.
  • Draft replies to requests from constituents or clients on questions relating to international labour standards or other legal questions.
  • Prepare summaries of judgments and national labour law case.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

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  • Advanced degree in law.
  • Minimum of one year of national or international experience.
  • Excellent command of one working language (English, French or Spanish) and a good working knowledge of another.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ILO.

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