As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 170 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”.
We are the primary voice of the real economy in a range of intergovernmental organisations – from the World Trade Organisation to the UN climate process – championing the needs of local business in global decision making.
The convening power of our global network enables us to set rules and standards that facilitate over $10 trillion dollars in trade each year – as well as providing tailored products and digital services that directly address the real challenges faced by businesses operating internationally.
We also provide the world’s premier private global dispute resolution services, leveraging ICC’s unique independence, integrity, and expertise.
The ICC International Centre for ADR is currently recruiting an ADR Deputy Manager. The role is based at the ICC International Secretariat in Paris.
The roles involve both legal and administrative tasks including:
- the day-to-day administration of the cases filed with the Centre under the ICC Mediation, Expert, DOCDEX and Dispute Boards Rules,
- promoting ICC Mediation, Expertise, DOCDEX and Dispute Boards services, including representing ICC at conferences and other events,
- working on specific projects regarding ICC dispute resolution under the supervision of the Manager of the department,
- supporting the Case Management Arbitration teams when needed, under the supervision of the DRS Managing Counsel, following specific training.
- Applicants must have a law degree and in-depth know-how of and practical experience in alternative dispute resolution.
- A formal legal qualification (i.e. Bar exam or equivalent). However, this is not essential if a candidate can demonstrate sufficient legal training and experience in international dispute resolution.
- Applicants must have proven experience working in the legal field and drafting legal texts.
- Experience in administering dispute resolution procedures and preparing procedural decisions is an advantage.
- Candidates must be well organised, have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work effectively in a multicultural team.
- Applicants must have proven experience speaking in public and presenting complex issues in English and French.
- Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and French are essential, knowledge in Spanish would be an advantage.
Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in an international environment.
The ADR Deputy Manager will report directly to the ADR Counsel of the ICC International Centre for ADR.
Terms and conditions
Start date: ASAP
Department: Dispute Resolution Services
Contract types and duration: CDI
Remuneration: Competitive, contingent on skills and experience
How to apply: Interested candidates should send the following to Elie Muala, Talent Acquisition Manager, at: email@example.com
- Cover note (one page maximum) highlighting key skills and experience in line with the candidate’s profile and key competencies
- Professional CV (two pages maximum)
Candidates should specify “ADR Deputy Counsel 2023”.
Candidates should have the authorisation to work in France in order to start as soon as possible.
Closing date for applications: 15 November, 2023
At ICC, we make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. And when we say “everyone”, we mean it. We celebrate the diversity of our people and strive to inspire acceptance, cultivate a culture where difference matters, inclusion is essential, and equality of opportunity is for everyone.