Assistant with the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (CDI)

The Secretariat for the ICC International Court of Arbitration is currently seeking an Assistant, reporting to the Manager of the Centre.

As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 100 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”.

We act as 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.

Role responsibilities

The ICC International Centre for ADR is currently recruiting an Assistant.

The position is based at ICC’s headquarters in Paris.

The role involves administrative tasks including:

  • Database management and updates
  • Answering phone calls and taking messages
  • Preparation of daily mail (typing, formatting, printing, sending out faxes/emails/DHLs/mail)
  • Fax/DHL follow-up
  • Acknowledging receipt of payments and processing payments
  • Filing and archiving of documents
  • Room bookings and assisting in the preparation of meetings, drafting minutes of meetings
  • Assisting in any other task under the supervision of the Manager of the Centre


  • The candidate should have at least two years of relevant professional experience.
  • Ideally, the candidate should have previously worked in a legal environment.
  • The candidate must have excellent computer skills.
  • The candidate must have a proven record of working detail oriented and carefully.
  • The candidate must have a very good attitude towards team-work.
  • Excellent oral and written English and French are essential.

Terms and Conditions

The Bilingual Assistant will report directly to the Manager of the Centre.

Location: The position is based in Paris, France

Compensation: Competitive, contingent on skills and experience

How to apply: Interested candidates should send the following to Claudia Pansa, Talent Acquisition Manager at and Alya Ladjimi, Manager of the ICC International Centre for ADR at

  • 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 Assistant May2022” in the subject line of their email application.

Closing date for applications: 2 June 2022

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.

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