ICC International Centre for ADR: Deputy Manager

Vacancy (CDD 5 months renewable – replacement maternity leave) with ICC International Centre for ADR

As a leading dispute resolution institution, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) attracts a growing case load from all over the world. ICC’s International Centre for ADR, administers all cases filed under the ICC Mediation, Expertise, Dispute Board Rules and DOCDEX Rules and promotes these services worldwide. The working languages of the team are English and French.

The ICC International Centre for ADR is currently recruiting a Deputy Manager. The post is based at ICC’s headquarters in Paris.

The Deputy Manager will be primarily responsible for:

  • the day to day administration of the cases filed with the Centre, inter alia, under the ICC Mediation, ADR, Expertise, 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 a specific training.

The candidate must have a law degree and in-depth know-how of and practical experience in alternative dispute resolution, in particular mediation. Ideally the candidate should have 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. He/She 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. He/She must have proven experience speaking in public and presenting complex issues in English and ideally in French. Ideally, the candidate has proven experience in the organization of international events, such as conferences and trainings, including strategic development. Training as mediator is an advantage.

The candidate must be very well organized, have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as good computer skills, be able to work independently, have a proven ability to work under high pressure, have a very good attitude towards team-work and have strong organizational skills. Oral and written English at native level and very good French is essential. Fluency in any other language is an advantage.

Preference will be given to those candidates who have worked in an international environment. Applicants should specify whether they would need French working papers.

The Deputy Manager will report directly to the Manager of the ICC International Centre for ADR.

Persons interested should send an application, including a CV, a letter of motivation and the name and contact details of two referees by email to Claudia Pansa, HR Business Partner at courtapplications@iccwbo.org.

Deadline for applications: 23 July 2017