The International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) is an intergovernmental organization whose mandate is to provide the basis for a coherent system of measurements throughout the world, traceable to the International System of Units (SI). The BIPM is based in Sèvres, in the outskirts of Paris (France), and has an international staff of about 74. Further information can be found on www.bipm.org.
The BIPM seeks to recruit a legal advisor who will report directly to the Director:
Post: Legal advisor
Deadline for applications: 27 May 2018
Indefinite-term Appointment - Full-time
Reporting directly to the Director, the successful applicant will carry out the following duties:
In addition, in close coordination with the BIPM Director’s Office and the International Liaison and Communication department, the successful applicant will:
The BIPM offers for this position an indefinite-term appointment, full-time basis, with an initial probationary period of 6 months renewable once for a period of 6 months at a maximum.
The annual gross salary will be from 67 000 to 70 000 Euros, depending on qualifications and experience, plus expatriate and family allowances (if eligible). Salaries and allowances are exempt from income tax in France but taken into consideration for the calculation of the effective taxation rate depending on the marital situation.
Benefits include a minimum of thirty working days’ vacation per year. The BIPM provides a contributory pension scheme and private health insurance for staff; health insurance can be extended to cover dependents.
The BIPM encourages applications from persons with relevant qualifications and experience, regardless of gender or nationality.
Please send a C.V. and a covering letter (in French and in English) to email@example.com by midnight on 27 May 2018. Applications should include the names of two persons who can comment on their suitability for the post (who will only be contacted with the prior permission of the candidate).
Candidates will be contacted in case of selection for an interview and may initially be requested to participate in a telephone interview. These are expected to take place in June.
The BIPM retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy; to make an appointment at a different grade in particular if the experience of the selected candidate differs from that requested; to make an appointment with a modified job description, or to offer a contract term for a shorter duration than indicated in this Vacancy Announcement. The BIPM reserves the right to undertake correspondence only with shortlisted candidates.