The post is located in the WIPO Office in the Russian Federation (WRO) in Moscow, Russian Federation. This Office is responsible for effective delivery of WIPO's products and services including development oriented services to appropriate Member States and other stakeholders. The WRO is part of a network of WIPO External Offices (EOs) that add clear value, efficiency and effectiveness to the delivery of strategic goals of the Organization in a coordinated and complementary way with WIPO Headquarters (HQ).
The incumbent is responsible for conceptualizing and directing the implementation of the work program of the WRO located in Moscow, providing technical and policy advice, information and analysis to key stakeholders on the promotion of WIPO's mandate and for improving the quality and timeliness of WIPO services for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights.
The incumbent works under the supervision of the Deputy Director General, Regional and National Development Sector.
The incumbent will perform the following principal duties: