WIPO Director Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

WIPO Director Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. WIPO Nigeria looking for ” Director“. Applicants with a degree in Advanced university degree may apply on or before January 11, 2022.

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.

IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyright and trademarks, which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create. By striking the right balance between the interests of innovators and the wider public interest, the IP system aims to foster an environment in which creativity and innovation can flourish.

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WIPO Director Jobs 2021

The WIPO has published a job vacancy announcement on December 10, 2021 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Director to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Recruiter World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Position Director
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Advanced university degree
Experience Required Minimum Ten years’ experience
Application Deadline January 11, 2022

WIPO Job Vacancy 2021

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the activities of the WIPO Nigeria Office, and strategically plan WIPO’s services and initiatives in Nigeria in the field of industrial property and copyright to meet WIPO’s strategic goals. In particular, ensure the implementation of activities to facilitate the use of IP for development in cooperation with the Nigerian Government and other stakeholders and in support of national development goals.
  • Oversee the management of people and financial resources of the WIPO Nigeria office. Develop and implement the work plan for the WNO based on national needs, WIPO priorities and available resources. Ensure the consistent application of results-based management (RBM) and WIPO rules, procedures and processes.
  • Build and strengthen cooperation with key IP stakeholders in Nigeria, including SMEs, women and youth; identify opportunities, establish frameworks for interaction, and grow and leverage these relationships to further mandate implementation; develop strategic communication strategies for the Office.
  • Develop and enhance relations with officials from other United Nations agencies, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations and participate in activities of the common system to create effective networks and build synergies for mandate implementation.
  • Anticipate and analyze needs and trends in Nigeria and provide detailed reports and recommendations to senior leadership on the impact of these on the implementation of the Office’s mandate, evolution in IP related fields, and innovation and creativity ecosystems in Nigeria.
  • Ensure effective coordination and cooperation with all Sectors and units across the WIPO Secretariat so that program delivery is efficient, coherent and non-duplicative.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Position in Organization:

  • Regional and National Development Sector
  • Grade – P5
  • Contract Duration – 2 years (maximum cumulative length of 5 years) *
  • Duty Station: Nigeria
  • Publication Date: 09-Dec-2021, 1:49:05 PM Application Deadline: 11-Jan-2022, 4:29:00 AM

Qualification & Experience Details

  • Advanced university degree in international relations, law, economics, public administration, management or other relevant field. A first-level university degree with two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • At least 10 years of relevant and progressively responsible experience, including in the fields of public administration or management.
  • Experience working on innovation, creativity and intellectual property issues.
  • Excellent written and spoken knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of other UN official languages or of local languages.
  • Good knowledge of the subject areas dealt with by the Organization, in particular intellectual property.
  • Good knowledge of Nigeria, particularly issues surrounding the IP, innovation and creativity ecosystems in the country.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently manage people and financial resources.
  • Ability to build and enhance internal and external partnerships and promote synergies.
  • Excellent diplomatic, representation and communication skills, including in an international context, and an ability to deliver messages effectively to diverse audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Ability to identify key strategic issues, opportunities and risks, conceptualize new approaches and promote new ideas.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Sound judgement; ability to quickly assess complex and fast-moving situations and developments and provide targeted and innovative advice.
  • Discretion and integrity.

How to Apply WIPO Director Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://wipo.taleo.net/careersection/wp_1/jobdetail.ftl?job=21271-FT_LT

The Closing Date: January 11, 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.wipo.int
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