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Team Leader specialist in EU Free Trade Agreements

Position: Team Leader specialist in EU Free Trade Agreements

Project: Support to the implementation of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

Location: Singapore

Starting date: March 2020

Duration of project: 110 working days over a 24 months period

Qualifications and skills:

  • Advanced university degree (Master degree) in law, economics, international trade or related discipline or 20 years’ equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of international trade, in particular EU external trade;
  • Deep knowledge of Singapore’s political and economic reforms, legislative and regulatory framework, local administrative and business practices;
  • Proficiency in English language and reporting skills

General professional experience:

  • Expertise in topics, sectors, and areas covered by the EU-Singapore FTA and other 'new generation' EU FTAs (i.e. Canada, Vietnam)
  • Experience of direct exposure to Singapore policy formulation in trade-related areas;

Specific professional experience: 

  • Experience in a senior position on trade policy related to Singapore and the EU (e.g.: economic, legal, and/or business analysis, FTA analysis, negotiations and implementation);
  • Proven experience relating to trade in goods (including tariffs, rules of origin, customs and trade facilitation, non-tariff barriers etc.), trade in services, investment, intellectual property, government procurement and sustainable development;
  • Proven excellent communication skills

The deadline for receiving applications is 20th February 2020. All suitable candidates are invited to apply as soon as possible, before the closing date and send their updated CV to Ana Zamacona (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with the subject: FWC EU-FTA Singapore Team Leader