Vacancy: Legal Adviser at the International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

International Labor Organization (ILO) based in Geneva, invites interested candidates to submit their curriculum vitae for the position of Legal Adviser.

The position of Legal Adviser directs the Office of the Legal Adviser, which  is responsible for providing legal advice and a full range of legal services on all matters implicating the legal interest of the Organization, including legal opinions, Office documents, Memoranda or briefs, concerning its Constitution, membership, governance structure, rules and activities. All officials, whether at headquarters or in the field, in the performance of their functions are expected to seek legal advice and any necessary legal services on all such matters to enable them to act in the best interests of the Organization in accordance with ILO rules and procedures. 


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law. 
A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in law with an additional two years of relevant experience, in addition to the experience stated below, will be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
A doctoral degree will be an advantage.  


Minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in a legal field, including at the international level. Proven experience in a managerial function including direct supervisory responsibilities over a team. A record of academic writings in the field of public international law will also be an advantage. 


Excellent command of two working languages (English, French, Spanish) of the Organization. Working knowledge of a third language will be considered an advantage.

Application deadline (midnight Geneva time): 13 March 2024

More information and application here



George Kazoleas, Lawyer

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