International Trade - Development - Economic Governance - Advisory Services

Policy Advisor



IDEAS Centre is a Geneva-based non-profit organization active in the field of trade and development ( We are currently seeking to fill the following position:


POLICY ADVISOR: We are looking for an international trade economist or lawyer with a solid background in development economics and international trade law, with emphasis on the WTO to fill the position of a policy advisor.

Specifically, we are seeking an individual with strong knowledge of the WTO accession process and WTO law. Exposure to and working experience with governments and international organisations is essential. Relevant working experience in Africa and Central Asia is an asset.

The candidate should be currently engaged in an activity closely related to the ongoing Doha Round negotiations. Expert knowledge and practical know-how in one or more of the WTO Agreements (eg: Agriculture, GATT) would be an advantage. Sound knowledge of trade and development policy analysis will round out the profile of the successful candidate.


WE OFFER: A challenging job in a small, unconventional team offering operational trade negotiating advice in projects at the stimulating intersection of trade and development. Other responsibilities include Promotion, design and management of trade policy advice programs in developing and transition countries, generally related to WTO and the prevision of trade and development related policy analysis.


Candidates interested in the job are requested to submit their CV by e-mail to:


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  • IDEAS Centre
    Rue de l’Arquebuse 10
    CH - 1204 Geneva
  • +41 22 807 17 40
  • +41 22 807 17 41