August 3, 2017

Looking for Trade Law Experts in/on Korea (EU-Korea FTA Implementation Analysis)

WTI Advisors is looking for three int'l trade law/FTA experts - one senior, two juniors - with experience in/on Korea (legislation, legislative and regulatory policy, FTAs). The focus of this assignment is on analysing Korean legal compliance with / implementation of the EU-Korea FTA. Could this be for you? Contact us at experts@wtiadvisors.com, ideally already with a CV, ideally in EuropeAid or similar format, if handy. Be fast - the deadline is 9 August 2017!


EXPERT PROFILES (TOR)

Overall Team (= not each member has to fulfill each requirement)

  • Extensive legal expertise of international trade (WTO) law and regulations;
  • Extensive knowledge about Free Trade Agreements, in particular including the EU-Korea FTA;
  • University degree in Law and experiences in dealing with legal affairs in Korea;
  • Extensive knowledge about the legislative and regulatory environment in Korea as well as the modus operandi of relevant government institutions and regulatory bodies;
  • Excellent communication and legal analytical skills;
  • Proficient Korean and English language skills, and excellent English drafting skills;
  • The ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent computer literacy.

Expert I: Senior expert /Team Leader - 25 (wo)man days

The senior expert will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of the assignment, including the supervision of the junior experts. The senior expert will ensure that the implementation fully respects the terms of reference, including deadlines, the high quality, reliability and readability of the study.

Qualifications:

A senior legal expert with advanced degree (Master degree level or equivalent, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years) in the fields related to international trade law and policy. A specialisation and/or a high-level of expertise in Korean laws and legal system is required.

General professional experience:

At least 10 years of content-related post-graduate professional experiences in international trade law and policy.

Specific professional experience:

  • Proven experiences in leading and coordinating international teams in at least two different assignments covering fields related to this assignment;
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in working on Korea's Free Trade Agreements and/or trade policies, including the EU-Korea FTA;
  • Law practice in Korea for minimum 3 years;
  • Proficiency in both English and Korean is required.

Expert II & III: Junior experts - 15 (wo)man days each, 30 in total

Qualifications:

Junior legal expert with advanced degree (Master degree level or equivalent, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years) in the fields related to international trade law and policy. A specialisation and/or a high-level of expertise in Korean laws and legal system.

General professional experience:

At least 3 years of content-related post-graduate professional experiences in international trade law and policy.

Specific professional experience:

  • Working experiences in Korea will be considered as an asset.
  • Proficiency in both English and Korean is required.