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Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office (VanIPO)

Applications closed Wednesday, 20 December 2023

● Exciting opportunity to work in the Department of Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office, Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Industry, Cooperatives & Ni-Vanuatu Business

● Contract full-time position open to All Applicants

● Based in Port Vila

● Salary VT 3,135,600 / Annual

The Organisation

The Intellectual Property Office is responsible for administering and registering all Intellectual Property laws in Vanuatu including, Trademarks, Designs, Patents, Copyright and those who are engaged in providing goods and services in Vanuatu, as well as advice the Vanuatu Government on any policy issues concerning intellectual Property.

We encourage creativity in art works as well as promoting innovation in exploring new solutions to the technological needs of our society. Our priority is to ensure that your intellectual property is protected and utilize into good use in your business endeavor.

The Position

The Registrar will be responsible to ensure the existence of a robust legal, policy and planning and organizational framework within the Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office.

Essential Selection Criteria

► University Degree (Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Management & Administration)

► Preferable field of study in Law, Public Administration, specialized training in intellectual property

► Three years' experience in a similar or related position.

► Computer Literate with expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

► Analytical thinker, Initiative, Problem solving skills

Desirable Selection Criteria

► Teamwork, Planning and Organizing skills, Communication skills and management skills

► Loyalty, reliability and honesty

► Be an open-minded person

► English or French and Bislama

Job Description

Apply Online

Applications for this role must be submitted online using the link below.

Do NOT email your application.

Vanuatu citizens are strongly encouraged to apply

Applications closed Wednesday, 20 December 2023



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