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Vacancies at the International Cocoa Organization, Abidjan

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The International Cocoa Organization (ICCO) is seeking highly qualified and dynamic individuals to work at its new headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa).

The ICCO recruits its staff on fixed-term contracts (evolving into permanent contracts, based on satisfactory performance) or temporary contracts.

Staff members are grouped into two main streams: Professional (P) or General Service staff (GS). Directors (D) are part of the Management category. ICCO also employs consultants, interns and volunteers to assist with special projects and short-term recruitment needs.

Successful applicants will receive attractive remuneration packages, with generous benefits as applicable to their status.

This includes tax-free expatriate contracts (where relevant) or local contracts, pension scheme, paid sick leave, paid maternity/paternity leave, life, accident and health insurance, paid holidays, education grant for children of international recruits, etc., based on the United Nations (UN) salary scale.

Working as a staff member in the ICCO Secretariat will give you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, multicultural environment.

The staff members of the ICCO, who come predominantly from its Member countries (cocoa-exporting and cocoa-importing countries), have diverse backgrounds, and carry distinct professional and personal experience.

It is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of such a working environment, because it leads to a broader understanding of the issues facing the global cocoa economy.

You must be willing and able to travel to various countries worldwide to contribute to the mission of the ICCO.

The ICCO is an equal opportunity employer.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is Friday, 25 November 2016.

Interviews will take place in late November to early December 2016.

Starting dates will begin in January 2017 and can be flexible upon discussions with the ICCO management.

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