Legal Assistant at the Office of Legal Affairs, New York, USA

Position: Legal Assistant -Organization: OLA - Office of Legal Affairs, New York, USA.
Closing date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017.
This position is located in the General Legal Division, Office of Legal Affairs. The incumbent reports to the Principal Legal Officer and Senior Legal Officers.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years of experience in paralegal work, conference servicing, general office support or related area is required. Experience working in a legal setting is desirable. Experience working in an international organization or international corporation is desirable.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Assessment: Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.