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Talent Pool - Information Technology


  • Organization: WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Closing Date: Closed





The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the global forum for intellectual property (IP) services, policy, information and cooperation, is looking for qualified professionals wishing to contribute to its distinctive mission of making IP work for everyone.

As the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, cooperation and information, WIPO aims to lead the development of a balanced and effective international intellectual property system that enables innovation and creativity for the benefit of all.

Intellectual property has gained enormously in importance in recent decades for the economies of nations, regions and the world as a whole. At the same time, information technology has moved at heart of these economies, as most modern day industrial production and commercial transactions are now highly dependent on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure and platforms.

ICT also lies at the core of WIPO's execution of its mandate and conditions various dimensions of its work. It has evolved into the primary means for WIPO to deliver its services, and it permits those services to distinguish themselves from other avenues for seeking intellectual property protection at the global level.

In view of the central role of ICT at WIPO, a significant portion of recruitment relates to IT roles, representing on average close to 30% of the Organization's professional vacancies annually.


WIPO Talent Pools

The Talent Pools serve to ensure a pipeline of external qualified candidates for Professional and higher category posts in both programmatic and support areas, for profiles that are regularly recruited for and/or difficult to fill.

How do the Talent Pools work?

The Talent Pools are open year-round to enable professionals to express their interest in employment with WIPO in a particular domain. The expressions of interest received will be reviewed by our recruiters with a view to\:

  • Contacting qualified professionals regarding vacancies that match their profile
  • Sourcing candidates for temporary opportunities

Information Technology (IT) Profile

If you are an IT professional with an advanced university degree and a minimum of 4 years of working experience (6 years with a first-level university degree) in the IT arena, we would like to hear from you.


WIPO employs IT professionals of various profiles\: 


          Project Manager

          Systems Analyst

          Software Architect



          Data Architect

          Data Integration Developer

          Database Specialist

          Data Warehouse Specialist

          Web Developer

          Operations Team Coordinator

          Service Manager

          Machine Learning Specialist

          ERP Solutions Manager

          Software Engineer

          Functional Analyst

          Test Manager

          Application Software Implementer

          Quality Assurance Specialist

          Systems Administrator

          Network Specialist

          Information Security Architect

          Information Risk Officer



Language Requirements



Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.



Knowledge of other official UN languages



Organizational Competencies 


1. Communicating effectively 

2. Showing team spirit 

3. Demonstrating integrity

4. Valuing diversity 

5. Producing results

6. Showing service orientation

7. Seeing the big picture 

8. Seeking change and innovation 

9. Developing yourself and others  



Core Values\:


WIPO’s core values, shaping the future, working as one, acting responsibly and delivery excellence, reflect our aim to achieve an efficient, professional organization in the service of a global public, which values diversity and treats all people with fairness, dignity and respect. 

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