Administrative Assistant with the International Court of Arbitration, New York City.
As a leading international arbitral institution, the International Court of Arbitration® of the International Chamber of Commerce® (“International Court of Arbitration”) attracts a growing caseload worldwide. Specialized teams with knowledge and experience of the major legal and cultural traditions administer the cases. Each team is headed by a Counsel and assisted by three Deputy Counsel and three assistants.
SICANA, Inc. provides ICC Arbitration and other ICC dispute resolution services in North America and is currently recruiting an Assistant for its case management team based in New York City.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and support tasks, highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask effectively and work autonomously with initiative. The role involves administrative tasks, including preparing Court documents and notifications, filing, drafting letters, and responding to different queries by email and phone; managing the database for the Court; tracking payment to arbitrators and reimbursement of advance on costs; acknowledging receipt of credits and issuing reminders for payments; handling daily mail, and performing other tasks and duties as assigned.
· BA (Required)
· Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
· Knowledge of French or Spanish as a second language is desirable.
· Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Teams.
· Demonstrated strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills.
· Relevant experience in a legal environment is helpful.
· Interest in international commercial arbitration.
Terms and conditions
Location: The position is based in New York City, USA.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Department: SICANA – Case Management Team.
Contract type: Full-Time
BENEFITS: Superior benefits, which include company-paid medical, dental, and vision plans, company-sponsored 401(k) plan with 6% company match (after the 90th day of employment), 5 weeks paid vacation per year as well as 10 paid sick days per year and all legal holidays. A pleasant and supportive work environment.
How to apply:
· Cover Letter (one-page maximum) highlighting key skills and experience aligned with the candidate profile and competencies
· Professional CV (two pages maximum)
Candidates should indicate whether they have the necessary documents to work in the US.
Closing date for applications: 16 June 2023
SICANA, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, prohibits discriminatory employment actions and treatment of employees and applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. The foregoing should not be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.
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