PROJECT NAME (ref No): EU Support to Intellectual Property Rights Bosnia and Herzegovina - EC/BiH/TEN/20/018

OBJECTIVE, PURPOSE & EXPECTED RESULTS 

Overall objective:

The overall objective of the project of which this contract will be a part is as follows:

  • To improve Bosnia and Herzegovina competitiveness and innovation in line with international obligations.

Purpose

The purpose of this contract is as follows:

  • To enforce IPR system in support of creative economy, social and cultural development.

Results to be achieved: 

Result 1: Increased level of alignment of IP legislation with the EU Acquis
Result 2: Capacity of BiH institutions responsible for the protection and enforcement of IP rights is strengthened.
Result 3: Increased level of public awareness of IP importance.

Key experts have a crucial role in implementing the contract.

All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.

Key expert 1: Team leader (minimum 660 days)

The proposed Team Leader should in addition to the below qualifications and skills, has a proven ability to develop solid partnerships with officials in order to achieve project results.

The Team Leader will plan, co-ordinate and direct the activities of the Project team to meet the intended objectives on the basis of the ToR of this contract and approved work plan(s) and cost estimate(s). This includes the drafting of ToR for non-key experts required under Project and the appropriate scheduling of their inputs.

Qualifications and skills:

  • University degree in Law;
  • Expert must be fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of one of three official languages in BiH will be an asset.

General professional experience:

  • Preferably 15 years, but minimum of 10 years of professional experience related to intellectual property rights.

Specific professional experience:

  • Preferably 10 years, but minimum of 7 years of experience in implementing legislation in the area of industrial property;
  • Preferably 4, but minimum experience in drafting of two laws and/or by-laws in the area of intellectual property;
  • Preferably 5 years, but minimum of 3 years’ experience as a team leader and/or in staff management position, managing a team of minimum 3 persons;

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