Data Analysis Assistant
(a) Accurately update goods and services terms in the MGS to reflect additional terms provided by external sources using existing database and search tools;
(b) Analyze and integrate new translation, correction and acceptance status data received from National IP Offices into the MGS;
(c) Ensure alignment between MGS content and that provided by the TM5-ID list, the EU harmonized database and the USPTO ID Manual;
(d) Maintain monitoring systems to ensure the continuous availability of the MGS to the public and liaise with IT support as necessary; Liaise with other WIPO related activities such as Global Brand Database and Translation department to ensure data consistency and effective cooperation in maintaining up-to-date goods and services data in the MGS;
(e) Verify accuracy and check sources of incoming data, initiate correspondence to establish clear communication with data providers and assist in data analysis and correction as required;
(f) Prepare detailed data reports required for updates to Nice Alphabetical List and support related Nice classification activities;
(h) Reconcile contents of MGS database with ongoing updates to the Nice classification standard;
(i) Produce periodic reports regarding overall alignment of database contents with international standards;
(j) Perform other duties as required.
Knowledge, skills and competencies
Comprehensive knowledge of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Classification).
Working knowledge in the Microsoft Suite of Products (including MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint).
Meticulous attention to detail and ability to spot irregularities.
Good time management and work organization skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Working knowledge of XML and other data exchange standards, especially with regards to intellectual property.
- Organization: WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
- Location: Geneva
- Grade: GS-6, General Service
- Closing Date: 2016-12-13