View Vacancy - Intern (Intellectual Property), New Delhi

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Intellectual Property Office

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience based segment and the behaviours and technical/ professional skills based questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that due to Covid-19 outbreak, the start date of employment mentioned in the advert is tentative, subject to normal business of British High Commission. All recruitment campaigns will remain open for applications, we will progress the recruitment process as swiftly as possible and continue to review all applications, monitor progress and developments. We will be in touch with you for the interviews/ should there be further updates on the application, however given the circumstances, kindly expect some delay in response and please reach out to SAAD.Recruit@fco.gov.uk if you have any further questions.

This is an internship for 3 months.

Main purpose of job:

Provide support for the Senior Intellectual Property Attache by;

  • Shadowing the IP attache to understand their role
  • Responding to enquiries signposting available support for UK businesses on IP in India
  • Preparing notes and reports on meetings and projects and conducting administrative tasks supporting the IP attache
  • Supporting the activities of the Trade Policy Team at BHC Delhi

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

At the end of the Internship the post holder will;

  • Understand the importance of providing IP support for UK businesses trading, or wishing to trade in India
  • Understand the cross government work of the UK in delivering business support (FCDO / DIT / BEIS)
  • Understand the work across government, industry and academia carried out by the IP attache
  • Prepare notes, minutes and documents in support of the above
  • Be able to confidently explain the ambitions of the UK government, the IPO of the UK and the Trade Policy Team BHC Delhi
  • Have a working knowledge of the UK trade teams based across India

Qualified to degree level (at least Bachelor’s) in law.

Language requirements:

Language: The ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing is essential

Level of language required: High level of understanding and knowledge

Postgraduate research experience in intellectual property 
Seeing the Big Picture, Managing a Quality Service, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together
18 July 2022
Internship
Intern
40
South Asia & Afghanistan
India
New Delhi
British High Commission
1
INR
INR 28,710 per month
16 August 2022

For British High Commission (BHC) candidates, the Local Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply. 

For other than BHC candidates, stipend will be ­­­­­­INR 28,710 per month.

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-days working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance. 

Around half of our work force is women.  We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment. 

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCDO has anywhere across the globe.  We are aiming to make it the best.

Note : All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience-based segment and the behaviours and technical/ professional skills based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.’’

To Apply: 

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

a). Complete the Online Application Form 

b). Complete the Experience, Behaviour and Technical/ Professional skills based questions segment in the Online Application Form 

Internal candidates applying for this position need to upload their appraisal forms for the previous 2 years (if applicable) and also inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by 18th July 2022 (latest by 23:55 hours IST).

Please note that all the applicants will be required to strictly adhere to the security guidelines for British High Commission

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount. 

Please note - Provident Fund Transfer in and out from EPFO is not possible as BHC PF is managed by a private PF trust governed by Indian Income Tax Act, 1961. The staff still has the option to transfer out and in from a privately held PF trust which are not governed by EPFO.

Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no telephone enquires will be dealt with.

The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.