Case Manager

Positions for Case Managers at the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration may become available from time to time. Qualified applicants may submit applications at any time. Applications received will be considered when a position becomes available. This invitation to submit applications is intended to assist the PCA in identifying qualified applicants promptly when a vacancy arises. No vacant post exists at this time.


The duties of the Case Manager include arranging hearings in international arbitration cases held worldwide; identification and management of resources and suppliers required to facilitate hearings and other case-related activities; registration and management of all case-related documents in a document management system and hard-copy filing system; providing secretarial and administrative support to Legal Counsel and other staff of the International Bureau; photocopying, including high-volume duplication of case files and submissions, printing and binding documents including arbitral awards, and duplication of electronic files for distribution; drafting, proofreading, and formatting documents to publication standard; making travel and accommodation arrangements, including obtaining visas, for destinations worldwide, and transmitting documents (mail, courier, fax).


Applicants should have several years of work experience in a similar role, preferably at a law firm, an arbitral institution or an international organization. Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of other UN languages, particularly French and Spanish, is desirable. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV in a single PDF file by e-mail to [email protected].

Recruitment Policy

The PCA is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to serving the international community in the field of dispute resolution. It recruits and employs staff based on the highest standards of competence, integrity, and efficiency.
Vacant posts are filled by nationals of member states based on the needs and available resources of the organization, particularly in relation to the nature and size of the PCA’s caseload, which can vary from year to year. Due regard is given to maintaining an appropriate mix of men and women, and the need to seek geographical diversity in order to maintain the international character of the institution.
Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.