The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)


is an independent intergovernmental organisation based in Rome. Its team of professionals and technical support staff works to modernise, harmonise and co-ordinate private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States by preparing treaties, model laws, principles and other types of uniform rules.



We are currently inviting applications for the position of






The incumbent shall be appointed under Article 17 of the Statute at the 78th session of the UNIDROIT General Assembly (12 December 2019), and shall have a proven track-record in the certification of financial accounts. The incumbent shall liaise with the Treasurer of the Institute and ensure compliance of the financial reports produced by the Secretariat with the highest standards of transparency and accountability applicable to intergovernmental organisations based in Italy.


Duration of the appointment: the Auditor shall be appointed for a 5-year term from 1 January 2020, which may only be renewed once.


Applicable annual fee: in line with the approved budget for 2020 submitted to the approval of the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Finance Committee.


Language requirements: UNIDROIT’s working languages are English and French. Working knowledge of Italian is an asset.


Entry on duty: 1 January 2020.


Expressions of interest should be addressed to the Secretary-General of UNIDROIT including a cover letter, client portfolio, and external auditor certification, and sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 15 November 2019.


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