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Community Specialist, Business Engagement - Middle East & North Africa

COMMUNITY SPECIALIST, BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT – MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting   The World Economic Forum provides a platform for the world’s 1,000 leading companies to shape a better future.   As a membership organization, the Forum engages businesses in projects and initiatives – online and offline – to address industry, regional and systemic issues. Members and Partners benefit from tailored engagement based on their company strategy. The deeper a company’s engagement, the greater is its ability to shape the Forum agenda.   The Business Engagement team’s mission is to engage businesses from different regions in Forum initiatives, projects and events, and develop a solid base of Members and Partners in these regions.   The Community Specialist, Business Engagement – Middle East and North Africa will be part of this team, managing a diverse portfolio of business Members from the region, and supporting the rest of the team in the execution of business engagement plans and associated operational and administrative tasks.   Reporting lines and interactions   The Community Specialist will support the Head of Business Engagement – Middle East and North Africa, Alexandre Raffoul, and will work across the organization, primarily with colleagues in our Industry Agenda, Geopolitical and Regional Agenda, and Public Engagement teams.   Main responsibilities Manage ongoing Forum member relationships by sourcing company information, following up queries from Members and identifying further opportunities for engagement Prepare calendars and agendas for each area of work and communicate these to the members in a timely manner Ensure that the operational and logistical requirements of members from the region are understood and reflected in internal admission policies, event timelines and operational plans Provide support to the new business development activities of the team, including maintaining target lists of companies to be approached Support the team in the timely implementation of strategic tasks associated with the engagement of the Member/Partners of the region Prepare team/cluster meetings, take meeting minutes and ensure facilities are in place for meetings The successful candidate will be assessed on: Successful engagement of members in relevant Forum activities and events, including industries, communities or regional and global projects and initiatives of the Forum Successful outreach to selected companies to develop new business Ensuring that event invitations and supporting materials for events are produced appropriately and on time Ensuring that operational and logistical matters related to events are communicated to members Formula for success Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration or related field At least two years’ experience in key account management, sales, business development, or events in a corporate environment Excellent communication, organizational and presentation skills Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Salesforce Good oral and written communication skills, with fluency in English; Arabic would be a plus Ability to prioritize effectively under pressure and to multitask in a time-efficient manner Motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment, with attention to detail Knowledge of the Middle East & North Africa region, including key geopolitical and economic issues, developments and trends affecting people, businesses and governments Why work at the Forum   We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and co-operation, shaping mind-sets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

Community Lead, Business Engagement - Middle East & North Africa

COMMUNITY LEAD, BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT – MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting   The World Economic Forum provides a platform for the world’s 1,000 leading companies to shape a better future. As a membership organization, the Forum engages businesses in projects and initiatives – online and offline – to address industry, regional and systemic issues.   Members and Partners benefit from tailored engagement based on their company strategy. The deeper a company’s engagement, the greater is its ability to shape the Forum agenda.   The Business Engagement team’s mission is to engage businesses from different regions in Forum initiatives, projects and events, and develop a solid base of Members and Partners in these regions.   The Community Lead, Business Engagement – Middle East and North Africa will be part of this team, helping to achieve membership goals for the Forum in the region.   Reporting lines and interactions   The Community Lead will support the Head of Business Engagement – Middle East and North Africa, Alexandre Raffoul, and will work across the organization, primarily with colleagues in our Industry Agenda, Geopolitical and Regional Agenda, and Public Engagement teams.   Main responsibilities Develop and manage trusted relationships between the Forum and key business leaders in the region Build relationships with the existing regional business community and shape their yearly engagement in coordination with other Forum teams Serve as a trusted adviser for Partner companies, guiding them on the Forum’s platform and ensuring that they derive the highest value from their engagement Monitor business developments, media reports and policy changes that impact regional business leaders Identify leading-edge, emerging companies and entrepreneurs in the region that can contribute to and engage in the mission of the Forum Consult subject experts to identify the most important business issues and render them into a sustainable value proposition for community building The successful candidate will be assessed on: Developing a portfolio of key Partners and crafting compelling value propositions Achieving high Partner retention and upgrade rates Ensuring continuous successful delivery of tailored partnerships and multi-year engagement plans Translating strategic interests of business leaders into cutting-edge knowledge and activities Formula for success Master’s degree in relevant subject (Business, Economics, Engineering, etc.) 7-10 years of professional experience, including business development experience in the Middle East & North Africa region Fluent English, both verbal and written; fluency in Arabic would be an advantage Prior experience in a client-facing function, particularly interacting with regional industry leaders at C-suite level Strategic and creative skills in thinking, research, writing and presentation Proficiency in MS Office/Excel/PowerPoint and recent digital platforms; SalesForce a plus Excellent understanding of the current industry and regional landscape, the key drivers changing businesses and their consequences for the future Experience in analysing complex industry and regional issues using the most relevant business intelligence and synthesizing appropriate recommendations to management Experience in preparing strategic marketing plans and value propositions of new products and services for industry leaders Confirmed project management, collaboration and leadership skills Ability to travel internationally up to 25% Why work at the Forum   We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and co-operation, shaping mind-sets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

Programme Specialist

PROGRAMME SPECIALIST GLOBAL PROGRAMMING GROUP   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting   The Global Programming Group develops the official agendas of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland and the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in the People’s Republic of China, which gather world leaders from business, politics, the media, civil society and the arts. The Global Programming Group is looking for a candidate who can help the team frame the economic policy agenda, such as trade and investment, while taking into consideration political and other aspects that focus on the benefits they bring in terms of prosperity and sustainability.   Reporting lines and interactions   Building on a solid understanding of international economic systems, policies and history, and with a passion for interaction, facilitation and collaboration, the Programme Specialist will report to the International Security Programme Lead, working on insightful, innovative and inspiring sessions for an audience of high-level decision-makers. Collaborating closely with the Forum’s Geopolitical and Regional Agenda Group, you will support the creation of sessions with a focus on geopolitics, geo-economics and international security.   Breakdown of main responsibilities   Time spent on areas of responsibility can be broken down as follows: 30% on coordination and administrative support 20% on project management 50% on events planning and logistics The successful candidate will be assessed on Issue curation: Lead and support the curation of geo-economics at our global events. This involves tracking and synthesizing developments across this field and contributing to the Forum’s knowledge management systems. Expert engagement: Lead and support the identification, engagement and preparation of experts for our global meetings. This entails effective communication and coordination in the run-up to a meeting and support during an event. Production, design and facilitation: Meet deadlines and milestones to carry successful programming from design to delivery, including speaker briefings and on-site session management; actively seek opportunities to innovate session design. Public engagement and digital interaction: Demonstrate proficiency in the use of digital platforms and social media tools for programme design. Team collaboration: Collaborate across portfolios and support team members across the Global Programming Group and the wider Forum community. Formula for success Master’s degree in business, international economics, international relations, or related field 4 to 6 years’ relevant work experience Demonstrated ability to identify, evaluate, synthesize and communicate issues related to geo-economics, preferably through work experience at policy or academic institutions, or in consulting Deep understanding of the role of economic instruments; knowledge of international security is considered an asset for this role Demonstrated service attitude and ability to work in a lateral way, collaborating across portfolios and with people with very different functions and expertise Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Strong organizational skills Why work at the World Economic Forum   The World Economic Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.

Communications and Campaigns Lead, Tropical Forest Alliance 2020

COMMUNICATIONS AND CAMPAIGNS LEAD, TROPICAL FOREST ALLIANCE 2020 (Three-year fixed term contract)   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting   The Forum hosts the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020), a global public-private-community partnership dedicated to collaborative action to realize sustainable rural development and better growth opportunities, based on reduced deforestation and sustainable land-use management in tropical forest countries. A key element for the success of the TFA 2020 project is its global communications and digital presence. To better fulfil that role, the TFA 2020 is looking for a communication campaigns manager, reporting to the Director of TFA 2020, based in Geneva.   Reporting lines and interactions   The Communications Lead will support the TFA 2020 Director, Marco Albani, and Steering Committee in the development and delivery of a strategic advocacy and communication agenda on the global forest agenda, anchored on the Forest and Commodities Agenda 2020, and articulated over a strategic roadmap to 2020 taking advantage of key events in the calendar. These include not only the TFA 2020 events but also all the most important ones (e.g., UNFCCC, UNGA, Global Climate Action Summit, UN conventions, World Economic Forum), identifying key opportunities, challenges and target audiences.   Main responsibilities   The Communications Lead will develop and manage an integrated multistakeholder communications strategy for the TFA 2020, ensuring that its objectives and expected deliverables are met on time, achieve effective impact and are contained within budget. Support the development and production of publications, reports, blogs, e-newsletters and other content in collaboration with the Forum Media team, external media partners and TFA 2020 regional coordinators Generate, publish and share content on the TFA 2020 website and all social media channels in support of deepening community engagement and increasing awareness of the TFA 2020 partnership and the broader forest agenda Implement an editorial calendar to plan and execute specific, timely campaigns in relation to TFA 2020 events, report launches and other milestones Ensure a strong legacy media presence in line with the communications strategy The successful candidate will be assessed on   Support the execution of this agenda among the willing members of the TFA 2020, directing: Coordinated communication campaigns through own (TFA 2020’s and Partners’) and earned media channels Create communication policies and protocols, including issue management and publications processes (in collaboration with the Forum’s Media and Public Engagement teams) Identification and engagement of “champions” for the agenda among prominent leaders in government, business, finance, entertainment Agenda/messaging of high-level events in the TFA 2020 and Partners’ calendars Preparation of ad hoc position papers/statements of support on specific issues Formula for success Master’s degree in communication, marketing, media engagement, journalism or other related discipline, ideally with a focus on environment and natural resources Seven or more years of professional experience in the public, private or civil society sectors in cross-sectoral work, building global multistakeholder and communication strategies, preferably on environmental issues specifically related to forests and land Technical literacy and high-level experience in leading platform management and community building and engagement, managing consultants, communications service providers and PR agencies Demonstrated ability to build and implement social media strategy Ability to work with C-suite business leaders and leading experts in academia, international organizations, government and non-governmental organizations, and with representatives of grassroots organizations Excellent editorial expertise and writing skills, experience in journalism Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English; proficiency in other languages, especially Bahasa Indonesian, French, Portuguese or Spanish, would be a plus Analytical capabilities Why work at the Forum   We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change!

Communications Officer

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER     The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.     Why we are recruiting   You will be joining a leading international communications team to convey the Forum’s mission and messages, and engage the global community in its work. The team aims to build awareness of the Forum’s mission by enhancing the Forum’s brand and engagement with the global public   Reporting lines and interactions   This position will report to Fon Mathuros, Head of Media. This role primarily interacts with global media and members of the Forum’s Public Engagement team.   Main responsibilities   • Coordinate the creation and distribution of communication materials, including media advisories, press releases, invitations • Research, update, maintain the media database on a regular basis • Promote, engage and coordinate Forum activities with global media and the Forum’s relevant constituents (public offices and international organizations)   The successful candidate will be assessed on   • Manage and update all media platforms (press accreditation, news distribution, newsroom webpage, CRM platform) • Drive year-round engagement of global media on the Forum’s digital platforms • Prepare weekly media analysis report for Forum leadership • Coordinate all translation work in various languages (internal and external) to ensure quality • Support team with management of press conferences, interviews, press kits and the team’s general inbox • Research and maintain the Media team’s global editorial calendar and coordinate work with all Forum offices (Geneva, New York, San Francisco, Beijing and Tokyo) • Coordinate external and PR staff working with the Forum on a year-round basis   Formula for success   • Advanced university degree in journalism, communications or public relations • 3-5 years of professional experience in communications, media relations or related field • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and French; other languages would be an asset • Understand and have practical knowledge of both mainstream and social media • Good knowledge on Microsoft Office, digital marketing tools (Mailchimp, Salesforce Marketing Cloud or equivalent platforms) and experience using media monitoring tools • Evidence of maturity and flexibility • Quick learner with excellent organizational and time management skills • Flexible team player with good communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to work independently and long hours when needed   Why work at the Forum   The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.

Head of Cyber Technical Expertise, Global Centre for Cybersecurity

HEAD OF CYBER TECHNICAL EXPERTISE GLOBAL CENTRE FOR CYBERSECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting The Global Centre for Cybersecurity was established by the World Economic Forum in 2018 to address the global cybersecurity challenges in a strategic, transparent and collaborative manner by leveraging the neutrality of the Forum as an independent organization. The centre will act as an independent, neutral force and community multiplier with focus on delivering advice, recommendations and launch coordinated cybersecurity initiatives that will mitigate and minimize risk while inspiring new global efforts to tackle one of the biggest threats to society today. The centre will also develop a cyber security prevention platform as the state-of-the-art connector between stakeholders, and create a trusted exchange hub for the most important information and early warnings. The Head of Cyber Technical Expertise is a newly created role to provide the centre with a highly experienced cyber expert who will perform as its chief information security officer (CISO), chief technology officer (CTO) and chief data officer (CDO).   Reporting Lines & Interactions This will position report to Troels Oerting , Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. With the growth of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity, the Head of Cyber Technical Expertise may manage a small team of information security officers in the future. This role primarily interacts internally with the centre’s network, the other Forum centres and the Forum security teams. External interactions will primarily be with the Forum Partners in helping them minimize cybercrime. This role will also liaise with external cyber experts on selected areas of expertise.   Main responsibilities Be responsible for cybersecurity, protecting the centre’s network and its employees Be responsible for developing and maintaining a cyber security prevention platform to support the centre and partners in trusted exchange and use of information and intelligence related to minimize cybercrime; this platform should work in close integration with other Forum online tools and platforms in a secure way Deliver world class cybersecurity knowledge supporting the centre’s “security by design” projects, which includes present and future services, applications and functions, and those being innovated as part of the Internet of Things and blockchain innovation   The successful candidate will be assessed on Implementation of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity’s information security controls to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of Forum data and technology assets Design and implementation of a risk management strategy for prevention Implementation and management of the centre’s information technology infrastructure Design and implementation of governance and compliance around data management   Formula for success Technical background in cybersecurity 10+ years’ international experience in cybersecurity with recent CIO experience Expertise in the cybercriminal environment Relevant skills: Project management Excellent oral and written communication skills Strategic thinking and planning   Why you should work at the Forum We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and co-operation, shaping mindsets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.

Lead, Cybersecurity Offline and Online Engagements, Global Centre for Cybersecurity

  LEAD OF CYBERSECURITY OFFLINE AND ONLINE ENGAGEMENTS GLOBAL CENTRE FOR CYBERSECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting The Global Centre for Cybersecurity was established by the World Economic Forum in 2018 to address the global cybersecurity challenges in a strategic, transparent and collaborative manner by leveraging the neutrality of the Forum as an independent organization. The centre will act as an independent, neutral force and community multiplier with focus on delivering advice, recommendations and launch coordinated cybersecurity initiatives that will mitigate and minimize risk while inspiring new global efforts to tackle one of the biggest threats to society today. The centre will also develop a cyber security prevention platform as the state-of-the-art connector between stakeholders, and create a trusted exchange hub for the most important information and early warnings. The Lead of Cybersecurity Offline and Online Engagements is a newly created role to provide the Global Centre for Cybersecurity with a highly experienced cyber expert who will perform as communications specialist around cybersecurity-related matters.   Reporting lines and interactions This will position report to Troels Oerting , Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. This role primarily interacts with the centre’s network. It will also maintain close interactions with other Forum communications teams.   Main responsibilities Deliver high-quality, tailor-made cyber presentations, video, tweets, Instagram and Facebook updates for the team to maximize visibility and improve brand recognition Design visual and interactive communication materials around cybersecurity awareness Develop an online strategy and enhance website traffic to ensure the centre’s online presence Develop operations and strategy-related reports   The successful candidate will be assessed on Portfolio of engaging presentations Social media presence Overall communications and marketing collaterals for the centre Management reports and dashboards   Formula for success Bachelor degree in communications or related field 5+ years’ experience in offline and online communications Knowledge and deep interest for cybersecurity Relevant skills: Multistakeholder management Project management Excellent oral and written communication skills Publication writing and editing   Why you should work at the World Economic Forum The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.

Head of Systemic Cyber Threats, Global Centre for Cybersecurity

HEAD OF SYSTEMIC CYBER THREATS, GLOBAL CENTRE FOR CYBERSECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting The Global Centre for Cybersecurity was established by the World Economic Forum in 2018 to address the global cybersecurity challenges in a strategic, transparent and collaborative manner by leveraging the neutrality of the Forum as an independent organisation. The centre will act as an independent, neutral force and community multiplier with focus on delivering advice, recommendations and launch coordinated cybersecurity initiatives that will mitigate and minimize risk while inspiring new global efforts to tackle one of the biggest threats to society today. The centre will also develop a cybersecurity prevention platform as the state-of-the-art connector between stakeholders, and create a trusted exchange hub for the most important information and early warnings. The Head of Systemic Cyber Threats is a newly created role to provide the centre with a highly experienced cyber expert who will focus on eliminating impact from known criminal networks.   Reporting lines and interactions This will position report to Troels Oerting , Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. With the growth of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity, the Head of Systemic Cyber Threats may manage a small team of Cyber Threats Community Leads in the future. This role primarily interacts internally with the centre’s network. It will also maintain close interactions with other Forum constituents. External interactions will primarily be with Forum Partners and stakeholders in addition to the global cyber community.   Main responsibilities Be responsible, in cooperation with other functions in the centre, for identifying systemic threats to the global use of the internet from criminal actors Monitor and deliver advice on how to eliminate impact from known criminal networks (Carbernak, Dridex, Fin7, Buhtrap and others) and known threat vectors such as DDoS, phishing, ransomware and payment platform attacks Establish dedicated projects to find lasting solutions to eliminate/minimize impact by using all available knowledge and tools (government, law enforcement, regulation, change in behaviour, awareness, legislation)   The successful candidate will be assessed on Implementation of a systemic cyber-risk quantification tool Direct contribution to the elimination or mitigation of cybercriminal activity Running a centralized knowledge platform to respond to complex, unpredictable and cascading consequences   Formula for success Master’s degree in law enforcement or related field 10+ years’ international experience in law enforcement or security companies Expertise in the cybercriminal environment and the criminal digital market (deep/dark net) Relevant skills: Multistakeholder management Project management Excellent oral and written communication skills Strategic thinking and planning   Why you should work at the World Economic Forum We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.  

Head of Emerging Cyber Threats, Global Centre for Cybersecurity

HEAD OF EMERGING CYBER THREATS GLOBAL CENTRE FOR CYBERSECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting The Global Centre for Cybersecurity was established by the World Economic Forum in 2018 to address the global cybersecurity challenges in a strategic, transparent and collaborative manner by leveraging the neutrality of the Forum as an independent organization. The centre will act as an independent, neutral force and community multiplier with focus on delivering advice, recommendations and launch coordinated cybersecurity initiatives that will mitigate and minimize risk while inspiring new global efforts to tackle one of the biggest threats to society today. The centre will also develop a cyber security prevention platform as the state-of-the-art connector between stakeholders, and create a trusted exchange hub for the most important information and early warnings. The Head of Emerging Cyber Threats is a newly created role to provide the centre with a highly experienced cyber expert who will focus on detecting and assessing current and future cyber threats.   Reporting lines and interactions This position will report to Troels Oerting , Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. With the growth of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity, the Head of Emerging Cyber Threats may manage a small team of Cyber Threats Community Leads in the future. This role primarily interacts internally with the centre’s network. It will also maintain close interactions with other Forum constituents. External interactions will primarily be with Forum Partners and stakeholders in addition to the global cyber community.   Main responsibilities Be responsible for detecting and assessing new threats generated by criminals and similar facilitators, or as a result of new vulnerabilities based on increased use of the Internet of Things and widening of the attack vector Identify the most severe threats and, if possible, attribution and suggestion to mitigate Be responsible for establishing an early-warning function alerting partners and stakeholders with proper advise on mitigation solutions Monitor relevant sources, including the deep dark net, and establish a solid network of contacts across the globe, industries and academia to deliver a world-class intel function that can help the centre steer resources and projects into the most productive and efficient outcome The successful candidate will be assessed on Implementation of emerging technologies and a cyber threat landscape monitoring process and tool Design and implementation of an alert and mitigation process with Forum Partners and stakeholders The up and running intelligence function within the centre and established worldwide network of contacts Formula for success Master’s degree in law enforcement or related field 10+ years’ international experience in law enforcement or security companies Expertise in the cybercriminal environment and the criminal digital market (deep/dark net) Relevant skills: Multistakeholder management Project management Excellent oral and written communication skills Strategic thinking and planning   Why work at the World Economic Forum The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.  

Head of Cyber Capacity and Government Relations, Global Centre for Cybersecurity

  HEAD OF CYBER CAPACITY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS GLOBAL CENTRE FOR CYBERSECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   Why we are recruiting The Global Centre for Cybersecurity was established by the World Economic Forum in 2018 to address the global cybersecurity challenges in a strategic, transparent and collaborative manner by leveraging the neutrality of the Forum as an independent organization. The centre will act as an independent, neutral force and community multiplier with focus on delivering advice and recommendations, and launch coordinated cybersecurity initiatives that will mitigate and minimize risk while inspiring new global efforts to tackle one of the biggest threats to society today. The centre will also develop a cyber security prevention platform as the state-of-the-art connector between stakeholders, and create a trusted exchange hub for the most important information and early warnings. The Head of Cyber Capacity and Government Relations is a newly created role to enhance the centre’s governmental capacity building with a highly experienced government relations expert who will perform as its representative agent.   Reporting lines and interactions This will position report to Troels Oerting , Head of the Global Centre for Cybersecurity. This role primarily interacts internally with the centre’s network and the other Forum centres. External interactions will primarily be with development banks, private and public stakeholders, and international organizations.   Main responsibilities Be responsible for the centre’s expertise and delivery for capacity building in liaison with development banks, private and public stakeholders, Interpol and others Establish relevant capacity in cyber-developing countries to ensure readiness to meet emerging cybercrime challenges Establish national computer emergency response teams (CERTs) Educate law enforcement and prosecution matters, provide digital forensic expertise, etc. Be responsible for the centre’s outreach and interactions with governments and institutions to build a trusted and supportive network facilitating the broader cybersecurity agenda   The successful candidate will be assessed on Negotiation and implementation of frameworks on cybersecurity cooperation Impactful facilitation of discussions around cybersecurity policies Implementation and management of the centre’s information technology infrastructure Knowledge enhancement and sharing among private and public stakeholders   Formula for success Master’s degree in international relations of related field 10+ years’ international experience with governmental affairs and international institutions Knowledge and interest in cybersecurity Relevant skills: Strategic thinking and planning Project management Publication writing and editing   Why you should work at the World Economic Forum The Forum believes that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to improve the state of the world by building awareness and cooperation, shaping mindsets and agendas, and driving collective action. Join us and become a driver for positive change.  

Community Lead, Business Engagement - India and South Asia

COMMUNITY LEAD, BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT - INDIA AND SOUTH ASIA   The World Economic Forum - committed to improving the state of the world - is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Business Engagement team’s mission is to engage businesses from different regions in Forum initiatives, projects and events, and develop a solid base of members in these regions.     Duties and Responsibilities   Business development Act as the primary person to develop and manage trusted relationships between the World Economic Forum and key business leaders in the South Asia region (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal) Build relationships with the Forum’s existing regional/industry business community and shape their yearly engagement in coordination with other Forum teams Develop the Forum’s business community in the assigned region/industry by identifying key potential Partners, understanding their strategic interests and priorities, and shaping compelling value propositions Act as a trusted adviser for Partner companies, guiding them on the Forum’s platform and ensuring that they derive the highest value from their engagement Understand strategic interests of key business leaders and translate them into tailored partnerships and engagement plans, ensuring continuous successful delivery of these plans and maximizing value of engagement Monitor closely and evaluate business developments, media reports and policy changes that impact region/industry business leaders and identify leading-edge, emerging companies and entrepreneurs that can contribute to and engage in the mission of the Forum   Thought leadership Monitor and identify leading-edge, emerging companies and entrepreneurs that can contribute to and engage in the mission of the World Economic Forum Understand the strategic interests of senior-level executives in these companies and translate these interests into cutting-edge knowledge and activities to develop year-long engagement programmes Consult subject experts to identify the most important business issues and render them into a sustainable value proposition for community building   Qualifications and Skills Master’s degree in relevant subject (Business, Economics, Engineering, etc.) A minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience in relevant industries, including business development experience in the South Asia region Fluent English, both verbal and written, and at least one South Asian language Consulting and/or client-facing function with proven strength in business development and account management, interacting with industry leaders at senior executive and C-suite level Strategic and creative skills in thinking, research, writing and presentation Proficiency in MS Office/Excel/PowerPoint and recent digital platforms Excellent understanding of the current industry landscape, the key drivers changing the sector and their consequences for the future Experience in analyzing complex industry issues using the most relevant business intelligence and in synthesizing appropriate recommendations Experience in preparing strategic marketing plans and value propositions of new products and services for industry leaders Confirmed project management, collaboration and leadership skills Ability to travel internationally up to 25%   If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Community Lead, Geopolitical and Regional Agenda, Asia Pacific

COMMUNITY LEAD, GEOPOLITICAL AND REGIONAL AGENDA – ASIA PACIFIC   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   As part of the Geopolitical and Regional Agenda, the Asia-Pacific team manages relationships with governments, regulators and other public institutions in the region. The team also coordinates the Forum’s engagement with civil society, academia, expert communities and research organization partners and is responsible for curating and shaping the regional agenda.   Duties and responsibilities • Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify key relationships needed in the region, and build and implement a strategic approach to managing these relationships; this takes place throughout the year and at Forum events such as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos • Conduct research on topics and projects relevant to the region, and act as the Forum’s key advisor on government and policy, particularly in the Korean Peninsula, Mongolia and Singapore • Help convene communities in the region around specific ideas and challenges, and help catalyse projects and initiatives through active public-private collaborations • Support the team’s communication strategy internally and externally, with particular focus on digital platforms   Qualifications and skills • Master’s (or higher) degree in political science, public policy management, business administration, or other relevant fields • Minimum 5 years’ experience in public sector engagement • Experience working with established networks in governments from the Asia-Pacific region • Knowledge of the policy ecosystem in the region, including key governing bodies, decision-makers, and scholars is a must • Excellent organizational skills; able to tackle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously and maintain balance in high-pressure work settings • Proven experience of thriving in multicultural, highly collaborative and flexible work environments; comfort driving entrepreneurial projects, navigating ambiguity and being a self-starter • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English and in Korean • Proficiency with recent digital platforms   If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Event Technology Services Intern

EVENT TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, INTERN   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Event Technology Services Team is looking for an intern to support the team in various IT activities for major events.   Duties and responsibilities • Assist in the coordination of IT projects and resources for the Forum’s two major annual events – the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, and the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland • Join the IT team for onsite preparations of the Annual Meeting in Davos • Assist the Participant Services team in managing participant registration, including registration on Salesforce, and distribution of both staff and participant badges   Qualifications and skills • Bachelor (or higher) degree, particularly in international hospitality management • Experience with international events • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English   Start date and duration: 1 August 2018 for 24 weeks If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Head, Mining & Metals Industry

HEAD, MINING & METALS INDUSTRY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Forum’s Mining & Metals Industry community consists of the world’s leading mining and metals companies, representing a broad range of commodities and regions. The Mining & Metals team works to build the world’s premier community of mining and metals business leaders to advance critical issues facing the industries on global, regional and industry agendas through engagement with government, industry, regulatory and civil society leaders.   Duties and Responsibilities Understand, map and monitor the overall industry ecosystem, including key issues, stakeholders and external influences Through constant dialogue with stakeholders and especially Industry Governors (CEOs), define the industry transformation strategy and implement it via public private partnerships to deliver impact Engage key communities of stakeholders: Governors, key company leaders (e.g. Strategy, Innovation and Digital officers), Global Future Council Experts, Technology Pioneers/Innovators, and policy makers Catalyze Platform Engagement, encouraging industry stakeholders to bring selected existing or anticipated projects on to the Forum’s platform Provide leadership and guidance on platform initiatives which have participation from and impact on industry stakeholders Share responsibility for Partner development (Top List) and Partner retention Build, retain and lead a high-performing team Contribute to the activities of the broader Basic and Energy Industries team and the Forum at large Qualifications and Skills Master’s degree in a relevant field and 10 years of successful professional experience, at least 5 of which in the mining and metals industry within a strategy consultancy, multinational corporation, or industry association; international experience preferred. Excellent strategic acumen combined with the agility to execute with excellence via a “roll up your sleeves” mind-set applied in a dynamic and demanding environment. Intellectually curious with a strong orientation for driving growth through the power of innovative thinking. Results focused with an orientation towards teamwork and collaboration. Ability to build strong internal relationships and networks within complex and collaborative organization; can work well across cultures and virtually in a global environment. Robust network-building skills with a passion for cultivating external relationships; including the ability to interact with chief executive officers, government leaders, and regulatory bodies with confidence and poise. Demonstrated ability in coaching and developing teams. Outstanding communication skills, with fluency in written and spoken English and at least one other language. Comfortable with and prepared for global travel (approximately 25%+ of the time).   If you possess the relevant qualifications and background, and if you thrive in a highly demanding environment, please apply online.

Lead, Geopolitical Agenda

LEAD, GEOPOLITICAL AGENDA GLOBAL RISKS AND THE GEOPOLITICAL AGENDA TEAM   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Geopolitical and Regional Agendas group is responsible for the Forum’s work on international and regional affairs. Working under the Head of Global Risks and the Geopolitical Agenda, the Lead will contribute to the Forum’s work in the area of international politics, designing and organizing dialogues, workshops and other events with experts in this field, and writing briefing papers, reports and other documents on related topics for internal and external audiences. The Lead will also contribute to the production of one of the Forum’s annual flagship reports, the Global Risks Report.   Duties and responsibilities • Conduct research and analysis on key trends, actors, drivers and developments in the broad ecosystem of international politics, including the intersection of the public and private sectors • Explore interlinkages and tensions between the international political system and processes of economic, technological and domestic political change • Work with external experts in academia, think tanks, government and industry, organizing a range of informal and formal interactions and events to generate knowledge and insight • Synthesize research and analysis into a variety of internal and external written publications • Disseminate the work of the Global Risks and the Geopolitical Agenda team in presentations at high-level meetings, seminars, conferences and other venues • Co-design high-level panels and other sessions at World Economic Forum events to generate and disseminate insight and to catalyse action and impact in the public and private sectors • Contribute to the planning, writing and production of the annual flagship Global Risks Report   Qualifications and skills • At least seven years’ work experience in think tanks, academia, diplomacy, non-governmental organizations, journalism, or international organizations; experience in the private or not-for-profit sectors is welcome • A master’s degree or higher in international relations, political science, regional studies, or a related discipline • Robust analytical skills and a broad intellectual background; comfortable working across numerous topics both individually and on shared projects • Exceptional written and presentational communication skills, with fluency in English and an ability to tailor the communication of complex ideas to differing audiences • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with a demonstrated capacity to work across teams as well as with leading experts and practitioners • Strong project management and relationship management skills • Experience with working on digital platforms and with using images, graphics, data and other non-verbal communications tools   If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Events Operations Specialist

EVENTS OPERATIONS SPECIALIST    The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Events Operations Team coordinates all World Economic Forum events logistics. It guarantees that a high standard of service is provided to Forum staff, collaborators and Participants. The Event Operations Specialist will support the organization and coordination of Forum events, as well as accommodation projects, working to deliver all tasks to a high standard.   Duties and Responsibilities   • Organize events in Switzerland, collaborating with relevant teams to ensure timely delivery • Responsible for maintaining event staff lists (using internal tools), flight booking, updating staff travel dates, accommodation and other event-related information • Work closely with all parties involved in the set-up and execution of events. This involves internal teams, including Technology & Digital Services, Media, and Security Affairs, and externally with event production companies and local providers • Manage the internal/external staff online registration process • Address transport needs including organizing shuttle buses and limousine services • Manage catering requirements, rental equipment and conference room set-up • Work in close collaboration with the Hospitality team for large events organized at the Forum’s Geneva headquarters • Following up all accommodation contracts with room lists, payments, updating the database, and compiling relevant statistics • Support colleagues from the Forum’s worldwide offices with hotel reservations and block bookings for events in Switzerland and in-house events • Work on specific accommodation projects • Integrate a sustainable approach to all tasks   Qualifications and Skills   • Bachelor’s degree in hotel management, hospitality, travel/tourism • Fluent in French, English and German; other language is a plus • Multitasking and ability to prioritize tasks in a demanding working atmosphere • Fast thinker, organized, flexible, analytic and practical • Two years’ relevant experience • Positive attitude and open-minded nature • Service-oriented, with strong attention to detail and discretion • Adaptable to a continually evolving international environment   If you meet these requirements, please apply online and provide us with your CV and a cover letter describing your motivations for applying.

Community Specialist, Regional Strategies – Middle East And North Africa

COMMUNITY SPECIALIST, REGIONAL STRATEGIES – MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the international organization for public-private cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   As part of the Centre for Regional Strategies, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) team manages relationships with governments, stimulating economic development and achieving sustained economic progress in the region. It curates the regional agenda through engagement with civil society, academia, expert communities and research organization partners in MENA countries.   Duties and Responsibilities •  Support the head of team with coordination and administration •  Prepare the agendas and takes minutes at external and internal meetings •  Conduct research on topics relevant to the region •  Support the Team’s communication strategy internally and externally, with particular focus on digital platforms •  Manage relationships with Forum stakeholders in the region (also during the Annual Meeting in Davos and the Forum’s regional meetings) •  Support colleagues on project and program development work as appropriate   Qualifications and Skills •  University degree in social sciences or equivalent •  Minimum of two years of experience in a similar position •  Fluency in English and French; knowledge of Arabic a plus •  Excellent organization, planning and communication skills (verbal and written), with the ability to work independently as needed •  Excellent command of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management) •  Demonstrated knowledge of and passion for the MENA region   If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Intern, Digital Identity

INTERN, DIGITAL IDENTITY SYSTEM INITIATIVE ON THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY   The World Economic Forum – committed to improving the state of the world – is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Forum’s System Initiative on Digital Economy and Society seeks to help shape a sustainable, inclusive, trust worthy digital future. This position will support the System Initiative’s activities in the field of digital identity and access systems. It will be based in Geneva, Switzerland. The internship will be for three months, starting May/June and ending July/August 2018.   Duties and Responsibilities S pecific duties include, though may not be limited to: • Mapping key stakeholders and activities related to digital identity and access systems across use cases, sectors, geographies and regions • Conducting secondary research on key issues and themes around digital identity • Supporting coordination and logistics of Forum events and publications • Building templates and collateral that inform the System Initiative’s work in the area, and can evolve over time   The candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in and learn about broader activities of the Forum’s Digital Economy and Society System Initiative   Qualifications and Skills • Broad intellectual background with a master’s degree (or currently pursuing one) • Prior work experience in digital economy and society related issues an advantage • Fluent in English; additional languages welcome, especially French • Experience conducting research • Digital native – at ease working with digital and social media platforms • Attention to detail and willingness to take on the necessary administrative tasks • Task-oriented, flexible and adaptable • Excellent command of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); knowledge of Salesforce an advantage   Please apply online and provide us with your CV and a cover letter describing your motivations for working with the Future of Digital Economy and Society System Initiative at the World Economic Forum.

Business Engagement Lead, Japan

BUSINESS ENGAGEMENT LEAD, JAPAN WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM JAPAN The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. The Forum is expanding its presence in Japan and building a team to develop and accelerate its impact in the country through community development, relationship management, knowledge networks, regional business council activities and special projects. The Business Engagement - Japan team is responsible for integrating business leaders from Japan into World Economic Forum activities and communities, including the Forum’s System Initiatives, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and Global Centre for Cybersecurity. Reporting to the Chief Representative Officer for the World Economic Forum in Japan as well as to the Community Lead based in Geneva, the Business Engagement Lead will be based in Tokyo and help identify new members and partners from the country, creating and executing engagement plans for existing members and partners in Japan. As Business Engagement Lead, you will: Act as the primary person to manage and develop long-term, trusted relationships between the Forum and key business leaders in Japan Build relationships with the Forum’s existing regional business community and shape their yearly engagement in coordination with the Business Engagement – Japan team in Geneva and other Forum teams Develop the Forum’s membership community in Japan by identifying key potential Members and Partners, understanding their strategic interests and priorities, and shaping compelling value propositions for these companies Serve as a trusted adviser for Partner companies in Japan, guiding them on the Forum’s platform and ensuring that they derive the highest value from their engagement Understand strategic interests of key business leaders and translate them into tailored partnerships and engagement plans, ensuring continuous successful delivery of these plans Monitor closely and evaluate business developments, media reports and policy changes that impact Japanese business leaders and identify leading-edge, emerging companies and entrepreneurs that can contribute to and engage in the mission of the Forum Lead on shaping the regional context, especially Japan’s business perspective, and incorporating this into the Forum’s global agenda through collaborating with the Forum’s Global Programming team Organize community events for Forum Member companies from Japan, two per year in Japan and once in San Francisco, with the Chief Representative Officer in attendance Relevant experience and skillset: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in international relations, business administration, economics, or other relevant field At least 7 years’ professional experience in relevant industries, with significant exposure to Japan Native fluency in Japanese and excellent proficiency in English Prior experience in a client-facing function with a proven track record in business development Ability to work with and build long-term, trust-based relationships with C-suite executives Strategic and creative skills in thinking, research, writing and presentation Demonstrated leadership capacity, excellence in the fields of business, culture and geopolitics, and a proven interest in global affairs An established network of senior business contacts in Japan You are willing to work in a highly dynamic setting, requiring outstanding results under pressure and frequent travel, while based in Tokyo. If you meet these requirements, please apply online.       ビジネスエンゲージメント担当リード(日本事務所勤務) 世界経済フォーラム日本事務所   世界経済フォーラム(World Economic Forum)は、パブリック・プライベート両セクターの協力を通じて、世界情勢の改善に取り組む国際機関です。 ビジネス界、政界、学界および社会におけるその他のリーダーと連携し、世界・地域・産業のアジェンダを形成します。 当フォーラムは、日本において事業を拡大しており、コミュニティの発展、関係管理、知識ネットワーク、地域の法人組織の活動、および特別プロジェクトを通して、日本で当フォーラムの影響を発展、加速することを目指し、チームを編成しています。 日本担当ビジネスエンゲージメントチームには、当フォーラムの社会システム全体の変革を目指す取り組み(System Initiative)、第四次産業革命センター(Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution)、サイバーセキュリティのグローバルセンター(Global Centre for Cybersecurity)を通じた官民連携促進の取り組みなど世界経済フォーラムの活動やコミュニティに日本のビジネスリーダーやエキスパートの方々 の ご参画を取り込んでいく役割・責任を担います。 東京事務所勤務となるビジネスエンゲージメント担当リードは、世界経済フォーラム日本事務所事務所長およびジュネーヴ本部の日本担当ビジネスエンゲージメント責任者と連携及び報告しつつ、日本の新しい加盟企業やパートナーの特定を支援し、日本の既存の加盟企業とパートナー向けにエンゲージメントプランを作成し実行します。 ビジネスエンゲージメント担当リードの業務内容: 当フォーラムと日本の主要なビジネスリーダー、また新興企業のリーダーとの長期的な信頼関係を管理し、発展させる重要な存在としての役割を担う ジュネーヴの日本担当ビジネスエンゲージメントチームおよび当フォーラムの他のチームと連携し、当フォーラムの既存のビジネスコミュニティとの関係を築き、既存のビジネスコミュニティのために毎年エンゲージメントプランを形成する 当フォーラムへの参加可能性のある重要な企業やパートナーを検討・特定し、こうした企業やパートナーの戦略上の関心分野および優先事項について理解を深め、価値のある提案を企画しつつ、、日本においてこうしたリーディング企業のコミュニティを発展させる 日本のパートナー・メンバー企業にとって信頼できるアドバイザーとしての役割を担い、日本のパートナー・メンバー企業が当フォーラムのプラットフォームを活用し、企業がエンゲージメントから価値を最大限に引き出せるよう責任を負う 企業のトップ・ビジネスリーダーの戦略上の関心を理解し、各企業に合わせたパートナーシップ・メンバーシッププラン、エンゲージメントプランを企画・提案し、これらのプランの実行・実現をめざす 日本のビジネス界にに影響する様々な企業の新たな展開、メディアの報道、企業の戦略的方針の転換を注意深くモニタリング、分析し、当フォーラムのミッションに貢献・エンゲージ できる 可能性のある最先端の新興企業や起業家等とのネットワークを広げる 日本の政治経済的状況を踏まえ日本のコンテクスト、とりわけ日本の企業の将来の戦略・成長分野を把握し、当フォーラムのグローバルプログラムチームとの連携を通じて、そのコンテクストを当フォーラムのグローバル・アジェンダに組み入れられるようリードする 当フォーラムに加盟している日本の企業向けに駐在事務所長が出席するコミュニティイベントを年に3回企画、開催する(日本で開催するイベント2回、サンフランシスコで開催するイベント1回) 条件(経歴・スキル/資格): 国際関係、企業経営、経済、またはその他の関連分野の修士号もしくは同等の資格の取得者 関連する業界で最低7年の勤務経験がある者(日本での十分な勤務経験もしくは日本の企業を相手にした十分な実務経験) 日本語を母国語とし、高い英語力を有する者 クライアントビジネスの経験があり、事業開発等の分野で堅実な実績を有する者 経営陣/役員と連携し、信頼に基づく長期的な関係を築く能力を有する者 戦略的およびクリエイティブな思考、調査、執筆、プレゼンテーションを行うスキルを有する者 リーダーシップを発揮し、ビジネス、文化、地政学の分野において優れた知識有し、世界情勢・世界が直面する課題について大きな関心を有する者 日本企業の経営幹部社員と確固たる人脈を築いている者 この職種に就く者には、プレッシャーのの中でも優れた結果が出せる挙ことが求められます。また、状況の変化が極めて速い環境で働くことに抵抗がなく、原則的には東京での勤務となりますが、頻繁な出張が可能な方を求めています。 上記の条件を満たす場合は、オンライン経由で応募手続きを行ってください。

Programme Specialist, International Security

PROGRAMME SPECIALIST, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY   The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.   The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.   The Forum’s Programme Development team develops and organizes high-level, multistakeholder meetings, such as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. Working under the Programme Lead on international security, the Programme Specialist will contribute to the design, development and delivery of programming related to international security and geopolitics, sustaining and developing communities of experts, and coordinating the curation of relevant third-party content on the Forum’s digital platforms. The Programme Specialist will also take on other projects and responsibilities as needed, including but not limited to responsibilities leading up to, during and following World Economic Forum events.   Duties and responsibilities   • Conduct research and analysis to identify key trends and their implications for stakeholders in industry and society, and their applicability to Forum communities • Assist in coordination with external partners and internal Forum teams on preparations for programming activity in Forum meetings and other activities, including follow-up, evaluations and debriefs • Contribute to programme management support for the Forum’s digital platform on geostrategic issues, especially functions such as talent scouting, relationship management, editing and scheduling of publications • Provide support and follow-up on coordination and collaboration with internal and external partners, building strong relationships based on trust and professionalism • Work with Forum teams and external experts in academia, think tanks, government and industry to capture knowledge and insight from Forum communities and events; review and evaluate content generated by community experts • Explore and highlight interlinkages between global, regional and industry transformations, using Forum communities and events to capture emerging trends at the macro level and suggest ideas/methods for further exploration   Qualifications and skills   • Master’s degree (or higher), ideally in international security, war studies, or international relations • 2 to 5 years’ work experience in diplomacy, NGO, think tanks, academia, journalism, or international organizations; experience in the private or not-for-profit sectors is welcome • Excellent written, digital and verbal communication skills with fluency in English • Broad intellectual background with a strong understanding of relevant issues • Experience working with digital platforms, visuals, graphics and other communications tools • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work with leading experts and practitioners • Team player who enjoys working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment • Ability to communicate complex information succinctly both in writing and verbally   Please apply online and provide us with your CV, and a cover letter describing your motivations for applying.

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