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HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

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UN OHCHR: HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-04-12 2018-02-28T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs 2018-04-12 P-4 GENEVA - 91779 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

REVISER (CHINESE) - Public Information and Conference Management, Language

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UN CSD: REVISER (CHINESE) - Public Information and Conference Management, Language in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-04-12 2018-02-28T00:00:00+01:00 Open REVISER (CHINESE) - Public Information and Conference Management, Language 2018-04-12 P-4 GENEVA - 93001 UN CSD Please check with UN CSD directly for contact details. Public Information and Conference Management, Language

Community Specialist, Social Engagement - Asia Pacific

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COMMUNITY SPECIALIST, SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT – 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.   The Social Engagement communities at the Forum include three distinct communities that support leadership and impact: Young Global Leaders, Global Shapers and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship.   The Community Specialist will design and implement long-term engagement strategies for the three communities in Asia, with a dominant focus on the Asia-Pacific region; designing, facilitating and coordinating community events and activities in this region. The position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland.   As Community Specialist, you will: Develop and execute community-building strategies to enhance the impact of groups of high-performing individuals • Champion community members’ interests within the Forum’s broader range of activities, aligned with the Forum’s mission Encourage collaboration of members within and across communities on common interests and affiliations • Develop, enhance and activate relationships with new and existing members from across a variety of sectors Be responsible for digital management of the communities in Asia Research, assess and select new classes of leaders from these regions into the three communities annually Excel as a coordinator, adviser and collaborator for community-led initiatives and projects Maintain and update a comprehensive database of expertise, professional information, invoicing and other data related to the community members Manage, convene, and design formal and informal community events at the global, regional, and local level to build stronger, purpose-driven communities Relevant experience and skillset: Broad intellectual background with a master’s degree (or equivalent), preferably MBA or MPA, open to specializations 4-6 years of relevant experience with a proven track record in positions of responsibility, ideally in the Asia-Pacific region Fluent in English; additional languages welcome, especially Hindi/Urdu or Southeast Asian languages Ability to manage complex, cross-team projects and to work efficiently and effectively across multiple priorities Digital native – at ease working with a wide variety of digital and social media platforms Attention to detail and willingness to take on the necessary administrative and logistical tasks to CRM-related community management 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 Social Engagement team at the World Economic Forum.

Project Lead, Gender Parity - System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work

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PROJECT LEAD, GENDER PARITY SYSTEM INITIATIVE ON SHAPING THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION, GENDER AND WORK   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 System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work aims to enable people to fulfil their potential by developing and deploying their talent, thereby contributing to more prosperous economies and societies. It drives the development of education that matches the needs of the future, promotes a workforce that is better prepared for shifts in labour markets, identifies opportunities for job creation and ensures that gains and opportunities are shared equally, regardless of gender, age or origin. The System Initiative offers the latest knowledge to leaders and the public to help inform their decision-making, provides a platform on which leaders can build consensus and share ideas, and supports collaborative and coordinated action.   As a Project Lead, you will:   Duties and Responsibilities Develop and manage the System Initiative project on Closing the Gender Gap and associated activities in the Gender Parity module. The project aims to create global and national public-private collaboration platforms to address current gender gaps and reshape gender parity for the future Develop and implement project plans and strategies that fit the team’s overall mission, and collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to implement these plans Ensure that project results are documented consistently and regularly shared with stakeholders Collaborate with Forum colleagues to shape the design and content of events, and support the team’s media and communication strategy Manage and build strong relationships with partners from business, government and civil society In terms of gender parity, identify emerging themes, facilitate the input of new and practical research, develop new insights and tap into the System Initiative’s existing body of knowledge Manage secondees working on the Closing the Gender Gap project Develop a strong understanding of the Forum’s mission Monitor global developments related to education and skills, work and employment, and gender parity as well as the intersections between them   Qualifications and Skills Advanced university degree in public policy, gender studies, economics, business or other relevant field 7-10 years’ professional experience, ideally across multiple sectors and geographies Professional experience should include knowledge of gender and employment issues, as well as proven interest in education, skills, talent and work issues Proven interest in the areas of gender equality, women’s economic opportunity, and work and employment Excellent project management, relationship management, system leadership, research and communication skills Capacity to apply critical thinking, consult broadly, develop strategies, work collaboratively in a team and manage both long- and short-term objectives Ability to quickly identify emerging issues and the most relevant stakeholders, and develop an area of focus for multistakeholder action Excellent written and spoken English; knowledge of other languages would be an asset   If you meet these requirements, please apply online and provide us with your CV and a cover letter describing your motivations for applying.

Copywriting Specialist, Marketing Communications

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COPYWRITING SPECIALIST, MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS   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 Marketing team is responsible for communicating a clear engagement proposition for the global community to partner with the World Economic Forum. Its objective is to generate seamless, consistently high-value, integrated communications to the Forum’s constituents.   Duties and Responsibilities Understand the Forum’s marketing communications requirements and translate them into world-class collateral Create multi-channel communication plans (events, launches, reports, etc.) in collaboration with other teams Create compelling, on-brand content and texts to communicate complex ideas in a simple, clear way that connects with our audience of the world’s top CEOs, government leaders, academics and civil society representatives Write, edit, and proofread offline (e.g. brochures, two-pagers, PowerPoint decks) and online marketing contents (e.g. email, website, digital collaboration platform), gathering input and validating the communications internally Create and manage production timelines, repurposing content for different usages Manage complex communications projects in a matrix organization with several stakeholders Create relevant narratives from complex information in a simple and visually appealing way Qualifications and Skills Graduate degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or related discipline 5+ years of relevant experience in marketing, journalism, or content production Top-level professional writing skills in English, especially for business/B2B marketing Meticulous attention to detail (spelling, formatting, consistency) and highly organized Mastery of English grammar and vocabulary Expert in PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), digital marketing platforms and other business communication tools Proven track record in the management of complex projects, deadlines and processes especially in dynamic matrix organizations Self-starter, hands-on, committed and passionate, service attitude Ability to propose creative solutions and flexibility to adapt them in a collaborative process Passionate about current affairs and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment while keeping sense of cool and humor If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

Partner Development Lead - Healthcare, Agriculture, Food and Beverage Industries

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PARTNER DEVELOPMENT LEAD – HEALTHCARE, AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRIES   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 a membership organization, the Forum engages businesses in projects and initiatives – online and offline – to address industry, regional and systemic issues. Business Engagement teams are responsible for building the world’s premier communities of business executives to advance critical topics facing industries on global, regional and industry agendas through engagement with government, industry, regulatory and civil society leaders.   The Partner Development Lead for Healthcare, Agriculture, Food and Beverage industries will identify and initiate relevant industry partnerships with industry corporations based in Europe and North America.   Duties and Responsibilities Act as the primary contact to develop the Forum’s partnership community in the healthcare and agriculture, food and beverage industries, focusing exclusively on Europe and North America Agree on key potentials with relevant Industry Leads; research, analyse and understand the strategic interests and priorities of potential partners; and shape compelling value propositions Develop own pipeline of 60 to 80 potential partner target companies in the assigned industries and create multi-year customized engagement plans, with clear milestones defined; measure execution steps against the plan and present regular progress reports Actively reach out within North America and Europe to develop long-term, trusted partnerships with top companies, deploying own established network of senior contacts and attending key industry conferences to grow network further Mobilize Forum expertise and collaborate with relevant teams to craft customized value propositions, identifying and including appropriate Forum senior management as part of the acquisition process Build trusted relationships with senior internal stakeholders and leverage their networks and expertise along the partner development cycle Monitor and evaluate key industry developments, media reports and policy changes in order to identify leading-edge, emerging companies and entrepreneurs that can contribute to and engage in the mission of the Forum Actively contribute to creating new best practice tools and insights to be leveraged across all Forum partner development activities Qualifications and Skills Broad intellectual background with a Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, or other relevant topic 5-7 years’ professional working experience in agriculture, food and beverage, or healthcare industries (including pharma, medtech, healthcare IT, life science tools, etc.) Fluency in written and spoken English, with fluency in an additional language a plus Excellent understanding of the current industry landscape and the key drivers shaping the future of these industries Proven experience in analyzing complex industry issues using business intelligence and synthesizing appropriate recommendations Demonstrated work experience with industry leaders at senior executive and C-suite level; policy experts in academia; NGOs and government agencies in developed and developing countries Experience in preparing strategic engagement plans and value propositions of new products and services for industry leaders Agile team player and self-starter who enjoys working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment Outstanding communication and presentation skills Proficiency in MS Office / Excel / PowerPoint and recent digital platforms Willingness to travel in North America and Europe If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

People & Culture Intern

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PEOPLE & CULTURE 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 People & Culture team’s purpose is to support the success of the Forum’s mission to improve the state of the world through delivering first-class service in all Human Resource areas (Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Learning and Development, Reward and Operations).   Working in the People & Culture team, this six-month internship offers a development opportunity to an aspiring HR professional seeking to make a difference and gain valuable HR experience in a fast-moving professional organization.   Duties and Responsibilities • Support the People & Culture teams with various HR projects • Assist the People & Culture Operations team on a daily basis with various HR processes and operational activities • Properly handle employee requests, following up cases where necessary. • Engage in effective and professional communication with colleagues, internal clients, vendors and the local authorities • Coordinate HR employee communications and communications projects, policy Q&A and weekly newsletter, and update and maintain the HR intranet • Produce adhoc reports and analysis   Qualifications and skills • Current or recent enrolment in a graduate/undergraduate degree programme or certification with a strong interest and aptitude to work in HR • Previous HR, administrative or office experience would be an asset • Ability to learn quickly and acquire new knowledge and skills • Creative thinker/problem-solver with a constructive service-oriented outlook • Detail-oriented and discreet (the intern will handle sensitive and confidential information) • Great interpersonal skills with an ability to develop successful relationships with others • Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively, multitask, adhere to tight deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision • Excellent written and verbal English • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook   If you meet these requirements, please apply online.

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

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UN OHCHR: HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-03-01 2018-02-24T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs 2018-03-01 P-3 GENEVA - 92935 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

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UN OHCHR: HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-03-01 2018-02-24T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs 2018-03-01 P-3 GENEVA - 93582 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER (Financial Tracking Service) TJO [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Humanitarian Affairs

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UN OCHA: HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER (Financial Tracking Service) TJO [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Humanitarian Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-03-02 2018-02-24T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS OFFICER (Financial Tracking Service) TJO [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Humanitarian Affairs 2018-03-02 P-3 GENEVA - 93669 UN OCHA Please check with UN OCHA directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Humanitarian Affairs

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Head of Editorial Unit) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

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UN OHCHR: PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Head of Editorial Unit) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-27 2018-02-23T00:00:00+01:00 Open PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Head of Editorial Unit) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information 2018-02-27 P-4 GENEVA - 93340 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

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UN OHCHR: HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-27 2018-02-23T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs 2018-02-27 P-3 GENEVA - 93545 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Social Media) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

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UN OHCHR: PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Social Media) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-27 2018-02-22T00:00:00+01:00 Open PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (Social Media) Temporary Job Opening [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information 2018-02-27 P-3 GENEVA - 93470 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

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UN OHCHR: HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-25 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open HUMAN RIGHTS OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening) [Temporary] - Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs 2018-02-25 P-3 GENEVA - 93244 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Political, Peace and Humanitarian, Human Rights Affairs

Information and Evidence Officer/eDiscovery (TJO) [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

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UN OHCHR: Information and Evidence Officer/eDiscovery (TJO) [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-26 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open Information and Evidence Officer/eDiscovery (TJO) [Temporary] - Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information 2018-02-26 P-3 GENEVA - 93264 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Public Information and Conference Management, Public Information

ASSOCIATE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER [Temporary] - Economic, Social and Development, Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development)

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UNECE: ASSOCIATE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER [Temporary] - Economic, Social and Development, Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development) in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-02-26 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open ASSOCIATE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER [Temporary] - Economic, Social and Development, Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development) 2018-02-26 P-2 GENEVA - 93408 UNECE Please check with UNECE directly for contact details. Economic, Social and Development, Economic Affairs (and Sustainable Development)

Grants Manager Health

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UNOPS: Grants Manager Health in Geneva, Switzerland. Closing date: 2018-02-28 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open Grants Manager Health 2018-02-28 IICA-2 Geneva, Switzerland - 15070 UNOPS Please check with UNOPS directly for contact details. -

LEGAL OFFICER - Legal, Legal Affairs

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UN OHCHR: LEGAL OFFICER - Legal, Legal Affairs in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-04-05 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open LEGAL OFFICER - Legal, Legal Affairs 2018-04-05 P-4 GENEVA - 92543 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Legal, Legal Affairs

INVESTIGATOR - Management and Administration, Investigation

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UN OHCHR: INVESTIGATOR - Management and Administration, Investigation in GENEVA. Closing date: 2018-04-05 2018-02-21T00:00:00+01:00 Open INVESTIGATOR - Management and Administration, Investigation 2018-04-05 P-3 GENEVA - 92547 UN OHCHR Please check with UN OHCHR directly for contact details. Management and Administration, Investigation

Specialist, Ocean Action Agenda

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SPECIALIST, OCEAN ACTION AGENDA   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.   It hosts 14 System Initiatives, which serve as platforms for advancing public-private cooperation on a range of global, regional and industry issues. The System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Environment and Natural Resource Security facilitates and stimulates public-private collaboration on global environmental issues.   Following its contribution to the UN Ocean Conference in June 2017, the Forum has been invited by the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean, Peter Thomson, to partner with his office to create “The Friends of Ocean Action”. This three-year initiative will set itself specific goals and foster a portfolio of high-level, effective initiatives in preparation for the UN Ocean Conference in 2020.   Reflecting the Forum’s position as a platform, the project’s objectives - including successful curation and delivery of solutions from the Friends of Ocean Action group - will therefore also be closely aligned with those of a broader network of actors engaged in the ocean action agenda to 2020. These will include the Special Envoy and his advisory team; colleagues from the UN System working on action tracks within UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and UN Ocean; and also the secretariat and officials supporting the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.   Duties and Responsibilities Provide project management and coordination support, including maintaining timelines for various workstreams and tracking actions needed to achieve project milestones and objectives Manage event planning and logistics for Forum meetings and regional events, as well as external workshops and partner meetings Support community management by identifying and ensuring that the right constituents are engaged in project workstreams, and create opportunities for engaging with other relevant parties Ensure communication is consistent and that the project team and broader environment team have up-to-date information and resources Actively seek and support linkages between the Ocean project, relevant Forum projects and organizations working in the same area Ensure that all project content (web and digital) is accurate and up-to-date, and support the curation of the project community on the Forum’s digital platforms Provide administrative support, including arranging conference calls and meetings, taking minutes and providing logistical support (managing diaries, travel arrangements, invoices and expenses etc.) Act as the project’s point person for internal operational teams including publications, events and regional   Qualifications and Skills University-level education Three-to-five years’ work experience in project management /coordination, event management or administration Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluency in spoken and written English; other languages would be an asset Able to work with C-suite business leaders and leading issue experts in academia, international organizations, governments and non-governmental organizations, as well as with representatives from grassroots organizations Proficient in MS Office; experience with digital platforms and tools would be an asset Strong organizational, interpersonal and time-management skills Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have an understanding of stakeholder needs and be a committed, collaborative, optimistic and solution-oriented team player Analytical capabilities A demonstrated interest in environment/sustainability issues, technology and innovation   The Specialist will be appointed to the post on a two-year fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension subject to funding renewal.

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