The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is looking for an ambitious and energetic Knowledge Manager to join its team working specifically as part of the Innovation for All Knowledge Hub in the Knowledge Solutions Department.
ICC is the world’s largest business organisation with a network reaching 45 million members in more than 100 countries. We work to promote international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation through a unique mix of advocacy and standard setting activities - together with market-leading dispute resolution services.
ICC’s Knowledge Solutions Department is responsible for the organisation’s full suite of policy, standard setting and advocacy activities, with a strong focus on trade and investment. This includes: providing substantive policy input into key international processes; developing industry rules and guidelines to facilitate international trade and promote responsible business practices; and providing influential thought leadership on major global trade issues.
ICC’s policy positions are developed through consultation with member companies and associations in over 100 countries – including through 12 specialist groups of policy experts and a number of special projects.
The Knowledge Manager will support the work of the Innovation for All Knowledge Hub, and have specific responsibility for strengthening ICC’s leadership position in the area of intellectual property. This will include managing ICC’s Commission on Intellectual Property, which is comprised of over 400 business executives and private practitioners from 50 countries. S/he will also be given responsibilities for other areas of ICC’s work as required.
ICC seeks a candidate with knowledge and experience in intellectual property and proven project management skills, and who has the flexibility and interest to contribute to/lead other subject areas in ICC’s work programme.
The Knowledge manager will report to the Director of the Innovation for All Knowledge Hub.
The Knowledge manager will also work with:
Location: The position is located in Paris, France.
Start date: As soon as possible.
Applications, consisting of a full CV, a cover letter and two writing samples on topics relevant to the position should be submitted electronically to the selection committee at: Policy_applications@iccwbo.org.