The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is looking for an experienced trade professional to join its team working specifically as part of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance).
As the institutional representative of over 45 million businesses in more than 100 countries, the International Chamber of Commerce operates with a core mission to “make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere”.
We act as the primary voice of the real economy in a range of intergovernmental organisations – from the World Trade Organisation to the UN climate process – championing the needs of local business in global decision making.
The convening power of our global network enables us to set rules and standards that facilitate over $10 trillion dollars in trade each year – as well as providing tailored products and digital services that directly address the real challenges faced by businesses operating internationally.
We also provide the world’s premier private global dispute resolution services, leveraging ICC’s unique independence, integrity, and expertise.
Together with the World Economic Forum (the Forum) and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), ICC leads the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, a public-private partnership for trade-led growth, supporting governments in developing and least-developed countries in implementing the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). Alliance projects cut through red tape and end costly delays at borders by bringing together governments and businesses of all sizes as equal partners to deliver targeted trade reforms. The Alliance is funded by the United States, Canada, Germany and Denmark.
Within the Alliance, ICC is responsible for private sector engagement, communications and developing and implementing projects in partnership with Alliance business partners.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is looking for an experienced trade professional to join its team working specifically as part of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (the Alliance). This is an opportunity to be part of an exciting international development initiative working to make trade across borders simpler, faster and more cost-effective, creating new business opportunities, enabling greater economic and social development and reducing poverty.
The Deputy Director is responsible for leading ICC’s work within the Alliance. This is a senior position requiring an ability to develop strong relationships with multiple external stakeholders and partners and operate within the framework of a multi-organization partnership with different cultures and management structures.
You will be based in Paris and will report to ICC’s Global Policy Director. On a day-to-day basis, you will work closely with the Alliance Director based in Geneva at the Forum and will contribute to ensuring overall successful delivery of the Alliance, in coordination with donors, co-host organisations (the Forum and CIPE), implementing partners, businesses and beneficiary country governments.
Applicants should mention whether they are legally entitled to work in France.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Department: Global Policy.
Contract type: Long term (CDI).
Compensation: Competitive, depending on candidate experience.
How to apply: Interested candidates should send the following documents to: RecrutementICC_Alliance@iccwbo.org:
Closing date for applications: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until an appropriate candidate has been identified.