Project Lead, Digital Trade
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PROJECT LEAD, DIGITAL TRADE
The Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (“the Centre”) brings together policy leaders and strategists of international, national and sub-national bodies with technology pioneers, business leaders, academic experts from leading universities, and civil society representatives to study emerging technologies, address the resulting transformations and test protocols and policies that could harness and accelerate the benefits of these technologies whilst minimizing their potential disruptive impacts. This multi-stakeholder hub provides policy leaders with the unique opportunity to anticipate and shape the trajectory of emerging technologies.
The Centre in San Francisco is looking for a Project Lead for the Forum’s Digital Trade project. This project focuses on governance issues relating to the international flow of digital products and services, as well as the digitalization of trade processes, including:
The Project organizes and facilitates processes of multi-stakeholder cooperation to develop proposed policy frameworks, protocols and practices that help to better enable digital trade and cross-border data flows within and across jurisdictions. It does so by:
The project is currently preparing to implement workstreams along these lines with the Pacific Alliance, ASEAN, the WTO and other entities. It is part of the Forum’s System Initiative on Shaping the Future of International Trade and Investment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Project Lead will contribute to the successful delivery of the project, reporting to the Digital Trade Project Head. In this role, you will be responsible for driving one or more of the project’s workstreams as well as scoping additional opportunities to utilize the Centre’s platform for multi-stakeholder cooperation to address significant digital trade and cross-border data flow governance gaps by:
Depending on the phase of the project, the role will entail a mixture of these responsibilities in different combinations.
Qualifications and Skills
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