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Project Officer (WIPO Awards)

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Published 2 days ago Geneva, Switzerland Deadline October 3, 2022

1. Organizational Context
a. Organizational Setting
The post is located in the Program of Global Awards, Copyright and Creative Industry Sector. WIPO’s Global Awards program recognizes exceptional enterprises and individuals using intellectual property (IP) to make a positive impact. The program is rooted in WIPO’s mission to ensure a world where innovation and creativity from anywhere is supported by IP for the good of everyone. The awards recognize and support those whose skills contribute to progress and improve other people’s lives. Each year, the independent international jury evaluates a large number of self-nominated candidates from WIPO’s Member States and establishes a group of winners. A different theme is chosen for each year’s awards program.
b. Purpose Statement
The incumbent is responsible for the design, planning and implementation of deliverables associated with the new program of Global Awards, ensuring that all the activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner.
c. Reporting Lines
The incumbent works under the supervision of the Director of the Program of WIPO Awards.

2.      Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will perform the following principal duties:
a.   Develop proposals for consideration by the Director of the Program to optimize the concept of the Global Awards Program, taking into account new categories to be included (IP-Youth and IP-Women) including the webpage and awards branding. Conduct research and provide recommendations to improve the measurement indicators for the evaluation of submissions made by contenders.
b.   In collaboration with relevant communication areas, develop and implement a communication strategy, taking into account the need to reach out to all types of audiences, in all geographical regions and IP industries and sectors. As part of implementing the communications strategy, develop appropriate content to promote the awards program.
c.   Assist in the provision of support to members of the international jury in the selection of winners by participating in a first evaluation of proposals and providing a short list of candidates based on established criteria.  Prepare an initial plan for the awards ceremony. Implement all logistics as well as promotion of finalists and winners through the organization of interviews and other communications activities and panel discussions.
d.   Research and identify international experts on IP and commercialization of the Global Awards mentor’s pool and coordinate the implementation of their contractual modalities. Support the design and implementation of customized mentor programs for the winners of the contest. Act as liaison between beneficiaries and mentors.
e.   Identify and liaise with external sponsors for the Program, including private or public institutions, from all regions, with the objective of facilitating the access of contest winners to sources of finance and commercial partnerships for their undertaking.
f.    Promote the exchange between winners, mentors and sponsors by setting up and conducting appropriate activities and events.
g.   Identify, collect and analyze key figures of the awards contest and the coaching program and define suitable measures depending on the findings.
h.   Assist in the implementation of the WIPO National Awards Program by managing requests for submission of awards and certificates by inventors and creators organized by Member States.
i.    Perform other related duties as required.

3.      Requirements

Education (Essential)

First-level university degree in business administration, law, management, communications, social sciences or a related field.

Education (Desirable)
Advanced university degree in business administration, law, management, communication, social sciences or a related field.
 
Certification in project management.
 
Experience (Essential)
At least six years of professional experience, ideally in the areas of management, communication, marketing, fundraising and related areas, at the national and international levels.
 
At least two years of project management experience ideally in the domain of commercial promotion of technological and / or creative enterprises.
 
Experience (Desirable)
Experience working in start-up accelerators or angel investors’ networks.
 
Language (Essential)
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.
 
Language (Desirable)
Good knowledge of written and spoken Spanish or French.
 
Job Related Competencies (Essential)
Project management skills, ability to work on projects from initiation to completion.
 
Sound analytical, organizational, writing and research skills.
 
Good self-management skills and proven ability to work independently and coordinate complex tasks in order to deliver results.
 
Excellent liaison, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
 
Competent user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and the social media.
 
Sound political judgement and capacity to work well with a range of actors including WIPO stakeholders.

4. Organizational Competencies

  1. Communicating effectively.
  2. Showing team spirit.
  3. Demonstrating integrity.
  4. Valuing diversity.
  5. Producing results.
  6. Showing service orientation.
  7. Seeing the big picture.
  8. Seeking change and innovation.
  9. Developing yourself and others.

5. Information

Annual salary:
Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and pension fund deductions) in US dollars and a post adjustment.  Please note that this estimate is for information only.  The post adjustment multiplier (cost of living allowance) is variable and subject to change (increase or decrease) without notice.  The figures quoted below are based on the September 2022 rate of 76.9%.

Salaries and allowances are paid in Swiss francs at the official rate of exchange of the United Nations.

Please refer to WIPO’s Staff Regulation and Rules for detailed information concerning salaries, benefits and allowances.
 
Additional Information
 
Temporary appointment are renewable, subject to continuing needs, availability of budget and satisfactory performance with a maximum cumulative length of two years.
 
Applications from qualified women as well as from qualified nationals of unrepresented Member States of WIPO and underrepresented geographical regions are encouraged. Please click on the following links for the list of unrepresented Member States and the list of underrepresented regions and the WIPO Member States in these regions.
 
The Organization reserves the right to make an appointment at a grade lower than that advertised.

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Sales

Freelance at ged sloan

Published 50 days ago , Deadline February 1, 2023

Freelance sales positions in any country selling our Atmospheric Water Generator machines 10% on all sales converted

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Backend Developer

Permanent position at FLOWBOX s.r.o

Published 140 days ago Prague, Czechia Deadline December 31, 2022

About the Company: FLOWBOX is the ultimate solution for digitalization of the industry sector, individual buildings and even entire cities. Via its robust energy management and optimization platform, Flowbox is able to save energy, make business operations more efficient, and to reduce carbon footprint. At Flowbox, your code will have true real-world impact! Being awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution award, we are at the forefront of the rapidly growing ESG trend. Our clients are the leading companies with the most ambitious energy goals in Europe & beyond. Any now YOU can be part of our exciting journey! Your role: We are looking for a well-organized, conceptual thinker and a dependable enthusiast (junior and senior), who is motivated to grow rapidly together with our Company. Your role will be to architect and build system that aggregates and synchronizes data from different technologies (OTs) and data points. You will also be supporting the rest of our Development Team by working on the various platform APIs that power our application. You will ensure that individual components as well as the overall application remain robust and easy to maintain. You will continuously coordinate with the rest of the team, working on different layers of the infrastructure. Best of all, you will be working with a team of experienced developers and subject matter experts, to co-create an end-to-end system which truly changes today’s World. You will get your hands on the latest technologies and your exposure will go beyond software. Responsibilities: • Generate recyclable code libraries • Add to and maintain existing codebase • Routinely inspect server code for speed optimization • Create components that are flexible/scalable • Conceptualize and implement solutions for data aggregation and storage • Maintain a stable server with zero downtime • Implement ongoing security systems • Keep a backup library before any large changes to server • Clear communication with technical and non-technical team members • Develop fixes as they arise Experience & Skills: • Multiple programming languages: PHP, Laravel framework, C / RUST • Databases: MongoDB, MySQL • Linux OS (Debian) • Great knowledge of Czech and English, verbal and written • Very good communication skills: being able to communicate complex ideas in a simple way is essential • Ability to manage multiple tasks as well as excellent organization skills, planning and attention to detail • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment • Knowledge of industrial protocols (Modbus, BACNET, OPC, OCPP …) is advantage

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Frontend Developer

Permanent position at FLOWBOX s.r.o

Published 140 days ago Prague, Czechia Deadline December 31, 2022

About the Company: FLOWBOX is the ultimate solution for digitalization of the industry sector, individual buildings and even entire cities. Via its robust energy management and optimization platform, Flowbox is able to save energy, make business operations more efficient, and to reduce carbon footprint. At Flowbox, your code will have true real-world impact! Being awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution award, we are at the forefront of the rapidly growing ESG trend. Our clients are the leading companies with the most ambitious energy goals in Europe & beyond. Any now YOU can be part of our exciting journey! Your role: We are looking for a well-organized, dependable enthusiast (junior and senior), who is motivated to grow rapidly together with our Company. You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our application, bridging the gap between graphical design and technical implementation. You will take an active role on both sides and define how will the application look like as well as how it will work. You should be able to translate the Company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive environment. You will ensure that individual components as well as the overall application remain robust and easy to maintain. You will continuously coordinate with the rest of the team, working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important. Best of all, you will be working with a team of experienced developers and subject matter experts, to co-create an end-to-end system which truly changes today’s World. You will get your hands on the latest technologies and your exposure will go beyond software. Responsibilities: • Develop new user facing features • Write reusable code and libraries • Enhance application for maximum speed and scalability • Validate input before submitting to backend • Collaborate with team members and various stakeholders • Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation • Translate UI/UX design wireframes into to actual code Experience & Skills: • HTML5, JS, SASS, PHP • Great knowledge of Czech and English, verbal and written • Very good communication skills: being able to communicate complex ideas in a simple way is essential • Ability to manage multiple tasks as well as excellent organization skills, planning and attention to detail Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment

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Technology Solution Architect

Permanent position at FLOWBOX s.r.o

Published 140 days ago Prague, Czechia Deadline December 31, 2022

About the Company: FLOWBOX is the ultimate solution for digitalization of the industry sector, individual buildings and even entire cities. Via its robust energy management and optimization platform, Flowbox is able to save energy, make business operations more efficient, and to reduce carbon footprint. At Flowbox, the solutions you create will have measurable real-world impact! Being awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution award, we are at the forefront of the rapidly growing ESG trend. Our clients are the leading companies with the most ambitious energy goals in Europe & beyond. Any now YOU can be part of our exciting journey! Your role: We are looking for a well-organized, dependable and technically oriented enthusiast (junior and senior), who is motivated to grow rapidly together with our Company. Your main responsibility will be to propose and design energy efficiency projects and architecture solutions based on in-depth analysis of clients needs and technological possibilities. We require knowledge of IP network capabilities, server-client architecture, energy management, efficiency solutions, operational technologies (OTs), automation and regulation systems, sensor network options and industrial communication standards. Best of all, you will be working with a team of experienced subject matter experts to co-create end-to-end solutions which truly change today’s World. You will get your hands on the latest technologies and you will get to experience wide variety of industries. Responsibilities: • Initial but thorough analysis of prospect’s site • Reconciliation of client’s wants and needs considering the already existing technologies • Interaction with specialists to architect innovative, high-quality solutions that match business requirements • Design of solution architecture, estimations of implementation and planning costs, time and scope, identification of systems & process dependencies • Creating a clear definition of deliverables • Designing a comprehensive system and process concepts, including modification of the existing technological landscape in cooperation with internal / external partners • Collaboration on offerings, presentations and RFP processes, creation and management of project documentation • Working at multiple projects simultaneously Experience & Skills: • Great knowledge of Czech and English, verbal and written • Very good communication/presentation skills: being able to communicate complex ideas in a simple way is essential • Ability to manage multiple tasks as well as excellent organization skills, planning and attention to detail • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment Knowledge of building/industry protocols and standards (Modbus, MBUS, BACnet, OPC, OCPP …)

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