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[Met-jobs] APEC Climate Center, Open Position for Head of External Affairs Department

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Mon, 29 Dec 2014 10:56:05 +0000

<Job Announcement: Opening for Head of the External Affairs Department at the 
APEC Climate Center>

The APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, Korea, is looking for 
motivated expert for the areas described below:


a. Program Management

-          He or she will report to the Director of APCC, working in close 
consultation with division heads and senior research scientists;

-          Plan an overall events strategy including international symposia, 
workshops and seminars;

-          Manage and organize international programs and written outputs, e.g. 
project proposals, draft background papers, analyses, and other publications;

-          Manage international programs and contribute to international 
fundraising efforts; and

-          Liaise with key industry stakeholders at various social events or 
conferences and attend relevant meetings.

b. Networking and communications with APEC and international stakeholders

-          He or she will participate in regular coordination and information 
exchange with Science Advisory Committee members, Working Group members, and 
international agencies, as well as counterparts in APEC member economies, on 
regional issues;

-          Build and maintain key strategic relationships with international 
organizations, government agencies in APEC member economies and APCC

-          Represent and attend international forums on behalf of APCC and 
meetings, as appropriate.

c. Public relations

-          Design and manage content for the APCC website

-          Oversee APCC’s online strategy, including through the website & new 

-          Manage and build APCC’s relationship with journalists and media


-          Bachelor’s degree in Climate Science, Meteorology, Environmental 
Management, Natural Resource Management, Public Relations, Public Policy, 
Development Studies, or a related field (Ph.D. in Meteorology or Climate 
Science preferred)

-          More than 5 years’ progressive work experience in a relevant field 
(Experience working in international organizations preferred)

-          Excellent communication skills, writing and speaking in English

-          Ability to prepare, execute, and report on large-scale projects, 
training events and networking activities independently

-          High level of social skills, ability to work in a multicultural 
environment, confident presentation skills

-          Experience in administrative and logistical support for projects and 

-          Flexibility and willingness to travel


-          Partial coverage of health and other insurance (according to Korean 
law), support for relocation to Busan, severance pay, performance-based 
incentives, and more.

Submit the application form (available for download at with a cover letter, a 
Curriculum Vitae, degree certificates, transcripts and two letters of 
recommendation  to Ms. Sujin Kang 
(<>) by 28 January 2015. For 
more information, please contact Ms. Sujin Kang 

Attachment: Application form (Head of External Affairs Department).doc
Description: Application form (Head of External Affairs Department).doc

Attachment: Job Description (Head of External Affairs Department).doc
Description: Job Description (Head of External Affairs Department).doc

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