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Jobs/Careers: Managing Director ? Development Focus Area at WBCSD

WBCSDThe World Business Council for Sustainable Development is recruiting for a Managing Director position based in Geneva, Switzerland.The role of this position is to contribute to the strategic direction of the WBCSD.

The successful candidate will be expected to: Engage the company executives in the steering committee of the Development Focus Area to develop and gain approval of the strategy and overall work plans;

Engage broadly with the WBCSD member companies and regional network partners to raise awareness of development related issues and opportunities for business;

Work with representatives from WBCSD member companies–of many different industry sectors – to lead the implementation of the work program;

Advocate for improvements in the overall investment climate for doing business in emerging economies with government, intergovernmental and civil society organizations;

Explore collaborative opportunities with government, multi-laterals, development organizations and civil society organizations to partner with business to deliver real progress on the ground.

To submit an application for this position send a cover letter and resume to The deadline to receive applications is October 31, 2007. Click here for more details on the job listing.

This is the perfect opportunity to join the WBCSD team of professionals who share the motivation make a difference in the world and support sustainable development through business. NextBillion encourages our qualified readers to apply!