Global Policy Lead – Taxation and Trade (CDI)

ICC is seeking a public policy expert to lead its work on international taxation policy – as well as additional trade-related projects.

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.

ICC is seeking a public policy expert to lead its work on international taxation policy – as well as additional trade-related projects.

The Global Policy Lead – Taxation and Trade will hold principal responsibility for ICC’s global engagement on tax issues, encompassing the substantive development of policy positions and advocacy in key international fora. The post-holder will also take responsibility for additional projects related to international trade and fiscal policy, as appropriate.

Key tasks

  • Management of the ICC Global Taxation Commission, working with its officers to maintain a responsive agenda and effective delivery against agreed objectives.
  • Working with company experts to drive the production of distinctive, value-add content on global tax policy issues.
  • Driving targeted outreach to scale corporate engagement in the work of the Tax Commission.
  • Ensuring effective and influential ICC engagement in major tax policy forums, including the OECD and UN.
  • Provide input into and support for cross-cutting projects with a taxation nexus, enabling the development of holistic ICC policy positions.
  • Supporting and/or leading trade-related advocacy projects, including the work of ICC’s Global Trade and Investment Commission.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Minimum 5-year experience working on public policy issues, ideally within the private sector.
  • A strong knowledge of tax/fiscal policy issues would be a plus.
  • A collaborative working style and an ability to build consensus amongst diverse stakeholders.
  • A proven ability to grasp complex issues quickly and distil them for non-specialist audiences.
  • Fluency in English. Additional language skills would be a plus.

Terms and conditions

Department: Global Policy, the position will be based in Paris.

Contract: Permanent contract (CDI).

Compensation: Competitive, contingent on skills and experience

How to apply: Please send a full CV and motivation letter to

Closing date for applications: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until an appropriate candidate has been identified.

At ICC, we make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. And when we say “everyone”, we mean it. We celebrate the diversity of our people and strive to inspire acceptance, cultivate a culture where difference matters, inclusion is essential, and equality of opportunity is for everyone.

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