Head of Education and Training (CDI) with the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

The Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration is currently recruiting a Head of Education and Training to develop and implement the education and training strategy and programs for specific markets and stakeholders of ICC Dispute Resolution Services (ICC DRS) to create and strengthen partnerships and relationships with the ICC community and the ICC DRS network.  

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the institutional representative of more than 45 million companies in over 100 countries. ICC’s core mission is to make business work for everyone, every day, everywhere. Through a unique mix of advocacy, solutions, and standard setting, we promote international trade, responsible business conduct and a global approach to regulation, in addition to providing market leading dispute resolution services. Our members include many of the world’s leading companies, SMEs, business associations and local chambers of commerce.

The Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration is currently recruiting a Head of Education and Training to develop and implement the education and training strategy and programs for specific markets and stakeholders of ICC Dispute Resolution Services (ICC DRS) to create and strengthen partnerships and relationships with the ICC community and the ICC DRS network.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Office of the Secretary General to build an ICC DRS Education and Training service
  • Develop training programs regarding international arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution procedures for in-house counsel, practitioners, arbitrators, judges, students and ICC National Committees
  • Develop and execute global skills training curricula on dispute resolution and dispute avoidance services
  • Design and implement modular education and training programs and initiatives that can be accessed in various jurisdictions and / or regions for exponential impact
  • Develop training programs for emerging economies that would allow ICC DRS to partner with law firms, consultants, law schools and other partners in a significant way as part of our capacity building
  • Conduct research and stay abreast of the latest developments in training, specifically among similarly situated organizations
  • Ensure continuing service enhancements through benchmarking with peers and by evaluating ways in which existing training programs can be improved to provide additional efficiencies to ICC’s training programs
  • Research and anticipate requirements and trends for the international arbitration and ADR community and develop content accordingly
  • Source speakers, facilitators and course contributors for the educational activities including seminars, online courses, conferences, and any other programs
  • Evaluate speakers, facilitators and course contributors on an ongoing basis and provide feedback to the individuals in a constructive manner
  • Work with the ICC Institute of World Business Law in the development of materials for new course offerings as needed
  • Manage budget responsibilities for marketing and promotions at ICC DRS
  • Lead, coach and monitor individual team member’s performance
  • Coordinate the team’s general workload and workflow to ensure external / internal satisfaction and optimum team effectiveness

Requirements

  • Degree in law with at least seven-year post-qualification experience in international arbitration and ADR
  • Experience with education and training programs or knowledge management will be considered an advantage
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies and the ability to manage competing demands and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills with ability to lead a team (i.e., organizing, planning, problem-solving, and decision making) necessary for effective management
  • Knowledge of project management principles and demonstrated ability to develop, implement and manage projects
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills; and the ability to facilitate discussion and consensus-based decision making
  • Perfect fluency in English; any other language(s) will be considered as an advantage.

Terms and conditions

The Head of Education and Training reports to the Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Location: The position is based in Paris, France
Compensation: Competitive, contingent on skills and experience

How to apply

Interested candidates should send the following to: recrutement_servicerh@iccwbo.org

  • Cover note (one page maximum) highlighting key skills and experience in line with the candidate profile and key competencies
  • Professional CV (two pages maximum)

Closing date for applications: 29 November 2021

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