The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) is an international organization aiming to achieve social prosperity and growth of the digital economy by unifying efforts to advance digital transformation and promote common interests.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive government relations strategy and roadmap to advance the policy agenda of the DCO
  • Cultivate and manage external relationships with policymakers, state-level officials and their staff, and private organizations to advocate the DCO’s membership and priorities
  • Develop value propositions for non-DCO member states in alignment with the Digital Strategic Foresight unit
  • Manage government relations to ensure that all government inquiries related to the DCO membership process are managed effectively and within agreed SLAs
  • Serve as point of contact for member states, supported by other Government Relationships team members
  • Work closely with deputies of member states to ensure their understanding of roles, rights, and obligations
  • Identify challenges of member states with the implementation of projects and initiatives, communication, and engagement with other stakeholders

Key capability requirements

  • 10+ years of professional experience with significant accomplishments in Membership, Account Management and/or Business Development including 5+ years of experience in project and team management
  • Prior experience in government ministries of information and technology related domain or global organizations in digital development areas (e.g., ITU)
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Business Administration, Communication, or Public Relation area
  • Ability to foster relationships with member states representatives and other stakeholders
  • Excellent personal, political, analytical and communication skills
  • Proof of strong problem-solving skills