JOB: Exec Director for World Lottery Association (WLA)– now hiring for the Swiss HQ

JOB: Exec Director for World Lottery Association (WLA)– now hiring for the Swiss HQ

Reporting to the President and working with the 12 members of the WLA Executive Committee, your mission is to serve all members of the association and to lead the organization in providing them a wide range of services representing their interests. While developing the WLA’s strategic plan and establishing our budgets, you are in charge of the management and leadership of our administrative office located in Switzerland (Basle). In collaboration with them, your are supporting all the regional associations in providing educational and professional development services (conferences, seminars and workshops). Responsible for the internal and external communication through the media, you also represent the WLA to other associations within the lottery industry and to external bodies such as IOC or FIFA.

You have been able to demonstrate your leadership ability and people management skills in the past, probably in an organization with many and varied functions, and possess either a non profit or a public sector experience, in the same time as knowledge of other business areas, maybe even pertaining to or neighboring the gaming sector. In order to provide a united voice together with the regional association, you have a high level of verbal and written skills. Fluency in English is essential as well as in at least one of the WLA’s official languages (French, German or Spanish). On top of your sound understanding of what impact technology can have on our industry, your tertiary qualifications, preferably at post graduate level, in Business, Public Administration or similar, have allowed you to demonstrate broad range of planning, financial and management skills, preferably in an international business or organization.

You will be offered a high level of exposition to a multicultural environment where you will be allowed to show your broad communication and diplomacy skills, as well as your ability to work in connected networks and project management. You will be able to prove your commitment to ethics and to modern standards of corporate governance. Frequent international travel will be required. You will benefit from an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with your background and experience. Pension benefits will be according to Swiss law.

We thank you for applying via, Reference: CH-01309. For further information please call +41 22 365 44 44. Mercuri Urval has offices in Zurich, Nyon, Berne and Lucerne as well as more than 70 branches worldwide.

Source: Executive Director World Lottery Association – Mercuri Urval