External job announcement (internal applicants welcome) Telecommunications

Position: Chief Communication Officer
Program: Corporation-wide
Reports to: Chief Operations Officer
Classification: Unpaid internship

Organization overview:

Founded in the philosophical works of the distinguished Prof. Richard Buckminster Fuller, original designer of Tokyo Tower (among many, many other things) the mission of Tokyo Global Engineering Corporation (“TGEC”) is to apply currently accepted scientific principles to the design of projects that cannot be implemented until the emergence of a global state. Headquartered in the North Aoyama Ward of Tokyo, TGEC has employees around the world, and prides itself in its pointedly anti-discriminatory policies, while demanding the same of all its employees. TGEC has two divisions, and two corporate boards: the Operations Division and the Support Division, and the Board of Investors and the Board of Advisors. Within the Operations Division exist the following departments: Bioengineering, Nanoengineering, Civil Engineering, Space Engineering, Global Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Communication Engineering. Within the Support Division are the following bureaus: Art, Business Development, Communication, Diversity, Econometrics, Editing, Employment, Finance, General Counsel, Grants, Health, Information, Knowledge, Networking, Philanthropy, Procurement, Reputation, Scheduling, Threat Analysis, Translation, and Workforce Education.

Position overview:

The Chief Communication Officer (CCO) will serve as a member of the executive management. In collaboration with the CEO, the CCO will articulate and implement a communication program for the agency that focuses on effective growth and outreach.

Work involves technical and analytical work pertaining to the planning, development, acquisition, testing, integration, installation, utilization, and modification of communications systems, services, and procedures. Managerial and staff work in planning, implementation, and program management of communications programs, systems, and services. Line supervision over communications operations, when such work includes responsibility for management functions such as planning, recommending changes, and determining organizational structure, staffing, training, and budgetary requirements.


In coordination with the Chief Executive Officer and executive officers, the CCO will play a key role in the Corporation by focusing on how TGEC communicates.

Communications-platform installation, modification, repair, and maintenance:
The incumbent provides technical support and guidance to internal communications-platform users and external participants. Evaluates the needs of communications-platform users, and translates them into requirements, identifies requirements and performs the actions required to provide needed services, relates users’ requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, systems capabilities, equipment requirements, costs and funding, to provide optimum support.

Communication systems:
The incumbent plans, develops, requisitions, installs, repairs, maintains, and modifies the Corporation’s communications systems, facilities, and services including videoconferencing, teleconferencing, voicemail, voice communications servers, Internet Protocol (IP), and telephony. Administers customer landline telephone services. Refers operational issues to the Chief Operations Officer for in-house repair or escalation to maintenance-service providers.

Preferred qualifications:
– Knowledge of a wide range of technical methods in the detailed performance characteristics of specified telecommunications equipment, systems, networking and transmission media.
– Understanding of basic electronics and antenna theory, Internet Protocol (IP) configuration, and network operating principles.
– Knowledge and experience with applications of existing and planned technology to communications requirements, equipment interoperability and compatibility, and the methods and techniques for systems and services to accomplish information data transfer.
– Ability to interpret and translate policy from higher organizational levels and develop local policy and implementing instructions.
– Comprehensive working knowledge of organizational planning, organizational structure, budgeting, and administrative operations.
– Strong global awareness and astuteness.
– Ability to successfully navigate in a quickly paced, outcome-driven, entrepreneurial environment.
– Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusiveness, and empowerment.
– Undergraduate degree preferred; graduate degree is strongly desired. Major studies: electrical or electronic engineering, public utilities, computer science, telecommunications management, information systems management, business administration, industrial management, or other fields related to the position to be filled.

To apply:

Please complete a TGEC Form 1, Application for Employment, which can be obtained from TGEC’s Employment Branch at the e-mail address featured on the “Careers” webpage. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. TGEC offers this position as a highly competitive unpaid internship. TGEC does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of anything that otherwise lands the worst of corporations in court, and prides itself in its pointedly anti-discriminatory policies, while demanding the same of all its employees. All persons that believe themselves capable of performing all of the tasks outlined in this announcement should apply without delay.

Screening process:

Qualified applicants will be evaluated by the TGEC Employment Branch’s rating panel to determine the most qualified applicants and will be based upon the degree to which qualified applicants meet the preferred qualifications. The rating panel will refer the top applicants to the selecting official for consideration.

Please follow all instructions very carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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