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Google to establish new USD 1 bln office NYC

2018-12-17 15:14:00| Telecompaper Headlines

(Telecompaper) Google plans to put over USD 1 billion into a new campus in New York City, at Google Hudson Square. The office will have the capacity to more than double the number of Google employees in New York over the next 10 years. Google set up offices in the city almost 20 years ago and now has more than 7,000 employees working in Search, Ads, Maps, YouTube, Cloud, Technical Infrastructure, Sales, Partnerships and Research. The news follows recent announcements by Amazon that it will establish new co-headquarters in New York City and Arlington, Virginia. Apple said it will be expanding its operations into more cities over the next three years, including in New Yor

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Head of the ESA Climate Office

2018-12-13 11:28:50| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Head of the ESA Climate Office This post is classified A5 of the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ECSAT, Harwell, United Kingdom Description Head of the ESA Climate Office in the Science, Applications Climate Department, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. Duties Under the direct authority of the Head of the Earth Observation Science, Applications and Climate Department, the Head of the ESA Climate Office is responsible for running the ESA Climate Office, with the overall goal of expanding awareness, use and scientific impact of Earth Observation EO data records, principally from ESA missions. The postholder will support and advise on the detailed scientific goals of the various international scientific and operational user communities concerned with international climate research, modelling, adaptation and mitigation activities. Duties managing the Climate Office team staff and contractors developing a lasting and structured dialogue with climate research and modelling communities worldwide, analysing their needs for longterm satellitebased observations of the climate system, as expressed via the Climate Global Observing System GCOS, and assessing their feedback on available EO data records translating these needs into technical performance specifications for Fundamental Climate Data Records FCDRs and Essential Climate Variables ECVs based on the complete ESA EO mission archives, taking due account of the nature of different missions initiating and managing a suite of scientific analyses, data exploitation and system development activities to enhance ESAs capability to generate FCDRs and ECVs that respond comprehensively to user needs for climate reanalysis, modelling, attribution, projection, prediction, trends assessment and data assimilation, validating these with the corresponding scientific users ensuring that the FCDRs and ECVs resulting from the ESA Global Monitoring of Essential Climate Variables programme GMECV are complementary to, and consistent with, those of international partner organisations contributing to the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites CEOS response to the GCOS maintaining the GMECV programme plan and quality management plan, preparing regular status reports and organising periodic programmelevel reviews, workshops and briefings ensuring that a longterm strategic view is taken for the ESA Climate Office including the GMECV Programme Evolution fostering new initiatives to facilitate cooperation between the scientific research community associated with ESA EO missions data and the international climate modelling and research communities liaising with international climate research communities and programmes e.g. CEOS, CGMS, IPCC, GEO, COP regarding their user needs and to coordinate with international initiatives on climate observation and climate services maintaining links and ensuring coherence with relevant climate activities of Member States and international partner organisations in particular regarding UNFCCC action interacting with operational partners, internal and external to ESA, to transfer climate modelling and analysis capabilities developed under a research and demonstration context into an operational framework communicating on ESA studies results and EO mission achievements for further outreach on EO science benefits to society supporting the work of Young Graduate Trainees and Research Fellows in cooperation with appointed tutors as applicable. Technical competencies Knowledge of scientific discipline, including strategic vision of the area of Earth Observation and climate change Knowledge and involvement in the international scientific community, including CEOS, CGMS, IPCC, GEO, COP Experience in the management and monitoring of research and development ESA Earth Observation policies and programmes Leadership competencies Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Leading change Strategic vision business context Developing motivating people Behavioural competencies Innovation Creativity Ambassadorship Communication Relationship Management Education Applicants should hold a PhD preferably in physics, engineering or a relevant Earth disciplines linked to climate science. Additional requirements Experience and involvement in the international community CEOS, CGMS, IPCC, GEO, COP is an asset. In addition, candidates should have proven experience of leading, motivating and developing a team of experts in a project or RD environment the ability to provide strategic direction to the individuals and teams within the Division and relate team objectives to the overall and evolving organisational goals and context the ability to drive performance and foster cooperation within and across teams throughout the organisation demonstrated excellent leadership, relationshipmanagement and communication skills, both oral and written a proven track record of representing the Agencys interests to external interfaces excellent cognitive, analytical, delegation, planning and organisational skills the ability to anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to their context the ability to reach solutionoriented, pragmatic and timely decisions of high standard and integrity as well as to support others team members, upper management, other stakeholders in this process. Previous experience of managing managers and multiple teams is an asset. Other Information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 11 January 2019. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Apply HERE

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Films with female stars earn more at the box office

2018-12-12 15:48:00| BBC News | Business | UK Edition

Films like Wonderwoman and Moana where women have top billing make more money than those led by men.

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The Office Markets with the Greatest Operating Expenses

2018-12-11 18:29:47| National Real Estate Investor

Using data from its 2018 Office Experience Exchange Report, the Building Owners and Managers Association recently identified the office markets with the greatest expenses.

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Deloitte to Anchor Next Office Phase of Legacy Union

2018-12-11 18:00:00| National Real Estate Investor

Consulting firm Deloitte will lease 90,000 sq. ft. of space at Lincoln Harris' Project in Uptown Charlotte

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