[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimediach-l] Wikimedia CH is hiring two new staff

Ilario Valdelli valdelli at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 21:02:44 UTC 2013

I don't know exactly the selection of this definition, but I suppose 
that it has been due to the "choice" to don't be project manager because 
any project has its own project manager.

He is project manager in some cases but for other projects is mainly a 

About the projects I would say that WM CH is focusing the efforts mainly 
in "scientific" projects. "Scientific" means not only "science" but is 
connected with the approach had in the projects (also a project in the 
literature may be "scientific").

I think that his effort is mainly focused to give to the projects a 
"scientific" approach in order to give to the projects more quality.


On 12.06.2013 22:47, Mike Peel wrote:
> Isn't that more program/project management rather than science?
> Thanks,
> Mike
> On 12 Jun 2013, at 10:53, Ilario Valdelli wrote:
>> https://www.wikimedia.ch/scientific-director
>> Reporting directly to the board and working in close collaboration with the
>> Chief Administrative Officer, the CSO will be responsible for all the free
>> knowledge related projects conducted inside the association.
>> He/she will work with the community, the Wikimedia movement and other
>> partners in order to achieve our goals. He/she will actively search and
>> promote collaborations with external partners (cultural institutions in
>> particular). He/she will search for external funding, and will be in
>> particular responsible for the annual grant request to the Wikimedia
>> Foundation.
>> He/she will manage the annual call for projects, making recommendations to
>> the board with regards to the annual plan. He/she will directly manage
>> staff and contractors working on projects, will lead some of the projects,
>> will be responsible for the delivery of reports and will manage the
>> communication. He/she will also participate in the strategic management of
>> the association
>> Regards
>> .

Ilario Valdelli
Wikimedia CH
Verein zur Förderung Freien Wissens
Association pour l’avancement des connaissances libre
Associazione per il sostegno alla conoscenza libera
Switzerland - 8008 Zürich
Tel: +41764821371

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