Call for Applicants – WST Leader (October 2020)

There will be an appointment of a new WCA Software Team (WST) Leader, as Philippe Virouleau is stepping down from this position. We would like to thank Philippe for the work he has done leading the Team.

Candidates are expected to fulfill their terms (24 months) and to spend at least 10 hours per week on average to work for the Team. The qualities expected of candidates are:

  • Strong technical expertise
  • Good communication
  • Problem solving skills
  • Goal-oriented
  • Project management experience

The application period is open for candidates to submit their candidacy documents until November 3rd, 2020, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (

The candidacy documents must be in PDF format, and must include:

  • Brief personal introduction.
  • Summary of activities done for the WCA.
  • Ambitions as the WST Leader of the WCA.

Candidates are additionally asked to send a copy of their applications which can be made public at the end of the application period.

The rights and duties of the WST can be found in WCA Motion 10.2017.4.

After the application period, the WCA Board will make a selection by voting and will announce the new Leader, after confirmation among Senior Delegates and sitting Committee/Team Leaders by voting, as described in Section 4 of WCA Motion 10.2020.0.

Thanks for your candidacies and support.

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