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Eurodad seeks a new director
Submitted by Eurodad on December 6, 2011 - 4:46pm.
The European Network on Debt and Development in Brussels is at the forefront of civil society efforts to transform development financing to enable more rapid poverty reduction.
The director manages a busy small team, ensuring high quality research outputs and good communication of key messages to target audiences in official institutions and NGOs. The work involves planning, fund-raising and reporting as well as writing and editing. The director represents the network at meetings with senior decision-makers, and facilitates meetings of network members to agree joint positions and actions. This is a challenging position, which requires the ability to provide direction across a broad network seeking to achieve change in vital policies that affect people across the world.
The successful candidate will have experience in managing a team, undertaking planning, budget management, fund-raising and reporting. He/she will have demonstrated the capability to work collaboratively on research and advocacy with diverse organisations while exerting leadership to achieve political change. He/she will be an excellent written and spoken communicator in English, and have a good working knowledge of at least one other major European language. He/she will have a strong strategic vision of the role of civil society in development finance, and commitment to Eurodad values. The position requires frequent travel, sometimes at weekends.
Please carefully read the attached role profile and the detailed instructions below. We will ONLY accept applications that respect these instructions and will exclude applicants who submit general cover letters.
Send your CV with a covering letter of 2 pages or less in English. This letter must give responses to the following questions:
What do you think the main priorities for civil society organisations working in development finance should be in the next five years?
By e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, marked ‘job application - director’ in the subject line;
Application deadline: 6th January 2012
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