Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action. Greenpeace Africa is a growing movement of people acting in protection of the environment. Our campaigns use peaceful, creative confrontation to expose environmental injustices around the world and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.
At this critical time in our planet’s future, Greenpeace Africa seeks to fill the top position of Executive Director We are looking for applications from exceptional, courageous, committed, visionary leaders who are interested in leading Greenpeace Africa into the 2020s.
Responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organisation according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is appointed by the Board and provides day-to-day leadership and manages the organisation to achieve its strategic objectives.
Working closely with the Board and staff, the ED develops a broad support for a well-articulated vision, implementation strategy and analysis. By recruiting and retaining a high-performance team and establishing key relationships, the ED ensures that this vision is translated into programmes and actions that clearly deliver year on year progress.
Within the Secretariat, the ED ensures that there are relevant administrative processes, adequate controls and financial systems so that the organisation is an effective steward of the funds placed at its disposal and meets high standards of accountability and transparency.
The Key Performance Areas of this challenging and exciting role include:
We are seeking applications from outstanding, committed, energetic, courageous, flexible and innovative executive leaders who have a profound understanding of the environmental challenges faced by the peoples of Africa and a track record of, and a commitment to, bringing about measurable change through their work:
These strategic and analytical thinkers must display the following attributes:
Does the above describe and excite you? Then we want to hear from you!
You can view the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application to us by Friday 23 rd August 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org