Regional Director

Oceania Regional Office, Suva City, Fiji

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource MobilizationHR and AdminProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
13th March, 2017


Job Description

This senior leadership position provides an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the implementation of the regional programme for the IUCN Oceania Region in line with IUCN’s global programme framework for 2017-2020 and beyond. The regional programme for Oceania is implemented in collaboration with IUCN members, IUCN Commissions and partners, such as the agencies from the UN system, bilateral and multilateral donors, and foundations.

  • MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY
  • The Regional Director leads the development and effective implementation of the IUCN Programme in Oceania. This position requires an accomplished and credible manager with good understanding of environmental policy issues in the regional context. The Regional Director is supported by a range of experts but has the institutional responsibility to authoritatively handle a broad spectrum of subjects ranging from biodiversity and ecosystem-based resource management strategies and policies to organizational management and financial planning.

COMPETENCIES

  1. • Enthusiastic commitment and vision 
  2. • Leadership abilities and experience, maturity and management skills
  3. • Senior management experience
  4. • Professional competencies
  5. • Sound judgment and decision making

REQUIREMENTS
• Advanced University Degree or Post Graduate in either Business Management or a subject related to conservation and sustainable development, with relevant experience in the other.
• Solid knowledge of conservation and sustainable development policy issues as well as the geopolitical, development and multi-stakeholder contexts in Oceania. Sound understanding of how this fits into the global context.
• At least 10 years’ professional experience in senior management and governance of a complex multinational organization or programme in an area related 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: 02 April 2017

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button at: https://hrms.iucn.org/vacancy/1499.
 


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