ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 100+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, naturebased, equitable, resilient and circular development. Our Members and team of experts work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability.
The ICLEI World Secretariat is based in Bonn, Germany and houses the Circular Development Team, which leads the ICLEI World Secretariat’s work under the circular development pathway, which supports local governments in reducing resource demand and waste generation while providing socially for their constituents.
We are offering the position of Manager, Circular Development.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and operational implementation of the circular development pathway and lead the Circular Development Team within the ICLEI World Secretariat.
The Manager, Circular Development is tasked with acquiring and overseeing circular development activities in cities worldwide via the promotion of sustainable resource and waste management, urban systems integration, city-business collaboration, and equitable development within the context of ICLEI’s strategic pathways and in cooperation with ICLEI’s regional offices.
The Manager position is for a pro-active, experienced and very well organized strategic thinker with exceptional fundraising and negotiation skills towards funders and partners from the public, private and non-profit sector.
The ideal candidate has a proven track record in project management and the ability to keep a detailed overview of multiple complex projects. Experience in budgeting and financial management, capacity building and team development is strongly desired. The candidate should be able to create a collaborative management structure and a positive work environment. Additionally, skills and experience in contract and proposal writing and a talent for public speaking, moderation and facilitation are essential.
In the role as Manager of ICLEI’s Circular Development team, the candidate will:
By email to careers.bonn@Iclei.org. Please include “Manager, Circular Development” in the subject line and send us:
ICLEI World Secretariat’s hiring policy is geared to ensure that the organization hires employees without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, gender, marital status, socio-economic background or sexual orientation. ICLEI’s policy is that applicants for employment and career progression are considered solely on the basis of their relevant qualifications and competencies.
Application Deadline: 14 February 2020.
Please note that applications received after the deadline cannot be considered.
Kindly note, that applications are reviewed continuously upon arrival, therefore submitting your application as soon as possible is advisable. The ICLEI World Secretariat shall only contact those applicants shortlisted for this position.