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Director General - HOME BASED

Job Reference: https://www.sustaina

Employer/Agency Name: Sustainability Works

Location: Europe, Home Based

Job Sector: Agriculture; Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain; Food, FMCG; General Management

Salary/Package: £100k-£250k

Date Posted: 02/01/2018

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https://www.sustainabilityworks.eu/vacature/director-general-sai-platform

SAI Platform is looking for a Director General to catalyse and scale delivery and to help the members achieve their own committed futures for a sustainable supply chain.

S/he will successfully shape, implement and promote SAI Platform strategic aims and will influence and engage a strong and diverse network of people and organisations to accelerate next steps of delivery and ensure optimal achievement.

Responsibilities:

- Lead the public profile and engagement;
- Continue to develop thought leadership, a clear vision and strategic plans;
- Catalyse and scale change;
- Provide effective leadership to the Secretariat;
- Ensure further membership diversification and growth of SAI Platform;
The Director General will report directly to the SAI Executive Committee President.

?Requirements:

The Director General is inspiring, engaging and an excellent communicator with the confidence to engage in high profile representation and strategic planning with diverse stakeholder groups. S/he is very organized, self-motivated and preferably has a degree level education and a minimum of 10 years of relevant international work experience.

S/he has:

- Excellent strategic agility with a track record of identifying and delivering strategic priorities;
- Proven effectiveness in both corporate and multi-stakeholder engagement and the stature to inspire audiences at all levels;
- Excellent communication skills and demonstration of outstanding public speaking;
- Robust sustainability and global agricultural supply chains knowledge and experience;
- Accomplished leader with excellent people and performance management skills and in developing and managing high performing teams;
- Excellent written and spoken English.

Additionally desirable:

- Good familiarity with certification and understanding of the current issues and discussions pertaining to sustainability standards;
- Experience in membership organisations with proven track record of membership management and growth;
- Experience creating a variety of income streams and/or fundraising from international donors and foundations.

Location: Candidates will be home-based and work remotely in a virtual team. Travel to the Brussels based head office for SAI Platform is expected as required.

Travel: Travel is required and on average expected to be 20 - 40%.

This position is open to applicants of all nationalities, however, we can only consider candidates who have or do not need a work and residency permit for the EU.

To apply for this role, please submit your motivation letter and CV no later than January 21, 2018 to:
saiplatform@sustainabilityworks.eu.

Please also make special mention of any existing affiliation with SAI Platform or any of its members.

For further information please feel free to contact:

Annelies Pijnenburg (not available Jan 2 - 5) ?Sustainability Works
Tel +31(0)646680191
annelies.pijnenburg@sustainabilityworks.eu

Imke Lempers (not available Dec 27 – 29)
?PURE Executive Search
Tel +31 (0)653443769
lempers@pure-executivesearch.nl

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