Programme director (Green Economy Coalition)

Jobs, 16 February 2017
Green Economy Coalition
Contract type: 
Grade 2 £52,097 - £64,829 per annum plus benefits, depending on experience
Central London
Closing date: 
10am on Thursday, 16 March 2017 (GMT)

The Green Economy Coalition (GEC) is a network of more than 50 collaborating organisations, with a secretariat hosted by IIED and based in the Shaping Sustainable Markets research group. The GEC works to support dialogue, exchange and adoption of policy on green economy. 

The GEC has an ambitious three-year strategy, a secure funding pipeline and a series of new projects around natural capital and national dialogues, and is looking to expand with the recruitment of a programme director.

The programme director will develop, lead and manage two global green economy programmes: on national dialogues (currently active in seven countries) and on natural capital.

To succeed in this role applicants will have substantial experience with international policy frameworks, agreements and initiatives addressing the green economy.

Educated to degree level with a post graduate degree in a relevant discipline you will have proven leadership, project management and fundraising skills together with strong stakeholder engagement particularly with international organisations, government agencies, academics, NGOs and other civil society organisations. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For further information about the requirements of the role and to how to make an application, please download the recruitment pack.

How to apply: 

To apply, please follow these steps:

  • Download the recruitment pack, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form
  • Read through the recruitment pack and complete all sections of the IIED application form and the equal opportunities form
  • Email your completed application and equal opportunities form to
  • Quote the position name that you are applying for in the subject line of your message, e.g. Programme director (Green Economy Coalition)

CVs will not be accepted. All relevant information must be included in the application form.

Closing date: 10am on Thursday, 16 March 2017 (GMT)

Interviews: Monday, 27 March 2017

Applications are welcome from all applicants who meet the experience, knowledge and skills requirements outlined in the job description within the recruitment pack.