BirdLife International - the largest nature conservation organisation in the world - is looking for an experienced, dynamic and passionate Regional Director to provide strategic leadership across the BirdLife Europe & Central Asia Division. This position is full time, open ended and located in Brussels.
The overall purpose of the Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia is to enable the BirdLife Partnership to make a tangible contribution to protecting and restoring nature in the Region.
The Regional Director is responsible for the overall leadership and management of the European and Central Asian Division of BirdLife International, ensure it keeps delivering high quality services to the BirdLife national Partners, leading BirdLife regional conservation work in line with the BirdLife strategy, including conservation actions, policy, communications, fundraising and capacity development. The Regional Director will also be responsible for promoting joint initiatives and programmes, and representing as appropriate the BirdLife Partnership in the region.
Please submit a full CV and a cover letter (all in English) setting out your reasons for applying for the post and outlining the qualifications experience, knowledge and skills that you feel you can bring to the role to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include in the email subject: Regional Director.
Closing date for applications: 21st November 2019 at midnight CET.
Interviews will take place in early December.
Shortlisting is based on CV and cover letter. Successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview.
Please note that due to the large number of expected applications only successful candidates will be contacted.
BirdLife Europe and Central Asia is the European and Central Asian Division of BirdLife International, and is one of the six regional offices of BirdLife International, a global Partnership of autonomous, national non-governmental conservation organisations, with a large grassroots membership in 115 countries and territories.
BirdLife’s mission is to conserve wild birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, by working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.
BirdLife has an international team of staff covering conservation and science, policy and advocacy, capacity building, fundraising, communication, finance and administration supporting the 47 European and Central Asia Birdlife Partners.
With more than 4.100 staff in Europe, 2 million members and tens of thousands of skilled volunteers, BirdLife Europe and Central Asia, together with its national Partners, owns or manages more than 6,000 nature sites totalling 320 000 hectares.
The European and Central Asian Team is based in in Brussels (21 staff), Cambridge (5 staff) and Spain (2 staff), working in Policy, Conservation Action, Partner Development, Communications, Fundraising, Administration and Finance. It also uses the services of 2 long-term consultants. The annual budget of the European and Central Asian Division is around 4M EUR.