Bruegel is recruiting for the position of Head of Development responsible for all of Bruegel’s fundraising and member of the executive management team. This includes attracting new corporate, state and institutional members, building and maintaining relations with international foundations and managing EU projects funding. We are looking for a highly skilled professional and experienced manager to join Bruegel’s executive management team that consists of the Director, the Deputy Director and the Head of Outreach and Governance.
The ability to sell our organization on its core values would mean you should share those core values too: a belief in the ability to improve policy making through applied research; accountability to members, funders and the wider public; transparency in all dealings and a desire to contribute to the public good. A highly organized, innovative and inventive individual, you will need to supplement those talents with the ability to harness all the resources of Bruegel, the leading European think tank focusing on economics, in order to deliver the funds required for a growing organization.
You will report to the Director and will lead on all development and fund-raising endeavors, soliciting new and ongoing sources of funding and you will guide an experienced team of development professionals. As a member of the executive management team, you will provide leadership for the entire organization not only on development matters but you will lead the entire organization in a collaborative manner together with the other members of executive management. You will also lead on a number of horizontal tasks and your role could be expanded. You will bring significant experience in cutting-edge management practices, operational leadership, financial management, database management and/or knowledge of legal processes.
Bruegel is a European think tank working in the field of international economics. Established in 2005, Bruegel is independent and non-doctrinal. Its mission is to improve the quality of economic policy with open and fact-based research, analysis and debate. We are committed to impartiality, openness and excellence. Bruegel’s membership includes EU Member State governments, international corporations and institutions. Bruegel has been repeatedly ranked in the top 5 international think-tanks in the Pennsylvania University rankings, and has been ranked the 2nd best think tank in international economics world-wide for the past few years.
Bruegel aims to ensure that no application or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, gender, marital status, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, disability or chronic illness.