Director – Oceans and Natural Resources Advisory Division:
The link to apply is here: http://thecommonwealth.org/jobs/director-oceans-and-natural-resources-advisory-division
With at least 15 years’ senior management experience, gained in a governmental or international organisation, plus substantial direct involvement in ocean, maritime and natural resource management and sustainable development, you now have the opportunity to direct and inspire a highly-professional team to deliver technical assistance which meets objectives and targets while achieving maximum impact and value-for-money.
Providing vision, leadership and management oversight, you will further enhance our programme in oceans and natural resource management for Commonwealth member countries grow in prominence and political priority, identify partnerships and interventions that will ensure developmental outcomes and impact.
As a member of our Senior Management Group, you will contribute to corporate management and as leader of the Division, you will create an environment in which individuals achieve their goals and make valuable contributions to our programme. Also, you will formulate, develop, oversee, analyse and adjust the implementation of strategies while making optimum use of human and budgetary resources.
As an advocate of our policy positions at national, regional and global levels, you will provide policy, strategic and intellectual leadership; ensure quality assurance; conceptualise cutting-edge programme design and delivery; and present our perspectives through the media, public-speaking and other profile-raising channels.
If you have a degree in maritime, natural resource management, international law, economics, economic development or a related social science or science-based subject; substantial work experience in a developing country, ideally, including field-based development; and are a citizen of Commonwealth country, please find out more.
As the inter-governmental body of the Commonwealth, comprising 53 sovereign states, our aim is to provide sustainable and people-centred democratic culture and development through professional advice, transfer of best practice, and the enhancement of skills and knowledge, all to the betterment of over two billion citizens. Our efforts are concentrated where we have a clear advantage to add global value.
Closing date is Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 17:00 BST