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Director General

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Switzerland - Europe
Town/City Switzerland
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Board & Executives
Deadline 17/12/2019
Company Name IUCN
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Appointed by the Council, the Director General is the CEO of the Union and Head of the Secretariat. S/he is responsible and accountable to the Council, and the President between meetings of the Council, for the effective implementation of the policies and programmes of the Union. His/her most important tasks are to promote the mission of IUCN and link this mission to the financial strategies that sustain the organization. S/he will shape and lead the implementation of the Union’s Global Programme as established by the Congress and Council. With the President, s/he serves as an Ambassador and spokesperson for the Union on major platforms, promoting the mission of IUCN.

The detailed description and specific responsibilities/tasks of the Director General are listed in the Statutes of IUCN: https://www.iucn.org/sites/dev/files/iucn_statutes_and_regulations_september_2016_final-master_file.pdf
They include management of the executive team, programme development, budgeting and financing, reporting, promotion, external relations and general administration.

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