Future Earth vacancy: Executive Director

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Future Earth

Deadline

Friday, February 3, 2017

Start Date

Friday, December 16, 2016

Future Earth has completed its two-year start up phase with the creation of Science and Engagement Committees, five global hubs Secretariats, four regional centres and a media lab, under the leadership of the Governing Council. Over 20 global research projects are now part of Future Earth. Four regional offices, three in Africa and one in South Asia, are emerging and national committees are expanding internationally. We are now moving into full operational mode with the phased launch of a suite of Knowledge-Action Networks, capacity building programmes, and partnerships with key stakeholders. Central to our work is to connect research to support the implementation of international agreements such as the Paris Agreement on climate change, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development/the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Convention on Biological Diversity. We are looking for an outstanding Executive Director to provide strong leadership and guide the implementation of Future Earth’s broad and ambitious vision and scientific strategy. The successful candidate will be effective in further raising the visibility and value of Future Earth, and attracting funding for this implementation. Applications (preferably in one combined PDF file) should be sent via email with “Future Earth Executive Director” in the subject line to recruitment@icsu.org. The closing date for applications is 3 February 2017, midnight CET.

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