Programme Managers (Climate)

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IKEA Foundation

Leiden, Netherlands

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Role Managed by:

Thomas Modder

Research Associate

t: + (31) 2 0240 4379

f: +44 (0) 207 340 6201


Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/10/2018

The IKEA Foundation (Stichting IKEA Foundation) is the philanthropic arm of INGKA Foundation, the owner of the IKEA Group of companies. We aim to improve the lives of vulnerable children by enabling their families to create sustainable livelihoods and fight and cope with climate change. We believe it is possible to enable families to achieve a better, more prosperous life while also reducing greenhouse-gas emissions.

We are currently seeking two outstanding individuals to join our Climate Action portfolio and to strengthen our team. They will be responsible for funding and monitoring initiatives within our portfolio, positioned under the broader theme of “Protecting the planet”; addressing the pressing challenge of reducing the emissions responsible for climate change. Programme Managers, together with the team, give interpretation to a newly formed strategy oriented around meeting the targets set by the 2015 Paris agreement; spending available funding as responsibly and effectively as possible and contributing optimally to the mission and vision of the IKEA Foundation.

We are seeking two complimentary members of the team: The first an individual who has a skillset in climate finance, the second an individual with experience in climate compliant supply chains.  Perhaps most importantly, the successful individuals will demonstrate a strong commitment to the vision, mission and values of the IKEA Foundation.

Perrett Laver may be contacted for informal enquiries and questions about the post on +31 (0)20 2404 379 or       
The closing date for applications is 9am CEST on Monday 22nd October 2018.

By joining the IKEA Foundation, you will join a global team that values diversity and creativity. You will be helping to improve opportunities for children in developing countries to create a better future for themselves and their families.

The role will be based in Leiden, The Netherlands and the salary will be competitive with market rate.

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