Sector Director, Caring for the Earth

Ref: 5206

Porticus

Location of the role is flexible

Role Managed by:

Thomas Modder

Senior Research Associate & Head of Research

t: + (31) 2 0240 4379

f: +44 (0) 207 340 6201

e: Thomas.Modder@Perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit and Social Impact Practice

Salary & Benefits: competitive

Closing Date: 22/07/2021

Formal Interview Date: 13th and 15th September 2021

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Working towards a just and sustainable future where human dignity can flourish

Porticus, a family-founded philanthropic organisation established in 1995, works towards a just and sustainable future where human dignity can flourish. Through global partnerships in education, society, faith and climate, they enable changemakers to create societies and systems that work for everyone. Driven by core values of empathy, modesty, endurance and trust, Porticus is currently engaged with more than 1000 partners, grants and programmes in over 65 countries.

The Caring for the Earth Sector comprises philanthropic programmes across clean energy, deforestation, business engagement, and climate participation for a just transition. Through these, Porticus seeks to support a wide range of stakeholders and collaborate with governments, businesses, NGO’s, social enterprises, philanthropists and activists through a truly global network.

Porticus is now seeking an outstanding and inspiring Sector Director to lead the Caring for the Earth (CFE) portfolios. Reporting to the CEO, as part of the Management Team of Porticus, and in close cooperation with the Sector Investment Committee, the Sector Director will play a key role in developing and implementing the vision and strategy that will drive systemic change forward and achieve their vision.

The Sector Director, CFE will bring significant senior leadership experience, ideally gained in environmental, non-profit, philanthropic or social development sectors. S/he will demonstrate the ability to work and lead in a complex, dynamic and multi-stakeholder environment and will bring an extensive network across sectors in the areas of climate and energy. S/he will possess strong communication skills and a collaborative and inspiring leadership style. Most importantly, the Sector Director CFE will demonstrate a deep passion for human dignity and social justice, and genuine alignment with the values of Porticus.

The location of the role is flexible with the opportunity to be based in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Vienna, Austria; Brussels, Belgium; New York, USA; London, UK; Nairobi, Kenya; Hong Kong; Sao Paulo, Brazil. Travel will be required for this position (in compliance with regional Covid-19 guidelines). The salary is competitive and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you fulfil the role description and personal specification to https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 5206. The deadline for applications is 9 am CET 23rd July 2021.

Porticus is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse team.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We strongly encourage applications from candidates coming from any minority or underrepresented groups.

 

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