Executive Opportunities

Position Title Organization Job/Reference Number Location Closing Date
Global Practice Leader, Markets WWF 1903-002BL TBD 04/17/2019
Chair The King's Fund 1902-072L London 04/08/2019
Deputy Executive Director, Field Results Group UNICEF 1902-047L New York 03/29/2019

WWF
Global Practice Leader, Markets


TBD
1903-002BL

​For nearly 60 years, WWF has been protecting nature. The world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by more than five million citizens globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

Through numerous initiatives, focusing on priority areas and priority species as well as systemic change, the WWF Network focuses on six major goal areas: forests, oceans, freshwater, wildlife, food, and climate & energy – and three key drivers of nature loss as well as potential  solutions – markets, finance and governance. The Markets Practice aims at transforming international, regional and local markets, so goods are produced and consumed more sustainably to meet the needs of 10 billion consumers by 2050 while protecting nature.

The Markets Practice is led by the Markets Practice Leader. The Markets Practice Leader is expected to have a depth of experience in leading significant shifts in corporate sustainability in a global organization or global partnership platform. The desired candidate will have expertise in driving market players and building large-scale alliances to deliver environmental sustainability including through sustainable sourcing, addressing illegal trade in wildlife and other products, energy shifts, water stewardship etcetera. The Practice Leader will bring the WWF Network together with a powerful network of potential partners and colleagues from the private sector and civil society organizations to co-design solutions and initiatives for the future. Demonstrated results in changing practices to improve environmental sustainability is a strong plus. Qualified candidates for this position will need to demonstrate the following critical competences: Thought leadership and Strategic orientation - Collaboration & Influencing skills - Ability to build organizational capability - Results Orientation - and a Capacity to drive Change.

WWF has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service please review the position specification available via the link below.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to: responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and the reference number 1903-002BL in the subject line of your email.

The closing date for applications is April 17th 2019.

Job Specification Documents:

The King's Fund
Chair


London
1902-072L

The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. The organisation works to shape policy and practice through research and analysis, develop individuals, teams and organisations, promote better understanding of the health and social care system, and to bring people together to learn, share knowledge, and debate. The Fund has a sizable endowment and income is derived from a mix of investments, charitable activities, including a successful leadership development practice, and commercial sources.  

The Chair leads the Board of Trustees and works in partnership with the Chief Executive to ensure that the organisation is well placed to deliver its strategic objectives and overall vision to improve health and care in England. This is an exciting time for The King's Fund as it moves into a new phase of its work under a recently appointed Chief Executive. The organisation is currently working on a new five-year strategy to be launched in the autumn, creating the opportunity to work in partnership with the Board to oversee the delivery of this new strategy.

This is a high-profile, influential role and candidates will bring significant leadership experience, and the credibility to chair an impressive board whose members are supported by a dedicated and talented leadership team. The King's Fund has always played an important role in shaping health and care services for the good of patients in England, and the Chair will play a leading role in ensuring this continues at a very challenging time for the system.

The King's Fund has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service please review the position specification available via the link below.

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and completed appendix forms to: responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and the reference number 1902-072L in the subject line of your email.

The closing date for applications is Noon, April 8th 2019.

Job Specification Documents:

UNICEF
Deputy Executive Director, Field Results Group


New York
1902-047L

UNICEF intends to appoint a Deputy Executive Director, Field Results Group. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, this person will play a vital role in the organisation, overseeing and enhancing UNICEF's achievement of results and expanding and scaling up innovations for maximum impact on children.

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

The successful candidate for the role of Deputy Executive Director (DED), Field Results Group will bring substantial experience of identifying, sifting, and implementing innovations in complex global organisations. S/he will bring well-developed managerial skills and a track record of building and developing teams. The new DED will possess an in-depth understanding of technology and knowledge of transformative products, services, and platforms that allows him or her to advise the Executive Director on innovation and management for field results. A skilled communicator, the DED will be comfortable and effective in a multi-cultural context.

The DED is appointed for a term of two years. The ASG post is based at UNICEF HQ in New York, USA.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

UNICEF has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.

For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications,requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please visit: https://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=520209

The closing date for applications is March 29th 2019.

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