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Vacancy for Deputy Director General at IUCN in SwitzerlandVacancy for Deputy Director General at IUCN in Switzerland

Vacancy for Deputy Director General at IUCN in Switzerland

Country: Switzerland
City: Gland
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Apply for the Vacancy for Deputy Director General at IUCN in Switzerland. The deadline for the application is 7th October 2020.


The Deputy Director-General position supports the Director-General in key management aspects of the organisation including but not limited to ensuring the development and timely implementation of an integrated IUCN programme

The Deputy Director-General has a key leadership role in IUCN, working closely with the Director-General to implement the strategy of the Union while having particular responsibility for leading a cohesive and integrated Programme of work for all of IUCN’s components. Also, he/she supports the work of the Director-General to maintain the viability, reputation and standing of IUCN and ensure the effective performance of its global distributed Secretariat.


  • oversee the day-to-day management of the Secretariat including the establishment and global enforcement of standards, processes, and policies;
  • Also, administer everyday functions for the organisation and coordinate with the Director-General
  • Likewise, monitor the overall performance management, quality assurance and change management across the organisation and provide regular inputs and recommendations to ensure its effective implementation and continuous improvement;
  • Also, ensure effective collaboration and strategic partnership for resource mobilisation
  • Furthermore, lead the development of IUCN’s intersessional Programme and coordinate the process for the development of component programme plans;
  • Ensure that standards for programme performance are put in place and used as an integral part of the management of the Programme;
  • Likewise, oversee the discharge of IUCN’s mandate in GEF and GCF;
  • Ensure IUCN’s scientific and economic analytical leadership is strengthened;
  • Furthermore, oversee effective global policy system and standards for the Union


  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s) in development or science-related area including natural resources management, business management, public administration, project management, economics, conservation and sustainable development or relevant social sciences
  • Also, a minimum of 20 years’ progressively responsible experience in strategic and managerial leadership
  • Similarly, solid knowledge of conservation and sustainable development policy issues
  • Also, experience in partnership, government relations, and operations management;
  • Experience in developing projects and programmes and the ability to lead fundraising strategies
  • Likewise, leadership experience in managing the performance of diverse and multi-cultural teams

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline07 October,2020
Company NameIUCN



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