Application deadline: 12 November 2021
A key role within the organisation with the exciting objective of strategic leadership for our people, finances, fundraising and administration. You will bring a leadership style that is genuine, ethical, open and democratic. You will be driving the development of our organisational culture and structure as we grow internationally.
A key member of the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, the position will also be accountable to the Executive Committee of ECOS, and work closely with the Treasurer. The Operations Director will lead a growing team currently consisting of the Senior Finance and Grants Manager, HR & Administration Manager, and Partnerships & Development Manager.
ECOS is an international NGO with a network of members and experts advocating for environmentally friendly technical standards, policies and laws. We ensure the environmental voice is heard when they are developed and drive change by providing expertise to policymakers and industry players, leading to the implementation of strong environmental principles. ECOS is headquartered in Brussels and has an exceptional team of 24 staff supported by a network of over 50 technical experts and more than 50- member organisations.
ECOS has an annual turnover of €3million, is financially robust with solid reserves, and experiencing strong sustainable growth. ECOS is underpinned by philanthropic grants, Horizon projects, a number of service contracts, and Framework Partnership Agreements with both the European Commission & EFTA.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
Applicants should send a CV and cover letter by no later than 12 November 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Operations Director: your name”. The first round of interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
ECOS is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. At ECOS, we believe diversity is what makes our work richer and our team stronger. Your race, nationality, colour, gender, age, religion, disability, status, or sexual orientation are NOT important to us, we value your knowledge and commitment. If you believe you can contribute to our common goal, we encourage you to apply.