Director of Systems Change Programmes

Location: Singapore, Mumbai, New York or London

Salary: Sector competitive

Benefits: attractive and flexible 

We at Forum for the Future have a rare and exciting job opportunity for a recognized senior leader in the international sustainability field with a passion for creating positive change.

About us

Forum for the Future have partnered with businesses, governments and civil society for over 20 years, to accelerate the shift towards a sustainable future and to tackle some of the world's most complex environmental and societal challenges.

With offices in London, New York, Singapore and Mumbai, Forum has been at the forefront of creating an international community of pioneers and change makers including partners and funders such as M&S, Unilever, the C&A Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation.

About the role

This unique opportunity will see you leading the development and implementation of significant global programmes to catalyse change on key global challenges. Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be a key member of the Senior Management Team, and will drive the strategy and change processes that are at the heart of the organisation’s work. You will be responsible for the development and testing of “Challenge Labs”, the new way in which we are focusing our global programmes in order to enhance their impact by incorporating systemic design principles, and adopting experimental and collaborative approaches to solving complex problems. At the moment we are building and testing three Challenge Labs; Sustainable Nutrition, Sustainable Value Chains and Livelihoods and 1.5°C. You will also lead our transformational strategies work with leading organisations, as well as co-ordinate our emerging areas of work.

Forum is at an exciting time in its evolution – building off its extensive experience in working with large global organisations to drive wholesale systems change. As a dynamic, international leader with a deep commitment to creating a better future, you will play a pivotal role in creating this change.

To learn more about the role and the candidate profile, please download our Candidate Information Pack here.

For an informal conversation about the role and to register your interest, please contact our Recruitment Consultant Alke Healey ([email protected]). To apply for the job, please send in to the above email your up-to-date CV together with a one page statement explaining how you meet the requirements of the role. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Deadline for applications: 11:59pm, 25 April 2019