Manager, Sector Programme

Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)


  • Location: Amsterdam
  • Salary: Eur 40,000/ 45,000
  • Contract Type: 1 year initially - extension by mutual consent
  • Closing Date: 23/02/2017

 Job responsibilities:

• Manages the implementation of all related (delegated) tasks and projects for developing sector contents, in accordance with the GSSB Due Process Protocol where applicable, and including budgetary responsibilities
• Identifies and develops new possibilities and takes initiative within the area of responsibility
• Maintains relationships, focusing on the potential for collaborative projects and programs in future
• Pro-actively, timely, and effectively communicates with relevant actors with which the GSSB is maintaining and developing a strategic relationship
• Writes departmental documents and high-level correspondence
• Develops detailed program proposals, project-related briefings and documents
• Prepares for and attends Standards Division and other GRI events
• Has line management responsibilities
• Is involved in employee selection, career development and succession planning for Standards Division staff
• Acts as spokesperson for the Standards Division, when and where this responsibility is delegated
• Plans and implements projects as per the Standards Division’s work program approved by the GSSB
• Provides input to the ongoing development of the GRI Standards and related documents and communications

Key competencies / Requirements:

• Minimum of five years’ proven experience in project management – including planning, execution, and budget management
• Proven experience managing multi-stakeholder projects
• Technical knowledge of reporting and standards processes, including experience with the design of performance indicators
• Results-focused and able to handle multiple tasks and work to precise timelines
• Strong communication skills and attention to detail, including experience delivering presentations and facilitating workshops or training sessions
• Native-speaker level of written and spoken English, and preferably fluent in one other language
• Ability to lead team members for maximum results
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Able to work in an international and multi-cultural setting
• Affinity with the mission and vision of GRI would be an advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, eligible to live and work in the Netherlands, are invited to submit their resume and letter of interest in English to [email protected]. The deadline to submit an application is 12.00 noon (CET), Thursday 23 February 2017. GRI appreciates all expressions of interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.