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Sydney, Australia

Director of Programs

Are you a strategic planner, capable of leading and managing global programs teams? Are you an expert in liaising with institutional donors and high level advocacy and representation? Fred Hollows is looking for a Director of Programs who is committed to executive team collaboration, modelling agreed values and behaviours, ensuring health, safety and well-being of staff and child protection.

The Director of Programs provides leadership for the international program team and has management responsibility for staff members working globally (approximately 230). The Director of Programs is accountable for ensuring strategic program development, operational activity and reporting in support of The Foundation Strategic Framework.


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Senior Manager Policy & Institutions – Cotton Sector Development Programme

Are you a Policy and Institutions specialist passionate about driving results in private sector development in Africa? Do you understand business, public policy decision-making processes and the roles that sector-level institutions have to play and how they can be strengthened? Would you like to support the transformation of Tanzania’s cotton industry, benefitting more than 350,000 farmers?

The Cotton Sector Development Programme is an initiative of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development. The Senior Manager Policy & Institutions has a critical role to play in the Programme, working closely with the Tanzania Cotton Board to ensure an effective policy environment, to provide evidence to senior officials in support of proposed policy changes, and to identify opportunities to build the capacity of critical sector institutions.



Chief Executive Officer

The European Cooperative for Rural Development (EUCORD) is a Brussels-based non-profit organisation whose vision is to nurture more prosperous and entrepreneurially oriented rural communities in developing countries.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the overall leadership and management of EUCORD. S/he will work closely with the Board and staff on the development and implementation of the organisation’s strategic vision, plan and the policies and programmes to advance the interests of its membership. The CEO will also work closely with the partners.


North West Europe, ideally Netherlands

Executive Director

The Executive Director will provide leadership to this new, ambitious and innovative approach to scale sustainable practices and improve farmer livelihoods through pre-competitive public-private collaboration. We are looking for an inspiring, seasoned executive, engaging and able to manage key relationships. You will have proven high integrity and credibility to bring to your role as the representative of the Global Coffee Platform towards all relevant stakeholders.

The Global Coffee Platform is an inclusive multi-stakeholder sustainability platform aligning the activities of a diverse network of stakeholders to set into action the global commitments made through Vision 2020 and create a thriving and sustainable coffee sector.


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