Assoc Dir, APAC, Forum for The Future (sustainability), Singapore

Associate Director, APAC, Forum for The Future, Singapore
Closes: Dec 9, 2017
Associate Director, APAC
Based in Singapore

We are seeking a progressive, creative and ambitious leader to join our team of sustainability change-makers in Singapore. This role is an exciting opportunity to help accelerate our impact in driving systems change in Singapore and the wider region. Among the focuses of the Associate Director is to grow our program of 1:1 partnerships with pioneering businesses and organizations that are working to transform the way we work, live and consume in support of a just and sustainable future. A full job description can be found here.

Our ideal candidate:
You have at least 10 years of experience driving change for sustainable development outcomes within the private or non-profit sectors. Preference will be given to individuals that have worked in a consultancy capacity with business, and/or have helped to grow a small organisation to the next level of scale, as we aim to do in this region
You are passionate about enabling a just and sustainable future and have ambitious, creative and innovative ideas for getting there. You actively follow the latest innovations, trends and are passionate about system change
You have an understanding and experience of systems thinking and applying it in practice to complex challenges
You enjoy business development, and you are good at it. You feel at home at a sustainability conferences, brainstorming ideas about new projects, and ideally have a proven track record of turning these ideas into sustainable revenue
You have a strong track record of managing teams. People learn from you, but what they like best is that you are a supportive partner and accelerate their growth and impact
You have worked in at least one of the challenges that Forum for the Future APAC is actively driving change (food and agriculture, technology, energy, and the circular economy)
You are strategic, able to diagnose complex sustainability problems and partner with the right people to drive solutions. You have strong facilitation skills to ensure you create a shared vision and strong buy-in along the way. Just as you craft strategy for individual projects, you are always looking for strategic solutions for the organizations you are a part of
You have the unique ability to thrive in matrixed organizations as well as entrepreneurial environments – bringing the best of a global organization to a new, local market. You like the challenge of growing a small organization and don’t mind getting your hands dirty
You have strong financial and project management skills with a proven track record of managing income and keeping projects to budget and on time
You don’t mind travel. This role will take you across the APAC region up to 30% of your time, though some international travel may also be required including Forum’s annual staff meeting held in London.

$SGD91600 – $SGD104489

To apply: please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the capabilities required to recruitment(at) . Please cite PCDNetwork as the source of the posting in your application.

Closing date: Friday 15th December, 9 am SGT
Screening interviews: From 11th December
Second interviews: W/C 8th January
Final interviews: W/C 15th January

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret we are unable to respond to all personally. If you have not heard from us by close of business on Wednesday 20th December we will not be taking your application further.

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