Job Opportunity: Director at Wetlands International Europe
Wetlands International is the only global not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wetlands. We are deeply concerned about the loss and deterioration of wetlands such as lakes, marshes and rivers. Our vision is a world where wetlands are treasured and nurtured for their beauty, the life they support and the resources they provide. Wetlands International is dedicated to maintaining and restoring wetlands for their environmental values as well as for the services they provide to people. We work through our network of offices, our partners and experts to achieve our goals. Most of our work is financed on a project basis by governments and private donors. We are also supported by government and NGO membership.
We are seeking to hire a Director for Wetlands International Europe for the European Association.
Established in September 2013, Wetlands International European Association (Wetlands International Europe) is the single network organization in Europe bringing together 10 NGOs whose shared mission is to inspire and mobilize society to safeguard and restore wetlands for people and nature. Our ambition for the period 2020-2030 is to upscale action to safeguard and restore wetlands, collaborating with multiple partners and mobilizing a wide range of actors to transform whole landscapes and sectors. Our access to cutting-edge science, combined with our understanding of EU policies, and the on-ground experience from our members, partners, and their networks, in addition to our global network, makes us a credible and effective advocate for improving European policies and practices. We operate with a growing Secretariat of 15 people, being our key priority to raise the voice of our members in Europe, share knowledge, improve policies and build capacities among stakeholders. For more information, please consult https://europe.wetlands.org/