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JOB ADVERTISEMENT: ILGA is recruiting a Executive Director (Brussels). Deadline for application is Monday 22nd April 2013.

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21st April 2013 06:41

Alessia Valenza

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ILGA is is a 34-year-old association of over 1000 member organizations worldwide that operates at the global level to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. The association is governed by an international board and elects two Secretaries General to represent it on a political level. A staff of five professionals based in Brussels, Belgium, supports the work of the association on a day-to-day level.

ILGA values creative and inclusive approaches to work and management. We are committed to working in partnerships and coalitions with a wide range of external organizations and to constantly developing ILGA as an international membership human rights organization.

2. The Job
This is an exciting position within the team of ILGA. In collaboration with the Co-Secretaries General, the post holder will be responsible for leading, developing and implementing the strategies and activities of ILGA. Along with organisational management and leadership this will include leading with Co Secretaries General on the growth and further development of ILGA.

Main tasks [see the job description for a full list]:

  • Developing the strategic implementation framework of objectives and key issues from the Strategic Plan to Operational Plans, and in coordination the Co-Secretaries General, to draft a work programme detailing actions
  • Organisational management and performance against outcomes
  • Enhancement of learning and development culture within ILGA.

Main Job requirements [see the job description for a full list]:
• Minimum 5 years experience in working at Director level
• Knowledge of the international LGBTI movement and issues related to it and at least 5 years first-hand experience in an LGBTI organization operating at the international level.
• Fluent English and Spanish, both written and oral.

3. Gross salary
The salary scale for the post of Executive Director is €83,000 – 87,000 (gross annual salary including of holiday pay) ) depending on experience. The organisation offers 25 days annual leave, luncheon vouchers, hospitalisation insurance, and covers local transport. Some relocation support to Brussels is also possible.

Closing date for receipt of applications by E-mail: 17.00 CET, Monday 22nd April 2013.

Interviews to be held at the end of May in Brussels; the exact date will be confirmed to the shortlisted candidates.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Belgium. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and that we are unable to offer individual feedback.

For a recruitment application pack, please contact