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Executive Director, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, International IDEA

Deadline for application: 12 October 2017

Job summary

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) has a vacancy for an Executive Director - Stockholm.

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Details

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance — International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. International IDEA's mission is to support sustainable democratic change by providing comparative knowledge, and assisting in democratic reform, and influencing policies and politics.

The Executive Director is responsible for the direction and management of the Executive Division of International IDEA and will implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support the strategic objectives of International IDEA. These include human resources, operations and risk management, programme development, budget, finance, resource mobilization, reporting, facilities, IT, procurement, host country issues, legal issues and related support activities. The Executive Director will be required to act on his/her own authority as delegated by the Secretary-General and is responsible for decisions made affecting the work of the Executive Division and International IDEA as a whole.

As a member of Senior Management and a member of the Management Committee, the Executive Director will be involved in a range of strategic planning and internal initiatives, actively contributing to the overall management of the organization by providing guidance and direction in the development and implementation of strategies in support of International IDEA's mandate and work programmes and acting as the primary liaison to strengthen International IDEA’s financial position. S\he will continually evaluate best industry practices in comparison to internal systems and needed resources, with an eye toward both future needs and budget realities.


Web address for further details
http://www.idea.int/careers/employment

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by IDEA -- last modified 13 September 2017