Vacancy: Head of Global Challenges and SDGs programme

IEEP has a vacancy for a head of Global Challenges and SDGs to lead IEEP’s globally oriented work.

We are looking for a candidate who can show leadership and take initiative, is oriented towards creating an impact, enthusiastic about building partnerships and comfortable working as a part of a dynamic small team.

The successful candidate will lead IEEP’s globally oriented work, providing both strategic leadership and day-to-day coordination to our activities in this area and the staff involved, working together with other area leads to deliver IEEP’s overall strategic objectives. The post holder will be responsible for fundraising and the management of the work portfolio, as well as making a distinctive contribution to the research and impact of our work. Candidates should be able to work in an intellectually challenging and fast-paced environment and meet firm deadlines. They will lead a team of two or three colleagues, reporting to the Director of Research.

Location: Brussels or London

Salary: Between € 42,000 and € 49,500, depending on skills and experience

Deadline for applications: Friday 30 April 2021, 17:00 CET

How to apply?

Send your CV and motivation letter to, clearly marking the title of the email: Head of Global Challenges and SDGs. In your letter, explain your interest in the job and show clearly how you meet the job and candidate specifications. Please indicate:

  • your current or most recent salary and benefits;
  • the length of the notice period to your current employer;
  • whether you need a work permit to work in the location specified for the vacancy;
  • the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees for professional reference. Note that these referees will only be contacted after prior notification from you.