Job Title: Senior Director Strategy & Planning

Employment Category: Permanent

Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary: Competitive

Location: Brussels, London, Berlin, Geneva or Stockholm

Closing date for applications: 6th November 2022.

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International Rescue Committee (RESCUE)

The International Rescue Committee (RESCUE) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.  Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, RESCUE offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.  At work today in more than 40 countries and across the United States, RESCUE restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster.  RESCUE leads the way from harm to home.

In Europe

Europe is one of the fastest growing regions for RESCUE  with presence in the UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden and Germany.

The  work  across  our  external facing offices  in  Berlin, Brussels, London, Bonn, Stockholm, and Geneva is led and coordinated by a Europe SMT under the leadership of the Senior Vice President Europe . The role of RESCUE in Europe is to  support our global activities ; to diversify  its  institutional, governmental, and private donor  base and  be  able  to  better  advocate with  European  policymakers on  behalf  of  the  people we  serve. RESCUE in Europe is acknowledged for its high-quality project management,  technical expertise in resettlement and integration; governance and rights, economic recovery, and protection against gender- based violence. RESCUE in Europe currently employees 430 staff across programmatic, fundraising, advocacy, communication, and operation functions. The largest number of staff is based in the UK, followed by Germany.

Role overview

Reporting to the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Europe, the Senior Director will support the SVP and his direct reports as a thought partner, strategist, driver, problem solver, and effective partner to internal and external stakeholders.

Working with the SVP and the European Senior Management Team, the Senior Director will:

Major responsibilities

Skills and competencies

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Candidates must have the right to work in any RESCUE location they will based.

The closing date for applications is 6th November 2022.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

RESCUE and our workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, Accountability, and Equality.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Respect in the Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.