In this position, you will lead the scale-up efforts of the Platform for Accelerating Circular Economy (PACE), a public-private collaboration platform and project accelerator that aims to leverage global public-private leadership to accelerate action towards the circular economy, You will be accountable to the PACE Board and Steering Group for overall program delivery and will hire and oversee the hub staff for the initiative. WRI will host the PACE hub and you will report to the PACE Board and Steering Group. You will be employed by WRI Europe, subject to WRI oversight and included in WRI performance management system. The position is based in The Hague, Netherlands.
To be successful in this position, you will be an energetic experienced manager and strategic thinker with special expertise in diplomacy and stakeholder management. You will be well versed in the challenges and opportunities for progress on global circular economy and have a strong background in catalyzing action-oriented programs and managing and advancing projects that drive tangible impact. You will also have experience in engaging with high-level stakeholders from the private and public sectors, developing networks and collaborations, monitoring program impact, collaborating within and across organizations, and managing a diverse and inter-disciplinary team.