Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands
Puerto Ayora (Ecuador)
The Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands (CDF) is an international non-profit organization dedicated to scientific research. CDF has carried out its mission in the Galapagos since 1959, thanks to an agreement with the Government of Ecuador and with the mandate to pursue and maintain collaborations with government agencies by providing scientific knowledge and technical assistance to promote and secure conservation of Galapagos.
Chief Executive Officer
in Puerto Ayora, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Compensation commensurate with experience
7+ years executive leadership experience
Executive Director/CEO with significant international conservation, science, and fundraising experience sought to lead top global foundation. Successful candidates must have a long-term vision and strategy that establishes the foundation as the global thought leader in science, conservation, and sustainable development for the equatorial Pacific (Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, Ecuador).
Experience working closely with a Board of Directors and in the governance of an organization.
Ability to formulate and articulate an inspiring vision that attracts, motivates, and empowers stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Five years of experience in successful non-profit fundraising and senior management. Record of securing 5-, 6- and 7-figure gifts.
At least five years experience leading a non-profit organization preferred.
A record of having conducted or supervised "world-class" science.
A record of success in establishing and executing fundraising goals and strategies, identifying and analyzing challenges, and formulating creative solutions that generate organizational excellence.
Experience creating and managing a budget; commitment to fiscal responsibility.
Experience in all aspects of personnel management, including recruitment, assessment, and termination when necessary, and organizational development.
Experience with national and community relations in Ecuador preferred.
Experience ensuring gender equality and incorporating gender perspectives in the workplace.
Science Ph.D. preferred. Masters and law degrees with appropriate professional experience considered.
Should be English/Spanish bilingual.
Applicants should send: I) their CV, II) a list of publications and references, III) a cover letter, and IV) a short essay on one or more of the following topics: their vision for the Galápagos, science, conservation, or sustainability, etc.; and how they would deliver on this vision as the Executive Director of CDF, to this address: email@example.com
For full ToR and application instructions, download here: ToR CEO CDF
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