EPD partners Club de Madrid, the world’s largest and most active grouping of democratic former Heads of State and Government, is seeking a full-time new Secretary General (SG) to manage the day-to-day activities of the organization, beginning of June 2016, after the end of the current SG Carlos Westendorp’s mandate. This includes the identification, design, implementation and evaluation of programs and projects, institutional relations, communications, financial management and fundraising – reporting to the Board of Directors and General Assembly. The SG will be based in Madrid.
The SG must have a solid democratic background and widely recognized international standing who could be considered a peer of the Members without being himself/herself a former Head of State or Government. He/she will have a minimum of 15 years of professional and leadership experience in government, politics, business, academia and/or democracy support, proven high-performance record of managing people, with demonstrated skills and success in fundraising. Former Ministers, high ranking government officials or international civil servants, Ambassadors in top destinations, heads or senior officers of prominent NGO´s, widely known professors, business leaders, influential MP’s, are the preferred backgrounds.
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