GOAL – Chief Executive Officer
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GOAL is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to the alleviation of suffering amongst the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world. Founded in 1977 in Dublin, Ireland, GOAL operates in 13 countries worldwide, delivering principal interventions of disaster response, post emergency and development programmes, advocacy and development education. GOAL has responded to almost every major natural and man-made disaster and catastrophe in the past 40 years. Since its inception, GOAL has sent more than 3,500 international staff to work in almost 60 countries across the developing world, alongside many thousands of local staff. GOAL is a non-denominational, non-governmental and non-political organisation.
Reporting to the Chair and to the Board, the Chief Executive will be responsible for providing strategic and high level operational leadership in a manner consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organisation as approved by the Board. The appointee will ensure the sustainable growth and development of GOAL’s activities and ensure that the organisation’s principal interventions are of continuing high quality, adequately funded and their impact widely disseminated.
Candidates will have strong strategic and operational excellence capabilities and a proven leadership track record in organisations of relevant scale and complexity operating across multiple international jurisdictions. He/she will ideally have experience in the international aid and development sector and will have a deep appreciation and knowledge of global humanitarian issues and trends. With exposure to leading edge fundraising strategies and strong change management skills, the Chief Executive will have the capacity to represent Goal on humanitarian aid issues and to work with the Board in the development of Goal’s objectives worldwide.
This is a key appointment for GOAL where the new Chief Executive will have the opportunity to lead the organisation’s next phase of development as it seeks to make ever greater impacts on its mission worldwide.
The position is based in Dublin.
Please email, enclosing a curriculum vitae and quoting reference GCEO explaining how you meet the requirements of the role as outlined above to firstname.lastname@example.org
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