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Director, Quaker Council for European Affairs

Salary: Gross salary of around EUR 51,500 per annum

Location: Quaker House, Brussels

Do you identify with the vision of Peace, Justice, and Equality? Do you believe you are a leader who can bring this vision into practice and work with European institutions? Are you passionate about building and leading a small team of experts in these fields? Are you comfortable with change and taking people with you through a period of organisation change?

The Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) is seeking to recruit a director who will help us strengthen our advocacy and staff team in a changed European context. They will work as a leader with area experts in each of these fields and be able to make the best use of the available resources. They are the most senior staff member in the team of currently four staff, although we expect this to rise. The director is the primary Quaker Representative to the EU, NATO, Council of Europe, OSCE, and a range of interfaith fora, responsible for the leadership of QCEA, the management of the team and Quaker House Brussels, and where necessary for undertaking part of the programme work of QCEA.

The director will demonstrate understanding of and sympathy for the value of Quakers. Although not necessarily a Quaker, they will be committed to working within Quaker structures and practices. They will demonstrate the experience and skills necessary to lead a multicultural and multilingual team.

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from diverse backgrounds and from any part of the world subject to the candidate being open to travel and being based at Quaker House in Brussels.

If you are interested to apply, please read the full application pack for instructions regarding applying for the role.

Closing date for application: 10:00 hours CET, 27 June 2022


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