Kosovo CSR Network

Executive Director

	 	 

JOB VACANCY

Position Title: Executive Director

Entity: Kosovo CSR Network

Location: Pristina, Kosovo

Deadline: December 6nd, 2021

We are looking for a visionary and forward-thinking leader to manage and support a strong and growing network of mission-driven CSR leaders!

THE ORGANIZATION

Kosovo CSR Network brings together responsible businesses and organizations operating in Kosovo to contribute jointly towards Sustainable Development, by promoting the concept, ideas and taking actions that enhance the impact of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on Kosovo society. Following the SDGs, the network supports businesses and industry sectors in their transformation and collaboration towards practical solutions and sustainable growth. Kosovo CSR Network is a member of the European Business Network for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR Europe), as the National Partner Organization for Kosovo, with access to a powerful network uniting over 10,000 enterprises at local, European, and global levels - and focused on scaling up solutions for sustainable growth.

The Network seeks to fully comply with the Ten Global Compact Principles, a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption. Protection of human rights as stipulated in international treaties, elimination of child labor, empowerment of youth, promotion of environmentally friendly practices, elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation, and promotion of anti-corruption values are among the areas our Network addresses. Kosovo CSR Network members, in addition to having incorporated CSR practices within their business strategies, are committed to advancing and sharing these principles to their sphere of influence through activities that promote sustainable growth, youth empowerment, and cross-sectorial partnerships.

Job Description Summary:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will be responsible for driving the development and implementation of strategies for the members’ corporate giving, establishing joint sustainable projects, and overseeing their implementation and successful implementation. S/He will be overseeing the strategic plan of the organization, and will be responsible for community outreach, fundraising, and managing the administration. S/He will be the organization’s chief advocate and representative in national and international bodies.

Job Description:

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Develop and maintain a strategic CSR roadmap; prioritize CSR investments in alignment with business strategies and objectives;
  • Monitor performance of the CSR Strategic Plan (2021-2025); work with CSR team members to continuously adapt strategies to changing business needs and to meet performance expectations;
  • Identify professional development to ensure the Kosovo CSR Network staff maintains an understanding of current research, trends, and best practices related to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, program management, organizational change management,
  • Collaborate with Kosovo CSR Network members, private sector, UN agencies and international institutions, civil society, policymakers and governmental agencies - to collect feedback, understand challenges, identify opportunities for improvement, and influence decisions around CSR strategies, as well as gather insights and ideas on how to make CSR initiatives more impactful;
  • Collaborate closely with public institutions and governmental agencies to foster better CSR strategies within the private sphere;
  • Identify potential legislative reform opportunities to embed CSR within the corporate law reform agenda;
  • Attract potential members, responsible companies and organizations operating in Kosovo, to join the Kosovo CSR Network;
  • Assess current footprint or baselines, set attainable goals, and establish metrics to monitor program/initiative adoption, CSR progress, and business outcomes – report insights and results within the Kosovo CSR Network;
  • Provide Annual and periodical CSR reports for Kosovo CSR Network Board, members and other partners;
  • Engage with industry and cross-industry peers, working groups, NGOs, programs and events to remain educated on CSR trends, innovations, and benchmarks;
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Senior level management expertise in strategic planning, management, sustainability, business management and/or other industry specific knowledge.
  • Highly skilled in organizational change management and cutting-edge sustainability strategies to accelerate the transformation of the private sector.
  • Extensive knowledge on the UN AGENDA 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals in the Kosovo context.
  • Exceptional integrity and credibility. Holds self to high standard of accountability and ethics.
  • Well-developed sense of self-awareness and able to understand others’ strengths and limits, to be able to empower team and deepen relationships and build trust.
  • Strong diplomatic skills and proven track record of cultivating diverse relationships, facilitating and building consensus in a collaborative manner.
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter with high energy and a passion for CSR and sustainability-oriented practices.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail. Able to navigate both strategic and tactical issues with a pragmatic focus on delivering meaningful results to the organization, and to Board of Directors and CSR members.
  • Effective and exceptional communication skills – able to clearly communicate complex issues in a manner that is tailored to diverse groups.
  • Leadership – able to inspire and motivate others, manage conflicting and competing ideologies, and demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to achieve compromise when necessary.
  • Committed to the mission and vision of Kosovo CSR Network.

APPLICATION DETAILS AND DEADLINE

All interested candidates should submit the below-mentioned documents by email no later than

December 6th 2021 to info@csrkosovo.org, with the subject “Application for Executive Director – Kosovo CSR Network”:

  • Resume; including 3 references who are able to prove your professional record (Include name, position title, entity, and phone and e-mail contacts).
  • Cover letter, explaining their interest in building a sustainable CSR-focused society, and continuing to empower Kosovo CSR Network to help build a more inclusive and sustainable future.

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