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Director of Greenpeace Slovakia

  • Bratislava, Slovakia

Job description

We are looking for a leader with the drive and ambition to deliver transformative change in Slovakia.

The person will be responsible for the overall operation of the Greenpeace office in Slovakia; be in charge of the team structure, the people, the financial operations, the program planning and implementation. The position acts as the legal representative of Greenpeace in Slovakia and represents the organization in official relations with government, state institutions, political parties, media and NGOs. The role will also be responsible for compliance with the principles defined in the internal rules of Greenpeace International and Greenpeace CEE, as well as national legislation for NGOs.

This is a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact on environmental protection in Slovakia.

The main scope of the role will include but not be limited to:

  • Represent the organization in official relations with government, state institutions, political parties and NGOs in political and administrative aspects;

  • Design, execute and monitor the yearly national budgets;

  • Lead, motivate, and manage the national staff including responsibility for individual and organizational development;

  • Oversee and lead all aspects of the campaign planning, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Participation in regionally relevant decision making processes and contributing member of the regional directors’ community;

  • Accountable for compliance with national legislation for NGOs;

  • Statutory representative of Greenpeace CEE in Slovakia (liability based on the bylaws of organization).

Job requirements

What we are looking for:

  • Demonstrated experience as a senior manager with an empowering leadership style, fostering a culture of high performance, openness, trust, and accountability, ensuring organizational ethics and integrity;

  • Understanding of environmental issues and Slovak political context, with an unwavering commitment to sustainability and Greenpeace’s climate and environmental justice approach;

  • Exceptional programme management skills and experience in management of multiple projects and tasks, risk and budget management;

  • Experience in non-governmental, non-profit sector, political and advocacy work are a precondition;

  • Ability to create clear, simple, solutions-based processes and procedures;

  • High level knowledge of campaigning, campaign strategy development;

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in Slovak; Fluent in English;

  • What we offer:

    • Competitive salary and benefits package;

    • A dynamic and supportive work environment;

    • The opportunity to make a real difference in the world;

    • Career development and growth within Greenpeace;

    • The environment of an international organization.

    The role holder reports to the Regional Organizational Director and is part of the Office Directors community. The position is to be based in Bratislava, Slovakia. The minimum monthly salary is 2.486,00 EUR. The final salary is based on the organization's salary system and the relevant experience of the position holder. We are receiving applications on a rolling basis.

    Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview.

    Greenpeace is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic and would like to invite you especially to apply.

  • Bratislava, Slovakia


  • Bratislava, Slovakia