The International Land and Forest Tenure Facility (“The Tenure Facility”) is a unique new institution that provides financial support to major projects designed to advance land and forest tenure security and the rights and livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples and local communities (IP/LC). It is responsive to the growing global land and forest tenure crisis that often pits communities, businesses, and governments against one another. The Tenure Facility is the first and only institution exclusively focused on securing collective rights to land and forests. The Tenure Facility is a unique learning platform where governments, private actors, and IP/LC learn together.
The Tenure Facility is recruiting for the position of the Executive Director. The Executive Director (ED) of the Tenure Facility (TF) reports to the Board of Directors of the Tenure Facility, the ED will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Tenure Facility staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. This is a new position with some start-up responsibilities and activities. The TF secretariat will be established in Stockholm, Sweden by December 2016. The ED, based in Stockholm, will direct a small secretariat staff, as well as a team of expert consultants providing technical assistance in Africa, Asia, South Pacific and Latin America.
Deadline for applications October 21, 2016.