Salary: £36,339- £40,989 plus £3,550 London Weighting

Location: London

About the role

Your role will focus on accelerating sustainability impact through designing and implementing ambitious system change projects, predominantly in the sustainable nutrition programme of work. You will join the Create team – a delivery team of strategists and change designers focused on working with Forum’s external partners and multi-stakeholder coalitions to deliver transformational change. 

The post holder will: 

  • Lead the design, delivery and management of Forum’s flagship projects, which aim to deliver system change
  • Work closely and nurture high-level relationships with Forum’s network of partner organisations and other key stakeholders  
  • Develop and fundraise for new projects that can deliver transformational outcomes
  • Bring in content expertise in sustainable nutrition and support the effective development of the sustainable nutrition cluster

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is passionate about sustainability and knowledgeable about food systems
  • Is adaptive and resilient in the face of complexity and uncertainty
  • Can juggle working across a number of different projects and teams
  • Is effective at highly distributed and networked ways of working, and adept at using digital platforms
  • Has experience of working processes that contribute to systems change - which might include applied systems thinking, design, transformational learning, social innovation, collaboration, sustainability transitions
  • Enjoys working with a diverse set of people across different geographies
  • Has experience working on food sustainability issues at a global level
  • Is a natural communicator and knows how to translate complex ideas and processes effectively to different types of audiences
  • Knows how to build and nurture strong stakeholder relationships and networks
  • Is a strong facilitator and speaker
  • Has a curious and analytical mind, natural making connections and understanding how things fit into the bigger picture.
  • Strong manager – of time, budgets, people and project teams.

About the team

This post sits within the Create Team. The aim of the team is to design and deliver transformational change projects, working one on one with Forum’s network of partners, as well as in collaborative coalitions. We aim to create system change in areas we see as critical to sustainability, such as food and energy. We are a 40+ person team, spread across London, New York, Singapore and Mumbai. You can read more about our work on our website.

Application process

To find out more details about this vacancy please read the job description.

To apply for this role please fill out this online application form.

Closing date: Please note that the deadline for applications has been extended to 23:59, 22 July 2018

Please note we are unable to respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within the three weeks of the closing date, please assume we are not taking your application further.

After you have filled out this application, we ask you to complete our Equal Opportunities form.