Secretary General - Ramsar Convention Secretariat

SRI Executive has been retained by Ramsar Convention Secretariat to assist with their search for an exceptional candidate to fill the position of Secretary General.
The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971, is fully recognized by the international community as an intergovernmental agreement. The Secretariat operations are administered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and is co-located with the world headquarters of IUCN in Gland (near Geneva), Switzerland.
The Secretary General is the most senior position in the 22-member Ramsar Convention Secretariat. The principal responsibility of the Secretary General will be to manage and lead the Ramsar Convention with purpose and vision for effective programmes and policies.
Expressions of interest together with a full CV (MS Word format) and supporting statement should be directed in confidence to SRI Executive (ramsar@sri-executive.com).
The closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm GMT, February 29th 2016