Executive Director

  • Dienstverband
  • Utrecht


Solidaridad offers a rare opportunity to work for change that matters and to give leadership to a solution-oriented international development organization with a long-standing track record on innovation. We offer a culturally diverse workplace with top-tier skilled staff with a sense of humour, necessary to cope with a demanding environment.

The International Supervisory Board of Solidaridad Network is looking for an Executive Director who can provide vision and leadership to a rapidly growing global organization for international cooperation.


  • Defining the meaningful outside: determine which external constituency matters most

  • Deciding what innovations we are focussing on: what are our core programmes, and which of them will we grow

  • Balancing present and future: ensure that stakeholders’ short-term interests do not overshadow the organization’s long-term future

  • Shaping values and standards: define the organization’s values, identity, quality standards and expectations in ways that encourage the right behaviour

You will have  the experience to understand and navigate a network-based organization with nine regional centres across five continents and have the ability to personally, inspirationally and authentically connect to the mission of Solidaridad, its staff and its partners and lead the organization to the next level.

You will be the focal point of Solidaridad Network and report to the International Supervisory Board. You will chair the Executive Board of Directors,  offer direct leadership to nine Regional Directors and a team of professionals at the Network Secretariat in Utrecht, the Netherlands, as well as to leaders of network teams. The Executive Director has overall responsibility for the state of the Network.

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