Strategy Manager, ICLEI East Asia Secretariat
ICLEI is seeking a Strategy Manager for their location in Seoul, Seoul-T’Ukpyolsi, Republic of Korea. The deadline for application is April4, 2021
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability is the leading global network of 1,750+ member cities and regions committed to building a sustainable future (more information at http://eastasia.iclei.org/). ICLEI supports local and regional governments to take actions towards low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development.
Our Members and 24 offices work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity
building to create systemic change for urban sustainability. ICLEI World Secretariat is based in
Bonn, Germany. Established in 2012, the ICLEI East Asia Secretariat is hosted by the Seoul
Metropolitan Government, and serves to coordinate regional projects and activities, and provide
support to ICLEI Members in the Greater China Region, Japan, Korea and Mongolia.
We provide technical consulting, training and information services to build capacity, share knowledge and support local governments in pursuing sustainable development via local and regional programs
and exchange platforms.
Have lived in one or more East Asian countries (Korea, Japan, China, Mongolia) for a minimum of six years
Have an excellent command of English and Korean, knowledge of Chinese is preferred
Have a postgraduate degree in sustainable development, environment, urban infrastructure, urban planning, energy, project management or another subject relevant to the position
Have at least six years of related working experience in fields of sustainability, environment or urban development at local levels, including at least two years of managerial experience
Must have working experience in/with local governments; experience with international (intergovernmental) organizations and/or local governments is preferred
Have hands-on experience in strategic planning, project management, partnership development, communications in an international/regional context
Have good skills on external communication and networking, and good at teamwork and time management With innovation, self-initiative, critical analysis and problem-solving skills
International travel will be required;
Communication with partners around the world may require work during unusual hours
Working languages: English supplemented with Chinese and/or Korean
Applicants must be eligible to obtain the appropriate work permit for the Republic of Korea prior to the commencement of work.
Application Please email the job application (reference in the subject line: “Strategy Manager”) including: Letter of motivation CV (max. 3 pages), and photo Indication of salary expectation and current salary (before tax)
Indication of citizenship Indication of an availability date