December 2015

 

I arrive four hours south of San Francisco on the shuttle bus full of all shapes, ages, nationalities, colors and spirits of people. It pulls into the steep dirt driveway with the wooden rustic sign announcing the not that rustic retreat center. Overwhelmed by the beauty of the large well mowed grassy field, dance floor bordering the ocean heaving with staff expressing themselves and welcoming us with a groove beat, an extensive organic garden stroking the hillside, a cutting edge water treatment system and a bright blue salt water pool…all inviting us into a week of transformation of our human potential.

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The EY Foundation is looking for an experienced manager to lead the delivery of Smart Futures corporate partnerships and the delivery of the Our Future programme, across the north of England.  Smart Futures is designed to give talented young people who are disadvantaged in the labour market a better chance of securing a good job — opening up employment opportunities that have been traditionally harder to access. Over a ten month period young people get the opportunity to boost their employability skills, make connections with local employers, and gain valuable, paid work experience. Our Future is an employability programme to support young people (16-18 year olds) who have challenges accessing the labour market to get a job when they leave school. The programme also supports local employers to spend structured time with young people, to help unlock young people’s talent and test their suitability for roles within their organisation.

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WCF seeks an experienced and talented Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Consultant (manager level) to assist WCF’s three person M&E Team. This team works with the CocoaAction companies in all areas related to the setting of, collection and reporting against key performance indicators. Working with the M&E team, the consultant will support the overall CocoaAction data collection and reporting processes; the development and management of the M&E system; and creation of an M&E guide. In addition, the consultant will facilitate collaboration with the Voluntary Sustainability Standards (VSS) organizations and will participate in the processes to develop the CEN/ISO Sustainable and Traceable Cocoa Standard. The initial term of the consultancy will be 12 months beginning in January 2016.

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ClearlySo is looking for an energetic, experienced and innovative analyst with a background in ESG and/or impact analysis to join a growing specialist team within the organization.

You will be responsible for working alongside the Head of Impact Services to develop a new set of tools to empower impact action by the private markets. This project sits alongside ClearlySo’s broader mission to bring impact as the third dimension to investing, alongside risk and return. You will be a key part of a challenging and innovative project, breaking new ground and finding solutions to problems as they emerge. Experience with institutional investors and/or the private equity market will be considered a plus.

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TIM is looking for an experienced Director of Business Operations with a commercial eye and an appetite for the challenge of making TIM’s strategy a success: to translate INTEGRATE learning and principles into workshops that can be delivered at scale.

The Director of Business Operations will be responsible for leading a small team, operationalising and overseeing the roll-out of a regional programme of workshops across UK pilot sites, foreseeing and overcoming the likely conflicts that emerge between programme requirements, flexible deployment of people, enabling youth participation and capturing learning along the way. Application deadline is 14th December, 5pm GMT.

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focused job search is like online dating  

You only need one! Right? Just one perfect guy/girl in your life to take away your loneliness. Or one dream job to give you true purpose. You aren’t asking for too much. But the slog, the process, the setbacks, the time investment can be a killer. It can be enough to make you want to stay lonely and broke until the end of time. So what’s the catch? What can you do differently?

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character-building  

An organization in the U.S. is teaching kids character. Yes, really. They’ve developed an educational framework for schools that supports the “social, emotional and ethical development of students.” Or, as Daniel Goleman would term it: emotional intelligence. Now that’s just core character if I have ever heard it!

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goldman-sachs-corporate-enagement-hot-sustainability-job  

Goldman Sachs is looking for an exceptional individual to fill a full time position in the Office of Corporate Engagement in London. Ideally, the candidate should have at least one years’ experience in a similar or related field, with particular experience in project management. A background in the field of entrepreneurship is preferred, but is not a pre requisite.

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The Strategy & Innovation Senior Manager will be responsible for the stewardship of the Innovation programme for the Western Europe BU including ownership of the System CIF processes and gate routines to ensure that the BU responds to its innovation needs both in quality and timing. Specifically, the position acts as an advisor to the senior leadership team by identifying gaps in the innovation pipeline, manages the stage and gate process to ensure effective and efficient deployment of initiatives and monitors innovation performance metrics against established objectives.

This role enables leadership to make fact-based decisions around project portfolio management (which projects to start-stop-continue) and provides the frameworks, processes and tools to effectively and efficiently manage projects which will deliver the BU’s growth through innovation.

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Toniic impact investing CEO hot sustainability job  

Toniic, a global network of action-oriented impact investors, is seeking a CEO. The CEO is responsible for managing the global organization together with Toniic’s Regional Managing Directors as well as expanding the leadership team in Asia, South America, and Africa. This position requires leadership in impact investing, strategy, financial management, member services, partnerships, business development, senior manager management, movement and community building. Applications accepted until December 31, 2015

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