About the job

The International Platform for Insetting (IPI) is looking for a strategic leader to successfully fulfil the organisation’s Theory of Impact through strategic planning, programming implementation, stakeholder engagement, partnership development and advocacy.

About the International Platform for Insetting (IPI)

The IPI is a business-led organisation which advocates for climate action at the source of global value chains. By fostering collaboration, sharing best practices, and driving innovative solutions, the IPI strives to create more resilient and regenerative business models and reverse the loss of nature.

About the position

The Executive Director is a driven and passionate individual who will oversee and implement the strategic aims of the IPI and report to the IPI Board. The Executive Director facilitates knowledge exchange and interaction between practitioners, as well as importantly, inspires and enables ambitious action on climate and nature through insetting. This role will act as the primary leader of the IPI’s Theory of Impact and annual operating plan including the development and execution of: (1) annual budgets, roadmap and infrastructure, (2) activities and programs, (3) stakeholder engagement and advocacy and (4) strategic partnerships to scale the IPI’s impact. This role is responsible for leading the organisation to achieve progress in these areas and the postholder will serve as chief executive officer in managing the organisation.

Key responsibilities

Organisational leadership and vision

Program development and implementation

Organisation operations

Financial management



Employment conditions:

Hours: 80% FTE, with possibility to increase to 100%.

Terms: One-year freelance contract with the possibility of extension. The aim is a long-term position.

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience and agreed working hours.

Location: The Executive Director will work remotely from their current location, ideally within Europe. Relocation is not required.

Recruitment process and timeline:

Please send your curriculum vitae and short letter of motivation to Michael Guindon, Executive Director, at michael.guindon@insettingplatform.com. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis and early applications are encouraged. First round interviews will commence in mid-January.

Candidates selected for an interview will be notified by email. Please note that candidates will not be notified unless they are selected for an interview.

The aim is for the position to start in February or March.