The IICPSD Director is accountable to the EC for the strategy and annual workplan, while his/her functional reporting on a daily basis is to the Director of the Finance Sector Hub. The Director of the IICPSD has the substantive technical knowledge required to engage the private sector in development, with an emphasis on private sector partnership, foundations, private sector development, inclusive business, Islamic finance and blended finance solutions. S/he is responsible for providing leadership and substantive direction to the IICPSD, as well for the overall management of staff.
The Director of the IICPSD has strong leadership skills, with private sector-oriented thinking, a visionary perspective on development, an ability to inspire and innovate and a strong record in team building and collaboration. S/he must have a strong track record mobilizing large-scale funding and translating strategy into concrete results on the ground. The profile for this post demands strong advocacy and influence skills, analytical abilities and an ability to make strategic decisions while dealing with complexity.
By successfully delivering the above-mentioned functions and respective expected results, the IICPSD Director will contribute in turning the IICPSD into a globally recognized center of excellence for capacity development activities that harness Trilateral Development Cooperation and South-South Cooperation in the field of private sector in development.
Private sector in development:
Sustainable Development Goals:
Collaboration & Partnerships: