Waste Ventures, a social enterprise, employs waste pickers to conduct integrated solid waste management India's towns and smaller cities. Waste pickers are some of the poorest members of developing country cities who collect scraps of resalable material from dumps and roadsides, earning less than $2 a day at the cost of their health and dignity.
Waste Ventures Charities is the Waste Ventures Consortiums' flagship sector-building entity. We are unique in that we are focused on not just creating projects to employ waste pickers for the benefit of the environment, but we are also dedicated to change the entire sector, including: increasing investment in the sector, pioneering and testing new methodologies and tools, fixing policy, and giving other waste entrepreneurs a way to accurately track the success of their waste enterprises.
There is no better place to work if you are dedicated to making a profound social and environmental impact and also interested in the intersection of public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
Waste Ventures is looking for an experienced Executive Director will be responsible for the ongoing development, administration, strategic vision and execution of Waste Ventures Charities' programs.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION & SKILLS)
We are looking for someone with experience at the executive level in a foundation, international development agency, social enterprise, or related fields. Most importantly, the candidate is driven by the desire to make a fundamental impact on a rapidly changing industry.
The Executive Director would need to spend the first year 'live' on site in either Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh or Bangalore, Karnataka. After 12 months learning the model and developing the team in India, we would recommend the candidate focus on international growth from global headquarters in San Francisco, California.
Waste Ventures' work culture is one of 'Innovators but Doers' (with track records to prove it!). No ego. Ours is a casual, honest, smart, and open environment not afraid to admit what we don't know or learn from others. Our team is made up on insanely ambitious people leading to collaboration with others to achieve superior results. We maintain strictest client standards for deliverables and interaction. If this describes you, and you fulfill the requirements above, please apply on our website at: http://www.wasteventures.org/get-involved/jobs/