Location: Oslo
Reports to: Managing Director

Job Summary: The Partnership Director will be responsible for developing and managing the Foundation’s partnership relations, recruiting new partners, and developing partner-driven activities and the Business for Peace Summit platform.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and manage international partnership relations, to secure the funding of the Foundation’s activities and targeted growth
  • Work with partners to develop the value proposition and involvement in the different activities of the Foundation, including partner events at the annual Summit
  • Research, identify and recruit new international partners to the Foundation, with assessments of partner alignment with the Foundation’s values and objectives
  • Develop the partnership propositions and presentation material, and ensure a regular partner dialogue to address opportunities and challenges
  • Involve partner representatives in relevant fora, such as advisory boards and committees, to co-develop content, speaker programmes and the direction of future events
  • Plan and manage partner contributions according to budgets, and manage partner activities at the Business for Peace Summit through execution, on time and within budgets
  • Liaise with Communication and Programme Directors on how to maximise value and visibility for the Foundation’s partners
  • Take part in other areas of the Foundation’s work as relevant and required

Qualifications and Capabilities:

  • Higher education, international experience an advantage
  • Minimum 6-8 years’ relevant experience from similar work or organisation, including corporate strategy, business development and corporate sponsorships
  • Understanding of developments in international business, the sustainability landscape and key drivers of change, including the role of technology and finance
  • Excellent English skills, oral and written. Good understanding of Norwegian preferable
  • Strong communication skills, international experience preferable
  • Excellent collaboration skills, ability to think strategically and innovatively
  • Willingness to execute day-to-day tasks, work independently and get the job done
  • Leadership capabilities for managing a team of interns and volunteers
  • Good project management and problem solving skills, and an ability to work under pressure


To apply: Please send your CV and application letter to jobs@businessforpeace.org.  Application deadline: 22.12.17

For questions, please contact Managing Director Dag Dyrdal at dag.dyrdal@businessforpeace.org or +47 982 91 010.