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Could you lead our global change programme? We are seeking a new Global Director to inspire and drive resilience thinking and practice in the planning, design and operation of critical infrastructure systems.

The Resilience Shift’s purpose is to build a safer and better world by developing a global programme which will catalyse resilience engineering within and between society’s critical infrastructure. 

The ultimate benefit of a ‘resilience shift’ in the mindset of the world’s engineering practitioners will be greater security, plus enhanced safety of life, property and the environment.  

The Resilience Shift’s board is now seeking to appoint a Global Director who will raise the profile of this initiative and increase its global influence significantly by leveraging knowledge, processes and best practice in resilience engineering. This person will set the agenda, the vision, the strategy and the long-term direction of the RS programme.  

The Global Director will build a global community around the Resilience Shift agenda by bringing together international partners, collaborators, ambassadors, funders, investors, policy makers, infrastructure owners/operators and engineering practitioners around the world.  

Jo da Silva, Arup Fellow and Director International Development, who has pioneered Arup’s work on city resilience for many years, is Acting Programme Director.  

Jo says, “This is an exciting opportunity for the right person who will genuinely be able to contribute towards a safer and better world by bringing the resilience of critical infrastructure into the forefront of innovative thinking, helping to shift thinking and practice world-wide.”

To find out more please see our job advertisement or contact our executive search partner, The Perseus Partnership.

The closing date for applications for the Global Director appointment is on Friday, 1st March 2019.

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