The International Secretariat has around 20 to 25 staff members from 19 countries. 

Current openings

The Secretariat is recruiting:

The Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is looking for up to four senior staff members in Oslo, Norway. Please apply by close of business on 15 March 2017.

Regional Directors / Country Managers for Africa; Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Regional Directors/Country Managers take responsibility to coordinate and support EITI activities, both directly by the International Secretariat and through partners, in a portfolio of countries. At present, the EITI is being implemented in 51 countries.

In addition to geographical duties, Regional Directors/Country Managers take the lead on specific policy and thematic issues related to extractive sector governance and support the International Secretariat’s work on management, finance, training, communication and research.

Candidates from EITI implementing and resource-rich countries are particularly encouraged to apply. Knowledge and experience of the geographical area is required. 

Read the full job specifications and skills and experience desired:

Communications Director

The Communications Director takes responsibility for the overall direction and production of the EITI’s communications. This involves developing the strategic direction of the EITI’s core messages, raising public awareness around natural resource governance, strengthening existing and developing new forms of engagement, and promoting open data. The position includes editorial responsibilities for web, publications and media. The Communications Director also manages the communications team of the International Secretariat.

The EITI is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. The EITI is an equal opportunities employer. Applications will be treated in confidence and will be advised on the outcome of the recruitment process.

Salaries are based on experience and in line with the EITI’s salary and benefits scheme.

Further inquiries can be directed to

All senior position descriptions in one PDF


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