The LEGO Foundation Job Vacancy: Vice President, Connecting Play and Education - Billund, Denmark

Imagination – Creativity – Fun – Learning – Caring – Quality

The LEGO Foundation is a Danish corporate foundation working globally and headquartered in Billund. We passionately believe in the power of play in social development. Our aim is to build a future where learning through play empowers children to become creative, engaged life-long learners. Children benefit from the transformative power of learning through play to develop the social, cognitive, physical, emotional creative skills to serve them, their communities and society throughout a lifetime.

Vice President, Connecting Play and Education
Billund, Denmark/Flexible
Highly Competitive Compensation

One of our three initiatives, Connecting Play and Education is a programme of activities focusing on integrating play-based learning as a critical and valued component of formal education. To achieve this, the Vice President will be responsible for establishing the programme on the global education agendas, demonstrating the significant impact of including play based learning in curricula, engaging proactively with international, national and regional decision makers and influencers.

We are seeking a global influencer with excellent knowledge of key education agendas. With significant experience of driving successful advocacy initiatives, you are an engaging and highly credible communicator who will bring a strong network and understanding of how to achieve systemic change. An experienced leader of people and programmes, you have built impactful multi-stakeholder partnerships. Your approach is based on collaboration, curiosity, integrity and a can-do attitude, and importantly you share our vision of play becoming an integral part of education.

To learn more about this outstanding opportunity, please download the appointment brief on the Prospectus website at this address - HERE where you will also find details about how to contact our retained advisors at Prospectus.

Closing date: January 26, 2017

Preliminary interviews with Prospectus: February 6-10   

Interviews with LEGO Foundation in Denmark: February 24, March 2, 2017