The LEGO Foundation Job Vacancy: Initiatives Manager - Billund, Denmark

Imagination – Creativity – Fun – Learning – Caring – Quality

The LEGO Foundation is a Danish corporate foundation headquartered in Denmark and working globally. Through innovative partnerships, we work to create systemic change, ensuring that Learning through Play empowers children to become creative, engaged, life-long learners.

Humanitarian Response is a newly created portfolio dedicated to strengthen the role of play and learning through play in humanitarian settings. Targeting children through programmatic work with selected partners on the ground, this portfolio will advocate for the importance of early childhood development and education in humanitarian contexts.

Initiatives Manager
Billund, Denmark
Competitive Compensation

Prospectus is delighted to support the LEGO Foundation in the search for an Initiatives Manager for this new portfolio. As Initiatives Manager, you will support the day-to-day implementation of multiple projects in humanitarian settings, working closely with strategic partners and supporting the on-going development of new ones. You will drive the knowledge management agenda for the Humanitarian Response portfolio, developing and implementing capacity-building models for new content linked to it.

With experience in education, child protection and/or early childhood development in international humanitarian contexts, you will have a proven project management track record. Having engaged directly on the ground with other humanitarian stakeholders, you will understand the nuances of working in this context. Experience in international NGOs or the philanthropy sector is essential.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact our advisors at Prospectus, Fiona Wansborough or Eva Farina at or

You will find details about the Foundation, the opportunity and how to APPLY in the appointment brief, via the link below.

Please note that applications will be considered immediately and on a rolling basis.

Key dates
Closing date: Tuesday 11 December, 2018
Prospectus interviews: December - January
LEGO Foundation interviews: January - February