The role of Executive Director (ED) is critical for the success of the African Constituency Bureau. Reporting directly to the Executive Board, the Executive Director will guide the ACB’s strategic and operational engagements.
The main responsibilities of the Executive Director include the following
Provide strategic leadership over the Bureau, ensuring that a relevant strategy is developed and is implemented successfully, in coordination with the Board Members
Lead strategic thinking and resource mobilization for a viable and sustainable bureau
Lead, direct and manage all bureau activities
Required Experience and Qualifications
Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in international relations or health Studies (public health, health policy, international health) and an advanced degree in Administration, Management or equivalent.
A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience coordinating focus on public health, health policy analysis and communications/networking preferably in developing countries
Three (3) to five (5) years in similar position with experience in high level strategic, leadership, and overseeing health programs in an organization supporting multi-country stakeholders
Relevant experience in health strategy development and technical leadership
Mastery of government as well as Global Fund and UN procedures
Experience in setting up and managing a new country or regional office successfully
Demonstrated experience in fundraising and resource mobilization for international development programs
Demonstrated ability to develop, sustain and manage strong networks with government, donors and other partner organizations
Strong public presentation and excellent writing and spoken skills required
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and/other languages have added value
Terms of Appointment
This is a full-time position based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the successful candidate being contracted on a three-year basis with the possibility of renewal. Salary is internationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The benefits for this position are attractive and commensurate with International recruitment packages of similar organizations.
Expressions of interest together with a full CV (MS word format) and supporting statement, highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role should be directed to Osman Ahmed, HR Business Services Manager , Info Mind Solutions firstname.lastname@example.org, on or before Monday 18th March 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The Africa Constituency Bureau for the Global Fund is established to facilitate effective engagement in Global Fund processes for the two constituencies representing the 46 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa and Western and Central Africa