Strong Leader Required
icddr,b, an international public health research institution based in Bangladesh, has a 50-year history of innovation. Its research agenda reflects the full spectrum of global public health challenges affecting people living in poverty. In addition to world-class research, icddr,b provides vital humanitarian services, and has a strong record of knowledge translation, policy influence and training.
icddr,b seeks an Executive Director to lead the institution through an exciting period of transformation and continue the implementation of a strategic plan approved by its international Board of Trustees and supported by core donors.
Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the organisation by:
- Providing institutional vision and strategy
- Consolidating and developing strong relationships with external stakeholders
- Delivering effective institutional management, fiscal responsibility and monitoring and evaluation.
The successful candidate will be a recognised professional with academic credentials in a health-related discipline. The candidate will have the capacity to inspire, build and manage teams comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds and interests in a multi-disciplinary institution. A decisive leadership style with a track record of monitoring performance, delivering results, building funding partnership is required and an ability to advocate with a range of domestic and international audiences is essential.
icddr,b offers an internationally competitive remuneration package paid in US dollars. The employment contracts are for an initial three-year term with the possibility of extension.
Interested applicants are invited to send a confidential letter of application summarising the relevance of their experience with a detailed curriculum vitae, including salary requirements and three referees with contact information to: email@example.com
For detailed job description and information about the institution please visit:www.icddrb.org/executivedirectorsearch or contact the Director, Human Resources at +88-02-988-2407.
Closing Date: 20 September 2012
icddr,b is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.