Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is an innovative public-private global health partnership whose mission is to save children’s lives and protect people’s health by increasing access to immunisation in poor countries.
Since 2000, Gavi’s work with countries and partners has prevented 7 million deaths through immunisation of more than 500 million children. Gavi’s new strategy for 2016-2020 aims to reach a further 300 million children and prevent another 5 to 6 million deaths.
Gavi seeks an energetic, talented and very experienced Director to lead its Country Support team.
The Director, Country Support will lead and manage a talented and expanding team, whose primary responsibility is to deepen Gavi’s partnership at country level to ensure effective programmes in Gavi eligible countries to deliver measureable results. As a key member of the Gavi Leadership Team in its Geneva based secretariat, the Director, Country Support will be one of Gavi’s principal interlocutors with technical and implementing partners at a global, regional and country level.
The successful candidate will bring extensive senior management experience working under pressure in complex international organisations and must have experience working in Gavi eligible countries. A proven track record of delivering results through distributed partnership networks will be important. The successful candidate will possess a profound understanding of the global development sector and specific expertise in health and immunisation will be a considerable advantage.
Gavi has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.
For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please visit:www.rraresponses.com
The closing date for applications is 2 September 2016.