Management Sciences for Health (MSH) seeks an Executive Director for an anticipated 3-year project to support the execution of the Joint Learning Network (JLN) strategic plan and core network operations to achieve the 2022 vision of the network.
MSH saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 40 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from more than 70 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
The Executive Director for the Joint Learning Network (JLN) Network Manager (NM) supports the daily operations, programmatic management, and financial oversight of the JLN, a network of 30 member countries that brings together a global community of practitioners and policymakers to develop practical approaches and resources to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). The JLN’s activities focus on expanding coverage, particularly to poor and vulnerable populations; expanding access to essential health services; improving quality and safety of health care; and increasing financial sustainability. The NM Executive Director will work under the direction of the JLN Steering Committee comprised of representatives from member countries and development partners, which oversees strategic direction of the JLN and ensures its alignment with country priorities. The JLN receives financial support from development partners including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), and the Rockefeller Foundation.