As the Vice President, Global Health Systems Innovation, you will be central to delivering on MSH’s mission to close the gap between knowledge and action in public health for the most disadvantaged populations in the world. Specifically, you will be responsible for ensuring that MSH’s global Strategic Technical Areas of Focus for MSH are appropriate and well defined and growing and transforming our network of experts and partners around the world. You will report directly to the CEO and will be a close colleague with all other members of the Executive Team.
Working closely with Business Development and Partnerships and the Program Delivery Group, you will be accountable for the technical design, rigor, and organizational learning of cutting-edge, high-impact programs that result in sustainable improvements in local, regional, and global health outcomes. You will lead, cultivate and attract a team of experts and priority practice areas both at headquarters and in the field to ensure that the best approaches are applied to solve critical global health problems, meet donor requirements, and advance MSH a thought leader and trend setter.
As Vice President, Global Health Systems Innovation, you will work with the Heads of our Global Program Delivery and Business Development and Partnerships teams to influence strategic direction by focusing on global health thematic areas of need. Together, you will develop innovative programs and approaches to achieve measurable impact at scale.
You will serve as a change agent and thought leader—both internally and externally—for spearheading evidence-based strategies for achieving improved and sustainable health outcomes in targeted countries while leveraging global technical innovations. MSH knows that lasting impact will require new, fully integrated approaches in the communities where we work.
The Vice President, Global Health Systems Innovation, must be effective at developing, managing, growing, and institutionalizing a complex network of relationships with individuals from multiple constituencies. You must be a respected thought leader within the global health community, offering new solutions and big-picture thinking in addition to robust technical expertise in multiple health system areas. Your reputation will be enhanced by delivering and mobilizing all that MSH has to offer—the right people, resources, and ideas to deliver on our donors’ objectives. You must be able to develop talent and cultivate leadership among senior staff.
In this role, you must embrace partnership and local empowerment. At MSH, we take our inspiration from the 3,500-year-old Tao (Way) of Leadership, working shoulder to shoulder with our local colleagues and partners toward their empowerment and success. MSH seeks a deeply passionate and experienced global health development leader who will champion our values, balance strategic thinking, innovation and technical excellence, relentlessly push for superior quality, and motivate a high-performing team.
You will manage, motivate, and develop high-performing, high-energy Practice Leaders. In addition, you will serve as an executive leader in driving a process that allows appropriate staff to engage in defining priorities; ensure that roles and responsibilities are clear; guarantee timely decision making; and ensure two-way, effective communication. You will also provide broad oversight and strategic thinking to increase MSH’s overall influence, resources, and impact. You will provide technical leadership and constant collaboration with the MSH Executive Team to ensure we are abreast of the market trends and evolving global healthcare needs.