M4ID Job Vacancy: Global Health and Development Director, Helsinki, Finland

Title: Global Health and Development Director
Reports to: Co-CEO & Managing Director
Type: Full-time
Based in: Helsinki
Travel: 20-30 % International

About the position:
The Global Health and Development Director will provide public health and development sector leadership across M4ID and our initiatives.

The Director will work in close collaboration with the management and project teams to define strategic direction and vision for programmes, ensure the highest technical quality across initiatives, develop key partnerships at global and national level as well as and guide M4ID’s efforts to achieve results at scale.

The Director will manage and coach a growing team of health and development specialists, guide programme learning and innovation and serve as a key advocate and spokesperson for creative problem solving in the development and health realm.

The Director will mobilize partnerships, particularly within governments, towards implementing systems-level change that empower underserved communities to lead healthier and dignified lives.

The Director will bring deep public health expertise as well as strategic experience in the development sector from both a technical and programme implementation point of view.   The Director will cultivate an open and collaborative culture and bring in cutting-edge clinical and public health approaches to address complex, global health and development challenges. Reporting to the Co-CEO and Managing Director, the Director will provide thought leadership in the health sector and work closely with M4ID’s interdisciplinary team to develop and guide field work and long-term implementation strategies.

We are looking for a person who has extensive work experience with focus on public health programmes in low income countries. Strong experience in team leading and coaching is also required.
Visit our webpage for full details about the position responsibilities and requirements.

About the organization:
M4ID was founded as a social impact company in 2008 with the bold ambition of advancing the global development and health field through creative problem solving and cross-disciplinary collaboration. M4ID only undertakes assignments that improve development and health outcomes for underrepresented and underserved communities. We are a highly expert integrated multi-disciplinary team, driven by the will to make a difference. Our unique way of working is a fusion of the interdisciplinary and human-centered approaches. Involving the people we serve ensures relevance. Integrating the expertise of different disciplines maximises creative problem solving. Collaboration with clients, stakeholders and partners is an essential part of the process. In addition to client-led work, M4ID funds and executes our own social mission projects in which we create new services and campaigns for a fairer world.

Closing Date: 15 November 2018