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Appointment of Vice President, Global Health Business Unit

June 2020

Shaping a more livable world.

DAI works on the frontlines of global development. Our mission is to make a lasting difference in the world by helping people improve their lives. We envision a world in which communities and societies become more prosperous, fairer and better governed, safer, healthier, and environmentally more sustainable.

Since 1970, we have worked in more than 150 countries – delivering results across the spectrum of development and humanitarian contexts, from stable societies and high-growth economies to challenging environments racked by political or military conflict. It remains today what it was as a start-up: innovative, self-critical, and forward-looking, and driven by a powerful sense of purpose.

DAI Global Health (GH) delivers integrated solutions, strengthening health systems and building global health security to save lives and improve well-being worldwide. Our global health team and regional partners lead with technical expertise and local knowledge to deliver data-driven and tech-enabled solutions that respond to issues across the spectrum of care – from preparing for and responding to emerging pandemic threats to addressing critical health systems challenges such as workforce shortages. DAI is committed to developing effective, accessible and affordable health care.

We are now seeking a Vice President (VP), Global Health to serve as the senior technical expert in the business unit, overseeing successful implementation of all health activities; including strategy and business development, programmatic delivery, thought leadership, external representation and knowledge management. A unique opportunity for a dynamic and respected health professional with significant management experience, the VP will foster innovation and lead the team on its growth trajectory at a time when health is at the forefront of the international agenda, with excellent results and impact, the highest standards of ethical performance, and extensive synergies with other DAI businesses, corporate departments and strategic affiliates. We offer the successful candidate the chance to play a crucial role in a growing and important business unit focused on shaping a more livable world.

The successful candidate will bring a majority of:

  • Significant leadership experience, especially in winning, managing, and delivering global health projects;
  • Extensive international health sector knowledge and deep relevant networks to build strong relationships with donors, stakeholders, and partners in the global health space;
  • Exceptional business acumen, with an excellent record of business development and delivery success in global health, international development or consulting, and experience supporting or implementing overseas international development projects at the field level;
  • Strong management and people skills, an inspiring and collaborative style with intellectual agility and excellent communications capabilities;
  • Interest, will, and availability to travel as needed to DAI’s countries of operation;
  • A passion for and commitment to the aims and values of DAI.

To apply or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please visit quoting reference 4717.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 1st July 2020 at midnight (BST)/7pm (EDT).

The role will be based in either Bethesda, Maryland (US) or London (UK) and the salary is competitive with the market rate and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

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