Executive Opportunities

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Position Title

Organization

Job/Reference Number

Location

Closing Date

Director, Strategic Sourcing

The Rockefeller Foundation

2204-073L

New York

10/25/2022

Chair and Vice-Chair

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria

2206-077L

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VP People & Talent

Kings College London

2208-077L

United Kingdom

10/10/2022

Chief Executive Officer

Level20

2209-014L

UK

10/10/2022

Head of Investigations

The Global Fund

2209-037L

Geneva

19/10/2022

Chief Executive

IVCC - Innovative Vector Control Consortium

2203-047L

United Kingdom

03/10/2022

Chief Executive

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

2208-062L

Manchester, United Kingdom

30/09/2022

Chief Financial Officer

Jersey Electricity plc

2206-026L

Jersey

04/10/2022

Chief Executive Officer

Centre for Finance, Innovation & Technology

2208-038L

 

 16/09/2022

Chief Executive Officer

CIFOR-ICRAF

2206-010L

Kenya or Indonesia

30/09/2022

President

Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc.

2204-017BL

 Nassau, Bahamas

30/09/2022


The Rockefeller Foundation
Director, Strategic Sourcing

New York
2204-073L

Building on a legacy of attracting the best and brightest thinkers, The Rockefeller Foundation is a diverse team of talented individuals from the academic, scientific, private, and nonprofit worlds. Whether they are reinventing food systems to eradicate hunger or ending energy poverty, its team members bring a sense of passion and purpose to help the world’s most vulnerable.  As a science-driven philanthropy focused on building collaborative relationships with partners and grantees, The Rockefeller Foundation seeks to inspire and foster large-scale human impact that promotes the well-being of humanity by identifying and accelerating breakthrough solutions, ideas and conversations.  The Foundation is focused on core commitments: to end energy poverty, achieve health for all, nourish the world, expand economic opportunity, and seize upon emerging frontiers.

The Director of Strategic Sourcing reports to the Vice President of Foundation Services and works collaboratively across functions to manage operations, processes, and systems. The Director will oversee all procurement activities and vendor partnerships. They will work closely with the Foundation’s leadership, and a team of global office managers across regional offices (Bellagio, Nairobi, Bangkok, and Washington, DC), to centralize global procurement processes, and compliance for the Foundation.  This is a demanding role, requiring proactive decision-making, policy development, and managerial responsibility.

The successful candidate will be a proven procurement expert with experience leading a large organization in a world-class procurement environment. They will have had significant exposure to best practices in the areas of procurement and will be capable of transferring that knowledge to an organization looking to develop new procurement strategies. Consequently, an individual with the broad business acumen to interact with general management at a senior level is critical, as is a team and relationship orientation that will promote the procurement initiative through persuasive means.

The Rockefeller Foundation is  dedicated to being Transparent, Optimistic, Accountable, Collaborative, Trusted, and Equitable. It operates from a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in everything that it does. It’s not only the right thing to do – the Foundation couldn’t make an impact without the diverse perspectives and experiences of its team members. Rockefeller Foundation expect all employees to contribute by developing their unique perspective and talent, and to challenge conventional wisdom through evidence and reason, and by amplifying marginalized voices.

The Rockefeller Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.

Please send your applications with CV and supporting statement to responses@russellreynolds.com by Tuesday 25th October 2022.
Your supporting statement should succinctly highlight your motivation, experience, and skills against the requirements of the role. Please include the role title and reference number 2204-073L in the subject of your email.

Location:  New York, NY. Office working is a requirement.
Competitive compensation and benefits will be offered.
For more information, visit:  https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/

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Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria
Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board

2206-077

The Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) intends to appoint a new Chair and Vice-Chair in 2023 for a three-year term. The Board Chair and Vice-Chair lead the Board who determines the Global Fund’s strategy and policies, and act as ambassadors and advocates for its work.

Created 20 years ago, the Global Fund is a worldwide partnership to defeat HIV, TB and malaria and ensure a healthier, safer, more equitable future for all. We raise and invest US$4 billion a year to fight the deadliest infectious diseases, challenge the injustice that fuels them and strengthen health systems in more than 100 countries. We unite world leaders, communities, civil society, health workers and the private sector to find out what works and take it to scale – so the world makes more progress, more rapidly.

The Global Fund’s bold new Strategy, Fighting Pandemics and Building a Healthier and More Equitable World, sets out how the Global Fund partnership aims to accelerate impact as 2030 draws closer and contribute to a world free of the burden of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria with better, more equitable, health for all, as set out in Sustainable Development Goal 3.

The Global Fund’s Board includes 20 voting members, with equal representation of implementers and donors. Non-governmental organisations, communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria, the private sector, and private foundations are also represented as voting members. In addition, there are eight non-voting members, including the Board Chair and Vice Chair, representatives of partner organisations including the World Health Organization and World Bank, and the Additional Public Donors constituency.

The Global Fund actively seeks talented leaders from all over the world. The Chair and Vice-Chair will be responsible for guiding the deliberations of a Board comprised of an extraordinarily diverse mix of stakeholders and partners. Both will be figures of real stature and track records of accomplishment which equip them to serve the Global Fund in its strategic deliberations and in its communication to external partners. The Board Leadership will bring deep experience of working with multi-stakeholder governance bodies. Between them, the Chair and Vice-Chair will possess an understanding of the global public health architecture and of the governance process of the Global Fund, as well as transferrable leadership experience from other sectors. The Chair and Vice-Chair of the Global Fund Board are eligible to receive an honorarium pursuant to the Honorarium Framework of the Global Fund.

The Global Fund has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with these appointments. For further information on the positions and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to express interest, please follow the link to the position specification below.

All appropriately qualified people regardless of their nationality, ethnicity, sex, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, age, religion, political belief, sexual orientation, health status or trans-gender status, and individuals who are living with HIV are encouraged to apply. The Global Fund Board is highly committed to diversity.

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Kings College London
VP People & Talent

United Kingdom
2208-077L

King’s College London is a world-class university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. The fourth oldest university in England, it has influenced many of the advances that shape modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA; research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar and critical innovations in medicine and healthcare, including antiseptic surgery and palliative care.

The university has grown dramatically over the last decade, now serving over 33,000 students from some 150 countries and more than 10,000 employees. In 2017, building upon its history of significant contributions to society King’s launched Vision 2029, setting out the university’s ambition to make the world a better place and taking it to its 200th anniversary in 2029.

A newly created role reporting to the President & Principal, Shitij Kapur, the VP People & Talent will work with the President and the rest of his senior team in equipping King’s with the best possible systems to support its people in realising its academic, professional, and community goals. The VP People & Talent will be responsible for directing the University’s overall strategic and operational human resources functions, providing direction and leadership in the planning, development and implementation of meaningful and measurable human resource programs and services to support and power the University’s mission and values.

Candidates will bring experience in leading complex HR strategy and operations in organisations of similar scope, scale and complexity as well as a demonstrable track record of working constructively with trade unions in a conflictual environment. A leadership style that is collaborative and collegial is required. Kings College London has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please follow the link the position specification below.

The closing date for applications is 10th October 2022.

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Level20
Chief Executive Officer

UK
2209-014L

Level 20 is a not-for-profit organisation founded with the aim of improving gender diversity in the private equity industry. It has an established track record of success and is now seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to drive it forward through the exciting next phase of its development.

Launched by twelve founders in 2015, it now has over 4,000 members across Europe and the financial support of more than 100 private equity firms, alongside other firms working in the private equity sector. Level 20’s mission is to inspire women to join and succeed in the private equity industry and to work with industry leaders to make the changes necessary for diversity and inclusion to flourish. Its goal is for women to hold at least 20% of senior positions in private equity. In order to achieve this, and working hand-in-hand with private equity firms and its many volunteers, it has five key pillars of activity: Outreach, Mentoring & Development, Research, Networking & Events, and Advocacy.

Working closely with the Chair and the Board, the CEO is the champion of Level 20’s mission to the private equity sector, the media, and its members. The CEO is responsible for building strong relationships with the 100+ firms that are the current financial sponsors, while inspiring and managing the expanding team and extensive volunteer network to deliver on Level 20 goals.

Candidates will bring both an understanding of the private equity industry and a strong commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. They will bring the communication and influencing skills to engage effectively at the highest levels in the sector, the media, and other stakeholders, and the leadership skills to motivate, empower, and inspire a high performance team.

Level 20 has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, and how to apply, please review the specification below.

The closing date for applications is 10th October 2022.

Position Specification


Global Fund
Head of Investigations

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will appoint its new Head of Investigations. Reporting directly to the Inspector General (IG), the Head of Investigations will maintain objectivity, impartiality and fairness throughout the investigative process and conduct its activities with the highest level of integrity.

The Global Fund invests US$4 billion a year to defeat HIV, TB and malaria and ensure a healthier, safer, equitable future for all.  Investing in more than 100 of the hardest hit countries, it unites world leaders, communities, civil society, health workers and the private sector to fight makes more progress, more rapidly. Since 2002, the Global Fund has saved 50 million lives, and will not stop until the job is finished.

Reporting to the Board, the Office of the Inspector General safeguards the assets, investments, reputation and sustainability of the Global Fund by ensuring that it takes the right action to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Through audits, investigations and consultancy work, the Office of the Inspector General promotes good practice, reduces risk and reports on abuse.

Under the guidance of the IG, Head of Investigations will lead a team of experienced professionals to undertake impactful investigations of potential prohibited practices within the Global Fund, and by implementers and suppliers. The Investigations Unit aims to be a leader amongst its peers in relation to the quality of investigative work, strategic insights generation, and championing fraud risk prevention. The Head of Investigations will lead the Unit to high performance standards and ensure it attracts, maintains and develops the right people in the right roles with the right skills and mindset.

The Global Fund is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. To help to achieve this, the Global Fund welcome applications from all qualified candidates who share this commitment, regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, HIV status, race, national origin, cultural or ethnic background, disability, marital status, religion, or age. 

The Global Fund has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.
To view the position specification, please visit: www.rraresponses.com  Please send your applications to responses@russellreynolds.com  with role title and reference number 2209-037L in the subject of your email by 19 October 2022.

Location: Geneva, Switzerland Competitive compensation and benefits will be offered. For further information, visit: theglobalfund.org

Position Specification


IVCC - Innovative Vector Control Consortium
Chief Executive

United Kingdom
2203-047L

IVCC was established in 2005 with a clear goal – to develop a toolbox of innovative vector control solutions to prevent the transmission of insect-borne diseases. It has an established track record of success and innovation and is now seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive to continue the organisation’s work.

IVCC is the only Product Development Partnership (PDP) working in vector control. Its research and development portfolio spans a broad spectrum of work including Active Ingredient discovery and evaluation, product development, formulation chemistry, entomology, laboratory and field evaluation, as well as access and market shaping. The solutions it develops are primarily concerned with novel public health insecticides for use in/on Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets, Indoor Residual Sprays as well as tools preventing outdoor transmission. IVCC is focused on the identification of novel, safe, and efficacious chemistry to address mosquito resistance to insecticides.

Reporting to the IVCC Board of Trustees, the CEO’s main responsibility is to implement IVCC’s mission through the successful development and delivery of the IVCC strategy. The CEO will be both a leader for IVCC and in work on vector control more broadly, leading the delivery of a toolbox of vector control innovations to prevent the transmission of malaria and other vector borne diseases through product development. Building working relationships across all stakeholder sectors, including industry, the public sector, multilateral and bilateral organisations, and the academic community is essential.

Candidates will bring both an understanding of the scientific substance of IVCC's work and experience of working with or in industry partners on product research and development. Strong team leadership and management skills are required. The ability to lead through influence across a network will be crucial and the Chief Executive will be a skilled communicator.

IVCC has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please review the specification below.

The closing date for applications is 3rd October 2022.

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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Chief Executive

Manchester
2208-062L

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is England’s largest NHS Trust but, beyond the scale, it is the spirit of ambition and collaboration that marks MFT out as a truly unique organisation. 2016 saw a groundbreaking agreement with local government, resulting in a partnership that places the citizen at the heart of all that it does. Since then, MFT’s scope has expanded to position it as a driving force in addressing health inequalities across Greater Manchester. Working in collaboration – not competition – with other providers, MFT helps to shape policy and service delivery, as well as enabling the wider system to benefit from provider expertise. The Trust is an active partner in the regional regeneration agenda, and a national role model and thought leader for the delivery of integrated care. The Chief Executive plays a key convening role in Greater Manchester’s health ecosystem, recognising that both successes and failures are shared. The group of ten hospitals and community services strives to be the best place for patient quality and experience, and the best place to work.

This is an opportunity to head-up a large and complex Trust with a deserved reputation for leading the way in research and innovation, as well as healthcare provision. MFT’s Chief Executive will inherit a high-performing and ambitious organisation with a first-class executive team that is undergoing an exciting transformation programme, including implementing a new Electronic Patient Record system, and a host of opportunities to improve care and lead innovation across the region. Success in operationalising MFT’s comprehensive Covid recovery plan is a key priority. The new Chief Executive will bring operational grip and strategic delivery ability, as well as the experience and credibility to step into a key influencing role with the support of the most senior stakeholders at a regional and national level.

Candidates for this exceptional role are likely to bring a track record of high performance and delivery within healthcare, as well as a commitment to creating a progressive culture that celebrates diversity and puts the patient first. Experience of operating in a complex stakeholder environment should be accompanied by clear evidence of driving for excellence and, above all, the ambition to achieve even more, for MFT and for Greater Manchester.

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th September 2022.

Diversity matters and building a representative and supported workforce to reflect the communities that MFT serve is a priority. We welcome applications from all candidates.

MFT has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please follow the link the position specification below.

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Jersey Electricity plc
Chief Financial Officer

Jersey
2206-026L

Jersey Electricity plc (JE) is searching for an ambitious new Chief Financial Officer with a remit to join the Board and the Chief Executive in leading the ongoing strategic and operational development of the business.

JE is a vertically integrated power utility and energy solutions partner dealing in the importation, generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and related services to Jersey. It has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and has a critical role as the sole supplier of electricity in the Island. The company aims to provide affordable, secure, and sustainable energy for the community and fair returns for shareholders by investing in, developing, and operating an electricity infrastructure, renewables, and services portfolio that is modern and fit for the future.

The Government of Jersey has recently approved its Carbon Neutral Roadmap – a set of ambitions and actions focused on delivering net zero outcomes for Jersey. As the only electricity provider in the Island, JE has a key role to play in Jersey’s transition to zero-carbon and considers its ongoing investment in digital technology and innovation as a central enabler and differentiator. Having created a smart-enabled, low carbon grid, JE believes that Jersey could achieve zero-carbon faster and more cost-effectively than most jurisdictions.

The CFO will be a member of the Board of Directors, reporting directly to the CEO. This individual will be tasked with leading and developing a strong finance function, capable of supporting and driving continued strong performance and operational excellence, and the development of the business in line with market opportunity. They will be instrumental in creating shareholder value and will act as a key conduit of information with investors and other stakeholders. They will be expected to play a significant part in the development and implementation of longer-term strategic plans, including building new partnerships to support the Island’s energy transition, exploring and developing major renewable projects and ensuring the continued provision of reliable, cost-effective, risk managed services to the Island.

This person will be a natural team player and networker who enjoys building relationships and influencing stakeholders, able to lead by example to maintain a high performing, energised, and ambitious operating environment with a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, equity, and sustainability.

The closing date for applications is 23.59 on the 4th October 2022.

Jersey Electricity plc has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please review the specification below.

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Centre for Finance, Innovation & Technology
Chief Executive Officer

2208-038L

The Chancellor’s Spending Review 2021, announced an independent review of UK Fintech. The Review, led by Sir Ron Kalifa OBE, recommended the creation of a new private sector-led organisation – the Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology (CFIT) – to ensure the UK is the global leader for financial innovation. Their mission is to accelerate opportunities and unblock barriers to growth for fintech, by bringing together the best minds from the ecosystem, to drive better outcomes for consumers and SMEs across the UK.

CFIT’s core objectives are to bring together time-limited ‘coalitions’ of experts to address barriers to fintech sector growth; and to support the creation of high-income, tech-based employment nationwide; firms achieving global scale; and improving access by citizens and small businesses to financial services.

Driven by research and data generation, national co-ordination, and supporting the pipeline of talent by providing skills development opportunities, CFIT will need to reflect the interests of a range of interested parties, including from the broader financial services, technology and innovation sectors.

In leading CFIT, the Chief Executive Officer will need to have the experience and business acumen to develop and finalise a robust business plan focused around achieving a clear set of objectives. They will have a deep understanding of the financial innovation ecosystem in the UK, including the role of the financial services and technology sectors, regulators, government and others in driving forward positive change, and will need to inspire confidence from those engaging with CFIT across the UK.

The CEO will need to demonstrate clear leadership in delivering against the strategy that they develop to guide the work of CFIT. This will include recruiting a high performing executive team. The long-term funding and sustainability of CFIT is key to its success. This should be a priority for the CEO from the outset and they will need the necessary experience in managing a business, its finances and relationships with seed and follow-on investors to ensure that the entity can function effectively from a funding perspective.

The City of London Corporation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, terms and conditions of service and how to apply, please review the specification below. The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Friday 16 September 2022.

Position Specification


CIFOR-ICRAF
Chief Executive Officer

Kenya or Indonesia
2206-010L

CIFOR-ICRAF is the world’s leading authority on tropical forest and agroforestry landscapes. World Agroforestry (ICRAF) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) merged in 2019 - but retain their headquarters in Kenya and Indonesia, respectively. The merger facilitates the provision of the evidence and innovative solutions needed to scale up investment in sustainable land use and agroforestry practices, and address the global challenges of our time. The work is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and CIFOR-ICRAF’s strategy tackles five major global challenges: deforestation and biodiversity loss; climate crises; transforming food systems; unsustainable supply and value chains; and extreme inequality.

The merged organisation now seeks its first Chief Executive Officer. This leader will use CIFOR-ICRAF’s strengths in forestry, and agroforestry to provide a powerful platform to drive and connect research to delivery, creating actionable solutions. The CEO will be an effective advocator and lead resource mobilisation. A compelling and authentic communicator, the CEO will cultivate existing networks and build new ones. Finally, the CEO will be charged with the continued development of the institution. The CEO will complete the full integration of the organisation, ensure operational effectiveness, and develop shared culture and goals.

Candidates for the role will bring an understanding of research and its application and credibility with the scientific community. They will also have demonstrable skills in the leadership of complex, distributed, organisations. They will be galvanic leaders accustomed to building networks of partners and to influencing at the most senior levels. The CEO will be a good listener with an empathetic and collegial approach whilst being an effective leader and networker who will inspire CIFOR-ICRAF in the achievement of further growth and success.

CIFOR-ICRAF is committed to fostering a just, equitable and diverse culture free from racism and discrimination in which all staff, partners and stakeholders feel empowered, safe, and heard.

CIFOR-ICRAF has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.

Please send your applications with CV and supporting statement to responses@russellreynolds.com by Friday 30th September 2022.
Your supporting statement should succinctly highlight your motivation, experience, and skills against the requirements of the role. Please include the role title in the subject of your email.

Location: Kenya or Indonesia
Competitive compensation and benefits will be offered
For further information, visit: Home – CIFOR-ICRAF

Position Specification


Templeton World Charity Foundation, Inc.
President

Nassau, Bahamas
2204-017BL

Templeton World Charity Foundation will appoint their President, responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s philanthropic activities as well as effective stewardship of its financial resources. This President will report to the Board of Trustees and will have responsibility, in accordance with its governing documents, for the day-to-day operations of the foundation.

Founded in 1996, the Templeton World Charity Foundation pursues the philanthropic vision of its founder, Sir John Templeton: harnessing the power of the sciences to explore the deepest questions of the universe and humankind’s place and purpose within it. In its quest for new discoveries at the intersection of science, theology, philosophy, and society, the Foundation fosters ambitious thinking, bold experimentation, and creative communications.

TWCF is committed to a five-year strategy focused on innovations that enable human flourishing. Flourishing is a holistic concept that includes physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being. Templeton World Charity Foundation has an annual grant payout of approximately 40M USD. The team consists of 12 employees today and 6 external advisors.

As President of the Templeton World Charity Foundation, the President is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s philanthropic activities as well as effective stewardship of its financial resources. The successful candidate will be required to reside in Nassau, The Bahamas, and will play a critical role in building and leading TWCF’s strategic philanthropy. This also includes an innovative perspective in maintaining and strengthening Sir John Templeton’s donor intent. This President will report to the Board of Trustees and will have responsibility, in accordance with its governing documents, for the day-to-day operations of the foundation.

For further information, please review the position specification below. Please send your applications to responses@russellreynolds.com with the role title and Reference 2204-017BL in the subject line of your email.

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