Executive Opportunities

Position Title Organization Job/Reference Number Location Closing Date
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 1905-049L London 10/06/2019
Chief Executive Officer Malala Fund 1904-062NA London, Washington, D.C. or New York City 13/06/2019
Practice Leader, Forests World Wide Fund for Nature - WWF 1905-005BL TBC 15/06/2019
Master Pembroke College, Oxford 1903-098L Oxford 21/06/2019
Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director of Transformation Save the Children UK 1905-048L London 28/06/2019
Senior Director, Africa Investment Forum African Development Bank 1906-006L Abidjan 02/07/2019
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center PRJ-1903-206NA Dallas 03/01/2020

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


London
1905-049L

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD, the Bank) seeks to appoint a new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The VP and CFO will report to the President and will play a critical role in the leadership of the EBRD as a member of the Executive Committee and Chair of both the Management Committee, and the Asset and Liability Management Committee.  S/he will be a proven and strategic finance leader with expertise in capital markets, financial and treasury management, and international accounting standards and Bank regulation. S/he will be committed to the EBRD's transition mandate with a keen understanding of its implications for the work of the Vice Presidency to the Bank's overall delivery.

The EBRD, which has global membership, is active operationally in 38 countries and territories across Europe, Central Asia and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, supporting them in realising their potential as market-oriented economies. The EBRD invests around €9 billion each year in project financing for banks, industries, and businesses. It is an active investor in strategic sectors fostering sustainable long-term growth and a pioneer in Green and Climate Finance. The Bank's investments and policy work contribute to transition resilience, market integration, and tackling critical global and regional challenges. 

The term of appointment is for a fixed-term of four years.

EBRD has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. For further information about this position, please click on the links with this advertisement.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference number 1905-049L in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 10th June 2019.

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Malala Fund
Chief Executive Officer


London, Washington, D.C. or New York City
1904-062NA

Malala Fund seeks a relationship-oriented, highly-effective Chief Executive Officer to lead an exciting phase of accelerated growth and impact. Building on a strong foundation and significant momentum, the CEO will refine, deliver and communicate an ambitious strategy and vision for Malala Fund in close collaboration with Malala and Ziauddin Yousafzai. They will translate vision into clear goals and implementation with a defined and measurable impact. This leader will advance the profile and influence of Malala Fund, ensuring it continues to serve as an effective platform in amplifying the voices of the many and for sharing learnings and best practice. The CEO will grow and enhance the Gulmakai Network while developing and delivering innovative new initiatives like Assembly, the Girl Advocates Programme and more.

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To apply, please submit your full CV or resume and a supporting statement that briefly highlights your experience and skills against the requirements of the role. Submissions should be made to Russell Reynolds Associates via the following address: MalalaFund@russellreynolds.com

The posting date for this position is May 15th, 2019, and all applications must be received by June 13th, 2019 at 11:59 PM EDT. 

Malala Fund is committed to safeguarding children and employment is conditional upon successfully completing a background check.

World Wide Fund for Nature - WWF
Practice Leader, Forests


TBC
1905-005BL

For nearly 60 years, WWF has been protecting the future of nature. The world's leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by close to five million people globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.

From numerous initiatives, priority areas and priority species, the entire WWF Network focuses on six major goals: forests, oceans, wildlife, food, climate & energy, and freshwater – and three key drivers of environmental problems – markets, finance and governance. The Forest practice engages with indigenous people, communities, smallholders, policymakers and the private sector to combat deforestation and forest degradation, support forest landscape restoration, and demonstrate that the world's growing demand for wood can be met through sustainable forest management and well-managed plantations.

The Forest Practice Leader responsibilities are carried out by leading the Practice Core Team, Practice Leadership Team and Network Focal Points in driving the long-term Practice Strategy to achieve transformative conservation impact. The Practice Leader, Forests should bring innovative approaches to address the issues of deforestation, degradation and restoration and will have significant experience with: Forest ecology and management, Forest product supply chain management, zero net deforestation and certification, market-based approaches for forest conservation, Forest carbon mechanisms and financing mechanisms for forest protection and management, Forest Landscape Restoration. He / she would have a combination of both conservation and private sector experience. He/she also needs to clearly demonstrate experience of working with indigenous and local communities, have an excellent understanding of the environment/development interface, and external relationship management & alliance building.

Qualified candidates for this position will need to demonstrate the following critical competences: Innovative thought leadership and Strategic orientation - Collaboration & Influencing skills - Ability to build organizational capability - Results Orientation - and a Capacity to drive Change.

WWF has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. For further information about this position, please click on the links with this advertisement.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com. including the role title and reference number 1905-005BL in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is Saturday 15th June 2019.

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Pembroke College, Oxford
Master


Oxford
1903-098L

The Governing Body of Pembroke College intends to elect a new Master as head of the College to succeed Dame Lynne Brindley from April 2020.

As it approaches its 400th anniversary in 2024, Pembroke has ambitious plans for the future, and the new Master will be a critical part of these.

Founded in 1624, Pembroke College is one of Oxford's most dynamic colleges. It is investing in excellence in scholarship through its ambitious new Library plans, while expanding its provision of facilities for graduates and continuing to provide significant financial support to both undergraduates and graduates.   The College is committed to diversity and inclusivity and to providing the best opportunities for those with the greatest potential to benefit from them.

The Master chairs Pembroke's governing body, with which ultimate decision-making authority rests. In so doing, the Master contributes to the strategic decisions the College takes and facilitates the debate and discussion necessary to the achievement of consensus. The Master is also the principal external representative of the College, within Oxford and in the wider world.

Pembroke seeks applications from women and men who have achieved recognition for their professional achievements. Candidates will demonstrate a strong affinity with the academic purpose of the College and possess the intellectual stature to command the respect of the Fellowship. They will be accomplished leaders and be enthusiastic in engaging in fundraising and development.

Pembroke College, Oxford has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about this position, please click on the links with this advertisement. .

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference 1903-098L in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st June 2019.

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Save the Children UK
Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director of Transformation


London
1905-048L

Save the Children UK (SCUK) is seeking a strategic and experienced individual to join us in a new role of Chief Operating Officer/Executive Director of Transformation, helping SCUK to achieve its near- and longer-term goals.

Save the Children carries the authority of 100 years' experience as the preeminent global advocate and supporter of children and is a member of the Save the Children global movement. Fighting for and standing up for children every single day, SCUK reached more than 40 million children in 2018. Save the Children UK designs, develops, and commissions programmes delivered by Save the Children International. Its vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development, and participation.

The COO/EDoT will be a strategic leader and change agent with a bias towards action. S/he will lead the refinement and implementation of a new target operating model and an ambitious change mandate. Reporting to the CEO, and serving as a member of the executive leadership team, the COO/EDoT will enable and accelerate the transformation of the organisation, improving the workplace culture and building a stronger movement and connection to supporters. The COO/EDoT will be a committed believer in the rights of children. 

Russell Reynolds Associates are assisting Save the Children UK with this appointment. For further information about this position, please click on the links with this advertisment.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference number 1905-048L in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 PM BST, 28 June 2019.

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African Development Bank
Senior Director, Africa Investment Forum


Abidjan
1906-006L

Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

The African Development Bank seeks to appoint a Senior Director of the Africa Investment Forum. Under the supervision and guidance of the President, S/he will grow the Africa Investment Forum through robust leadership, strategic plans and the necessary resources, deliver in collaboration with all departments of the Bank and established Lead Partners, deliver on the strategic implementation of the Africa Investment Forum in all aspects including overseeing robust communications, and overseeing efficient processes and
identify and develop defined long term strategic partnerships/ sponsorships with other institutions and organizations for the sustainability of the Africa Investment Forum.

The African Development Bank has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. For further information about this position, please click on the links with this advertisment.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a statement of suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference number 1906-006L in the email subject line.

The closing date for applications is 11:59pm Tuesday 2nd July 2019.

Job Specification Documents:

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine


Dallas
PRJ-1903-206NA

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