This is an opportunity to join the senior leadership team at the world’s leading vaccines and immunisation organisation.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries. The Vaccine Alliance brings together developing country and donor governments, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners. Gavi uses innovative finance mechanisms, including co-financing by recipient countries, to secure sustainable funding and adequate supply of quality vaccines. Since 2000, Gavi has contributed to the immunisation of nearly 700 million children and the prevention of 10 million future deaths.
Gavi is seeking to appoint a new Chief Technology and Knowledge Officer, who will be a prominent member of the Senior Management Team. S/he will champion the Technology function and oversee technology change delivery, on-going IT services and future technology strategy.
Candidates for the role should bring a demonstrable track record of successful IT operational excellence, cost control, and innovation. Beyond classic CIO responsibilities, s/he should be experienced with SAP deployments as well as Data Solutions and CyberSecurity. Experience of operating in Gavi-eligible countries will be a distinct advantage.
Gavi is committed to diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
The Gavi Alliance 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 to the position specification below.
To apply for this post please send a copy of your CV and a Statement of Suitability to
firstname.lastname@example.org, including the role title and reference 1901-014P in the email subject line.
The closing date for applications is 22 February 2019.
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