Executive Opportunities

Position Title Organization Job/Reference Number Location Closing Date
Managing Director, National Mapping Services Ordnance Survey 2002-085L Southampton 29/05/2020
Executive Director icddr,b 2001-071L Dhaka
Head of Health Finance Department The Global Fund 1907-054L Geneva 30/03/2020
Executive Director, Smart Power Africa Rockefeller Foundation Nairobi
Head of Design & Learning Mastercard Foundation 1912-009L Kigali, Rwanda 10/02/2020
Head of Program Planning Mastercard Foundation 1912-008L Kigali, Rwanda 10/02/2020

Ordnance Survey
Managing Director, National Mapping Services


Southampton
2002-085L

​Ordnance Survey (OS) is the National Mapping Service of Great Britain. It creates, maintains, distributes and serves definitive and authoritative location data, products and services. Its digital products and services are relied on by government, businesses and individuals, and support innovation across a variety of markets and new technologies. Location data has the power to create new and exciting opportunities as we move towards a connected digital society. OS uses its valuable data and expertise, built on over 229 years of experience, to contribute to the future success of Great Britain and other nations.

The future of OS is exciting as the company has embarked on achieving high levels of commercial growth alongside its agreement with Government and the Consumer business. This will see OS operate globally, continue innovating and leading the way in the geospatial industry.

OS is now seeking to appoint a Managing Director, National Mapping Services to support the organisation's fulfilment of its public task – creating, maintaining and disseminating consistent, definitive and authoritative geospatial and cartographic data in the national interest. She/he will be responsible for delivering the new Public Sector Geospatial Agreement (PSGA) and for developing commercial opportunities outside of the contract through other government customers. The new PSGA replaces the current Public Sector Mapping Agreement and One Scotland Mapping Agreement. Through this contract, the MD National Mapping Services will ensure OS's public sector partners have access to the very best geospatial data available for their current and future needs, and ensure OS remains a key contributor to the data infrastructure of the country.

The MD National Mapping Services will report directly to the Chief Executive and will be a key member of the executive team. She/he will design and implement a business plan to deliver on the agreed outcomes of the PSGA and to create the necessary structures and processes to develop strong customer relationships, drive operational efficiency and improve customer service. She/he will drive commercial value for the organisation by ensuring the timely delivery of products and milestones to the agreed quality and cost.

OS 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 visit: www.rraresponses.com

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Friday 27 May 2020.

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icddr,b
Executive Director


Dhaka
2001-071L

​Headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, icddr,b (formerly the International Centre for Diarrhoeal  Disease Research, Bangladesh) is an international public health research institution with a 58-year history of innovation. Its research agenda reflects the full spectrum of global health challenges affecting people living in poverty. In addition to world-class research, icddr,b provides vital humanitarian services, and has a strong record of knowledge translation, policy influence and training. icddr,b works with multiple government, academic and NGO partners in Bangladesh, ensuring a strong focus on local health issues and has long-standing ties with scientific collaborators in leading research institutions and universities across the world.

With the current Executive Director, Professor John Clemens, concluding his final term and due to leave the Centre in March 2021, the international Board of Trustees has launched a global search for the next Executive Director, with the intention that Professor Clemens' successor can join the organisation no later than February 2021. A proven leader, the successful candidate will bring a minimum of 15 years of successful experience as a senior scientist with international reputation and a credible body of peer-reviewed work related to one or more of icddr,b's research areas and a strong track record of mobilising resources, building relevant networks, and establishing strategic partnerships.

To apply, please send a full CV together with a supporting statement, briefly highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role, together with any Grants raised and publications list, to responses@russellreynolds.com. Please quote the role title and assignment code 2001-071L in the subject heading of the email. All applications will be acknowledged.

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The Global Fund
Head of Health Finance Department


Geneva
1907-054L

​The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) intends, to appoint a Head of their newly configured Health Finance Department. S/he will play an important role in delivering the Global Fund's strategic objectives, accelerating progress toward ending the epidemics of HIV, TB and

Malaria, and ensuring the development of sustainable systems for health. The Global Fund is a 21st-century partnership organization designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. Founded in 2002, the Global Fund is a partnership between governments, civil society, the private sector and people affected by the diseases. The Global Fund raises and invests over US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 100 countries. Programs in countries supported by the Global Fund have saved more than 32 million lives.

The Head of the Health Finance Department will play an important leadership and coordination role within the Global Fund to achieve a step-change in the capabilities and capacities devoted to domestic health financing. S/he will lead the Global Fund in playing a catalytic role in unlocking domestic funding from grant recipient countries, working alongside partners, such as the World Bank and Gavi, through the Sustainable Finance Accelerator.

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

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on 30 March 2020.

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Rockefeller Foundation
Executive Director, Smart Power Africa


Nairobi

Over the course of the 20th century, The Rockefeller Foundation made great progress in the fight against global poverty by tackling some of the greatest issues of the times – building the infrastructure of public health and eradicating disease, and later transforming agriculture to confront the challenges of hunger, malnutrition, and food insecurity. By harnessing the power of scientific advancements, the Foundation helped catalyze pivotal moments in the persistent efforts to eradicate poverty over the last century. Today, it is at another critical tipping point – one where energy access and consumption provide the single best opportunity for fighting poverty across the world. 

The Executive Director, Smart Power Africa, will play a vital part in the Foundation's commitment to enable upward economic mobility for 200 million people by accelerating access to and consumption of reliable electricity in underserved, low-income communities by 2030.

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, the Executive Director will oversee the rollout of an ambitious platform of action aimed at transforming the pace, cost and impact of electrification in Africa by unleashing the full potential of distributed energy systems, especially mini-grids, within an integrated electrification framework. This will include building out an effective facility, Smart Power Africa (SPA), to support and drive scalable partnerships in the most promising markets in collaboration with committed national entities. It will also include coordinating with global and regional stakeholders to build an ambitious new multi-stakeholder Results-based Universal Electrification Fund for Africa in partnership with multilateral development banks, donors, philanthropic organizations and national governments.

The ED will bring a deep knowledge and networks across of the energy access and power space in Africa, and the right mix of leadership, entrepreneurial and management skills needed to drive this effort forward. This will include supervision of Directors and other team members, building a coalition of high-level partnerships at multiple levels, ensuring effective execution to deliver results on the ground. As a senior member of the Power Team they will be both an internal and external ambassador for the Foundation. 

The Rockefeller Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. To apply, please send a CV and supporting statement highlighting briefly your motivation, experience and skills against the requirements of the role to responses@russellreynolds.com.

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Mastercard Foundation
Head of Design & Learning


Kigali, Rwanda
1912-009L

Mastercard Foundation – Head of Design & Learning

"Every member of the Mastercard Foundation has been given a gift – an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. We are honoured, we feel privileged, and we take our responsibility seriously. Our goal is to help 30 million young people to secure dignified and fulfilling work by 2030."

Mastercard Foundation is a private, not-for-profit Foundation operating in over 31 countries with key hubs based across the African continent and in Toronto, Canada. Our vision is a world where everyone can learn and prosper. This means promoting inclusive prosperity on the continent for disadvantaged young people and their families. Achieving our vision will require us to program holistically and to work with others effectively.

Mastercard Foundation seeks to appoint its first Head of Design & Learning. Based in Kigali, Rwanda and reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Head of Design & Learning delivers enterprise-wide impact through primary responsibility for portfolio design, program integration and innovation, institutional learning, employee innovation, and technical expertise. They will incorporate research-based insights into program design and will ensure continuous learning by assessing the performance and impact of programs and projects, supporting knowledge creation, capture and dissemination. They will cultivate a network of partners and will facilitate co-creation of programs to drive the optimism for Africa's future and scalable impact in Mastercard Foundation's target countries.

Mastercard Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. To apply, please send a CV and supporting statement highlighting briefly your motivation, experience and skills against the requirements of the role to responses@russellreynolds.com, including "1912-009L Head of Design & Learning" in the subject line of your email, or visit www.rraresponses.com. The closing date for the receipt of applications will be 10 February 2020.

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Mastercard Foundation
Head of Program Planning


Kigali, Rwanda
1912-008L

"Every member of the Mastercard Foundation has been given a gift – an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. We are honoured, we feel privileged, and we take our responsibility seriously. Our goal is to help 30 million young people to secure dignified and fulfilling work by 2030."

Mastercard Foundation is a private, not-for-profit Foundation operating in over 31 countries with key hubs based across the African continent and in Toronto, Canada. Our vision is a world where everyone can learn and prosper. This means promoting inclusive prosperity on the continent for disadvantaged young people and their families. Achieving our vision will require us to program holistically and to work with others effectively.

Mastercard Foundation seeks to appoint its first Head of Program Planning. Based in Kigali, Rwanda and reporting to the Chief Program Officer (CPO), the Head of Planning provides strategic planning support to the CPO, coordinating program strategy and operations across countries. They hold primary responsibility for ensuring that the implementation of Young Africa Works is being planned for and adequately resourced, and that the Foundation has and maintains the right strategic Partnerships to achieve it, whilst also overseeing, managing, and closing-out the portfolio of previous programs outside of Young Africa Works and Scholars.

Mastercard Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment. To apply, please send a CV and supporting statement highlighting briefly your motivation, experience and skills against the requirements of the role to responses@russellreynolds.com, including "1912-008L Head of Program Planning" in the subject line of your email. The closing date for the receipt of applications will be 10 February 2020.

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