Executive Opportunities

Position Title Organization Job/Reference Number Location Closing Date
Chief Inspector, Hospitals Care Quality Commission P2107-118L United Kingdom 15/10/2021
Trustee Nuffield Foundation 2108-089L Central London/remote working 27/09/2021
Head of Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health The Global Fund 2105-052L Geneva, Switzerland 20/09/2021
Chair CDC Group plc 2104-045L London 17/09/2021
Non-Executive Director The Royal Mint P2107-056L United Kingdom 13/09/2021
COO, The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (‘TGEA’) Rockefeller Foundation 2107-077L New York/Washington DC
CEO, The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (‘TGEA’) Rockefeller Foundation 2103-009L New York/Washington DC

Care Quality Commission
Chief Inspector, Hospitals


United Kingdom
P2107-118L

Do you want to make a real difference to the Health and Social Care system? This role is an exciting opportunity to join the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and drive change at a national level, across the full range of secondary care, public and private, at a time of great uncertainty.  As the independent regulator of health and social care in England, CQC makes sure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care, and we encourage services to improve.  ​

Our new strategy, launched this year, sets out an ambitious future that will ensure we keep delivering our purpose. We are currently seeking a new Chief Inspector of Hospitals to help support this mission. Directly accountable to the Chief Executive and a member of the CQC Unitary Board and Executive Team, the Chief Inspector is an influential figure who embodies the highest standards of  care that we aspire to in England's hospitals. As the CQC's professional head for the Hospitals sector, the Chief Inspector is responsible for setting regulatory policy and, working in close collaboration with the Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care and the Chief inspector of Primary Medical Services & Integrated Care, ensuring the delivery of the highest standards of safety and quality of care for the people of this country.

We are looking for someone who is: accustomed to operating and collaborating at a senior level, and able to deal with both complexity and ambiguity.  This is a high-profile role, and the Chief Inspector will possess the political acuity and professional standing to be credible to a diverse stakeholder group that includes the Secretary of State, clinical professionals, hospital leaders and the public. Ideally, candidates will have a background as a senior clinician or board executive with significant experience in the hospital sector, particularly the NHS. They will be a credible and resilient communicator, with impeccable professional values, able to make difficult decisions and deliver cultural change with, and through others. We expect the successful candidate to make a significant contribution to inclusivity and diversity internally and in the sectors we regulate.

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 15th October 2021.

CQC 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. 

CQC is committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our people can flourish and reach their full potential. We know diverse teams allow for a more creative and productive environment and therefore we want applications from a range of people, regardless of age, gender, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.​

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Nuffield Foundation
Trustee


Central London/remote working
2108-089L

The Nuffield Foundation is an independent charitable trust with a mission to advance educational opportunity and social well-being in the UK. It was established in 1943 by William Morris, Lord Nuffield, the founder of Morris Motors.

The Nuffield Foundation improves understanding of the issues affecting people's chances in life and identifies ways to address disadvantage and inequality in our digitally driven society. It funds research that informs social policy and has an impact on people's lives, primarily in Education, Welfare and Justice, although much of its work cuts across these.

The Board of Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation seeks to appoint a new Trustee. This individual will be committed to the mission of the Foundation. They will bring an understanding of how research funded by the Foundation can influence policy making and practice, with an academic authority and wider public impact to improve the lives and life chances of those the Foundation serves.

The Trustee will be required to work with fellow Trustees to provide governance and strategic oversight, ensuring the organisation is well placed, and has the financial stability to deliver on its mission, objectives, and ambition. Trustees approve decisions on major grants and awards. The Trustee will use their specific skills, knowledge, and experience to support aspects of the overall leadership and strategic development of the organisation. This may involve sitting on sub-committees, leading discussions on key issues, providing advice and guidance on key aspects of the grant portfolio or other initiatives where the Trustee has expertise.

The Foundation seeks a highly experienced, motivated, and enthusiastic individual who may have acquired the appropriate experience from a wide range of organisations and sectors, including private and public sectors. They will have experience of operating at a strategic level in a lead role (CEO, Director or Board level). Previous Trustee experience is highly desirable, and although experience within the charity or academic sector is not essential, an understanding of, and commitment to, social welfare, justice and equity will be needed.

The Nuffield Foundation funds a diverse range of projects. It is an employer that values diversity and supports inclusion. The Foundation is trying to increase the diversity of those who work with us and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Russell Reynolds Associates has been retained to advise on this appointment. For further information about the position and additional details on requirements, terms and conditions of service, and how to apply, please visit: www.rraresponses.com

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 27th September.

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The Global Fund
Head of Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health


Geneva, Switzerland
2105-052L

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will appoint a new Head of Resilient and Sustainable Systems for Health (RSSH).

The Global Fund is a worldwide movement to defeat HIV, TB and malaria and ensure a healthier, safer, more equitable future for all. It raises and invests US$4 billion a year to fight the deadliest infectious diseases, challenge the injustice which fuels them, and strengthen health systems in more than 100 of the hardest hit countries. It unites 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. It's working. Since 2002, it has saved 38 million lives. The Global Fund won't stop until the job is finished.

The Global Fund seeks an exceptional public health leader with excellent people management skills, ideally developed within an international or multicultural environment.  The role reports to the Head of Technical Advice and Partnerships and is the lead voice of authority on RSSH, both with external audiences and within the Global Fund Secretariat. The Head of RSSH leverages the Global Fund's investment scale and partnerships to lead, shape, coordinate and oversee implementation of the Global Fund's RSSH strategic objectives. The Head of RSSH sets the agenda for how the Global Fund demonstrably accelerates in-country results from the more than $1 billion spent annually on strengthening and supporting national health and community systems to accelerate in-country results against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The position also leads the Global Fund's RSSH approach on Global Health Security and on pandemic preparedness and responses, including in mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on HIV, TB and malaria programs and service access.

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.

The closing date for applications is  Monday 20th September 2021.

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Competitive compensation and benefits will be offered.

For further information, visit: theglobalfund.org


CDC Group plc
Chair


London
2104-045L

CDC Group plc (CDC) is the UK's development finance institution, with the inspiring impact investment mandate to transform lives and achieve a better and more sustainable future for people in Africa and Asia. Whether it's investing in the world's largest solar park in Egypt or establishing a new company to dramatically reduce the cost of medicines, CDC is driven in its mission to be involved in tackling some of the biggest challenges in global development today.

Wholly owned by the UK Government, CDC operates with an independent board and has net assets of £6.5 billion and a portfolio of £4.7 billion in growing companies across nearly 70 countries. CDC takes an entrepreneurial approach to investment, thinking creatively about ways to deploy capital, and mobilise other investors, to drive transformational impact in support of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. In 2019, CDC committed £1.6 billion of capital across 54 transactions in Debt, Equity, Infrastructure, Funds & Capital Partnerships, and continued to expand its presence in Africa and South Asia with further new offices opening throughout 2020.

CDC is seeking an exceptional and experienced individual motivated by the company's mission and values to Chair the Board. The successful candidate will provide clear direction and focus for CDC, ensuring that the execution of CDC's strategy is aligned and consistent with its ambition to be the highest calibre impact investing organisation. S/he will effectively engage the shareholder and other key stakeholder relationships and oversee the operations of the Board to contribute to the successful development of the organisation and its proper governance.

All candidates will be expected to demonstrate a passion for development finance as well as an understanding of, and commitment to, CDC's mission. S/he will bring experience of chairing the Board of a relevant organisation, senior leadership in a significant financial sector institution and leading an organisation in ambiguous and multi stakeholder environments. Candidates will ideally bring experience of a double bottom line or mission driven organisation, exposure to an African or South Asian context and an understanding of the UK government and of public policy, particularly in relation to development and foreign policy.

The successful candidate will be someone who inspires confidence and trust, has excellent communication skills and is prepared for public accountability. They will be comfortable dealing with a range of high profile, international stakeholders, as well as talking to individuals at all levels within CDC. The time commitment is expected to be c.2 days per week.

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do at CDC. These concepts are aligned to our mission and embedded in our values.

In order for us to build an open and inclusive culture at CDC that is representative of the society in which we live and work, we strive to reflect this diversity in the candidates we attract, select and hire at CDC. We welcome applications from all candidates.

CDC has retained Russell Reynol​ds Associates to assist with this appointment.

For further information on the position and additional details on qualifications, requirements, and how to apply, please go to follow the link to the position specification below.

The closing date for applications is midnight, 17 September 2021.

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The Royal Mint
Non-Executive Director


United Kingdom
P2107-056L

The Royal Mint is a unique organisation with more than 1,000 years of history and a brand that is close to the nation’s heart. Building on the foundations of this rich heritage, The Royal Mint is undergoing an exciting transformation that harnesses its rich heritage and British craftsmanship, alongside modern manufacturing and commercial practices. Already the world’s largest exporting mint and market leader in the design, manufacture and sales of high-quality circulating and commemorative coins, The Royal Mint has a portfolio of exciting international B2B and B2C businesses, including their rapidly growing precious metals business, and a multi-faceted consumer division.

The Royal Mint is a wholly owned government company that operates with significant commercial autonomy. To aid its ambitious growth plans, it is seeking a new non-executive director to support and constructively challenge the strategic direction of the business whilst adding diversity of thought and industry experience to the Board. Specific desirable skills and experience include:

  • An executive career spent in entrepreneurial manufacturing businesses, especially within a direct-to-consumer industry.
  • Strong executive experience in driving transformation and improvements.
  • Supply chain experience.
  • A track record of delivering to international markets.

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th September​.

The Royal Mint 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. 

The Royal Mint is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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Rockefeller Foundation
COO, The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (‘TGEA’)


New York/Washington DC
2107-077L

The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking to appoint the Chief Operating Officer ('COO') of The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet ('TGEA'), a new global platform it is establishing.

The Rockefeller Foundation has already demonstrated what it takes to scale distributed renewable electricity (DRE) solutions in select markets, with data-driven insights on the business models and technologies needed to unleash them. The organization has built a unique global community of partners, including donors, investors, private DRE developers, large energy utilities, governments and NGOs who are actively engaged with the Rockefeller Foundation, and are eager to do more. Based on this experience, the Foundation believes now is the moment to harness this collective ambition via TGEA.  In launching TGEA, the Foundation will position energy at the nexus of development and action on climate change, and thereby lay the groundwork to ultimately frame it as a new model for global development.

As a member of TGEA senior leadership team, the COO will partner closely with the CEO of TGEA to develop and lead strategic operations for a newly established multi-billion-dollar global platform. The COO will shape and deliver world-class operations capability commensurate with the vision, strategy, and operating model of TGEA, with best-in-class systems, processes, people, and culture needed to deliver our ambitious goals. The COO, working closely with the Chief Strategy and Programs Office (CSPO), Chief Investment Officer (CIO), and regional hubs, will design, build, and oversee a strategic resourcing and business plan, support fit-for-purpose and cost-conscious operational capacities and practices across the organization, and ensure that high quality control, compliance and risk management practices are in place to deliver a highly accountable, agile and transparent organization.

The COO will play a lead role in overseeing a transparent, seamless, and effective transition of TGEA to becoming a fully independent organization – all the while ensuring that TGEA maintains the highest standards of financial management, operational rigor, and accountable engagement with contractors, grantees and investees.

The Rockefeller Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a Statement of Suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference 2107-077L in the email subject line.

The Rockefeller Foundation is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To this end, the Foundation ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces.


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Rockefeller Foundation
CEO, The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (‘TGEA’)


New York/Washington DC
2103-009L

​The Rockefeller Foundation is seeking to appoint the founding CEO of The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet ('TGEA'), a new global platform it is establishing.

The Rockefeller Foundation has already demonstrated what it takes to scale distributed renewable electricity (DRE) solutions in select markets, with data-driven insights on the business models and technologies needed to unleash them. The organization has built a unique global community of partners, including donors, investors, private DRE developers, large energy utilities, governments and NGOs who are actively engaged with the Rockefeller Foundation, and are eager to do more. Based on this experience, the Foundation believes now is the moment to harness this collective ambition via TGEA.  In launching TGEA, the Foundation will position energy at the nexus of development and action on climate change, and thereby lay the groundwork to ultimately frame it as a new model for global development.

The CEO of TGEA will be a leader of vision, intellectual breadth, practical entrepreneurial and partnership building experience to build the initiative along with the Board and create immediate impact and a legacy for the future. This person will create a world-class organisation with a powerful voice and champion its mission to end energy poverty.  

Eventually reporting to, and working closely with the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for the strategic, programmatic, financial, and operational leadership of the organisation. S/he will ensure that the organisation's governance, programmes, and engagement are ethical, transparent, aligned and supportive of the Rockefeller's values and core commitments.

The CEO will be an inclusive leader who will work closely with the Board, partners, senior leadership team, and staff to frame the strategy and agenda of the organisation, build its brand, establish new partnerships, and enhance its relevance, influence, and practical contribution. 

The Rockefeller Foundation has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to advise on this appointment. To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a Statement of Suitability to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the role title and reference 2103-009L in the email subject line.

The Rockefeller Foundation is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To this end, the Foundation ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces.​


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