Amref Health Africa
Job Opening: Chief Executive Officer – Amref Enterprises Ltd
Job Ref: Amref/Chief Exec Officer/2019/09-01
Amref Health Africa ¡s the largest international health development organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health
Africa’s vision is for lasting health change in Africa and is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities, and strengthening health systems.
With headquarters in Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and West Africa providing services to over 30 countries.
Employing over 700 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $90 million, Amref Health Africa ¡s a knowledge resource for donors and partners.
For more information visit our website www.amref.org
Background: Financial sustainability is a critical component of the Amref Health Africa model. Amref Enterprises Limited (AEL) exists to fill that function of the model, acting as an economic engine that fuels sustainable growth of Amref Health Africa’s non-profit vision of Lasting Health Change for Africa. Amref Enterprises vision and mission are in direct support of Amref Health Africa’s vision and mission.
Purpose: The Chief Executive Officer provides a link between AEL board and management. The CEO will provide strategic leadership and direction to AEL combining strategic leadership and tactical
execution on the design and implementation of a comprehensive and evolving suite of AEL solutions, services and products.
This position will oversee strategy, financial management, technology direction and business operations for the AEL ensuring alignment across all business lines as well as with the Amref Health Africa vision and mission
The ideal candidate will be a University/graduate level in Business, Public Health, Medicine or related field; Masters degree preferred.
We are looking for an individual with 6 years’ relevant experience in developing markets; start-up for-profit, hybrid or other social enterprise experience is a requirement.
How to Apply
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a Cover letter in PDF specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation ¡n applying and what you hope to bring to Amref Health
Africa (2 pages max) and an updated CV ¡n PDF (3 pages max) to ExcecutiveSearch@amref.org by Friday 23d August 2019
Please visit Amref Health Africa website at http://amref.org/vacancies/ to view full job description.
Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.
Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Amref is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.