The Senior Vice President (SVP) of Global Programs is a key role on Orbis’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT). The SVP of Global Programs is responsible for leading a global team of professionals to design, deploy, and implement, highly effective training and clinical/medical services to bring quality eye care to those in greatest need. Orbis Global Programs work with partners across the health services sector to establish and strengthen existing care and systems while providing long-term, sustainable eye care to communities around the world. The SVP of Global Programs is responsible for leveraging Orbis’s strong market position, existing projects, recent successes of the team, as contributions in the development of recommendations and plans with the objective being that Orbis remains well recognized as the gold standard in ocular health, as well as a thought and operations leader in Global Health. The SVP of Global Programs contributes to the global brand and revenue development and creates a visible and well-known presence as an Orbis representative and advocate.
Reporting & Working Relationships
Reporting to President & CEO, the SVP of Global Programs (SVP) leads Orbis International’s seven Country Directors in Africa, North and South Asia, and has responsibility for ensuring that the global programs portfolio is executed in an effective, efficient and timely manner, while adhering to budget. The SVP has the Vice President of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning, Quality Assurance and LAC as a direct report, and this position currently supervises the senior program staff in Orbis’s regional divisions (Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin America/Caribbean). The SVP is expected to drive and execute a robust model for program and portfolio management to drive efficiencies and strengthen connectivity between HQ and our in-country work.
The position collaborates with the Orbis ELT, the Board of Directors as identified, and numerous internal and external professional colleagues and partners at multiple levels. The Vice President of Clinical Sciences and Technologies (VP CS&T) reports to the CEO, sits on ELT and is a critical colleague and internal business partner for the SVP. The VP CS&T is responsible for strengthening and building Orbis’s leadership in the delivery of patient care and clinical training platforms, as well as growing Orbis’s global brand through the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH), Volunteer Faculty, Aircraft Operations, clinical training, new technology, and the Cybersight telemedicine platform.
Essential Job Functions / Key Areas Of Responsibility
The ideal candidate will be a leader in global health with demonstrated success leading complex organization and project, exemplary project execution, and strategic vision. S/he will have an advanced degree in medicine, public health, international development, or a related field. S/he will have experience in a complex global health organization, will have knowledge of international health care monitoring and evaluation methodologies, and will have on the ground program development experience in a developing country.
The successful candidate will bring demonstrated leadership, intellect, creativity, curiosity, discipline, and resourcefulness. S/he will have strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills and success in positions requiring communication with a broad and diverse audience. S/he will be confident, a good listener, and able to make tough decisions. S/he will have the ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, enthusiasm, and diplomacy, both individually and as part of a complex international team effort. The candidate must have the ability and willingness to travel around the world extensively.
Key competencies include
International Development and Global Public Health Expertise
Team-Building and Leadership Skills
Strategic Program & Portfolio Management
Passion for Mission
Interpersonal Skills and Communication
Orbis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
As a global organization we welcome qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
How to Apply
To apply for this role, kindly send through a Microsoft Word version of your CV and a cover letter detailing why you are suited to this role. Please mark it for the attention of Tim Wingrove and Susan Bandow email address: [email protected]. Please subject your email with the following reference: ORBIS_SVPGP
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.
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