India Country Director

Malaria No More’s India Country Director oversees all aspects of planning and implementation for the organization’s work, supporting India in its efforts to eliminate malaria by 2030. S/He plays the leading role in managing MNM operations in India, representing MNM to government, partners, and all other stakeholders throughout the country. In close coordination with MNM’s US leadership team, the Country Director is responsible for strategic planning, business development, and overall country operations, and leads a team of professionals to oversee technical programming, communications and advocacy, and capacity building efforts. The Country Director will continuously strive to improve the effectiveness and impact of MNM programs in India and facilitate transparent communication of progress and results to the global leadership team, donors, and other stakeholders.

Location: New Delhi

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with MNM’s US Leadership Team, develop and implement a multiple-year strategic roadmap for the growth of the organization's work in India
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of an annual operating plan and budget for all country programs and operations
  • Lead a team of technical, management, and administrative staff, and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained among team members
  • Oversee programmatic progress of state Strategic Support Units, national BCC/awareness campaign, national political advocacy efforts, weather-based disease prediction modelling initiative, and other programming throughout the country as it expands
  • Ensure strong financial performance through careful planning and expense management, analysis and interpretation of spending, risk management, and decision support to MNM’s Leadership Team
  • Oversee the work of technical, communication and advocacy teams, providing guidance and motivation to drive performance, holding team to highest standards of quality in their work
  • Pursue business and resource development opportunities in India and partner with MNM leadership to establish sustainable networks of major donors, corporates, and other funding partners
  • Ensure complete alignment of MNM’s work with national and state government priorities
  • Liaise with Government of India, state and local government institutions, civil society organizations, private sector companies and other relevant stakeholders
  • Manage programmatic partners in a manner that enables collective accomplishment and growth
  • Help develop effective and efficient systems of collaboration between offices and with global operations
  • Ensure MNM’s role in helping governments achieve their own priorities is clearly understood and valued by all staff and stakeholders


Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in medicine, business, social sciences, public health, health management or related discipline preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience leading and managing donor-funded programs and/or organizations
  • Proven experience working with National, State and local government officials to support strategy development, implementation plans and decision making
  • Knowledge and experience in delivering complex programmes within a government context
  • Successful track record in strategic design, business development, fundraising, operational management of a team of professionals and financial analysis/management
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organize, and manage resources for successful completion of projects
  • Enjoy working in a “flat” structure that empowers all team members to take responsibility for their decisions
  • Ability to proactively build and maintain a dynamic culture of high expectations and learning
  • Excellent influencing and written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning, budgeting & financial and project management skills
  • Evidence-based decision making and data-driven alignment practices
  • Strong implementation focus, ‘can-do’ attitude and ability to rapidly adapt
  • Strong visioning, strategic planning, implementation ability and effective under pressure, results oriented and proactive with the ability to multi-task


 

To Apply

If you would like to be considered for this job, please send your CV with an introduction letter and salary requirements to careers@sannams4.com

 

No telephone calls please.

 

Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. MNM is an equal opportunity employer.

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