Career Opening At Mastercard Foundation

Mastercard Foundation

There is a new career vacancy at Mastercard. The organization is hiring an Executive Director, Special Programs (Public Health & Workforce Development). The successful candidate will be based in any of our offices in Africa (Ethiopia, Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, or Uganda). 

Key Duties:

  • Strategic leadership of the Foundation’s programming in health workforce development and of special programs that contribute to the achievement of Young Africa Works.
  • Lead the conceptualization and program design for the development of Health Ecosystems that support viable economic activities and the creation of employment opportunities in the health sector.
  • Provide leadership, strategic direction for Community health workforce development programs across the continent.
  • Convenings and collaboration with institutions and partner organizations and support entrepreneurship in the Health Sector.
  • Provide leadership and direction for the Saving Lives and Livelihoods program aimed at assuring the long-term health security of the continent by developing the workforce for vaccine manufacturing in Africa and strengthening the Africa CDC.
  • Provide strategic leadership to aid identification of special programs, opportunity identification, and to drive cross-organizational programmatic agenda.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive strategic guidance for the health sector as a thematic area, ensuring continuous relevance and technical excellence.
  • Direct the design and delivery of roadmaps for programs within the health sector and other related thematic areas.

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Your Profile:

  • Advanced degree in Global development, Health, Public Policy, or other related field with substantial experience in Executive / strategic leadership.
  • Fifteen (15+) years of significant senior level experience driving strategy and program success with organizations across multiple countries in Africa.
  • Ten (10+) years leadership and management experience of which at least seven years were gained in a multi-country environment in Africa, with a preference for private sector experience.
  • Experience in education, development and/or public policy within nonprofit organizations, international NGO’s and/or learning institutions is also helpful.
  • Experience in at least one of the thematic areas (Health, Digital, Access to Finance, Education, Gender).
  • Experience leading major transformative programmatic change involving multiple stakeholders and rapid growth.
  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.
  • Proven excellence in verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures and to distill complex information and data into accessible conversation and written pieces.
  • Possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.
  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision.
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Apply By: 26th October, 2023

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