Country Director - Africa, Asia, Middle East

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Marie Stopes International
United Kingdom
Apply by 31 December 2012
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 17 September 2012

Job Description

We are seeking talented, inspirational and pioneering leaders to join our business as Country Directors to help us achieve our mission of Children by Choice and not Chance.

Joining us is a positive step towards providing a better future for millions of women worldwide. As a member of our leadership team you will lead one of our country programmes having strategic responsibility for the success and sustainable development of your programme ensuring that our clients are at the centre of everything you do.

Leading by example and striving for success you will be a strategic thinker, a motivational manager and happy to push limits and break down barriers in order to provide much needed sexual health services to the women and men of the local population. As an effective communicator you will be building relationships with governments and donors to help them identify with our vision. Your key measures will be around implementing and expanding your national programme, as well as maximising on impact and striving to achieve a self sufficient programme.

Working as a Country Director at MSI requires you to be passionate about our goal of preventing unwanted births and you will be happy to promote, comply with and live the MSI core values. We do not require you to have a background in family planning or to join us from international development (although this is highly desirable) but you will have cross cultural experience as well as a proven track-record of delivering results in business, leading and inspiring a variety of different departments and a well rounded experience of achieving financial and non-financial targets as well as having an inspirational and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with a tenacious attitude.

In return for your hard work we will reward you with on-going commitment to your personal and professional growth.

Make things happen, join Marie Stopes International.

Working as a Country Director at MSI requires all candidates to be globally mobile as you will be based overseas in either Africa, Asia or the Middle East.