Vice President, Technical Leadership and Innovations

  • Posted on 12 December 2019
  • Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Closing on 31 January 2020
  • Current

Job Description

Role Overview

Vice President, Technical Leadership and Innovations (VP-TLI) is a top leadership position, leading a multi-disciplinary team of more than 70 staff focused on driving impact in a number of technical core areas: HIV/AIDS, Malaria, MNCH, reproductive health and family planning and in the following critical emerging areas: non-communicable diseases, women’s cancers including cervical cancer and breast health, primary health care, self-care, safe surgery, and immunizations. The VP-TLI is responsible for working across technical and country teams to prepare Jhpiego for transformational innovations to address local problems and priorities including cross cutting themes such as capacity building, technology, gender, policy, advocacy, health system strengthening, human resources development, actionable data and learning. Serving as a member of the Leadership Team and working effectively with our staff, the VP-TLI continuously improves the culture of quality and innovation across Jhpiego and supports teams to deeply analyze their problems and identify disruptive solutions including new business models, policy breakthroughs, novel service delivery models and new products.

We are seeking an experienced, inspiring and innovative leader and manager for this role. With responsibility for a dynamic team of technical leaders, the successful candidate will be tasked with providing “best in class” technical support, responsive to country needs, and in pursuit of impact. The VP will bring to bear 20+ plus years of progressively responsible experience in international health, especially in technical and programmatic leadership and innovation; an advanced degree in medicine, public health, management, or business; a proven track record of success in shaping global policy and Global Health agendas; experience of generating grants, awards, and funding for Jhpiego’s core areas; time spent working in countries in Sub Saharan Africa or Asia; strong donor engagement with USAID, foundations and private sector. Finally, we are seeking someone with a healthy disregard for the impossible and interest in promoting blue sky thinking.

How to Apply

For further information and to apply please visit quoting reference number 4474. The closing date for applications is January 6th, 2020.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Daniel Flynn at Perrett Laver at

The position will be based in Jhpiego’s Baltimore headquarters. Compensation for this role is competitive, including tuition remission as part of Johns Hopkins University benefits.

About the Organization

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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