|Published||October 26, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
We are looking to create a strong board team to support the scaling of our impact through new partnerships with end-user organisations, mobile operators, and funders, as well as to expand the success of our commercial products and increase their value to end-users.
Our first priority addition to the Board is a board member with senior finance expertise (other roles we will also seek to fill in the Board after this initial recruitment are listed on our website).
We seek individuals who have senior finance experience having previously worked as CFOs or in similar positions.
We are especially interested in applications from individuals with the backgrounds below.
Individuals with senior finance experience, having worked as CFOs or in similar positions, who can act as treasurer and guide Flowminder’s financial strategies and operations.
Individuals with senior experience in development or humanitarian organisations, with good connections to both end-users and donors who can support business development, product and programme design.
Individuals with senior experience as CEO or in similar roles in tech-focused companies who can advise on the efficient running of our business units, how to best prioritise in scaling our work and how to improve the success of our existing and future products.
Individuals with senior experience at mobile operators, especially in low- and middle-income countries, with a deep understanding of the needs and internal workings of mobile operators who are able to support the development of Flowminder’s business models and partnerships with operators, as well as supporting Flowminder’s managerial development.
Experience, knowledge and skills of value
Below are other types of characteristics which may be very valuable to Flowminder’s board, especially if you have several.
Experience and attributes which are valuable include the following:
both commercial and non-profit organisations,
the telecom industry or development finance,
organisations comparable to Flowminder
Board work, ideally at a charity or company of a similar size and sector to Flowminder.
Strategic planning skills
Risk management skills
In addition, we seek the following attributes in all candidates:
Commitment to the objectives of the Foundation
Willingness to act as an ambassador for Flowminder
Willingness to fulfil the duties and standards of conduct required of a board member of a not-for-profit organisation with a focus on improving population wellbeing
Understanding of equality and diversity issues
Integrity and being able to share one's view, even when it is not shared by others on the board
Ability to operate well as part of a team, nurturing the development and accomplishment of the Board