|Published||September 15, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
Pivot is an NGO that has been collaborating with Madagascar’s Ministry of Public Health (MSANP) since 2014 to upgrade the public health system in order to provide quality care to the population of Ifanadiana district. In partnership with the Malagasy government, we are building a health system model whose approach adapts and evolves according to its impact on the population. Our approach is based on the following actions at all levels of the health system - community, health center, district hospital: improving clinical care, upgrading the system’s capabilities, and scientific innovation. This model is in line with MSANP policies and aims to produce fast, consistent and sustainable outcomes for the population in terms of health and access to care, with a view to establishing Universal Health Coverage.
Pivot is looking for a new National Director to oversee the implementation of Pivot's operating plan.
Job Title: National Director
Assignment Location: Antananarivo
Commitment: 2 years, renewable
Salary Range: $67,000 to $94,000 per year, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Benefits: competitive with 35 days of vacation leave and comprehensive medical insurance.
Position Overview: Pivot is seeking a new National Director, who will oversee the implementation of Pivot's operating plan.
Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the National Director:
Is part of and leads the Pivot Leadership Team (PLT)
Works closely with the Pivot Science Director
Directly supervises 6 Directors and 1 Executive Assistant
Is the liaison with the Executive Committee and the Steering Committee of Pivot’s Board of Directors
Assist in establishing the organization's strategic orientations
Carry out the strategic plan, and the annual planning and budgeting exercises
Ensure the effective and efficient use of resources dedicated to the project as a whole
- Leadership and Management
Direct the organization's Leadership Team (PLT) and Senior Management Team (SMT)
Ensure the smooth operation of the organization and the implementation of procedures
Ensure that our organization's values are applied in daily life and in project design
Provide continuing skills upgrading for Pivot staff
- Outside Representation
Manage Pivot’s relationships at the government level - including ministerial leadership and technical and financial partners
Represent Pivot internationally
Provide relationship and strategic support for fundraising initiatives
Represent Pivot on documents related to the partner engagement
- Technical Support
Support the development and implementation of activities to achieve the annual goals set for the various areas:
Department of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Accountability and Learning
Participate in organizational documentation in order to better capitalize on institutional knowledge and experience
Work closely with the Pivot Science team on specific research projects
Minimum of 5 years of higher education in Management and Administration or have a degree in public health - MPH or other equivalent degree
Have at least seven years of work experience in project management and management, including four years in a leadership role
Advanced experience in project design and implementation required
Certified project management training is a plus
Diverse experience in a variety of areas is a plus
Advanced experience in team management and project operating management required
Advanced experience and multi-sector partner relationships required
Knowledge of the health system in Madagascar is a plus
Experience in representing a large, high-profile organization to donors, sponsors, outside partners and authorities
International experience in an under-resourced setting is a plus
Ability to work in French and English is mandatory and Malagasy is a plus
Have a strong commitment to social justice and improving care for the poor in keeping with Pivot's values;
Adhere to Pivot’s vision, mission and values
Proactive, Rigorous, Available, Principled
How to apply
Documents to be provided:
Cover letter addressed to PIVOT’s Executive Director.
Detailed CV including email address and telephone number for quick contact;
Scanned copies (plain, uncertified copies) of diplomas and certificates;
Scanned copy of the national identity card;
Scanned copies (plain, uncertified copies) of work certificates and/or references proving prior employment.
Three professional reference persons (Name, Position, Email and telephone number),
Interested persons are requested to email their application package containing the above-mentioned documents by email with the subject line "Recruitment of National Director,"