Job title: Global Operations Director
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Availability: January 2019
City Cancer Challenge, founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), has a mission to build a collective movement of cities, supported by global and local partners, to deliver quality, equitable and sustainable cancer treatment solutions for all. To achieve our mission, we work in partnership with a network of motivated city and regional leaders, ministries of health, civil society organisations, industry, development actors, health professionals and patient advocates to achieve a direct and concrete impact on cancer mortality rates.
Since its launch at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in January 2017, City Cancer Challenge and its partners have implemented localised action plans in four “Key Learning Cities,” which have the potential to improve cancer care for over 25 million people. Building on the success of the Key Learning Cities, we have now launched the next phase of City Cancer Challenge that aims to scale up support to a wider network of 20 cities in all regions by 2020.
In January 2019, City Cancer Challenge will transition to an independent legal entity, City Cancer Challenge Foundation (“the Foundation”), based in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Director, Global Operations will lead on the global operations strategy, its execution, and the continuous improvement of operations to support the delivery of the strategic objectives and mission of this ambitious and aspirational organisation.
The individual will create and implement an innovative, effective and interconnected operational model which delivers the data architecture, facilities and project management and information systems required to support a dedicated team of people working in cities around the globe.
Specific responsibilities of the Director, Global Operations include:
Work closely with the Global Impact and Policy team to:
Direct report to City Cancer Challenge Director (Acting CEO from 23 January 2019)
The Director, Global Operations is a leader who can operate effectively in an ever-evolving, ambitious organisation, managing cross-cultural relationships and creating effective strategies and processes that integrate both global and local perspectives.
The position will be based in Geneva, Switzerland. Applicants must be eligible to work in Switzerland
Send your CV and motivation letter explaining how you think your skills and experience make you a strong candidate for this position and CV to email@example.com.
Deadline for applications: 20 December 2018
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.