Description du poste :
Head, Strategy, Performance & Transformation
Purpose of Position
Lead strategic initiatives and coordinate Gavi strategy and partnership process
Strategy, Performance and Transformation
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries.
The Vaccine Alliance brings together implementing country and donor governments, the World Health Organisation, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners.
Gavi uses innovative finance mechanisms, including co-financing by recipient countries, to secure sustainable funding and adequate supply of quality vaccines.
Since 2000, Gavi has contributed to the immunisation of more than 888 million children and the prevention of more than 15 million future deaths.
Gavi's strategy for the 2021-25 period ('Gavi 5.0') focuses on increasing equity of immunisation programmes by reaching marginalised children in the world's poorest countries with the objective to save millions of lives.
The new strategy also includes a focus on ensuring continued success of immunisation programmes in former Gavi-eligible countries, and on providing access to new Covid-19 vaccines through COVAX to address the health and economic impacts of the largest pandemic in a century.
The Strategy, Performance and Transformation team supports the Alliance leadership and Board in accelerating the roll-out of Gavi 5.
0. This includes (i) designing and operationalising Gavi's approach in a number of focus areas (including reaching zero dose children and marginalised communities, optimising Gavi's portfolio management processes), (ii) supporting the Gavi country teams in designing and rolling out transformative strategies for key countries, (iii) defining Gavi's new partnership model and partnership investments at global and regional level, and (iv) strengthening the performance management process in the Gavi Secretariat to ensure Gavi's leadership steers the organisation towards results and operational excellence.
The team will also lead on the development of Gavi's 6.0 strategy starting in 2023.
The Head will lead the design, operationalisation and launch of new approaches for Gavi 5.0 and the development of the Gavi 6.
0 strategy. He / she will act as a senior advisor to the Gavi leadership team and support it in identifying and addressing strategic questions that might arise during the implementation of the strategy 2021-25 and beyond.
Main Duties / Responsibilities
Acting as a thought partner to the Gavi senior management, the Head will align with the senior management on the vision and prioritisation for the new approaches, ensuring clarity on roles and responsibilities and on the support required from the Strategy, Performance and Transformation team.
He / she will guide his / her team in the development of the strategies / approaches by providing thought leadership, strategic guidance and process oversight.
Working closely with the business leads, he / she will supervise project teams staffed with members across the Alliance to develop an evidence base which will inform the discussions of the Alliance leadership.
He / she will oversee the development of options and recommendations for the CEO's and Board's consideration, and help the business move new approaches into implementation with an excellent change management component.
As part of this work he / she will guide the design and operationalisation of Gavi's support to Alliance partners at global and regional levels and be leading on Partnership Team meetings.
As examples, the initiatives that the Strategy, Performance and Transformation team will support will tackle the following questions :
How to ensure global uptake and smooth implementation?
What are the impactful and innovative investments that Gavi should support?
How to manage the engagement of Alliance leadership in the process through the Partnerships Team?
The Head will pay particular attention to fostering a spirit of collaboration and shared responsibility within the Gavi Secretariat and Alliance partners.
He / she will ensure ownership of implementation plans by the relevant Alliance teams following approval of strategies and approaches.
Note : The essential functions listed in this section are not exhaustive of the job responsibilities; other duties may be assigned consistently with the department needs.
Skills / Competencies
If you wish to apply, please provide a cover letter and resume through our Careers webpage and apply by clicking on "Head, Strategy, Performance & Transformation".
Deadline for applications is 5 October 2022.
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