Yale Global Enterprise (YGE) Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia

Yale Global Enterprise (YGE) Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Reporting to the Director of Global Health Leadership Initiative, the Ethiopia Country Director will be responsible for conceptualizing and managing a portfolio of research and education projects in Ethiopia, including new proposal development, program design, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of project reports and other program communications.

  • The Country Director will participate in the GHLI leadership team activities to proactively foster a sustainable pipeline of projects that engage diverse Yale faculty in Ethiopia-based activities.

  • He/She will be responsible for overseeing reliable and efficient business operations in Ethiopia, including serving as Yale’s institutional authority in the country, liaising with offices and agencies of the Government of Ethiopia, and overseeing human resources, finance, safety and security, and operations in the country.

  • The Country Director will be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with occasional in-country travel as required.

  • The Country Director may be required to travel to Yale home office in New Haven, CT, annually.

    Essential Duties

  • Oversee the advancement and growth of the program.

  • Give direction and leadership supporting the philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives.

  • Assume primary accountability for disseminating and publishing all program information to create public awareness and support of the program.

  • Work closely with GHLI and YSPH leadership, internal and external stakeholders, MOH and other government representatives to further develop and implement strategic plans.

  • Identify, solicit, and cultivate partnerships and collaborations to assist in the development and growth of the program. Develop the metrics to identify and measure the success of the program. Responsible for measurements of grant success and project activity related evaluation.

  • Assist in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources and contributes to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the program, including the annual writing and submission of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications.

  • Develop and manages the program’s operating budget.

  • Develop and manage the administrative infrastructure of the program such as human resource and administrative functions of the program, including staffing and hiring, supervision, performance development, counselling and discipline,
    if warranted.
  • Oversee and manage information systems, facilities, and space needs.

  • Investigate, identify, implement, and oversee the maintenance of systems to gather, track, and report information to support the initiatives of the program.

  • Track all program activities and regularly inform the leadership of progress on each initiative.

  • Recommend structural or programmatic adjustments, changes or additions based on full knowledge of the mission, goals, and objectives of the organization.

  • Initiate, design, and manage the compilation of program communications; identifying outreach potential and promoting philanthropic and collaborative support of the program.

  • Contributes to the development and assists in the management of content on the program’s website and monitors all changes and additions to the editorial content.

  • Act as Yale’s authorized representative in-country

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements

    Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in healthcare administration, public health, or a related field and a minimum of 7-10 years of demonstrated experience in health care management and leadership;

  • strong project management experience; financial management and oversight;

  • well-developed problem-solving abilities;

  • experience working in interdisciplinary and intercultural work teams;

  • experience in maintaining organizational relationships and affiliations.\

    Required Skill/Ability

  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing large projects in low-income country settings as well as human resources management of high performing teams.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and work with a variety of stakeholders, one-on-one and in group settings.

  • Well-developed writing skills, including the ability to write public materials and reports for various constituencies.

  • Proven experience in supervising and collaborating with diverse teams and projects.

  • Ability to work independently and with little supervision on multiple tasks and projects at once in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment with some ambiguity.

  • Capacity and flexibility to work as a team player.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Has residence or work permit to live and work in Ethiopia

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and functional Amharic

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Yale Global Enterprise (YGE) Country Director Jobs in Ethiopia

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