A health research organization is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and highly motivated Chief Operations Officer for its Blantyre office. Appointment will be made on a fixed term basis for four years, which may be renewed depending on performance and availability of funds.
Under the leadership of the Board of Directors and Executive Director (or his designate), provide broadly encompassing management, strategic direction and optimize the institutions operating capabilities, employ strategies to maximize research performance and outputs and manage strategic initiatives. A clear understanding of the institutions core values and culture are required. The COO will require to be an exemplary leader, have superb business acumen and have sound understanding of business strategies.
The candidate should have a bachelors degree in business, finance or a related field. An advanced degree is preferred which may include a masters degree or professional equivalent in business, finance or a related field, and holder will have an added advantage. The Candidate should have at least 3 years experience in a biomedical research work setting with a proven track record of outstanding performance in a complex biomedical research enterprise in a similar or related role. The candidate should have operational IT competence (Microsoft office suit) and a valid driving licence.
Expected start date: 1st September 2020
For more information about the job and how to apply please follow the link https://forms.gle/g4xB7LC8QmDwsmSTA
Closing date for receiving applications is 2nd August 2020.