Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a leading international independent medical humanitarian organization, dedicated to providing expert medical care to vulnerable populations at times of armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. In over 70 countries worldwide, MSF provides both life-saving emergency care and longer-term assistance to make basic healthcare services available to the most vulnerable or excluded communities. MSF’s aim is to provide impartial assistance, on the basis of need alone, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, creed or political affiliation.
To contribute to this work, MSF-Luxembourg is recruiting her/his:
General Director MSF-Luxembourg (f/m)
The Luxembourg section of MSF was created in 1986. Today, more than 25 employees are working within MSF Luxemburg to raise awareness among the Luxembourgish population on humanitarian issues, collect the necessary funds to finance interventions, oversee MSF volunteers during their field assignment.
Since 2009, MSF Luxembourg has been using his expertise for the development of medical research in direct link with MSF operations to keep improving them through Operational Research unit in Luxembourg, called LuxOR. It also gathers a hundred associate members, fifty volunteers, 9 Board members and about 23,500 active donors who allow MSF to continue our mission.
In 2017 a new vision was established for the MSF Luxembourg office as follows:
The mission of MSF-Luxembourg is to contribute, through operational research and other specialized services and projects, towards innovation and change for the MSF social mission.
This will be achieved through critical reflection, humanitarian medical action and advocacy in order to have a positive impact on beneficiaries. The general focus will be on vulnerable groups and populations in danger as embedded within the MSF mandate.
In Luxembourg, MSF will also reinforce its efforts to raise awareness about MSF activities and humanitarian crisis and to collect the funds needed of the deployment of the operations which the section contributes
The main role of the General Director is to steer the healthy development of MSF Luxembourg both within Luxembourgish society and within the MSF Movement, reporting to the Board of MSF Luxembourg. S/he is responsible for driving, developing and implementing the strategic plan for the section for 2020-2023 (and future four years periods) and will ensure that the strategic plan is integrated, coherent and optimal for the office. In order to achieve this, the General Director is responsible for the smooth overall and daily functioning of the office and external and internal representation. S/he is leading the Management Team and is a member of the DG10, the General Directors Forum of MSF’s Operational Centre Brussels (OCB), as well as the Full ExCom, the General Directors Forum of the Movement MSF.
Representation and Communication
Implication within OCB groups and International projects
Fundraising & Human Resources work areas
PROFILE OF THE CANDIDATE
The General Director will be thoroughly committed to the aims and values of Médecins Sans Frontières. All candidates should have proven leadership and management experience, in addition to the following:
Please submit your CV and cover letter via email to: email@example.com
by January, the 5th, 2020 indicating “General Director MSF-Luxembourg” in the reference.
If you require additional information on the position you can contact Paul Delaunois, MSF Luxembourg current General Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
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