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- About eHealth Africa
eHealth Africa (eHA) is a non-profit organization based in Nigeria dedicated to building stronger health systems through the design & implementation of data-driven solutions that respond to local needs and provide underserved communities with tools to lead healthier lives. This includes strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world and expanding access to preventative health interventions like vaccines, healthcare, nutrition, and research of diseases in West Africa. eHA is based in Nigeria and supports projects across Africa.
- The role
The Executive Director position has the overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organization. The Executive Director (ED) reports to the Board of Directors providing feedback and seeking consultation when necessary.
Responsibilities include providing guidance to the senior leadership team on operational planning, program planning, human resource planning, financial planning, community relations/advocacy and risk management. The ED has overall responsibility for development and oversight of the organizations long term plans. This includes approval of all capital and operational budgets. The ED acts as a liaison between the donor/fundraising community and the organization.
S/he establishes and maintains external contacts with individuals and organizations that share the organizations short- and long-term goals related to design and implementation of data-driven solutions for stronger health systems in the developing world.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The key reponsibilities of the position are:
Strategic Vision and Leadership
Board of Directors Liaison
Infrastructure and Operations
Financial Performance and Viability
Program Management and Development
Communications & Public Relations