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POSITION: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Action for Mothers and Children, AMC, is a non-for-profit foundation with the foremost goal to save the lives of children and improve the health care for mothers in the Republic of Kosovo through developing better systems for the care of pregnant women, and their children.

It has been established since 2009 as Foundation for Healthy Mothers and Babies and grown into Action for Mothers and Children since 2013. The impetus for creating this new, nonprofit foundation emanates from USAID funded primary and reproductive health programs that have been implemented by Doctors of the World, AIHA, AmeriCares, the Dartmouth Medical School and their many colleagues in Kosovo. AMC represents a foundation developing health programs and providing resources for the Gynecology/Obstetrics Clinics (that care for mothers), Neonatology Intensive Care Units (that care for critical premature babies) and Pediatric Clinics (that care for children suffering from Leukemia, Heart diseases, Asthma and other illnesses). 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Executive Director will provide strategic vision and leadership. With guidance from the Board of Trustees and the Medical Advisory Committee of the Foundation, s/he will be responsible for ensuring the design and delivery of quality programs and material resources, donor and government relations, fundraising, management of programs and budget. S/he will be responsible for developing a motivated, high quality professional team. The Executive Director will be hired by Board of Trustees of the Foundation and will report to the Chair of the Board.

WORK DUTIES MAY INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Develops the strategic plan to guide the organization and annual action plan, with the input and approval of Board of Directors.
  • Takes the lead in securing adequate funding for the operation of the organization, with the support of the Board.
  • Develops, implements and monitors office governance procedures (administrative and financial procedures)
  • Produces quarterly narrative and financial reports for the Board of Trustees to be sent every three months 
  • Prepares the budget for each financial year. Makes sure the Foundation operates within budget guidelines
  • Ensures adequate funds are available to permit the Foundation to carry out its work
  • Develops and maintains sound working relationships with the Government Institutions, specifically with the Ministry of Health
  • Develops and maintains relationships with donors. Drafts project proposals
  • Develops and maintains relationships with media. Drafts promotional material and press releases
  • Represents the organization at community activities to enhance the organization's community profile
  • Recruits, employs, supervises and evaluates the staff of the Foundation. Makes sure there is a strong working climate which encourages and motivates the staff
  • Supervises organization’s projects, programs, and activities
  • Oversees the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of projects and activities
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS Degree (at least), MD or other public health degrees (preferred)
  • Prior experience in executive management/leadership
  • Experience or academic background in a field related to public health
  • Strong career interest in public health and mother and child health
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex community issues
  • Willingness to engage in continuous learning and training
  • Demonstrated professional aptitude
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Be highly-organized and multi-tasker
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge in finance and budget planning

REPORTS TO: Chair of the Board

HOURS/NATURE: Full-time

Interested candidates please send your CVs to jobs@amchealth.org, with subject line “Application for Executive Director,” no later than June 9, 2019.

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