Director: Evidence & Influence


We are looking for an experienced, inspirational Director to provide strategic leadership to the evidence and influence activity of Frontline Aids, in pursuit of the organisation’s global strategy. With a proven track record of strategy development and implementation at a senior level you will be an authentic and passionate leader, driving debate and innovative thinking on global health and social justice issues across the global partnership.


Are you who we’re looking for?


You will be an inspirational leader who motivates genuine enthusiasm and passion in others, by bringing the Frontline AIDS strategy to life.  You will act as a role model, creating an environment of openness and trust, and celebrating the successes of others.  You will be committed to fostering a high performance culture, and delegating thoughtfully to give colleagues real accountability and authority.  You will be comfortable leading in a matrix management environment


The role will:


• As a member of the Senior Management Team, contribute to the formation of organisational strategy. Specifically, provide strategic leadership to the Evidence and Impact Pillar, which executes our influencing, evidence gathering and positioning campaigns to ensure a future free from AIDS for everyone, everywhere. 


• Identify, build and lead evidence, policy, advocacy and campaigning partnerships to achieve greater impact for our work. Manage key strategic projects to support the delivery of the Pillar, organisational and global objectives.


• Provide thought leadership on global health and social justice issues by driving debate and innovative thinking across Frontline AIDS globally, and making targeted high impact public interventions. 


• Act as an authoritative, authentic and passionate external representative and leader with the media, governments, multilateral stakeholders, parliamentarians and other decision-makers, including within global civil society. 

 
• Bring first rate people skills and experience to manage performance and develop talent within the Pillar and across the organisation, with a strong commitment to matrix management. 


• Ensure accountability at all levels for the effective development and delivery of quality, innovative programmes and projects. Manages collaboration across the global partnership, proactively seeking new energy and ideas. Comfortable leading in times of ambiguity and change.


• Strong commitment to Frontline AIDS approach to equality of opportunity, the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, and to supporting a workforce that reflects our globally diverse movement, and ensures our work is enhanced by a range of ideas on the issues and challenges we work on.

For full details of the role, download the job description and person specification Click here


How to apply


Please click on the ‘apply for this job button’ at the top of the page and enter in your details. You will be asked to upload your CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria of the job. The cover letter is necessary for our assessment of your skills and experience.  Please therefore do not send us your CV without a cover letter.

Closing date: 21/03/2019 


Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults


Frontline AIDS operates a rigorous recruitment and selection process that reflects our commitment to child protection.  The Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy can be downloaded here.


Due to immigration rules, we may be required to give priority in respect of this role to suitable applicants who are settled in the UK. or South Africa