Executive Director

International Permanent

Updated on 15/09/2021

  • Well known Belgian Non Profit Organisation
  • full responsibility for strategic, financial, operational and reputation

About Our Client

Our client is a Belgian NPO active in the fight against leprosy, tuberculosis and other neglected diseases, with projects and teams in 15 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin-America as well as in Belgium.

Job Description

The Executive Director has responsibility for all strategic, financial, operational, compliance, reputational and performance-related aspects of the company. Beside the effective management and administration of the existing activities, he/ she will have a particular focus on guaranteeing the continuity of the current transformation plan and bringing it to a good end, in respect of its philosophy and company's values.

He/she will enable the Head Office to function optimally by:

  • ensuring adequate coordination of all activities that may contribute to hereto;
  • supervising and monitoring the proper implementation of the management decisions taken;
  • translating policy decisions into actions at the various department level, in the project countries and the Head Office.



As Executive Director, you will have main responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Culture, Leadership & People Management
  • External Representation
  • Stakeholder Management & Communication
  • Execution, Monitoring & Cross-fertilization

The Successful Applicant

You hold a Master's Degree (academic or professional) and you have at least 10-15 years of experience with significant experience in general management, leadership and people management. You also have a strong track record in leadership or senior management roles preferably in NPOs, medical or international development organizations, including strategic vision & execution, external visibility and stakeholder management, organizational transformation and cultural change. Furthermore, you have a proven experience in fundraising, marketing and communication.

You have affinity with and a heart for volunteer work:

  • You are an inspiring but humble leader, able to reinforce the image of the organization and position it among the most recognized Belgian NPOs
  • You have a well-balanced focus between the Belgian and the international work scenes and you have excellent verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and French as well as English; Spanish is a plus
  • You are digital savvy and are in favour of digital transformation to support and realize your mission
  • You fully embrace company's history and values as well as its inspiring figures; your heart lies with the patients
  • You are loyal and ethically irreproachable

What's on Offer

An exceptional opportunity to support the transformation of an highly purpose driven belgian non profit organisation.

Contact
Christophe Rosset
Quote job ref
JN-062021-2931003

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Christophe Rosset
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JN-062021-2931003