13 Sep 2018
Global Network of People Living with HIV Announces Search for Executive Director
The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) is searching for a skilled and passionate leader and manager to lead its organization in the implementation of an exciting and ambitious strategic plan.
GNP+ is a nonprofit global network representing people living with HIV (PLHIV) at the global level. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of PLHIV by advocating for their increased access to essential services and their increased integration into community life. GNP+ believes that the greater and more meaningful involvement of PLHIV is essential to achieving these goals. For additional information on GNP+, please visit www.gnpplus.net.
Reporting to the Board of Directors and managing a budget of approximately €1.5M /year, the Executive Director is responsible for implementing the strategic plan; executing board decisions and providing leadership and management to achieve GNP+’s mission. The Executive Director ensures that there is adequate overall administrative coordination, financial management and integrated systems for effective and efficient implementation and evaluation of programmes, including a comprehensive, ambitious and responsive programmatic and advocacy agenda.
The Executive Director is responsible for the comprehensive management of the organization, and together with the board, will implement the new strategic plan over the next year. The Executive Director is one of the main organizational spokespersons, and as such, must manage relationships with a wide range of local, national and international stakeholders, including community members and leaders in HIV activism and other key populations and social justice movements, academics, researchers and the press. The Executive Director will be responsible for the high-level supervision of all staff, programs and activities and has a shared primary responsibility, for fundraising and maintaining relationships with funders and donors. The incoming Executive Director will have the opportunity to assume leadership of a seasoned organization in transition, and will work closely with the board of directors in shaping GNP+’s growth and long-term strategic plan and vision.
The board of directors is open to candidates with leadership experience, commitment and passion rooted primarily in the HIV movement. GNP+ is committed to the ongoing mentorship and leadership development of the successful candidate and a cadre of experienced leaders will be available to the Executive Director for support throughout their tenure.
In the next two years, key challenges and priorities for the new Executive Director will likely include the following:
GNP+ Executive Director Job Posting Qualifications
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following qualifications and skills:
*The Executive Director position is based in GNP+’s Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with substantial international travel required.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation includes a salary competitive with NGO’s of similar size and grassroots mission and an exceptional package for vacations, holidays, and leave.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org before 31 October 2018 at 23:59 CET (Amsterdam Time). For more information on how to apply for this position, please visit www.gnpplus.net
People who are living with HIV are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.
GNP+ is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment that values diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate for employment on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability, history of incarceration, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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