Executive Director

  • Company: Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking
  • Job Location: Belgium - Brussels
  • Date: July 2, 2022 10:24
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: senior
  • Job Functions:

    Finance, Management, Science, Communication

Job summary

The Executive Director will manage the Joint Undertaking, as well as be its legal representative and public face. The successful candidate shall be independent in the performance of her/his duties and shall be accountable for her/his activities to the Governing Board, composed of six representatives from the EDCTP Association and six representatives of the European Commission.

Job description

We are:

The Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking (GH EDCTP3) is a €1.6 billion partnership between the European Union, and European and African countries, represented by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership Association. It aims to support clinical research to reduce the burden of infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa and to strengthen research capacities to prepare and respond to emerging infectious diseases.

We are looking for:

  • An outstanding and dynamic leader with top communication and people skills, and a deep understanding of health research and innovation, to lead and represent the partnership.
  • A high level professional with experience in international collaboration in infectious diseases or global health.
  • An experienced and efficient manager of research funds.
  • A motivating leader of a multinational team.

Women are encouraged to apply.

We offer:

The opportunity to lead an international and motivated team to shape and implement a new and exciting research programme in collaboration with global health leaders from public and private sectors.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Deadline: 12:00 (noon) CET, Brussels time, on 18 July 2022

More information: EUR-Lex - C2022/221A/03 - EN - EUR-Lex (europa.eu)