EC4A, London (Hybrid)
£51,856 per year
Contract, Temporary, 12 months, Full-time
Job description


The Office of the Executive Director exists to ensure the proper and ethical governance of MSF-UK and Ireland (MSF-UK/IE); to ensure continuity and stability; and a section and branch office that is fit for the challenges of the future.

Collectively, it is responsible for strategy and accountability; governance; regulatory compliance, risk management, ensuring effective leadership and management; change and innovation; relationships with the OCA partnership and wider MSF movement; and the overall health of MSF-UK/IE.




This is a pivotal role within MSF-UK/IE, working across the departments and London and Dublin offices to provide strategic and technical delivery of MSF UK and IE’s vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. You will have a direct influence on the approach to EDI across all areas of the business. You will be in high demand as achieving a more diverse and equitable workplace is a priority for MSF UK and Ireland. You will also have exposure to the wider discourse regarding EDI across the MSF movement and the International non-governmental organization sector.

You must be persuasive, adaptable and confident, with the ability to build relationships with individuals in MSF UK and IE and across the MSF movement. You will work closely with the UK/IE Management Team, HR department and UK and Ireland Boards to ensure everyone is engaged with the strategy and understands opportunities and barriers to delivery. You will work independently and convene ad hoc teams to directly deliver against the plan.


Essential knowledge, skills and expertise:

  • Demonstrated expertise in creating and maintaining project charters, project plans, status reports, budgets, and communications and change management plans;
  • Excellent communication skills, including effective listening, presentation and facilitation skills;
  • Expertise and experience in creating and maintaining EDI strategies, including management and monitoring of implementation and change management.
  • Ability to drive accountability to project timelines, deliverable and outcomes.
  • A significant understanding of EDI best practice, including regulatory requirements.
  • A demonstrable track record of significant application of EDI best practice to policy development and training, particularly as it relates to Human Resources.
  • An aptitude for data and insights to drive change.
  • Previous experience partnering with senior stakeholders.
  • An ability to communicate with people at all levels, gaining their buy-in whilst at the same time challenging them.
  • Effective listening, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to operate as a skilled facilitator who is capable of creating content for EDI training and awareness programs that will increase strategic impact throughout MSF UKI and IE
  • Ability to coach, consult and partner across all levels, inclusive of individual contributors, people managers, senior leadership and trustees.


Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.


MSF UK/IE is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applications from all sections of our diverse community.




Please apply on our website by submitting a copy of your CV together with a letter of motivation by the closing date:

17 June 2022, 11.59pm (BST)

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