Director for Integrated Mental Health

Healthy Brains Global Initiative (HBGI)

Place description

There is no such thing as a bodily well being, with out psychological well being. There is no such thing as a social well being with out psychological well being. But, our psychological well being is sidelined and even stigmatized. The information and abilities to establish and reply to poor psychological well being in major care settings in a lot of the world is woefully insufficient. That is additionally an enormous, unmissable alternative – to make psychological well being an integral a part of the first care response, embedding it inside current interventions.

In partnership with Anglo American, and our first service supplier, Proper to Care, we shall be piloting a brand new venture which integrates psychological well being checks and care for brand spanking new moms inside current childhood immunization packages in South Africa. This pilot makes use of performance-based contracting to maximise program efficiency. Success on this program will allow us to scale and develop. 

HBGI is in search of an inspirational, performance-focused chief with worldwide expertise of managing service supply in difficult contexts to each lead the implementation and supply of this preliminary pilot and develop this system. You’ll use the pilot to indicate ‘proof of idea’ after which crowd extra funding to scale this system each in its geographical attain and to inregrate psychological well being into different well being interventions. Our goal over the subsequent three years shall be to safe funding to cowl round $25m of providers. You’ll report on to the CEO and be an lively a part of the senior administration group.

Along with a efficiency supervisor, you’ll develop a small and particular group, which is pushed by efficiency, and has the flexibility to suppose otherwise, talk brilliantly, and work collaboratively, with one another and with our wider exterior companions. 

Major aims:

· To make sure the well timed and efficient mobilization of the pilot packages, overseeing their design and rollout to ship most efficiency/outcomes;

· To make sure methods are in place to handle this efficiency (together with the outcomes and likewise assurance and the fee administration);

· Quickly, to seize and disseminate the story of our outcomes (and our outcomes contracting), to lift extra funds, to increase the dimensions and scope of the initiative;

· To recruit, help and nurture the group of Contract & Efficiency Managers who will drive the efficiency of every program;

· Constructing in your current community, within the area and past, to entry funds and create new alternatives to implement psychological well being integration into major care throughout Southern Africa and rising from there;

· To be a member of the HBGI senior administration group, with shared oversight and possession of our complete efficiency and all of the lives we glance to positively influence. 

Candidate profile:

HBGI is in search of the next background, expertise, abilities and private tradition:

· You want be an agile thinker, who can work each analytically and creatively. You’ll nearly actually have a really robust tutorial background, having studied at a number of of the world’s main universities.

· You’ll have good English written abilities. You can be an ideal communicator and ‘story teller’. You’ll be able to communicate fluently, articulately and compellingly. You can be a assured and convincing public speaker.

· You’ve gotten an actual eye for element. You don’t compromise to be able to obtain targets. You all the time attempt to ship excellence, reaching essentially the most optimistic influence doable for the folks your providers are touching. You don’t see that there’s any contradiction in delivering the very best doable high quality and amount.

· You’ve gotten a willingness and talent to problem the established order to be able to deal with what actually issues for folks accessing providers. And you might be comfy working with ambiguity.

· You’ll actually ‘get’ what we imply by efficiency and outcomes. It is possible for you to to show how you may have mobilized and managed packages that basically emphasised this. Ideally these packages could have used performance-based contracts, however we perceive that this can be a bit area of interest.

· You’ve gotten raised cash earlier than, ideally throughout philanthropists, worldwide growth donors and governments. This can be a big a part of this function at HBGI. The success of the venture relies on your skill to do that. You’ll have current contacts/networks. You’ll have nice credibility with potential funders/donors. You’ll know easy methods to plan and venture handle this.

· You’ve gotten expertise of procuring and managing subcontractors who really delivered the frontline providers. You oversaw and positively challenged their efficiency, always in search of enchancment (i.e. extra outcomes for extra folks).

Wage, location, advantages & different

Please word that we’re open to and can think about candidates to work on both an worker or consultancy foundation. You could need to provide your service as a marketing consultant initially (probably part-time), shifting to worker (and full-time) standing as you develop this system. We ask that you simply make your choice clear in your preliminary utility.

Location: Residence-based with common journey. For the primary two years not less than, your operations shall be primarily based inside southern Africa (e.g., South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique or Eswatini). To get this up and flying, you should have excessive credibility throughout Southern Africa. 

The complete-time wage is as much as $200,000 FTE, or equal day price for contractors. That is negotiable and depending on expertise and site. We anticipate it will develop as the dimensions and attain of providers develop.

HBGI will contribute as much as 10% to a pension, double-matched in opposition to your contribution, i.e. in case you contribute 5%, we pays 10%. We additionally pay for medical insurance (relying on nationwide preparations). Please word that it will solely be obtainable for many who are appointed as an worker.

To be sure you can take part actively in our largely digital enterprise, you’ll need to prepare your individual know-how, together with a laptop computer, web connection and phone. We now have factored this in once we decided your wage. We are going to reimburse extra cellphone/information prices once you journey abroad.

Our regular full-time working week is 40 hours. You’ll be able to plan these hours to go well with you (across the working week of Monday to Friday) however it’s a must to take the wants of the enterprise under consideration, i.e. be obtainable for conferences when wanted, and you should hold your group and line supervisor knowledgeable of your plans.

This function may also be thought-about on an element time foundation.

At HBGI, we care about your wellbeing and wish you to take time for your self. It’s vital to modify off on the finish of the day and over the weekend to recharge your batteries. That’s why we hold Fridays freed from inside conferences, so you’ll be able to finish your week on a optimistic word, together with your to-do listing clear. You might be anticipated to replicate this together with your group.

The complete-time paid, annual vacation allowance is 33 days, together with HBGI depart and nationally-set holidays. After the primary 12 months of probation, this then will increase by a day a 12 months till it reaches 38 (together with the nationally-set days).

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