The International Pharmaceutical Federation/ Fédération Internationale Pharmaceutique (FIP) The only umbrella organisation for all aspects of the pharmaceutical profession around the world
is looking for a
General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
The qualified applicant should have a broad knowledge of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. It is preferred that the candidate has additional training or experience in leadership and management.
The position requires:
Engaging with the elected officers and volunteers in assuring good governance of the organisation
Managing a team of eight staff members
Responsibility for financial management
Reporting to and advising the Executive Committee/Bureau
Creating and maintaining contacts with FIP members (individual and organisational), the World Health Organization, the UNESCO and the World Health Professionals Alliance and other partner organisations
The candidate is required to be fluent in written and spoken English. Ability in additional languages would be an advantage.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills and must be prepared to live in the vicinity of The Hague, the Netherlands.
A letter of intent and brief Curriculum Vitae, marked Private and Confidential, should be sent to:
Please click here to find the Description of the Roles and Responsibilities of the General Secretary/CEO.
Project Coordinator / Policy Analyst
The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), which represents pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists globally, is pleased to announce the opening of a new position: Project Coordinator / Policy Analyst.
This position will be based at the FIP headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands.
Reporting directly to the Manager of Professional and Scientific Affairs, the Project Coordinator / Policy Analyst will support policy development, activities of the FIP Boards of Pharmaceutical Practice and Sciences and the monitoring and dissemination of information about FIP Member Organisation activities.
For this position we are seeking an individual who has graduated from an accredited and recognised School/Faculty of Pharmacy with some experience in professional (or student) organisations. Candidates must be fluent (ideally native) in both written and spoken English and proficient in reading and/or speaking at least one other language (ideally French, Arabic, Spanish, German or Chinese). The candidate should be knowledgeable about and have an interest in public health as well as enjoy teamwork.
Key competencies for the role include structured thinking and analysis, excellent writing and presentation skills, good planning skills and the capability to summarize complex information.
To apply for this position, please send a one-page Curriculum Vitae together with a motivation letter and a short essay (up to 5 pages) in English on the global health challenges and how pharmacy can contribute in addressing these, before 12 November 2012 at: [email protected]
Type of contract: One year contract followed with the potential for a subsequent permanent position Annual salary (€):28,000-33,000