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VP Health

Location: Cheltenham, UK
Last Date: April 26, 2010

Salary – circa £60,000

MicroEnsure seeks an exceptional leader to build their health business to deliver affordable, cashless health insurance to the world’s poor.

MicroEnsure was established in 2002 to help the poor weather life’s storms via micro insurance products. It serves 3.5 million people around the world and through the support of the Gates Foundation and other generous funding, it is in the process of rapidly scaling up to reach more of the 3.3 billion who live on less than $2 a day.

In early 2008, MicroEnsure committed to transforming how the world’s poor access healthcare through the provision of innovative health financing and health management products and services. To date, MicroEnsure has been successful in delivering affordable, cashless inpatient health insurance to India’s poor through innovative partnerships with underwriters and a sophisticated, yet low-cost third party administration (TPA) solution. It has been clear that this type of approach is necessary on a global scale, and MicroEnsure has begun the process of replicating globally with a specific focus in East Africa and the Philippines in 2010.

To this end, MicroEnsure is seeking a VP of Health to develop the health business and roll it out in 5 countries over the next 3 years. You will be responsible for ensuring that MicroEnsure’s country offices can administer the health business, solve problems and provide an efficient and profitable business.

You will be either a highly experienced insurance professional with a track record in developing and delivering health insurance products or you will be a senior manager of health care systems and programmes with a deep knowledge of health financing. In either case you will have worked extensively in the developing world. You will have the leadership qualities to motivate and inspire an international staff and you will enjoy working in the context of rapid growth.

For further information, including details of how to apply, please visit:

Applications should arrive not later than noon on Monday 26 April.



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