Lead and manage ICCBBA in close collaboration with the executive management team;
Foster an ICCBBA reputation for integrity, quality and service;
Oversee ICCBBA’s role in the coordination and implementation of ISBT 128 worldwide;
Develop and maintain relationships with major stakeholders, such as worldwide scientific, professional and patient organizations; Ministries of Health, regulators and WHO; and other standards development organizations.
Work closely with the Board of Directors in order to develop strategy, goals and plans for the furtherance of ICCBBA's mission;
Develop a budget in collaboration with the Treasurer that can be approved by the Board of Directors;
Direct ICCBBA in order to achieve the agreed strategy, goals and plans of the Board of Directors;
Provide regular feedback to the Board of Directors on activities and financial performance;
Ensure that all ICCBBA provided resources, human and financial, are efficiently and cost-effectively managed, and available for the successful implementation of ISBT 128 and for ongoing support to registered facilities;
Ensure that ICCBBA operations comply with applicable regulatory and professional standards, are effectively managed, and are in accordance with good corporate governance;
Ensure that ICCBBA products and services meet the current and future needs of its users;
Ensure that the ICCBBA Quality System maintains ISO 9001 accreditation.
Maintain an awareness of developments in the fields of transfusion, transplantation and other medical products of human origin, and to assess the implications of such changes for the ISBT128 standard;
Maintain an awareness of developments in the field of healthcare informatics, and to assess the implications of such changes for the ISBT128 standard;
Be aware of relevant federal, state and international business regulation, and changes which can impact ICCBBA operations and future operations;
Build an international reputation and network of professional contacts.
Reports to: ICCBBA Board of Directors Chair
Responsible for the line management of the Executive Team.
Responsible for the discipline and professional behavior of all ICCBBA staff
Applicants must hold a minimum of a Masters degree, be fluent in English, and have a minimum of five years leadership experience, preferably in the non-profit healthcare field.
Knowledge of general trends in biotherapeutics and informatics, together with familiarity with ISBT 128 is desirable.
Experience of working internationally across a wide range of cultures would be an advantage.
Personality assessment may be required for qualifications.
The position is being advertised internationally and re-location to the USA is not required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
ICCBBA is an international not-for-profit standards development organization based in Redlands, California, USA. It manages the ISBT 128 Information Standard for Medical Products of Human Origin (MPHO) and is a nongovernmental organization in official relations with the World Health Organization. The organization is governed by an international volunteer Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director located in the UK. ICCBAA is ISO 9001:2015 certified.
The ISBT 128 Standard was developed in 1994 and today is used in more than 5,000 facilities across 89 countries. Originally developed for use in blood transfusion the standard now supports all MPHO. Development of the standard is achieved through a collaborative process involving a global network of volunteer subject matter experts.
Further information is available at the websites www.isbt128.org and www.iccbba.org.