Head Of Technology, Training and Innovation: Job Description



Job opportunity in the Lifebox program team.

Reporting to: Chief Program Officer

Location: Global (remote)

Key relationships: Program and clinical team; partners, consultants and academic bodies; manufacturers; Leadership Team

About Lifebox:

Lifebox is a global non-profit that saves lives through safer surgery and anesthesia. Co-founded and chaired by Dr. Atul Gawande, Lifebox works to increase anesthesia safety, reduce surgical infection rates, and strengthen operating room teamwork through tools, training, and partnerships. Since its founding in 2011, Lifebox has worked in over 116 countries and trained more than 11,000 healthcare providers. Review the Lifebox 2021-2024 Strategic plan here and the 2021 Annual Report here.

Purpose of Role: 

Lifebox has bold and ambitious goals around the development and dissemination of low-cost, accessible tools, technology and training for safer surgery and anesthesia. These include the development of new innovations and devices, work around access to medical devices and technology transfer, and taking action to mitigate the impact of our work on planetary health. The Head of Technology, Training and Innovation will provide senior leadership for the development and implementation of a strategy to achieve these goals. The role is expected to have two direct reports, three staff in total, and a $1.5 million annual budget as of December 2021.

Full Job Description here.

Application Process

Lifebox is partnering with Red Sea Executive Search for this recruitment. For more information and to apply please refer to their website here. Closing date 27th February @ 23:59 GMT.