New Business Development and Partnerships Officer GHC Fellowship / Internship Jobs – Jhpiego

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New Business Development and Partnerships Officer GHC Fellowship / Internship Jobs – Jhpiego

Job Title:     New Business Development and Partnerships Officer

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Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Jhpiego

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: USA

Salary: Monthly Stipend

Position Code: G06-Int

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

About US:

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments, and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for people around the world. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems, and improving delivery of care.

Job Summary:  The New Business Development and Partnerships Officer will play an important role in the expansion of the Jhpiego Uganda office. In coordination with senior leadership in Uganda and members of the Baltimore New Program Development team, the Officer will develop and implement resource mobilization strategies, including building and strengthening partnerships with a wide variety of local and international organizations and identifying new funding opportunities with governments, multilateral agencies, local and international public and private donors, and foundations. The Officer will play a critical role in drafting and developing technical proposals, budgets, and work plans. In addition, s/he will endeavor to build the capacity of the Uganda office to effectively and efficiently capitalize on new business development opportunities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Organizational development

  • Develop a system to track previous Jhpiego Uganda new business development efforts and document lessons learned
  • Establish a system to track upcoming new business development opportunities
  • Develop and maintain directory of all potential funders, donors, and corporations with their contact information
  • Serve as a liaison facilitating new business development processes between Kampala and Baltimore
  • Where appropriate, support program staff with donor reporting
  • Use the country strategic plan to tease out priority areas for business development
  • Partnership and proposal development
  • Support technical proposal writing, budget development, and work planning for external and internal funding opportunities
  • Coordinate pre-proposal information/data collection and conduct background research
  • Work with the Communications and External Relations Officer to identify opportunities to raise Jhpiego Uganda’s profile and execute strategies to leverage such opportunities
  • Assist in maintaining and developing relationships with several donor agencies, including preparing and conducting formal meetings with donor agencies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health Corps New Business Development and Partnerships Officer career placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree*
  • Experience writing grant proposals, ideally including budget development*
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience*
  • Experience with prospect research and/or fundraising information sources like Guidestar or the Foundation Center*
  • Proficiency in the suite of Microsoft Office programs*
  • Professional experience or academic training in public health or international development
  • Experience working with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and local and international public and private donors and foundations
  • Project management experience, as evidenced by strong professional or academic results
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; the ability to relate to a wide range of individuals, and to instill confidence and trust
  • Ability to quickly understand complex concepts, including the theory and the practice of public health programming in a developing country context
  • Self-starter who showcases strong initiative, flexibility, and an ability to think creatively
  • Strong analytical skills

NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:

In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements:

  • Monthly living stipend
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary
  • Travel costs covered to and from placement site, GHC training and retreats
  • Professional development funds of up to $600

How to Apply:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

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Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

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