Earn 550 US Dollars monthly as New Business Development and Partnerships Officer at Jhpiego

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
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 Jhpiego:
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 a critical 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 fellow
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 fellow will play a critical role in drafting and developing
technical proposals, budgets, and work plans. In addition, the fellow will work
to build the capacity of the Uganda office to effectively and efficiently
capitalize on new business development opportunities.
Key Duties and
Partnership and proposal development:
  • Work closely with the Communications and
    External Relations Officer to identify opportunities to raise Jhpiego
    Uganda’s profile and execute strategies to leverage such opportunities
  • Lead technical proposal writing, budget
    development and work planning for external and internal funding
  • Coordinate pre-proposal information/data
    collection and conduct background research
  • Offer support in maintaining and
    developing relationships with several donor agencies, including preparing
    and conducting formal meetings with donor agencies
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
  • Where appropriate, support program staff
    with donor reporting
  • Serve as a liaison facilitating new
    business development processes between Kampala and Baltimore
  • Leverage the country strategic plan to tease
    out priority areas for business development
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps New Business Development and Partnerships Officer career opportunity
    should hold a good Bachelor’s degree in public health, international
    development, or related field
  • At least two years working on public
    health issues
  • Ability to quickly understand both the
    theory and the practice of public health programming in a developing
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; the
    ability to relate to a wide range of individuals, and to instill
    confidence and trust
  • Previous experience writing technical
    grants or proposals
  • Prior project management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in the
    suite of Microsoft Office programs and ability to manage budgets in Excel
  • Self-starter who showcases strong
    initiative, flexibility and an ability to think creatively
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    with a range of donors, including governments, multilateral agencies, and
    local and international public and private donors and foundations
  • Strong analytical and writing skills
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included, including
$600 in professional development funds. Fellows at Jhpiego are provided with a
basic but comfortable private apartment, situated in Kampala, an urban center
and capital of Uganda.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
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.
Deadline: 18th
January, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
NB: Early applications
are encouraged because they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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