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

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Jhpiego
Duty Station: Kampala,
Eligible Citizenship: USA
Salary: Monthly
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
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
Deadline: 16th January, 2019 at 11:59pm EST
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