Request for Proposals – WaterAid’s Climate Finance Initiative for Water Security & Climate Resilience of People living in WASH poverty

Deadline: 16 November 2015

WaterAid is seeking proposals for a new Climate Finance Initiative. The aim is to demonstrate the changes required to ensure that a proportion of future climate finance flows is spent on increasing the water security and climate resilience of people living in WASH poverty. Eligibility for funding is open worldwide for individuals and teams. As a guide, the research budget is expected to range between £40 thousand and £50 thousand.

Research Topics

Research questions include:

  1. What are the contextual, institutional and political factors that can help to secure global climate finance for WASH?
  2. What specific changes are required at national and sub-national levels to ensure climate finance is accessed to develop, and ultimately provide a proportion of funds to, a climate-resilient water sector strategy or climate-resilient WASH projects?

Eligibility Criteria

  • Consultants may apply either individually or in teams from around the world, and will be reviewed based on staff competencies, record of previous work, quality of proposal and value for money.
  • A detailed budget for the study must be included in the Expression of Interest.

How to Apply

  • At first, applicants must send the short proposals (EOI) (2000-3000 words) with ‘EoI: Climate Finance and WASH’ in the subject via email.
  • Proposals will be reviewed and a decision made by the end of December 2015.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

SARE On-Farm Research Grants Programme for Sustainable Agriculture in US

Deadline: 13 November 2015

The Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) is currently inviting applications for its On-Farm research grant programme which recognizes the value and importance of on-farm research in developing sustainable solutions to agricultural production problems.

The Programme also offers funding opportunities to Extension specialists, Natural Resources Conservation Service personnel, university researchers and non-governmental organizations that currently work with farmers and conduct on-farm research with at least one farmer/rancher cooperator.

Program Objective

  • On-Farm Research Grant proposals must include at least one farmer/rancher project cooperator and the project must be conducted on that cooperator’s farm.
  • Successful proposals include clear goals and objectives, and outreach plans; all related to sustainable agriculture projects.
  • On-Farm Research Grant projects should be innovative, generate results that are useful beyond one year, and produce information that many farmers can use.

Grant & Duration

Project maximum for On-Farm Research Grants is $15,000 for up to two years of research. SSARE funds about 6 proposals each year. Funds maybe used for the following purposes:

  • Costs of sampling and sample analysis,
  • Materials and supplies needed for the project,
  • Outreach expenses, such as holding a field day,
  • Travel needed for the project,
  • Hired labor, including farmer/rancher labor beyond their normal farming duties,
  • Refreshments at educational events, such as field days.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Agricultural professionals who currently and regularly work with farmers and ranchers are eligible to apply.
  • These can be Extension specialists, university researchers, NRCS, NGOs, or other organizations. Projects must be conducted on farm.

How to Apply

Applicants apply online through the website.

For more information, please visit Research Grants Programme.

Grants & Communication Manager at GOAL Global, Haiti

Deadline: Ongoing

The GOAL Global is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post Grants & Communication Manager based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

The Grants & Communication Manager is responsible for coordinating all proposals, donor reporting, and project knowledge management systems within the Goal Haiti Programme.

GOAL’s mission is to work towards ensuring that the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food, water and sanitation, healthcare and education.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Grants & Communication Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Assist in the strategic design and development of proposals, reports and communications in collaboration with the Country Director, ACD-Programmes, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager, Programme Coordinators/Technical Advisors, and other GOAL Haiti staff.
  • Support in the research new programme and funding opportunities in line with the GOAL Haiti country strategic plan, including liaising with other INGOs, government ministries, UN Agencies, bilateral donors and private foundations and businesses to maintain current knowledge of the donor environment and ‘map’ funding opportunities for GOAL’s programmes in Haiti.
  • Provide support to Programme Coordinators, Technical Team Advisors, M&E, ACD-P, ACD-S (including finance, HR, logistics staff) by participating in strategy design
  • Advise, assist and coach project staff in documenting participatory needs, capacities & vulnerability assessments and situation analyses.
  • Organise and lead grants opening and grant closing meetings, disseminating grants documents, and responding to information requests from the field and other partners in-country
  • Ensure up-to-date, complete and accurate files are maintained for all grants
  • Support in the monitoring and facilitation of programme progress to ensure compliance with donor rules.
  • Attend relevant coordination meetings, as delegated by the SMT, representing GOAL and providing updates and flagging key issues of concern.
  • Ensure a consistent flow of information about all activities in GOAL’s field sites, keeping the SMT and field teams up to date on all developments and key decisions (programmatic and operational)
  • In consultation with the Country Director, Assistant Country Director-Programmes, Gressier Programme Coordinator and with close liaison with the programme staff ensure that all project information is recorded and organised using effective paper and electronic filing and archiving systems in accordance with GOAL standard procedures.
  • In collaboration with the ACDP and CD, support GOAL Haiti communications to ensure effective and timely external communication with the relevant government Ministries, key in-country donors, agencies and the communities in GOAL’s area of operation.
  • Facilitate, participate in and document project reviews and evaluations and ensure learning is understood and disseminated to field and head office-based stakeholders.
  • Ensure the documentation and dissemination of success stories
  • Help gather news items on GOAL Haiti programmes.
  • Directly line manages communication consultants and/or short-term communication staff.
  • Any other duties as outlined by the line manager or Country Director.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Post-graduate qualification ideally with a specialisation in public health, development, humanitarian aid, international law, social sciences or another relevant field.
  • Experience in proposal development, logical framework development and donor reporting (ECHO, OFDA, Irish Aid, IDB, EU etc.)
  • At least 2 years of experience of working with INGOs in a similar capacity providing programme/ communication/ information management support to relief and development programmes.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills in French and English.
  • IT skills, especially in Word and Excel with ability to analyse data and interpret statistical information.
  • Ability to work under pressure, and prioritise workload according to the changing needs of the programme.
  • Good interpersonal skills and commitment to capacity building.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and with the ability to work long hours.
  • Understanding of mainstreaming principles, including gender, HIV, Disaster Risk Reduction and conflict sensitivity.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Goal Global.

Resource Mobilization and Partnership Adviser at UNFPA, Turkey

Deadline: 21 October 2015

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Resource Mobilization and Partnership Adviser based in Istanbul, Turkey.

UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Resource Mobilization and Partnership Adviser will perform the following functions-

  • In close collaboration with RMB oversee the EECARO resource mobilization yearly targets for core and co-financing resources. This will include constant tracking of ongoing existing and potential agreements with donors through Country offices (COs), including support in developing proposals, negotiating with donors, identifying bottlenecks and facilitating the due diligence until the agreement signature in close collaboration with RMB focal points.
  • Prepare monthly updates to share with Regional Director and RMB.
  • Prepare an inventory and accompanying analysis of the various funding modalities available for the region for both a developmental and humanitarian context.
  • Actively develop and explore partnerships with potential donors seeking to encourage their commitment to UNFPA. This includes both traditional and newly established donors and funding mechanisms (through traditional donors, the UN, World Bank, donor special programmes, and – in consultation with RMB prior to outreach – private sector and foundations) and analyse specific funding trends and patterns which can assist in predicting donor interest in UNFPA programmes.
  • Cooperate with UNFPA offices present in the region on funding opportunities and when relevant, conduct donor negotiations for contributions to regular and co-financing contributions demonstrating UNFPA’s comparative advantage and reflecting priorities of donor countries.
  • Actively collaborate with the Regional Office team (including the Communication adviser) on raising the visibility and promoting results from Country Programmes and other relevant programming modalities relevant in the region.
  • Under the guidance of the Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director, provide support to Technical Advisers to develop Regional and/or multi-countries funding proposals.
  • Work with regional platforms and selected COs to develop new modalities of outreach and engagement with the private sector.
  • Building capacity of specific country offices in fund raising, partnership building and fund management;
  • Review of the various CPs, including on the respective RM plans in consultation with the Resource Mobilization Branch.
  • Follow-up with country offices on contributions to UNFPA regular resources.
  • Work with selected countries in the region identified as “emerging donors” to develop specific strategies aimed at exploring potential increases in contributions to regular resources, co-financing opportunities towards their own country programmes and South-South collaboration.
  • Assist COs in the development of country-specific resource mobilization strategies and as required, undertake specific missions to support related fund-raising efforts at country and/or regional level and provide capacity building.
  • In close collaboration with RMB, contribute to develop a capacity building course on Resource mobilization and partnership for UNFPA COs, RO and IPs, including development of sessions and modules, curricula and learning plans, identification and recruitment of trainers and facilitators.
  • Oversee timely and high-quality compliance with donor reporting requirements by Country Offices, including through the Donor Agreement and Report Tracking System (DARTS).
  • Oversee full utilization of donor contributions, review donor-funded programme implementation bottlenecks, challenges and opportunities and suggest solutions to improve results-based implementation and reporting.
  • Any other duties as required by the Supervisor.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree in international relations, international development, public administration, communication, management or other related field.
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience in Resource Mobilization or partnerships building, including at least 5 at the international level.
  • Established track record in fund raising and public-private sector partnerships.
  • Relevant work experience with UN, bi-lateral, international donors/agencies and/or non-governmental organizations.
  • Familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies, knowledge of international development policies and institutions, international politics an advantage.
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written, is a requirement.
  • Working knowledge of another UN language would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit UNFPA.

Health and Nutrition Programme Manager at Concern Worldwide, Niger

Deadline: 14 October 2015

The Concern Worldwide is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health and Nutrition Programme Manager, based in Tahoua, Niger. The duration of the position will be of 1 year.

The Health and Nutrition Programme Manager will oversee the implementation of the Health and Nutrition Programme.

The Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Health and Nutrition Programme Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Provide proactive leadership and management to add value to existing programming, promote best practices, contribute to on-going learning, and develop new programming in collaboration with the Health Advisor, Nutritionist and Assistant Country Director-Programmes (ACD-P) in line with the country strategy.
  • Provide technical assistance (advice, training, capacity building, documentation, etc.) for all CSP and health integrated interventions.
  • Ensure all programme staff/partners are fully oriented in Concern’s Programme Participant Protection Policy, HAP principles and commitments.
  • With the support of the AC and the systems team (Logistics, HR, Finance, IT) ensure an effective, efficient and timely execution and management of the health and nutrition programme.
  • Work with ACD-P, ACD-S, Health Advisor and Nutritionist in the process of developing and implementing Health and Nutrition annual operational & budget plan.
  • Participate in the development and redaction of project concept notes and proposals; identify funding opportunities for the development and implementation of the programme.
  • Hold, manage and oversee the health and nutrition budget by providing monthly (and as needed) feedback on management accounts.
  • Apply Concern procurement procedures to ensure value for money and accurate financial reporting.
  • Participate in program reviews and relevant programme meetings to support the enforcement of Concern programme approaches.
  • Ensure high quality and timely reports are developed for donors and partners.
  • Produce a monthly report of the health and Nutrition programme highlighting key progress, achievements and challenges.
  • Participate in the writing of surveys reports, technical reports or other reporting related to the health and Nutrition programme.
  • Liaise with the Livelihood and education programmes to ensure Concern’s work is both integrated and complimentary.
  • Participate in management discussions and strategic decisions as a member of the Country Management Team.
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Health Advisor, Nutritionist, ACDs and CD.
  • Ensure the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever acquired in the course of duty, relating to the practices and business of Concern Worldwide, to any other person or Organization without authority, except in normal execution of the above duties.
  • Ensure strict guardianship and security of data and documents at all times, including secure storage, accurate & complete filing.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Concern Niger Financial Procedures and Fraud Policy and remaining within the boundaries of these policies at all times.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Masters in Public Health or equivalent qualification in health or community development.
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in public health and project/programme management, with significant experience in developing/managing health and nutrition projects in a development context.
  • Experience with budgeting and financial monitoring processes as well as project management tools.
  • Strong staff management, capacity building and supervision skills.
  • Proficient spoken and written English and French.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Prepared to work and live in challenging and remote locations.
  • Experience working with Child Survival Programme and IMCI.
  • Experience in working with partner organizations, health ministries, networking.
  • Experience working in nutrition interventions, including CMAM.
  • Experience working with mother and child health related projects.
  • Experience in community mobilization / behavioral change strategies.
  • Experience developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks for health and nutrition programmes.
  • Training of trainers & facilitation skills.
  • Experience in strategic development of country level health programming, including mainstreaming of cross cutting themes such as HIV and AIDS, gender, and equality.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their CV of not more than 4 pages in length through online process.

For more information, please visit CWW.

Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 December 2015

Research at Google is organizing Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program. The Program is created to recognize outstanding graduate students doing exceptional work in computer science, related disciplines, or promising research areas.

In addition to data, services, and ongoing collaboration, Google supports academic communities in computer science, engineering, and related fields by providing funding opportunities for university faculty. Ongoing programs are regularly soliciting proposals for funding either through an open submission process or by invitation.

Benefits

Google will award two-year fellowships consisting of:

  • tuition and fees
  • $34K yearly stipend (paid over 9 months of the academic year)
  • Google Research Mentor
  • third year extension possible at Google’s discretion

Eligibility Criteria

  • In order to be considered for the 2016 Google U.S./Canada PhD Fellowship Program, students must meet the following criteria:
    • Full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD in the research areas represented by the fellowships
    • Must attend one of the eligible schools and universities. Student must remain enrolled in the PhD program or forfeit the fellowship award
    • Must be nominated by their department
    • Must have completed their graduate coursework in the PhD program and be embarking on or continuing their graduate research in the fall of 2016
    • Students who are already receiving another fellowship are not eligible

Note: Students must be nominated by an eligible university in order to be considered.

For information on application procedure and more, please visit Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program.

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Science Tour “Research in Germany” 2016: Research for Sustainable Urban Development

Deadline: 25 September 2015

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is currently inviting applications from the researchers from India and around the world for the Science Tour “Research in Germany” 2016.

The tour will be held in English and will provide a unique insight into innovative research activities in German universities, research institutes and industry.

The Researchers will have the opportunity to:

  • Exchange ideas with German scientists
  • Broaden their academic network
  • Discuss future collaboration projects in urban transition, mobility and infrastructure.

The duration of the tour will be of 1 week from 31 January to 6 February.

Benefits

  • Researchers will:
    • Learn more about funding opportunities for cooperation in higher education and research
    • Gain a thorough insight into the German research landscape.
    • Increase your knowledge in the area of sustainable urban development
    • Network with German scientists in universities, research institutes and industry
    • Collaborate across cultures and disciplines
  • Representatives of the DAAD will accompany the tour during the stay and provide support in the follow-up period.
  • All programme-related costs in Germany (accommodation, travel, most meals) will be paid by the DAAD.

Note: Participants are responsible for covering their own international travel expenses.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The tour is open to researchers engaged in sustainable urban development in the following disciplines:
    • Infrastructure and traffic technologies
    • Urban studies and logistics
    • Sanitary environmental engineering,
    • Geography
    • Renewable energy technologies.
  • Researchers must:
    • Hold a doctoral degree (degree awarded before 30 Sept 2013)
    • Be affiliated to a non-German university/research institute
    • Have a strong research background
    • Be able to initiate and manage major projects in cutting-edge research or educational cooperation.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Science Tour “Research in Germany” 2016.

Programme Funding Manager – Shelter and Housing at Habitat for Humanity, UK

Deadline: 27 September 2015

The Habitat for Humanity (HFH) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Funding Manager- Shelter and Housing based in Slough, UK.

HFH helps the most vulnerable people around the world lift themselves out of poverty by supporting them to build their homes and communities.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Programme Funding Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Proactively seek knowledge and understanding of humanitarian and development funding opportunities and contribute to Programme Team horizon scanning.
  • Engage with NOs to match their programming plans to upcoming funding opportunities.
  • Prepare proposal submissions to institutional donors, foundations and trusts, including narrative and budget preparation.
  • Prepare compliance documents including Partnership Agreements and Grant Funded Activities Agreements with National Offices.
  • Build and maintain new and existing relationships with institutional donors, foundations and trusts to secure programme funding opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain new and existing relationships with NGOs, academic organisations and private companies to pursue common objectives and jointly secure programme funding opportunities.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with senior HFH National Office and Area Office staff in all regions, and provide appropriate support to National Offices and Area Offices in relation to donor liaison.
  • Engage in humanitarian and development technical assistance, policy agendas and debates, sharing with appropriate colleagues where relevant.
  • Provide remote technical assistance to country teams during programme implementation where appropriate, to support programme quality.
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of programme implementation and collaborate with thematic, fundraising, and finance staff on programmatic coherence and quality.
  • Anticipate breaking humanitarian crises, contribute to Programme Team horizon scanning and coordinate humanitarian fundraising at short notice.
  • Support country teams during programme implementation on donors contractual and reporting requirements, ensuring compliance and accurate information.
  • Contribute to reporting to institutional donors, foundations and trusts. Review and edit narrative and financial reports.
  • Support country teams in the design of appropriate M&E systems to show clear impact and outcomes of their interventions to assist in project evolution and improvement.
  • Implement programme evaluations in the field as appropriate.
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of fund transfers, recoveries and pipeline, and contribute to internal budget reports.
  • Maintain donor and project information on HFHGB’s CRM system, Raisers Edge.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships with institutional donors, foundations and trusts, understand their needs and objectives and present to them HFHGB’s initiatives and programme learning.
  • Represent HFHGB effectively at internal and external meetings, in both the UK and in the field, as required.
  • Manage interns for specific tasks as appropriate.
  • Deputise for the Programme Director and backstop the Programme Officer where appropriate.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Education to post graduate level in development practice or another relevant discipline.
  • Training in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Track record of securing funds from UK institutional donors and foundations, such as DFID, JOAC, GOAC, Comic Relief.
  • An existing network NGOs, academic organisations and private companies.
  • Experience of managing and advising on humanitarian and development shelter and settlements projects, including field based monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent written English skills to produce compelling successful proposals and clear narrative reports.
  • Excellent budget design skills and the ability to manage restricted funding budgets.
  • Ability to think and work proactively, creatively and strategically under pressure and faced with competing demands.
  • Ability to work well in a team, establishing excellent relationships with colleagues from different functions and cultures across the organisation.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit HFH

Director of Business Development at Retrak, UK

Deadline: 20 September 2015

The Retrak is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director of Business Development based in Manchester, UK.

The Director of Business Development will lead the strategic development and implementation of Retrak’s fundraising from institutions, trusts and foundations, other international NGOs, the public and individuals, identifying, developing and building strategic relationships with all potential key partners to maximise funding opportunities and increase income.

Retrak is a charity which reaches out to the vulnerable children to provide them with the food, medicine, clothing, hygiene and shelter which they desperately need.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Director of Business Development will perform the following functions-

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction for the organisation which is consistent with Retrak’s Vision, Mission, Strategy and Values.
  • Develop and oversee the delivery of robust business plans that support Retrak’s strategic priorities.
  • Ensure the generation of and manage financial resources to ensure Retrak’s long term viability.
  • Manage and monitor organisational activities in order to ensure that Retrak fulfils its business plans and contractual obligations and achieves its strategic objectives.
  • Support and report to the Board of Trustees of Retrak as required.
  • Deputise for the Chief Executive as required.
  • Develop, build and evaluate the funding strategy to maximise funding for Retrak from Institutions, governments, Trusts and Foundations, the public and individuals.
  • Be responsible for the delivery of Retrak’s fundraising targets.
  • Ensure timely and quality proposals for new/extension/renewal funding bids.
  • Create new business development opportunities for Retrak, including the commissioning of Retrak services from governments.
  • Ensure monitoring of trends within funding activities, forecasting and developing strategies to reduce risk and mitigate negative impact on Retrak.
  • Ensure that Retrak’s relations with all key donors, governments, and other funders are managed to a high professional standard both in practical and strategic terms.
  • Develop and implement a strategy that will enhance Retrak’s profile and raise the organisation’s brand awareness amongst all potential funders.
  • Provide authoritative external representation of Retrak to international and national institutional donors, INGOs and Trusts and Foundations.
  • Provide internal leadership on strategic management, and internal co-ordination, of all major funding relationships.
  • Ensure the production of good quality, timely reporting to donors.
  • Develop and manage a system for the monitoring of pipeline opportunities.
  • Manage a system for grant documentation ensuring effective tracking and monitoring of the proposal and reporting process.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Degree level or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Evidence of relevant training and continuing professional development.
  • Proven track record in a senior role in an organisation involving multiple stakeholders and multi-contract funding environments.
  • Demonstrable track record of securing significant funding targets from a variety of institutional, government and charitable trust sources.
  • Experience of building, managing and developing key stakeholder, client and donor relationships and representing an organisation at the highest levels.
  • Experience of strategic and operational planning including the setting and meeting of income targets.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Excellent communication, influencing, negotiating and facilitation skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive, effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to produce high quality proposals and reports
  • Ability to analyse complexity and make appropriate strategic decisions.
  • Ability to think strategically, visualise and translate the bigger picture.
  • Financial management skills including the ability to track income and expenditure.
  • Demonstrable ability to plan and prioritise a complex workload to meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their CV, a covering letter of no more than one page with reference to the ‘The Role of Director of Business Development’ via email.

For more information, please visit Retrak.

Senior Director for Global Health at Pact, USA

Deadline: Ongoing

The Pact is currently accepting applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Director for Global Health based in Washington DC, USA.

The Senior Director for Global Health contributes to development and monitoring of project work plans, especially for new projects, to ensure adherence to and planning for meeting best-practices and standards.

Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Senior Director will perform the following functions-

  • Lead technical excellence of Pact in the health sector
  • Contribute to all aspects of project implementation to meet best practices and high quality implementation.
  • Document and disseminate best practices internally and externally
  • Collaborate with technical and management staff who are based in Pact’s country offices, to provide them with technical assistance as required
  • Lead Pact’s presence in technical working groups and representation to donors and with global health partners
  • Play a representational role for Pact in relevant forums and working with our field offices to develop and present papers that help Pact build its reputation as a leader within the sectors and the wider industry
  • Communicate Pact’s approaches and best practices at international forums and to a wider community
  • Promote the use of technology to improve business practices and program outcomes for Pact and position us as a leader in the field
  • Play a key role in defining and leading new business development in the sectors and support the development of technical design of evidence-based projects
  • Ensure that all proposals submitted by Pact in the health sector are technically sound and capitalize upon learning from other parts of Pact world and international best practice
  • Network with donors active in the sectors and gather intelligence on up-coming funding opportunities
  • Help Pact broaden its health sector portfolio beyond HIV/AIDS, particularly into areas that are critical for improving the quality of life for vulnerable parents and their children including MNCH, reproductive health, and health, social welfare systems strengthening or other niches as identified
  • Coordinate efforts to identify and document best practices in the health sector that Pact should adapt replicate
  • Provide technical and managerial leadership to a group of health experts that serve Pact
  • Seek opportunities for professional growth and challenge for staff and strive for staff continuity
  • Provide leadership around Pact’s values and behaviors

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Masters or Doctoral Degree in a health discipline (public health, nursing, medical background) with substantial experience in HIV, maternal/child health, child survival, reproductive health and health systems strengthening
  • At least 12 years of experience in international public health
  • Documented success in successful fundraising in the health sector
  • Demonstrated thought leadership on international health and measurement issues
  • Publication of relevant journal articles, book chapters or technical reports and participation in international conferences
  • Extensive travel and field experience in our practice regions
  • Language skills in the practice areas where we serve

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through online process.

For more information, please visit Pact.