PIH JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Business Development Officer
Reports to: Director, Public Sector Partnerships
Location: Boston, MA; Flexible
Employment Type: Full Time
The position will lead in business development efforts with government funding partners in support of PIH programming both international and domestic. The role includes: gathering and analyzing business intelligence; leading and supporting proposal development, including writing; and supporting grant launch and transition to award management. The position portfolio includes support to: PIH’s domestic U.S. Public Health Accompaniment Unit (USPHAU) as well as support to PIH’s work in the Latin American & Caribbean (LAC) region.
Proposal Development (50%)
- Manage and support the development of single-site and multi-site proposals in response to unsolicited and solicited opportunities in coordination with clinical care delivery teams.
- Provide advice based on knowledge and analysis of public sector donor interests and alignment with PIH programming.
- Coordinate the development of the application components, formulate production schedules, consolidate material and reviews, and lead writing and copy-editing in line with donor guidelines and requirements.
- Lead in the assembling and submission of final proposal packages, serve as point of contact for donors on bid status, and lead award launch and after action review processes.
- Provide support to other team portfolio fundraising efforts, special projects, and other themes when needed.
Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Planning (30%)
- Lead research and prospecting efforts to identify forecasted and active opportunities, interpreting information, summarizing opportunities, and making recommendations.
- Participate in meetings and actively coordinate with site clinical and partnership team members to stay abreast of their evolving needs, interests, and innovations.
- Support the review of opportunities with team leadership and complete internal assessment processes in collaboration with department and site leads.
- Contribute to pipeline planning exercises to meet fundraising goals.
Business Development Support (20%)
- Lead tracking and knowledge management for all efforts within PIH dedicated systems and portals, and support the development of new business development tools, systems, and policies related to restricted funding.
- Support the dissemination of knowledge and capacity building activities with colleagues and partner organizations through training, posting resources, communications, etc.
- Represent PIH at external conferences and donor/partner meetings, and accompany PIH technical and program leads at donor/partner meetings; complete contact reports and keep profiles updated.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- At least 3-5 years’ related experience and demonstrated track record in designing and/or implementing projects in the United States and/or globally, notably in the LAC region, and with partners such as the Global Fund, WHO/PAHO, CDC, HHS, HRSA, NIH, PEPFAR, and USAID.
- Experience and interest in global health, domestic health, and/or social justice strongly desirable.
- Familiarity with program/project design tools and processes preferred.
- Superlative organizational skills; ability to manage complex projects from creation to completion, plan and prioritize multiple projects, and coordinate teams to meet deadlines.
- Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries.
- Ability to read and write in Spanish strongly preferred.
Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change. PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.
PIH is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.