PIH JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Business Development Officer – COVID
Reports to: Director, Public Sector Partnerships
Location: Boston, MA (with approximate 10% travel)
Employee Type: Full Time, Temporary, 12 month contract
Lead in business development efforts directly related to COVID preparation, response, and recovery. Gather and analyze business intelligence; lead and support proposal development, including writing, in coordination with site and clinical teams; and support launch and transition to award management. Responsibilities are specific to government partnerships both for PIH’s international and domestic COVID programming.
Proposal Development (50%)
- Responsible for raising funds for PIH global and site COVID programming, special projects, or other themes.
- Co-manage and support the development of single-country and multi-country proposals in response to unsolicited and solicited opportunities.
- Guide proposal development teams through donor requirements and project design processes.
- Coordinate the development of timelines, consolidate bid team technical reviews, and lead writing and copy-editing.
- 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.
Intelligence Gathering and Analysis (30%)
- Lead daily COVID prospecting efforts identifying potential released opportunities, interpreting information, summarizing opportunities, and making recommendations.
- Participate in meetings and actively coordinate with COVID research, clinical, and site teams to stay abreast of their evolving needs, interests, and innovations.
- Support the review of opportunities with team leadership and complete go/no-go processes in collaboration with department and site leads.
- Monitor and support internal reporting on domestic and international public sector COVID priorities and funding trends.
- Contribute to pipeline planning exercises to meet COVID response fundraising goals.
Business Development Support (20%)
- Lead proper tracking and knowledge management for all efforts within PIH dedicated systems and portals.
- Support the development of new business development tools, systems, and policies related to emergency response needs.
- Support the dissemination of knowledge and capacity building activities with internal colleagues through training, posting resources, communications, etc.
- In collaboration with the team leadership, contribute to annual and multi-year business development strategies.
- 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 government-funded projects in the United States and/or internationally, including CDC, HHS/HRSA, NIH, PEPFAR, and USAID.
- Experience and interest in global health, emergency response, and/or social justice strongly desirable. Project field experience preferred.
- 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.
- Able to travel domestically and internationally, including international travel to remote or hard to access locations with limited infrastructure.
- Exemplary interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments and countries.
- Interest in social justice strongly desirable.
- Ability to read and write in French and/or Spanish 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, 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.
Partners In Health (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.