Partners in Health:
Senior Partnership Manager
Scope of Work
Partners in Health (PIH) seeks a dynamic social justice-oriented professional to support our partnership development. The Senior Partnership Manager will work to expand PIH’s impact in the near term and position the public health space for continued growth and impact in the medium to long-term. This person will /be responsible for resource mobilization, grant writing, and building a robust pipeline of funding in partnership with the Executive Director, P&P Grants Acquisition Associate, and Boston-based development team.
- Under the leadership of the Executive Director & Director of Government Relations identify, evaluate, and steward partnership opportunities that will strengthen PIH’s capacity to achieve our mission in Sierra Leone and enable new funding opportunities
- Collaborate with the Executive Director & Director of Government Relations to manage and cultivate existing relationships with funders to secure and expand recurring revenue streams with the aim of maintaining a consistent, robust fundraising pipeline
- Ensure high quality proposals and communication with donors to speak credibly to the work of PIH and build momentum for partnerships and funding
- Manage in-country components of proposal development process, including liaising with program managers, finance and Boston development team on budget and narrative development in partnership with the P&P Grants Acquisition Associate
- Draft concept notes, program briefs and other materials for potential funders and review concepts developed by the P&P Grants Acquisition Associate
- Collaborate with Director of Finance & Grants Manager in pre-award and post-award processes to monitor grants reporting and ensure high quality reports to donors, grant compliance, and successful achievement of grant targets
- Ensure strong collaboration and communication between grants management team and program teams
- Support communication and negotiations with donor focal persons in partnership with Boston-based development colleagues
Policy & Advocacy
- Support the Director of Government Relations by providing technical and coordination assistance in key policy areas as required– especially HIV/TB, CHWs, NCD’s/Mental Health, Clinical & Academic Training and RMNCH
- Coordinate or lead policy analyses to assess the application of leading evidence as well as equity assessments to help advocate for improved pro-poor policies
NGO Partner Relations
- Work with the Executive Director to maintain strong relationships with partner organizations for collaboration, information-sharing, and joint advocacy
- Support teams in formalizing and managing programmatic partnerships, including consortium building for funding resources
- Directly oversee two direct reports, conducting weekly-check ins, scoping work, provide support and coaching, and help to ensure alignment across the full team’s efforts.
- 5+ years experience working in a resource-limited environment and/or on social justice-oriented policy/advocacy work required. Strong preference for public health background and understanding of clinical and programmatic health interventions.
- Understanding of public and private sector funding landscape and experience securing funding through public sector solicited or unsolicited opportunities
- Articulate and diplomatic with ability to build credibility with external partners effectively
- Demonstrated strong analytical, leadership, and problem solving skills, including a strong action and solutions-oriented nature
- Strong project management and time management skills; highly organized and detail-oriented
- Proven ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and drive immediate results
- Demonstrated strong writing skills, including excellent technical writing skills related to key health areas (i.e. RMNCH, mental health, etc.)
- Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Ability to navigate ambiguity effectively and move from ad-hoc and reactive processes to forward-thinking organizational practices
- Ability to work with humility and achieve results
- Strong budgeting and financial management experiences, preferred
- High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications
- Passion for PIH’s mission and demonstrated commitment to social justice and human rights.
Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law