Procurement and Grants Adviser (Health Procurement Specialist)

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 27 country and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable development to benefit Pacific people, our unique organisation works across more than 25 sectors. We are known for our knowledge and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public health surveillance, geoscience, and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.

The Operations and Management Directorate (OMD) provides corporate services to all SPC Divisions and Programmes. It consists of three key departments: Finance, Human Resources and Information Services. OMD is focused on improving the effectiveness of systems, policies and management to provide high-quality customer-oriented services.

The role – the Procurement and Grants Adviser (Health Procurement Specialist) will lead and manage procurement and grant activities, especially those with a focus on public health procurement, including sourcing of goods, and development of requirements; provide accurate, expert and specialist advice on procurement activities; and ensure compliance with organisational policies.

The key responsibilities of the role include the following:

Operations: procurement and grants
• Manage the procurement and grants actions for the Public Health division (PHD), including Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Quotations (RFQs,) Calls for Proposals (CFP) and exceptions requests in accordance with SPC’s Procurement Policy and Grants Policy.
• For other allocated divisions or programmes manage the RFP or CFP processes, and provide advice on RFQs and other procurement and grants processes
• Prepare procurement documents for Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Quotations, including the technical statement of needs for specialized health materials
• Source and manage the supply chain for specialized health materials
• Provide support to all PHD programs/projects (and any other allocated divisions) with the formulation of their annual procurement plans, and development of their procurement and grants documentation
• External relationships with vendors, including preferred suppliers, are managed

Advice
• Provide expert advice to PHD staff and other allocated SPC divisions on procurement and grants processes, including appropriate use of exceptions
• Advice to decision-makers (including the Procurement Committee) on complex procurement and grants issues taking into account stakeholder’s requirements to ensure value outcomes
• Advice provided to decision-makers on how to manage ethical issues; integrity demonstrated.
• Risks identified, mitigated and/or escalated

Outreach, education and training
• Provide capacity building to SPC staff in procurement and grants functions
• Provide capacity development support to potential grant applicants (where relevant)
• Builds collaborative relationships with staff across OMD and SPC.
• Ensure communication with key stakeholders and builds strong relationships

System and processes
• Provide capacity building to SPC staff in procurement and grants functions
• Provide capacity development support to potential grant applicants (where relevant)
• Builds collaborative relationships with staff across OMD and SPC.
• Ensure communication with key stakeholders and builds strong relationships

Other duties as required
• support for the Procurement and Grants Team

For a more detailed account of the key responsibilities, please refer to the online job description.

Key selection criteria

Qualifications
• Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a related field (or equivalent experience)
• CIPS Level 3 Advanced Certificate in Procurement and Supply Operations (or equivalent experience)

Knowledge and experience
• At least 7 years of experience leading a team providing advice on procurement matters in a public sector environment, including at least 2 years of specialized experience in procuring, sourcing and managing procurement in the health sector
• Experience in procurement sourcing and supply management, including providing advice and support

Essential skills
• Research and analysis skills
• Ability to influence decision-making through advice and support
• Customer relationship management skills
• Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
• Negotiation and planning skills

Language skills
• Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) with a working knowledge of French being an advantage

Interpersonal skills and cultural awareness
• Strong people skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, inclusive and equitable environment
• Knowledge of Pacific Island countries and territories is an advantage

 

SENIOR CONSULTANT & TEAM LEADER

Universalia is a Montreal-based mission-driven Management Consulting firm. Since 1980, we have assisted organizations
to improve their performance in more than 90 countries. Internationally, the firm serves an increasingly diverse range of
multilateral and bilateral development/humanitarian agencies, NGOs, and foundations. In Canada, we work with federal,
provincial, and municipal governments as well as non-profit organizations and community foundations.
(www.universalia.com)

Universalia Management Group Ltd. (UMG) works closely with top clients and helps them tackle the world’s greatest
challenges to build a sustainable and equitable future in Canada and globally.

UMG focuses in delivering value through our Practice Areas in:
– Environment, Security and Conflict Transformation
– Gender Equality and Inclusion
– Performance Measurement
– Organizations and Partnerships Performance

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Line Manager: Christine Ouellette, GE&I Practice Leader
Department/ Function: Gender Equality & Inclusion

As a member of the Universalia Gender Equality & Inclusion Practice (GE&I), the Senior Consultant and Team Leader
plays an integral role in contributing to the successful execution of client engagement and quality service provision, and
in furthering Universalia’s 40-year reputation for excellence.

Principal accountabilities:
• Provide technical expertise in Gender Equality and Inclusion on assignments that enhance UMG’s competitive
advantage
• Lead assignments from beginning-to end (staffing, management, profitability, quality control)
• Support client engagements from beginning-to-end (including research, data collection, data analysis, reporting)
• Act on behalf of and backstop the Practice Leader as required
• Identify new business opportunities and draft winning proposals
• Meet expected results at individual (KPI) and practice levels (revenue)

Your Expertise:
• Demonstrated expertise in:
o Monitoring and evaluation
o Providing technical assistance to strengthen organizational performance
o providing technical assistance for policy development and program strategies that contribute to
transformative processes that advance gender equality, the empowerment of women and girls, and social inclusion
o team leadership and project management
• 10 + years of technical experience in: Women’s Economic Empowerment; Women’s Political Participation; Gender Equality in Education; Gender Equality and the labour force; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; Gender Equality programming in emergencies settings; Women, Peace, and Security; Gender-Sensitive Budgeting; Gender Mainstreaming; Gender and Inclusion Advocacy; Child protection/Child Protection in Emergencies; Intersectional approaches; Women and Youth Empowerment

Your profile:
• Demonstrated technical leadership and experience in developing winning proposals
• 7+ years of work experience in development and/or humanitarian contexts
• Able to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities
• Ability and willingness to challenge ideas constructively and effectively
• Native (or equivalent) fluency in French and English, both written and spoken, with ideally a third official UN Language
• Relevant post-graduate degree in humanities, Women’s Studies, or international development
• Strong project/program and people management
• Preferably based in Montreal
• Available for international travel, as required and when possible, within the context of Covid-19

Your experience:
• Experience in carrying out research, M&E, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analytical methods, including participatory, gender-transformative, and/or feminist approaches
• Familiarity with UN System, Multilateral Development Banks, INGOs, NGOs, Women Rights Organizations and Private Foundations operating in the field of gender equality and inclusion
• Experience conducting evaluation and/or technical assistance mandates, in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean or the Pacific
• Experience managing a multidisciplinary team

Team and culture fit:
• You have outstanding communication skills and love teamwork
• You want to make a difference supporting clients in their progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals, gender equality and inclusion
• You are looking to lead a team and ensure the success of the GE&I practice

Our Employer Value Proposition:
• Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
• Work in a dynamic international environment and ongoing on-the-job training
• Attractive remuneration package commensurate with experience and performance

Deputy Director II

Deputy Director II

Posting Number: 1301

Closing Date:

Location: Remote, USA

http://www.riseuptogether.org/, based at the Public Health Institute, partners with women, girls, and allies who are transforming their communities and countries as part of a global movement for gender justice and equity. We build power with these local leaders as they work for equity in education, health, and economic opportunity to create a better future for all. Since 2009, Rise Up’s powerful network of over 750 leaders have successfully advocated for 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting the lives of 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S.

Rise Up is at an exciting time of growth and expansion — we are implementing a new strategic plan that will maximize the organization’s impact to support Rise Up Leaders to create large-scale change, and we recently received our largest gift ever from Mackenzie Scott. The Deputy Director will play a critical role working in collaboration with Rise Up’s Executive Director and Leadership Team to ensure Rise Up’s continued success and growth.

Rise Up is committed to advancing social, gender, and racial justice. Our team brings a wide range of perspectives and identities including ethnicity, race, gender, socio-economic background, language, political and religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and abilities. We believe that the lived experiences of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions and strengthen our work. As such, we especially seek applications from people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ+, and people living with disabilities.
Position Summary
The Deputy Director plays a key role responsible for enhancing the internal organization and infrastructure necessary for Rise Up’s continued success and growth. The Deputy Director is primarily an internal facing leader, coach, and planner who works with the Leadership Team to achieve organizational goals. They will play a critical role within the team to improve internal systems with an eye toward future strategic needs and budget realities, and act as a sounding board and strategic partner across departments. Essentially, this position is responsible for keeping Rise Up running smoothly so the Executive Director can focus on the impact model, thought leadership, fundraising and external concerns. Rise Up’s Deputy Director will support an inclusive culture at Rise Up built upon trust and integrity as we partner with local leaders to build movements for gender justice globally. The Deputy Director will directly supervise three department leaders of Programs, Operations Finance & Administration, and Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning.

Pay: $111,568 to $141,342 per year. The typical hiring range for this position is $111,568 to $141,342 based on 100% FTE. The starting salary is determined based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

Employment Type: Full Time
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Strategy & Planning (40%)

• Partner with the Executive Director and Leadership Team to determine and implement the overall strategic direction of Rise Up (currently, implementing its 2021-2025 strategy)
• Steward the implementation of Rise Up’s strategic framework through an inclusive, equitable, accountable, and transparent process
• Partner with the Monitoring, Evaluations & Learning team to develop, plan and manage goal and objective-setting across the organization; monitor and report on progress against organizational objectives and milestones; and ensure alignment with organizational impact metrics and programmatic learning loops
• Plan and facilitate Rise Up’s planning and monitoring cycles, including an annual global planning retreat, as well as ongoing cross-functional team discussions
• Ensure that Rise Up’s strategic organizational priorities and team/departmental planning goals align and cascade to individual goal setting and performance management process
• Perform risk management planning and crisis management, if needed

Operations & Management (40%)

• Align annual budget and fundraising goals in partnership with Directors of Finance and Development.
• Establish procedures for setting priorities, managing workloads, and improving project management practices. Work with department leaders to monitor and allocate staff time to projects to ensure organizational priorities are met in a timely manner.
• Ensure processes and practices are well aligned and communicated across Rise Up.
• Collaborate with department leads to guide timely program implementation and expansion in focus countries with country-based partners, consistent with strategic objectives and informed by learning loops and other monitoring & evaluation metrics.
• Ensure that hiring plans are coordinated across the organization as aligned with the Rise Up strategic direction & DEI commitments.
• Mentor, coach, and supervise leaders of Programs, Operations Finance & Administration, and Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning departments.
• Determine organizational capacity for implementation of new projects and directions, and lead on special projects as needed.

Executive Communications (10%)

• Advise ED on internal communications and ensure transparent decision-making processes and clear direction setting.
• Engage staff/teams as appropriate in decision-making processes.
• Strengthen communication and collaboration platforms for global team interactions and information sharing, working closely with the Operations & Programs teams.
• Strategically represent Rise Up with key partners and donors, as needed.

Organizational Leadership Team (10%)

• Serve on Leadership Team with department managers to direct Rise Up towards impact, foster team morale, and strengthen management processes.
• Lead a collaborative process to design global team meetings and sessions with leadership and staff input, coordinating and/or delegating various roles for meeting content preparation and execution.
• Assist ED in prioritizing issues and agenda setting for leadership and all staff discussions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• A minimum of 7 years of experience in a senior management position in a nonprofit organization, foundation, or social justice field, including experience with organizational strategy and team management.
• Background in two or more of the following: organizational strategy, nonprofit global operations, global program development, executive/internal communications.
• Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.
• Bachelor’s degree, or 4 additional years of related work experience.

Other Qualifications

• High level of integrity, transparency, initiative, creativity, and problem-solving capacity.
• Success in roles requiring execution of multiple tasks and proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor.
• Cultural competency and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide array of people from diverse backgrounds.
• Outstanding leadership, communication, and interpersonal/relationship building skills.
• Passionate about Rise Up’s mission and impact.
• 10-15 years of experience in a senior management position in a nonprofit organization, foundation, or social justice field preferred.
• Graduate degree in related field preferred.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS

This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties. However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.

PHI WORKFORCE MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY

Per the PHI Workforce Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is a condition of employment for all domestic based employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are granted a reasonable accommodation under applicable law.

New hires need to provide proof of full vaccination prior to their start date or apply for an exemption/accommodation within three business days after their start date. Depending on the circumstances, new hires who do not comply with this Policy, or who cannot be reasonably accommodated, will either have their employment suspended or terminated. Candidates who are non-compliant will have their offers rescinded.

EEO Statement

The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.

For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

ADA Statement:

The Public Health Institute is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruitment Team at least 48 hours in advance at mailto:Recruitment@phi.org.

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Deputy Regional Director for the Americas

Please Note: Solidarity Center staff enjoy a hybrid telework/in-person schedule. We also have a mandatory vaccine policy and safety protocols in all our facilities. All candidates applying for this role will be expected to adhere to these policies and to work in the Washington, D.C. office a minimum of three days per week unless an ADA or health-related exemption is approved.

 

Summary

 

Solidarity Center is seeking a Deputy Regional Program Director (Deputy RPD or Deputy) for its expanding Americas team, based in Washington, DC. This position supports and shares managerial oversight with the Americas Regional Program Director (RPD) for all areas of programming and finances within the department, including DC-based and field office activities across the region. The Deputy helps to manage staff, programs, budgets, operations, and documentation, sharing responsibility for the department’s overall performance. The Deputy shares responsibility for staff development and performance management of field and headquarters staff at all levels. In addition, the Deputy assists the RPD in developing a strategic vision for the region to establish program and funding priorities for the department.

 

The Deputy RPD manages the flow of information and instruction within the region and with other departments. This position carries with it the same decision making and approval authority as the RPD, along with the ability to directly respond to requests from both staff and other managers, opening bottlenecks in department processes.

 

As a member of the Solidarity Center management team, the Deputy RPD contributes to organizational decision making and represents Solidarity Center with external partners. These include the AFL-CIO and related organizations, others in non-governmental community, US government agencies, and donors. The Deputy Regional Program Director also coordinates and works in coalition with others in the non-governmental community to further policy and programmatic goals, establishes and maintains regular contact with US government agencies, and donor agencies, and plays a managerial role in developing a grant-funding strategy.

 

Qualifications

 

Broad knowledge of international trade union, socio-economic and political issues, with particular expertise in the Americas, and the ability to articulate these issues
Knowledge of the US trade union movement and its institutions and general familiarity with AFL-CIO policies and positions
Familiarity with Federal grant-related policies and procedures; experience with the US Department of Labor is desirable
Experience developing and managing budgets with accuracy and timeliness
Supervisory/management experience
Strong program and financial management skills with a high degree of organization and attention to detail
Excellent writing, editing, and analytic skills
Word processing and spreadsheet skills
An academic background, preferably a master’s degree, in labor relations, political science or international affairs, or a minimum of 10 years equivalent work experience
Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with diverse groups of people
Fluency in written and spoken Spanish; Portuguese language ability is also desirable

Field experience with a US or international labor organization is high desirable, as this position entails extensive travel to the field for supervisory program management and program development purposes.

 

Supervisor: Regional Program Director

 

Specific Duties:

Promote an atmosphere of cooperation, coordination and respect among staff at all levels and across departmental/regional lines;
Promote gender equity and equality of opportunity for all staff;
Know and follow Solidarity Center policies and procedures; ensure staff are aware of and comply with same; ensure financial and program reporting by the department; comply with SC policies and donor policies
Attend Solidarity Center regular managers meetings and communicate with staff about new developments;
In coordination with the RPD, keep senior Solidarity Center management and AFL-CIO staff informed of programs, issues and events in the region;
In tandem with the RPD, supervise headquarters-based program officers and support staff in Washington and field representatives in the region; articulate clear expectations, provide regular feedback, and hold staff accountable for their areas of responsibility;
Provide direction, technical assistance and support for evaluation of field projects related to global field projects, and, where appropriate, recruiting outside evaluators;
Recruit, train and mentor new staff;
Interact with the two staff unions on issues related to the department and participate in the development and revision of job descriptions for all department staff;
Hold regular staff meetings, for the purpose of budget monitoring and general program timelines and information-sharing;
Ensure proposals, reports, budgets and other program documents are well written and prepared for internal review prior to submission to donors. Ensure both internal and external deadlines are met.
Coordinate the design, development and implementation of programs in the region, and oversee the quality of these programs;
Promote programmatic cooperation with US and international labor organizations;
Form/participate in coalitions with other non-governmental organizations working toward shared programmatic objectives;
Establish and maintain relationships with representatives of donor agencies, government departments and US missions abroad regarding regional responsibilities and programs;
Develop comprehensive funding strategies for programs in the region with oversight from the RPD; aggressively pursue new funding opportunities;
Travel to countries within the region on a regular basis for supervisory, and program management, development, implementation and evaluation purposes;
Consult and coordinate with Solidarity Center staff in other regions and offices, with decision making authority on programs and operations;
Represent the Solidarity Center and the AFL-CIO in meetings, seminars and conferences in the US and abroad; and
Assist in the production of Solidarity Center reports, proposals, educational materials and other publications.

This is a management position, generously compensated with a gross annual salary of approximately $150,000 USD. A robust benefits package includes fully paid health insurance, a 401k retirement plan plus AFL-CIO pension, life insurance, and ample paid time off for holidays, vacation, and sick leave. Pre-tax deduction programs are also available for commuting, dependent care, and health care expenses.

 

The Solidarity Center cultivates the values of diversity, equality, and inclusion among its staff and partners. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable law. Candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact us at information@solidaritycenter.org.

Policy Counsel – MENA

The Organization and Role

 

About Access Now

Access Now is a growing international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our policy, advocacy, technology, and operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.

 

About this role

The Policy Counsel is deeply involved in aspects of the organisation that pertain to Access Now’s policy initiatives in the MENA Region. The Policy Counsel works closely with its regional teams counterparts of policy analysts/counsels, campaigners, regional leaders, and others around the world to foster an international dialogue, to ensure that legislation and policies around the Region respect and extend human rights in the digital age. The Policy Counsel contributes to Access Now’s strategy to ensure that human rights in the digital age are high on the agenda of the relevant government and policy institutions around the MENA Region in the upcoming years.

 

The Policy Counsel works closely with the Organization’s various Advocacy teams, and is sometimes filled as Policy Analyst. This role sits within the Advocacy Arm, on the Policy and International Programs Team, and reports through the Regional Policy & Advocacy Manager – MENA.

 

What you will do

Follow regional developments on areas of importance to human rights in the digital age, which can include business & human rights, content regulation and disinformation, cybersecurity, government surveillance, accountability of online platforms and more, depending on prioritisation and planning
Track and engage on relevant legislation and administrative proceedings, and establish and maintain relationships with regulators and lawmaker
Craft research and evidence based on legal, policy, and legislative analysis; and develop policy recommendations and strategies on the above policy area
Write policy briefs, blog posts, public comments, reports and other pertinent documents in support of lobbying and advocacy effort
Conduct monitoring of relevant digital rights issues in the region, monitoring the release of academic publications and summarizing relevant findings to inform our wor
Support and identify opportunities for collaboration with partners, policymakers, and stakeholders in a country/region to advance regional community objectives on digital rights
Coordinate multi stakeholder coalition and public events and before regional policy and governance institution
Represent Access Now at events, in coalitions, and on partner organizations’ advisory councils
Advise the MENA regional policy and advocacy leader, and the Director – Policy, International Programs on regional issues and strategy
Collaborate with colleagues to develop innovative and effective regional advocacy approaches to advance digital rights in the region, including campaigns and media relation
Collaborate with campaigners on development of materials, and execute comprehensive, substance-driven campaigns
Research fundraising and partnership opportunities, including innovative collaboration
Work closely with colleagues to map strategic growth and opportunities for deepening our work in support of communities at serious risk throughout the region, and in response to regional developments that impact the global digital rights landscape

Skills, education, and mindset you will bring

3-5 years of experience in regional policy and lawmaking, public policy, advocacy, campaigning, or similar function, increasing levels of responsibility – with previous work that may have spanned areas such as internet freedom, internet governance, human rights, legal education, political communication, internet engineering, and/or new technologie
Solid understanding of the functioning and internal processes of regional and state regulatory and legislative institutions and mechanism
Ability to bridge the gap between policy and technology (technical background a plus)
Excellent communication skills and proven ability to produce well-written policy papers and communications material
Experience engaging and supporting diverse communities including women, LGBTQI or queer communities
Global perspective and ability to participate in a team with people from around the world
Strong organisational skills, and ability to meet and prioritise multiple deadlines in a complex and fluid environment
Ability to organise and facilitate events, workshops, and small meetings
Global perspective and ability to participate in a team with people from around the world
Strong organisational skills, and ability to meet and prioritise multiple deadlines in a complex and fluid environment
Ability to organise and facilitate events, workshops, and small meetings
Global perspective and ability to participate in a team with people from around the world
Thorough understanding of the digital debates of our time and the challenges that new technologies pose to the respect and enjoyment of human rights
Experience working in civil society, public sector, and/or a regulatory environment preferred
Fluency in English is required, with knowledge of an additional, relevant language strongly preferred
Bachelor or master degree equivalent in law, to complement appropriate work preparation for the role

The Details

 

Location

This is a full-time position, with preference for candidates positioned within the MENA, Sub-Saharan Africa Regions, and within Europe. At this time most Access Now Team Members are working through hybrid office arrangements, combining remote at-home work with intermittent use of established, regional offices and/or co-working spaces.

 

Remuneration

Access Now offers competitive compensation – in line with skills, preparation, and depth of experience – and benefits packages that align with our regional and office presences. While skills, experience, and the specific region/location drive compensation, examples of anticipated, initial placement within the salary range for this role include:

 

between K300,000 and K500,000 KES gross monthly (Kenya)
between $2,600 and $3,300 USD gross monthly (Tunisia)

Benefits for this specific role are tied to the location, and will vary. Regardless of location, all Team Members benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:

 

Work-life balance…including a generous paid time-off program between 36 and 40 days annually
Access to supplemental health care insurance policies
Professional development and growth opportunities
Extensive workplace flexibility
Organizational resilience and support for all team members, including paid family leave and employee assistance programs
Connection to a diverse, global team of passionate, principled professionals
Opportunities to recharge (including one month of paid refresher leave after 4 years)

How to Apply

 

Please submit the following documents:

Résumé/CV (removing all personally identifying information such as age, gender, marital status, address, and photo)
Thoughtful cover letter outlining your suitability for our role, with particular attention to your experience aligning to the core functions

Our hiring teams review applications submitted through our Career Openings page; email submissions are not accepted. Please note that if you are applying via a link in a 3rd party system (examples: Indeed, Glassdoor, LinkedIn, Snaphunt, Zip Recruiter), be sure that you are going through the application link in BambooHR so that you are properly uploading a distinct Cover Letter and a separate CV/Resume.

 

In order for us to communicate with you on the status of your application, please add apps.bamboohr.com to your contacts list, and check spam or junk folders so that you do not miss updates from us.

 

We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. We are interested in receiving applications from people who consider themselves as under-represented in their talent communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.

 

Published 2022-06-06

Link to Apply: https://accessnow.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=126&source=aWQ9MjY%3D

Chief Impact Officer

Water For People is a global nonprofit working across nine countries, bringing together communities, local entrepreneurs, and governments to build and maintain water and sanitation services that will last. We have a sustainable solution to end the global water and sanitation crisis, and our employees across the world help drive this solution.

POSITION OBJECTIVE:
Reporting directly to one of the Co-Chief Executive Officers (Co-CEO), the Chief Impact Officer (CIO) ensures effective communication, execution, and adaptation of our organizational strategy for 2030 and our three-year rolling Strategic Plan. This position provides oversight and leadership to the Influence Team and to the Strategic Accountability and Adaptation Team as they work to implement our global influence plan and our organizational MEL framework, including evidence-based planning processes. The CIO will represent both teams as a member of our Global Leadership Team and will play a critical role in transitioning Water For People to place greater emphasis on the national impact pathway (national systems strengthening) as part of the organizational strategy. The role will also be responsible for thought leadership and support to country programs on addressing challenges to achievement of sustainable WASH services locally. The CIO will also represent Water For People externally on programmatic topics to enhance our visibility and reputation.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS & DUTIES:
Strategy Development and Implementation
• Lead implementation of our organizational strategy (called Destination 2030) and three-year strategic plan. This includes leading and formalizing required updates to the organizational strategy while focusing on learning, long-term trends and outlook, and competitive intelligence.
• Create and chair a Program Strategy and Delivery committee which will include the Director of Influence, Director of Strategic Accountability and Adaptation, the Africa Regional Director, the Latin America Regional Director, and the India Country Director, to meet regularly and make key. programmatic decisions, identify and ensure thoughtful rollout of global programmatic initiatives, etc.
• Facilitate process for each country program to develop and maintain a clear vision for their countries that are aligned to achievement of SDG 6.1 and 6.2, including definition of what needs to happen in each country for those targets to be achieved and Water For People’s role.
• Ensure national impact pathway (national system strengthening) work is understood and prioritized across the organization, in support of strong WASH systems in the countries where we work.
• Support organizational change related to the addition of human and financial capacity in all growth areas of our Destination 2030 strategy.
• Provide thought leadership and support to country programs to address challenges to achieve sustainable WASH services in our district-level work.
• Collaborate with the other Global Leadership Team (GLT) members and ensure the strategy is understood, communicated, and implemented across the entire organization.
• Lead global development of organizational strategy scorecard, including annual priorities across the organization, and related tracking and reporting.
• Work closely with the Co-CEOs to keep the Board informed of strategic matters and progress and challenges related to our impact.
• Facilitate development of our rolling three-year strategic plans and our post-2030 organizational strategy.

Strategic Accountability and Adaptation
• Manage the Director of Strategic Accountability and Adaptation and provide support on decision-making related to programmatic monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) processes globally.
• Ensure implementation of all organizational MEL processes, including evidence-based planning aligned with the Destination 2030 results framework at local, national, and global levels.
• Report annually on progress of strategy implementation against impact targets established in the results framework.
• Report annually on progress of strategy implementation against the strategic plan annual priorities and targets.
• Lead review of and update (as needed) the D30 Strategy with team leads of D30 Alliance members and in coordination with the D30 Alliance Manager.
• Lead the annual review and update (as needed) of the strategic plan annually with the GLT.

Global Influence
• Manage the Director of Influence and provide support on organizational influence, consulting, and partnerships to achieve the global impact pathway objectives of our strategy.
• Ensure technical support is provided to country programs on national impact activities (including thematic areas climate/WRM, market systems development, finance and planning, etc.), and on the pursuit and implementation of funding opportunities, as requested.
• Develop recommendations for strategic partnerships and collaborations in the WASH sector for Water For People to gain global influence.
• Represent Water For People at key international conferences, in WASH alliances and at WASH functions.
• Ensure impactful contributions from Water For People in partnerships including Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), Agenda For Change, Millennium Water Alliance, etc.

Programmatic Leadership and Coordination
• In collaboration with the Director of Influence and the Director of Strategic Accountability and Adaptation, across the two teams:
o Build a global team culture through modeling and promoting an inclusive environment, proactive communication, individual and team resilience, and effective change management
o Identify opportunities for professional development for all team members.
o Lead staff planning and budgeting for growth and ensure alignment with countries, regions, and our organizational transformation commitments which include JEDI and subsidiarity.
o Ensure increased prioritization of programmatic evaluation as a key part of MEL.
o Ensure effective and efficient programmatic support to country programs on institutional funding opportunities, pre- and post-award, with prioritization of in-country opportunities.
o Ensure alignment, effective communication, information sharing, and effective collaboration across the two teams.
• Inspire innovative program design that is aligned with the organizational strategy, with a primary focus on national impact (scaling) pathways to strengthen WASH systems.
• Lead decision-making on aspects of Water For People’s consulting work aligned to our strategy that are of a global nature, including rate structure, revenue sharing, efficiency considerations, improving processes, etc.
• Lead decision-making and provide oversight to Water For People’s potential new programs in the US and/or Canada.
• Collaborate with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Regional Directors to support corporate functions including continuous improvement in risk management, talent management, finance, and other areas.
• Support Donor Impact Team with fundraising initiatives as requested, including donor meetings and in-country fundraising.
• Lead other organizational initiatives as requested by the Co-CEOs.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Bachelor’s degree required and master’s degree preferred (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in strategic planning and/or global operations in international development.
• Seasoned professional, with a strong strategy orientation, who has previously held several operational roles in fast-paced and complex environments. Work experience should include success in a period of growth and/or transition.
• Ability to apply a variety of strategic frameworks to analyze problems and to guide and develop solutions.
• Ability to translate and communicate complex topics in a variety of forums, tailoring communications to effectively fit and influence the targeted audience.
• Strong executive presence, presentation, and communication skills.
• Ability to lead the entire range of problem-solving work from problem definition to analysis, recommendation, and the development of implementation plans.
• Ability to influence on a global and virtual stage, demonstrating courage, an approachable style and inspiring confidence.
• Ability to bridge cultural boundaries and norms to overcome barriers and improve outcomes
• Ability to work collaboratively with key internal and external leaders, partners, suppliers, and customers.
• Proven record of accomplishment with strategy and operational planning, development, and execution.
• Professional-level proficiency in English, written and spoken is essential; Spanish preferred.
• Advanced computer proficiencies in MS Office 365 and specifically Microsoft Excel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Ability to travel up to 15% of the time domestically and internationally including to developing countries where travel is rugged.
• Ability to work outside typical offices hours at times to collaborate across multiple time zones.
• This position has the option to work from an office or remotely in one of the following countries where Water For People is present: Guatemala, Honduras, India, Malawi, Peru, Rwanda, Uganda, the United Kingdom, or the United States. Candidates must be a citizen or legally authorized to work in the country in which they live.
• Water For People will not support remote work from other countries besides those listed above and from the following states: NY, NJ, WA, VT, and CA.
• Water For People will consider a candidate who wishes to relocate for this position but will not sponsor a visa.

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Salary Range:
US anticipated salary range $138,500 – $175,500 per year. (If based outside the US an equivalent country market – based salary will be determined)

Actual salary will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors.

Benefits:
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage healthy living for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind, and social well-being. To that end, we provide a global EAP and Telehealth benefit to address your holistic health. Healthy living also includes financial wellness tools including, digital tools, classes, counseling, paid time off and generous retirement savings plan. If the position is based outside the US, benefits will be dictated by the country in which the selected candidate is located.
Water For People cannot provide immigration sponsorship for this position.

Water For People is committed to protecting children encountered during our work and by our employees, preventing sexual abuse and exploitation of all individuals with a particular focus on women and children and other marginalized communities in the performance of our work, preventing human trafficking in the performance of our work and in our supply chain and to having a drug-free workplace. During the recruitment processes, additional documentation will be requested to comply with our policies and in accordance with the legal requirements in your country of residency, this includes a background check. If you apply for employment, we want you to be aware of our recruitment, selection and hiring processes including important policies regarding employee conduct.

Water For People is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to creating a culture of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace. For this position we strongly encourage women and people with disabilities to apply. Water for people strives to create and maintain a level of diversity that reflects the communities we serve. Achieving this—regardless of race, ethnicity, ancestry, tribal affiliation, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, disability, socioeconomic class, educational attainment, or other social identities is critical to our ability to have a world where every person has access to reliable and safe water and sanitation services.

Our commitment ensures that we:
• Have a different array of thinking that comes from diverse backgrounds and cultures, enabling us to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges.
• Strive for a culture of inclusion and belonging by treating each other with dignity, respect, and appreciation enabling us to feel welcome, supported, and valued.
• Effectively connect, communicate, and build long-lasting relationships with stakeholders within our diverse communities.
• Have diversity of thought, perspectives, backgrounds, identities, and talents that will support our mission to develop high-quality drinking water and sanitation services are available to Everyone Forever.

 

Procurement and Grants Team Leader

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 27 country and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable development to benefit Pacific people, our unique organisation works across more than 25 sectors. We are known for our knowledge and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public health surveillance, geoscience, and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.

The Operations and Management Directorate (OMD) provides corporate services to all SPC Divisions and Programmes. It consists of three key departments: Finance, Human Resources and Information Services. OMD is focused on improving the effectiveness of systems, policies and management to provide high-quality customer-oriented services.

The role – the Procurement and Grants Team Leader will lead and manage the Suva-based Procurement and Grants Team members to deliver high quality advice and service for procurement and grants activities; to provide accurate, expert and specialist advice on complex procurement activities; to build organisational capacity, capability and understanding of SPC’s Procurement and Grants Policies; identify and implement improvements in processes.

The key responsibilities of the role include the following:

Operations: procurement and grants
• Manage the Suva-based procurement and grants staff to:
o achieve quality outcomes from procurement and grants activities,
o deliver high quality advice; and
o harmonized and consistent service across SPC
• Manage and maintain the external relationships with vendors and bidders, including preferred suppliers
• Ensure quality customer service is provided to SPC’s divisions undertaking procurement activities

Advice
• Provide expert advice on SPC procurement and grants processes
• Advice to decision-makers on complex procurement and grants issues taking into account stakeholder’s requirements
• Advice provided to decision-makers on how to manage ethical issues; integrity demonstrated
• Risks identified, mitigated and/or escalated

Management of staff
• Manage the procurement and grants staff and resources

Outreach, education and training
• Provide capacity building to SPC staff in procurement and grants functions
• Provide capacity development support to potential grant applicants
• Ensure communication with key stakeholders and builds strong relationships

System and processes
• Identify and implement improvements to procurement and grants tools and systems to assist with building understanding and compliance
• Identify recommendations on policy and process updates
• Lead on a component of the procurement and grants reform

For a more detailed account of the key responsibilities, please refer to the online job description.

Procurement and Grants Manager

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 27 country and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable development to benefit Pacific people, our unique organisation works across more than 25 sectors. We are known for our knowledge and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public health surveillance, geoscience, and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.

The Operations and Management Directorate (OMD) provides corporate services to all SPC Divisions and Programmes. It consists of three key departments: Finance, Human Resources and Information Services. OMD is focused on improving the effectiveness of systems, policies and management to provide high-quality customer-oriented services.

The role – the Procurement and Grants Manager will lead the Procurement and Grants Team to deliver high quality advice and service for procurement and grants activities; to provide strategic high quality accurate, expert and specialist advice to influence the strategic direction of SPC’s procurement and grants activities; strengthen internal understanding and capabilities of SPC staff in procurement and grants processes; and drive procurement and grants reform as part of the ‘One OMD’ workplan with a particular focus on improvements in processes, procedures and systems.

The key responsibilities of the role include the following:

Operations: procurement, grants and travel

• Lead SPC’s procurement and grants functions to deliver high quality customer service advice; and harmonized and consistent service across SPC to the agreed service standards and in accordance with SPC’s Procurement Policy, Grants Policy and Travel Policy.
• Ensure a ‘one Procurement and Grants Team’ approach
• Team’s budget is managed, and cost recovery mechanisms are implemented
• External relationships with vendors and bidders, including preferred suppliers, are optimized
• Quality customer service is provided to SPC’s divisions undertaking procurement, grants or travel activities

Advice
• Provide advice to influence the strategic direction of SPC’s procurement and grants processes
• Advice to decision-makers on highly complex procurement and grant issues (protests, management of COI etc)
• Recommendations on policy and process updates
• Organisational procurement/grant risks and team risks are managed
• Organisational wide ethical issues relating to procurement and grants are identified and managed

Management of staff
• Manage the procurement and grants staff and resources

Outreach, education and training
• Provide capacity building to SPC staff in procurement and grants functions
• Provide capacity development support to potential grant applicants (where relevant)
• Builds robust collaborative relationships with senior staff across OMD and SPC
• Ensure communication with key stakeholders and builds strong relationships

System and processes
• In collaboration with OMD Management, and with participation of key stakeholders (e.g., divisions) drive procurement and grants reform as part of the one OMD workplan, with a particular focus on improvements in processes, procedures and systems

For a more detailed account of the key responsibilities, please refer to the online job description.

Knowledge Management Adviser

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 27 country and territory members. In pursuit of sustainable development to benefit Pacific people, our organisation works across more than 20 sectors. We are known for our knowledge and innovation in such areas as fisheries science, public health, geoscience, and conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture.

The Human Rights and Social Development Division has a vision for just, equitable and resilient Pacific societies and it aims to achieve this by advancing human rights, equality and social inclusion for all Pacific people, grounded in cultural values and principles. The work of this Division includes work previously undertaken by the Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT) in the area of human rights and the Social Development Programme (SDP) in the areas of gender equality and social inclusion, culture and youth development.

In line with its vision, the work of the Division will encompass the following focal areas:
• Objective 1: Governance for human rights and social development: strengthen inclusive, transparent and active governance for human rights and social development.
• Objective 2: Gender equality and social inclusion: mobilize, empower and build conditions for gender equality, equity and social inclusion in society and development.
• Objective 3: Culture: promote, preserve and protect positive expressions of culture.
• Objective 4: Social innovation and learning: enhance knowledge, learning and innovative solutions to accelerate impact on human development priorities.

The Knowledge Management Adviser is accountable to and works closely with the Team Leader Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, Knowledge Management unit and team, to support overall knowledge management for development impact across the HRSD division. The Knowledge Management Adviser shall primarily be responsible for the design, enhancement and/or updating, implementation, and management of the HRSD Division knowledge management strategy with a view to influencing behavioral change and social mobilization, high level advocacy, public outreach and facilitated services, which is all geared towards the achievement of the divisional goal and aligned with the SPC corporate communications strategy and policies.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

Knowledge Management
• Development, implementation and management of the HRSD knowledge management strategy for development impact, and its corresponding tools.
Knowledge Management and capacity development
• Advice and build capacity and skills of program and project staff and participating stakeholders on knowledge management for development impact.

For a more detailed account of the key responsibilities, please refer to the online job description.

 

Partnerships and Development Director

The Organization
The Girls First Fund (GFF) is a donor collaborative supported by leading philanthropic organizations and individual philanthropists who have come together to provide underfunded community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Global South with the resources they need to end child marriage.

Started in 2018, GFF believes that community-based organizations (CBOs) are in the best position to create lasting local change and to address the root causes of child marriage by tackling the power structures that encourage child marriage and prolong its status quo. With a goal to radically expand resources to community-led initiatives, they are accelerating the end of child marriage and fueling the drive towards gender equality.

The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic fundraiser and relationship builder to create lasting impact by galvanizing a thoughtful and intentional network of donors who are deeply committed to working collaboratively to end child marriage. The Partnerships and Development Director will work in partnership with the Fund’s Director to bring additional funders to the table while maximizing and leveraging Girls First Fund’s current network of committed donors and partners to end child marriage around the world.

Key Responsibilities

Design, Develop, and Facilitate Fundraising Strategy: The Partnerships and Development Director will be responsible for stewarding and increasing Girls First Fund’s foundation and philanthropic giving by providing strategic vision for the development of a comprehensive institutional giving strategy.

Donor Cultivation and Relationship Management: The Partnerships and Development Director will provide critical support to the Fund’s Director to maximize and leverage Girls First Fund’s Board of Directors, existing donors, and strategic partners to identify and cultivate institutional prospects with a particular focus on family foundations, institutional donors, and high-net-worth individuals who have the capacity to make six to seven-figure multi-year, unrestricted commitments.

Strategic Fundraising Management: The Partnerships and Development Director will provide exceptional project management to advance GFF’s fundraising priorities to obtain catalytic revenue from new and current donors.

This position is remote with a flexible work from home schedule. An estimated 25% travel may be required to attend necessary meetings and events.

The salary range for this position is between $120,000 – $160,000 USD depending on experience and location. GFF provides a competitive benefits package that is adapted to contractual status.

To read the full position visit: https://www.goodcitizen.com/executive-search/partnerships-and-development-director/