Corporate and Foundation Partnerships Officer

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Apply by 7 September 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 9 July 2018

Job Description

Corporate and Foundation Partnerships Officer, works with the New Program Development Office together with technical and program staff to support expanded and more in-depth partnerships with corporate and foundation partners and donors in pursuit of Jhpiego’s mission. The Officer will support and/or lead response to identified proposal opportunities, support a team to be prepared for external facing activities in order to position Jhpiego for new partnerships, and contribute to stewardship efforts of existing Jhpiego partnerships. Knowledge management is a key function of the Officer role. The Officer will conduct research, perform information synthesis and document analysis, and track the status of results of on-going projects and monitor activities of competitors, partners and donors. The Officer will engage in regular communication with field staff, and program and technical leaders at Jhpiego worldwide. Jhpiego’s work focuses on a range of public health areas, including maternal and child health, family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment and cervical cancer.


  • Manage organizational response to straightforward corporate and foundation partnership and proposal opportunities (eg., those that have defined parameters).
  • Gather, synthesize and support analysis of information about donors, partners and competitors
  • Analyze and manage opportunity feedback from stakeholders
  • Compile and synthesize input to support bid and no-bid decisions
  • Develop proposal writing outlines (or slide deck flows), calendars and manage proposal teams to deliver on time results and responsiveness in line with identified submission requirements or strategy
  • Ensure non-technical proposal content complies with client needs
  • Manage production of proposal submissions, assuring on-time delivery of all documents
  • Support transition of awarded projects to implementation team
  • Provide regular reporting on proposal status and results
  • Draft and edit capacity statements, and frame organizational ideas for organizational positioning needs.
  • Contribute to developing a country office and technical area pipeline for corporate and foundation partnership pursuit, and support teams to be prepared for external facing activities. This could include, but is not limited to, research on individual prospective corporate and/or foundation partners, synthesizing info on market into a landscape analysis, organizing slide decks, drafting key messages, contributing to facilitation prep meetings, and other prep.
  • Serve as a technical liaison. Convey NPD process updates to technical counterpart, and serve as an entry point for technical counterpart in case he/she has questions or ideas to share for NPD consideration.
  • Support proposal managers and teams, including in scheduling and setting up phone calls and/or meetings as needed.
  • Nurture and maintain relationships with competitors, partners and donors, as appropriate
  • Maintain updated information on electronic libraries
  • Support development and implementation of office processes
  • Draft, route and track contractual documents
  • Coordinate, facilitate and document internal proposal debriefs
  • Capture proposal content, relevant donor feedback and program results to present in future proposals
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of USG, foundation and/or corporate proposal development and/or project management experience
  • Working knowledge of international and US donor agencies and preferably private sector foundations
  • Ability to work in complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines, competing priorities and intense pressure to perform
  • Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
  • Proficient in MS Office and online resources
  • Willingness to work overtime during proposal preparation and production
  • Ability to travel internationally to low resource settings
Preferred Qualifications
  • Fluency in a second language (French, Portuguese, or Spanish)

About the Organization

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.

Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people. Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families. These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

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