Application Deadline: September 4 EOD\u00a0
We are the largest nonprofit fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world. Founded on a simple premise: that people everywhere, regardless of identity or circumstances, should have the chance to live healthy, productive lives. By building a global and cultural workplace that supports greater diversity, equity, and inclusion \u2014 of voices, ideas, and approaches \u2014 together with our employees and partners, we can help all people improve their lives from poverty and health to education. As an organization we offer hybrid work arrangements, generous PTO, 15% contribution to your retirement fund, a diverse and inclusive workplace backed by 11 Employee Resource Groups and embed DEI in everything we do!\u00a0
\u202fThe mission of the Global Policy & Advocacy (GPA) division is to understand and shape the public policy debates affecting the foundation's work, build support for its major program and policy objectives, and develop partnerships and alliances that can advance the foundation's objectives nationally and globally. Because the foundation's resources alone are not enough to solve the challenges ahead, GPA also supports advocacy efforts to engage diverse stakeholders and promote innovative solutions that advance our program goals.\u202f We work in close partnership with grantees, our colleagues in the Global Health, Global Development, Global Growth & Opportunity, U.S. and Gender Equality programs and Foundation Communications to build the environment in which all people have the opportunity to lead healthy and productive lives.\u202f\u00a0
The Development Policy & Finance (DPAF) team is the foundation\u2019s development economics team, accountable for ensuring GPA\u2019s work \u2013 and by extension the foundation\u2019s work \u2013 is informed by strong economic analysis and viewpoints, resonant with economic trends, and connected with key economic decision-makers. This is not a research team but a group of advisory economists and development finance experts accountable for using economic analysis and perspectives to strengthen foundation policy and advocacy strategies, and for growing the community of economic policymakers engaged in foundation issues such as global health, human capital and gender equity.\u00a0\u00a0
The DPAF Deputy Director will join the DPAF leadership team, providing a mix of analytic and advisory services, grantmaking, and partnership development within the Global Financial Architecture and across International Financial Institutions (IFIs).\u00a0
Lead on cross-cutting economics/finance issues & sector-wide analysis and perspectives relevant to the foundation\u2019s mission (e.g. equitable economic recovery, health financing, gender, human capital).\u202f\u202f
Lead foundation engagement with MDBs \u2013 World Bank / regional development banks / development finance institutions \u2013 to coordinate and align policy, channel resources, and improve collaborative impact between organizational leadership.\u202f\u00a0
Partner internally and externally to shape policies and develop innovative financing vehicles and promote sustainable debt management and resource mobilization in priority countries.\u00a0
Partner closely with DPAF Deputy Director, Country Finance, and other colleagues to ensure \u2018one foundation\u2019 approach to internal, external, and partner engagement.\u00a0\u00a0\u00a0
What You\u2019ll Do\u00a0
Facilitate development of annual investment plans and budgets, develop, modify and implement strategy under the leadership of the Director. Work with foundation leadership as requested to address cross-cutting issues and improve functions and performance.\u00a0
Provide strategic guidance in crafting grants and contracts that require complex research or analytics. Be responsible for global measurement and modeling activities.\u00a0
Accountable for the identification and assessment of key portfolio risks, and the development and management of mitigation/contingency plans at the portfolio level.\u00a0
Advise, mentor, and support colleagues within the foundation and their grantees in the design, enhancement, and execution of project, initiatives, and engagements. Manage partnerships and grantee relationships to achieve impact, for example, by conducting site visits, convening meetings of key partners, monitoring and evaluating components of grants.\u00a0
Serve as a foundation global spokesperson on industry engagement priorities and related issues internally to foundation Co-chairs and leadership and externally to industry and global health stakeholders.\u00a0
This role may manage people and may be responsible for hiring the talent needed to achieve our goals, ensuring successful employee onboarding, communicating performance expectations, creating goal alignment, integrating project and change management, giving and seeking feedback, providing coaching, measuring progress and holding people accountable, supporting employee development, and recognizing achievement and lessons learned.\u00a0
Proven track record to lead and influence others. Demonstrated ability to work with efficiency, diplomacy, and flexibility particularly as part of a team. Experience working on teams with diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.\u00a0
Knowledge of international development policy and the key issues at a global level.\u00a0
Experience in strategic planning and strategy implementation.\u00a0
Demonstrated excellence in scientific writing and data analysis, written and oral communication skills, and experience advocating and communicating with a broad and diverse audience\u00a0
Experience in a role requiring collaboration in a complex organization and working with external organizations.\u00a0
Advanced degree in international development, public policy, economics, international relations, finance, business or relevant field with 10+ years of experience, or equivalent experience.\u00a0
Global experience vital, Africa or South/SE Asia focus highly preferred.\u00a0
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Depending upon your work location, we may require proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and any recommended booster doses. All employees based in the United States are to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire and any recommended boosters, subject to applicable laws.
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We are dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We\u2019re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve\u2014in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs\u2014and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve our mission will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to race, color, age, religion, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and prior protected activity.