Careers

WomenLift Health’s mission is to expand the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyze systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. 

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Our work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.  

Open Positions

Posted Date                              

28 Jan 2024

Locations                   

Canada or United States

Function

Consulting

Type

Project based, temporary consultant role

Leadership Project Reviewer North America
Level of Effort: Project based, temporary consultant role (timeline below)

To Apply: Please submit a proposal/cover letter through the Jobsoid link and include:

  • Hourly rate or project fee
  • Availability
  • Resume/experience
  • Paragraph or two on why you are interested in working with us and why you are a good fit for this role
  • Three References

Position Description 

The North America Leadership Journey will need to identify one consultant to serve as reviewers of the cohort members’ Leadership Projects (LP), hereby called the Leadership Project Reviewer (LPR).  

The LPR should have deep expertise in the field of global health in North America. They should be a bold strategic thinker who has a demonstrated ability to give constructive and nuanced feedback to mid-career leaders; have a nuanced understanding of the challenges faced by women in leadership positions; a track record of supporting women in leadership positions; a familiarity with program planning including assessment, design, implementation, and MEL.  

The LPR(s) role entails:  

Leadership Journey: 

  • As needed, support the WomenLift team to refine & finalize project proposal deliverables template and feedback rubric 
  • Co-lead a drop-in Leadership Project Overview session for cohort members in April 2024 (1 hour); to be recorded and provide context on the Leadership Project purpose and overall vision with brief presentation and help cohort members refine their project idea. 
  • Co-lead two drop-in sessions on Leadership Project deliverables for cohort members in June 2024 (1.5 hours each) to provide context on the Leadership Project deliverables and continue helping cohort members developing their idea or implementation plan.  
  • Review, provide feedback, and comment on the Leadership Project Deliverables of 30 cohort members  
    • Each project proposal should take approximately on average 1.5-2 hours (but can range from 1-4 hours) to review/complete feedback form, depending on complexity of project 
    • Review entails:  
      • Providing feedback/notes on scope of the project (ensure projects meet criteria/scale of project) 
      • Suggesting other potential stakeholders to consider 
      • Suggesting other potential stakeholders to consider 
      • Proposing potential resources, including publications (peer-reviewed as well as gray literature) and websites related to each leadership project  
      • Proposing potential organizations & resources they can seek to support their leadership project
      • Identifying commonalities with the projects of other cohort members and proposing exchange of information with other cohort members with similar leadership projects 
  • Lead a drop-in Debrief with the individual cohort in August (1 hour) for the women in the Leadership Journey after the review of their LP deliverables to further discuss feedback given on projects 

Onboarding:  

  • Attend the Leadership Journey Welcome Orientation (2.5 hours) or watch the meeting recording 
  • Meet with North America Program Lead & Director for Leadership Project Reviewer Orientation (1 hour) 

Wrap-Up: 

  • Attend a 1-hour debrief meeting with Leadership Project Reviewers to discuss reflections, feedback and future improvements  

Skills 

  • Experience in the global health field in North America, ideally experience in diverse sectors: public health policy, practice, and/or research (your work has interacted with populations at the national or multinational level and may include practicing public health in hospitals and health centers, producing research and innovation, creating or implementing policy, and managing teams/departments or projects/grants 
  • Experience in gender equality or women’s leadership work 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong presentation skills 
  • Highly desired: A strong understanding of the global health landscape; and how key players in global health interact with the country/region. 

Timeline  

The Journey will begin in March, with the bulk of the work in July. This role ideally begins about a month before the Journey begins in order to provide time for onboarding.  

  • February & March – WomenLift Orientation & Planning Meetings 
    • ~7-10 hours 
  • April – Leadership Project Deliverables & Review Process 
    • 1 hour / Both Project Reviewers 
  • June – Office Hours  
    • 2 sessions / 1.5 hours per session / Both Project Reviewers  
  • July – Project Review Hours  
    • Estimated 2 hours per leadership project x 30 cohort members = 60 hours 
  • August – Debrief Meeting  
    • 1 hour / Separated by Cohort 

Total Estimate = 70-75 hours 

Cohort Phase Timing  

  • WomenLift Health shares deliverables templates & rubric, introduces LPR, holds LP Overview drop-in session with LPR 
    • February – March 2024  
  • Leadership Project Deliverables & Review Process 
    • One session with both Project Reviewers in April TBD 
  • LPR holds Deliverables Overview drop-in session  
    • Two sessions with both Project Reviewers in June TBD 
  • Cohort members submit deliverables  
    • Sunday, June 29, 2024 
  • Reviewers begin and complete review of deliverables  
    • Monday, July 1 – Friday, August 2, 2024 
  • Return feedback to cohort; share synergies 
  • Optional drop-in LPR office hours to debrief on feedback 
    • Return deliverables by Friday, August 2, 2024 
  • One session with individual cohort in August TBD 

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Posted Date                              

18 Nov 2023

Locations                   

Canada – Major Cities

Type

Full Time

Experience

15 years

Position Title: North America Director

Location: US or Canada

Reports to: Amie Batson, President

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Status: Exempt

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health envisions a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes. To realize that vision, we seek to expand the power and influence of talented mid-career women in health and engage with senior institutional and societal leaders to catalyze systemic change for gender equality in health leadership. We work in North America, South Asia, East Africa, Southern Africa and continue to explore expansion to other regions.

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. This includes “Leadership Journeys,” which focus on equipping mid-career women with tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for impact. It includes pushing conversations and partnerships with senior leaders in health institutions, taking steps to prioritize gender equality. It also includes supporting/ convening global conversations about the importance of women’s leadership, amplifying the voices of national and global health leaders including at the bi-annual WomenLift Health Conference.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values: 

·   Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential. 

·   Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion. 

·   Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action. 

·   Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually. 

·   Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality. 

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced, strategic, innovative, and dynamic Director to design, lead, grow, and implement the WomenLift Health strategy in the North America region (Canada and the United States of America). The North America Director will be responsible for building a strategic network of relationships with Global Health institutions and high-level champions in the region to elevate the voice and influence of women leaders in global health in the North America region, to influence systemic change in Global Health organizations and contribute to a movement toward gender equality. The Director must be highly strategic, thrive in a dynamic and creative work environment, be a self-starter and be a passionate change agent for advancing women’s leadership in global health.

Key Responsibilities

Management and Leadership

·       Provide strategic leadership for the North America Regional Hub, including establishing and growing WomenLift Health’s presence and partnerships in North America.

·       Working in a matrix structure, build, sustain and lead an inspired, high performing, inclusive and diverse team and contribute to sustaining the WomenLift Health culture.

·       As a member of the WomenLift Health Senior Leadership Team (SLT), actively contribute to global management decisions regarding the organizational growth, strategy and priorities of WomenLift Health and provide guidance to the President and other senior leaders on strategic opportunities.

·       In collaboration with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead, ensure appropriate monitoring and evaluation in North America, ensuring accurate data collection and use for purposes of reporting, program improvement and donor accountability.

·       Serve as a key WomenLift Health representative in North America and in other regions as appropriate in interviews, panels, events, and other forums.

Strategy Development and Implementation: Programs, Partners, and Brand

Build and lead a North America Regional Hub team of 3-5 staff to develop, implement and monitor the contextualized WomenLift Health strategy and program implementation plan to address the leadership training needs of women in the region. This will include the following activities to advance women’s leadership and gender equality in global health.

·       Scaling up the Leadership Journey and other capacity building programs.

·       Partnering with and influencing global health institutions.

·       Contributing to thought leadership for societal movement.

·       In collaboration with the Communications and Engagement Director, oversee the development and implementation of a strategic communication plan that will promote key messaging in North America.  

·       Design and implement platforms to raise the visibility of women leaders and male allies and promote the WomenLift Health brand.

·       Partner with fellow regional Directors and functional teams to design new programs and projects, share learning, engage, and manage implementing partners, and build shared capacity.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

·       Master’s Degree required.

·       Minimum 15 years’ work experience in global health, development, or DEI/leadership fields including 10 years of regional or global experience leading the development of strategy for and execution of projects of comparable size/complexity.

·       Minimum of 10 years leading and managing a team.

·       Established network of personal and institutional relationships in global health.

·       Experience working across multiple countries and cultures.

·       Experience working in global health, gender equality or leadership development required.

·       Demonstrated impact designing and implementing a complex regional or global strategy.

·       Strong influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills, including successfully engaging and influencing high-level leaders and partners.

·       Proven ability to grow, manage, leverage, and sustain a diverse, multi-cultural, best-in-class team.

·       Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment that requires initiative, flexibility, ingenuity, resilience and commitment.

·       Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to work across cultures and geographies at all levels and for all audiences.

·       Available for early morning calls (as early as 5AM once a week) if you are in the Pacific time zone

Valued and Non-Essential Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

·   Additional language, especially Spanish

How to Apply

Please apply through the Jobsoid link.  You will be asked to submit a) your resume, b) cover letter detailing why you are interested and a good fit for the role, and c) list of three references.

Hiring Information

Salary Range: $140,000 to $180,000 USD

Benefits:

Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401K retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401K contributions. Employees are also eligible for pretax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 120 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of voluntary leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.

COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, New Venture Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Accommodation may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@newventurefund.org.

Hiring Statement:

WomenLift Health is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

If selected, US-based candidates will be hired directly as a staff member of the New Venture Fund. Canada-based candidates will be hired through a PEO (Professional Employer Organization), such as Safeguard.

E-Verify

NVF participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with employees’ Form I-9 information to confirm authorization to work in the United States.  Job candidates and employees authorized to work may not be discriminated against on the basis of national origin or citizenship status.

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21 Aug 2023

 

Southern Africa (see preferred locations), Johannesburg, Cape Town, Lusaka, Gaborone

40 hours (full time)

15 years

 

Position Title: Southern Africa Director

Location: Johannesburg-Pretoria or Cape Town preferred, other capital cities in the Southern Africa region will be considered

Reports to: Amie Batson, Executive Director

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health is committed to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyzing systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. Leadership matters. We are taking action to create a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes.     

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. We currently work in East Africa, North America, South Asia (India) and are expanding to Southern Africa. Our work includes investing in mid-career women leaders through a “Leadership Journey,” which focuses on giving them the tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for health impact. It also includes increasing the commitment of leaders of health institutions to establish more gender equitable policies and cultures and contribute to a societal movement to “reimagine” what good leadership looks, sounds, and acts like. Ultimately our goal is to encourage and support concrete action by women, male allies, institutional leaders, governments, partners and high-level champions to change the face of leadership in health, both globally and nationally – at the individual, institutional and societal level. We firmly believe that investing in leadership is the key to moving us from talk to action for better health outcomes.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values: 

  • Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential. 
  • Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion. 
  • Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action. 
  • Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually. 
  • Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality. 

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced, innovative, strategic, and dynamic Southern Africa Director to design, lead, grow, and implement the WomenLift Health strategy in the southern Africa region (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe). The Southern Africa Director leads the engagement of partner institutions and high-level champions to expand the voice and influence of women leaders in health in the southern Africa region, to influence systemic change in organizations and contribute to a movement toward gender equality. The Southern Africa Director must have excellent skills engaging and building partnerships with a deep understanding of the southern African context, at both regional and national levels. The Director must be highly strategic, thrive in a dynamic and creative work environment, be a self-starter and be a passionate change agent for advancing women’s leadership in global health.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Management and Leadership

  • Provide strategic leadership for the Southern Africa Regional Hub, including establishing and growing WomenLift Health’s presence and partnerships in southern Africa, setting up an appropriate structure, overseeing the budget and operations, and hiring staff.
  • Working in a matrix structure, build, sustain and lead an inspired, high performing, inclusive and diverse team and contribute to sustaining the WomenLift Health culture.
  • As a member of the WomenLift Health Senior Leadership Team (SLT), actively participate in management decisions regarding the growth, strategy and priorities of WomenLift Health and provide guidance to the Executive Director and senior leaders on strategic opportunities.
  • In collaboration with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director, oversee monitoring and evaluation in southern Africa, ensuring accurate data for purposes of reporting, program improvement and donor accountability.
  • Serve as the WomenLift Health spokesperson for southern Africa and other regions as appropriate in interviews, panels, events, and other forums.

Strategy Development and Implementation: Programs, Partners, and Brand

  • Build and lead a southern Africa regional team to develop, implement and monitor the contextualized WomenLift Health strategy and program implementation plan. This will include:
    • building scalable platforms to roll-out contextualized programs and activities in southern African countries addressing training for women leaders
    • engaging and influencing institutional leaders
    • contributing to societal acceptance of women’s leadership and gender equality
      • The program strategy will both align with and contribute to global and cross-regional plans.
  • Develop partnerships with key leaders and regional, national and sub-national organizations in southern Africa to advance women’s leadership and gender equality in health.  
  • Oversee the development and implementation of a strategic communication plan that will promote key messaging on women’s leadership in health, provide platforms to raise the visibility of women leaders and male allies, and establish the WomenLift Health brand.
  • Work with fellow regional Directors and functional teams to design new programs and projects, share learning, engage and manage implementing partners, and build shared capacity.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree highly preferred
  • Minimum 15 years’ work experience with 10 years of related regional or global experience in independently developing and executing projects of comparable size/complexity, including managing a team
  • Experience working in multiple countries in the southern Africa region
  • Background and experience in global health, gender equity or leadership development
  • Demonstrated impact in designing and implementing a complex regional strategy
  • Established network of personal and institutional relationships in health in southern Africa
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills, including proven capacity to engage with high-level leaders and partners
  • Depth of global experience, cultural-sensitivity, judgment, and confidence befitting a senior leadership position
  • Proven ability to grow, manage, leverage, and sustain a diverse, multi-cultural, best-in-class team
  • Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment that requires initiative, flexibility, ingenuity, resilience and commitment
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to work across cultures and geographies at all levels and for all audiences

Valued and Non-Essential Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Additional language, especially French

How to Apply 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter through Jobsoid link.  Please also include 3 professional references and desired annual salary in USD. 

Hiring Statement

WomenLift Health is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

WomenLift Health intends to hire the selected candidate employment via a PEO (Professional Employer Organization)/host partner in South Africa or other southern Africa country.  Candidate must live and be authorized to work in one of these southern African countries listed: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Kingdom of Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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08 Aug 2023

 

Global (Anywhere), Remote

Consulting

8 years

 

Position Title: Data Architect/Database Developer Consultant Terms of Reference

Location: 100% remote, globally

July 2023

WomenLift Health, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is dedicated to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyzing systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. We are currently based in North America, India, and East Africa (Kenya) and are expanding to Southern Africa.

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. This includes:

  • a 12-month long leadership training program for multiple cohorts of mid-career women leaders including a leadership project and other deliverables developed by each woman.  We anticipate engaging 3000 women in this program by 2029;
  • an alumnae platform that continues to engage and track graduates;
  • leadership workshops for senior institutional leaders, we anticipate 30-80 leaders per year; and
  • conferences and speaker events.  

Our work is underpinned by a robust monitoring, evaluation and learning framework that captures quantitative and qualitative data about the program, the advancement of women leaders over time, the changes within institutions and the reach of the WomenLift Health voice and brand.   

We are in search of a consultant or firm with expertise in data architecture to develop a database with retrievable, linked data architecture that captures and organizes data about  mid-career women leaders as well as senior institutional leaders over time and that supports both external and internal requests and platforms including:

  • For ~3,000 women leaders by 2029: Data is currently captured on 4 unconnected platforms (Internal Smartsheets, website, external Learning manage system, CRM)
  • Applications and on-boarding information
  • Leadership Project deliverables including design, stakeholder mapping, and final video and tracking on-going progress for 5 years for roughly 15% of projects
  • Updated bios and titles – at least 4x a year
  • Leadership histories / stories over time (video and written)
  • Storing Monitoring, Survey and Evaluation data collected, analyzed by our Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Partner
  • For 30-80 senior institutional leaders per year
    • Bios
    • Institutional change plans
    • Leadership histories / stories (video and written)
  • Videos from conference sessions and speaker events

The Database should:

  • Be taggable and sortable/filterable based on our needs
  • Externally – enhance our website (an external directory)
  • Support Alumnae – mobile app (external directory be integrated to app)
  • Internally – connect information on various platforms and create a single source of truth, support internal reporting needs – MEL, comms storytelling, donor proposals, etc.

WomenLift Health’s ideal consultant/firm comes with the following:

  • Expertise in designing and setting up databases and familiarity with various database platforms, e.g. Salesforce, etc.) and help us decide how/if to integrate with our own CRM
  • Knowledge of data protection rules and regulations as applies in different regions
  • Has experience across all phases of data modeling, from conceptualization to database optimization
  • Can map the systems and interfaces used to manage data, sets standards for data management, analyze current state and conceive desired future state
  • Knowledge of working globally, with particular focus on East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda), India, and the United States
  • Strong interest in global health and/or women’s leadership
  • Impeccable attention to detail

If interested, please submit a proposal/cover letter through the Jobsoid link and include:

  • Hourly rate or fee
  • Availability
  • Resume/experience
  • Paragraph or two on why you are interested in working with us and why you are a good fit
  • Link to previous work done
  • Three References

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08 Aug 2023

 

India, South Africa, or Kenya, Canada, Kenya, Europe

40 (full time) hours

8 years

 

Position Title: MEL Lead

Location: Kenya, South Africa, India, Canada, or Europe

Reports to: Amie Batson, President

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health envisions a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes. To realize that vision, we seek to expand the power and influence of talented mid-career women in health and engage with senior institutional and societal leaders to catalyze systemic change for gender equality in health leadership. We work in North America, South Asia, East Africa, Southern Africa and continue to explore expansion to other regions.

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. This includes “Leadership Journeys,” which focus on equipping mid-career women with tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for impact. It includes pushing conversations and partnerships with senior leaders in health institutions, taking steps to prioritize gender equality. It also includes supporting/ convening global conversations about the importance of women’s leadership, amplifying the voices of national and global health leaders including at the bi-annual WomenLift Health Conference.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture that values:

  • Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential.
  • Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion.
  • Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action.
  • Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually.
  • Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality.

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced, innovative and dynamic MEL Lead to oversee our organization’s overall approach and activities for monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). This position will be responsible for developing and managing the MEL plan, learning agenda, as well as design and implementation of the MEL processes working closely with colleagues across WomenLift Health. In close collaboration with our external MEL partners, they will also lead on the gathering, analysis, and reporting of data and the integration of feedback and adjustments into program planning and implementation. We are looking for a creative leader with superior communication skills who brings a strategic, analytical, and innovative approach to the work. Reporting to the WomenLift Health President, this individual must thrive in a dynamic and creative work environment, be a self-starter and a passionate change agent for advancing women’s leadership.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • In close collaboration with the President, senior leaders, and MEL partners, implement, refine and further develop WomenLift Health’s existing monitoring, evaluating, learning strategy including selecting and defining indicators, setting targets for all indicators, planning data collection activities, analyzing data to measure the results of interventions and achievement of WomenLift’s strategic objectives.
  • Develop and support the design and implementation of continuous and annual evaluations, surveys and other components of the monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Work with senior management and leadership development teams to ensure that learning is applied, and activities are adapted, as needed, for innovative and effective programming.
  • Develop high-quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to build WomenLift Health as a learning and evidence-based organization.
  • Work with partners to ensure application of high-quality MEL activities and data collection.
  • Communicate information obtained through MEL activities to the WomenLift Health team and partners.
  • Regularly review data collection processes, perform data quality assessments, and adjust as needed.
  • Develop annual MEL plans, reports and knowledge products in collaboration with WomenLift health senior leadership and our MEL partners.
  • Oversee creation of knowledge products in collaboration with MEL partners and work closely with the communications team to manage broad dissemination of the same for enhancing WomenLift’s visibility and credibility.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Master’s degree required in international development, economics, public policy, public health or related fields
  • 8+ years of full-time MEL experience, preferably in an area related to gender equality, women’s leadership and/or global health.
  • Strong analytical skillset and ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • A highly strategic and innovative leader who is self-motivated and seeks and identifies opportunities to advance WomenLift Health’s goals.
  • Superb writing and editing skills with rigorous attention to detail.
  • Highly organized and a critical, creative thinker under pressure.
  • Proactive, self-starter able to work independently and across cultures.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with diverse team members and external partners.
  • Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment that requires initiative, flexibility, ingenuity, resilience and commitment
  • May require up to 5% travel

Valued and Non-Essential Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Additional languages are a plus but not required.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter through Jobsoid link.  Please also include 3 professional references and desired annual salary in USD. Please also include two writing samples.

Hiring Statement

WomenLift Health is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

WomenLift Health intends to hire the selected candidate via a PEO (Professional Employer Organization), such as Safeguard or Africa Deployments. The candidate must live in and be authorized to work in the respective country you are applying from.

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7 July 2023

 

Delhi-India

40 hours

15 years

 

Position Title:  India Director

Reports to: Amie Batson, President, WomenLift Health

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Full time: Exempt

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health is committed to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyzing systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. We envision a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes.

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. This includes a “Leadership Journey,” which focuses on giving mid-career women the tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for impact. It includes pushing conversations and partnerships with health institutions, taking steps to prioritize gender equality. It also includes driving a global conversation about the importance of women’s leadership, amplifying the voices of national and global health leaders including at our annual conference, Women Leaders in Global Health.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values:

  • Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential.
  • Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion.
  • Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action.
  • Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually.
  • Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality.

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced, innovative, strategic, and dynamic India Director to design, lead, grow, and implement the WomenLift Health strategy in India. The India Director leads the engagement of partner institutions and high-level champions to expand the voice and influence of women leaders in health in India, influence systemic change in organizations and contribute to a movement toward gender equality. The India Director must have excellent skills engaging and building partnerships with a deep understanding of the Indian context, at both state and national levels. The Director must be highly strategic, thrive in a dynamic and creative work environment, be a self-starter and be a passionate change agent for advancing women’s leadership in global health.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Management and Leadership

  • Provide strategic leadership for the India Hub, including establishing and growing WomenLift Health’s presence and partnerships in India, overseeing the budget and operations, and building and leading a dynamic team.
  • Working in a matrix structure, lead and sustain an inspired, high-performing, inclusive and diverse team and contribute to sustaining the WomenLift Health culture.
  • As a member of the WomenLift Health Senior Leadership Team (SLT), actively participate in management decisions regarding the growth, strategy and priorities of WomenLift Health and provide guidance to the Executive Director and senior leaders on strategic opportunities.
  • In collaboration with the global monitoring, evaluation and learning team, oversee monitoring and evaluation in India, ensuring accurate data for purposes of reporting, program improvement and donor accountability.
  • Serve as the WomenLift Health spokesperson for India and other regions as appropriate in interviews, panels, events, and other forums.

Strategy Development and Implementation: Programs, Partners, and Brand

  • Lead the Indian team to develop, implement and monitor the contextualized WomenLift Health strategy and program implementation plan for India. The program strategy will align with and contribute to global and cross-regional plans and will include:
    • Building scalable platforms to support contextualized programs and activities in India addressing training for women leaders.
    • Establishing and supporting a network of women leader alumnae.
    • Supporting activities to provide services to women in other South Asian countries as WomenLift Health expands its presence in the region.
    • Develop partnerships with key leaders and national and sub-national organizations in India to advance women’s leadership and gender equality in health.
    • Designing and supporting national and State-level efforts to advance women’s leadership in the Indian health systems (public, private, NGO).
    • Engaging select organizational leaders in creating more gender friendly work environments.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of a strategic communication plan that will promote key messaging on women’s leadership in health
    • Provide platforms to raise the visibility of women leaders and men allies, and establish the WomenLift Health brand.
    • Integrate women’s leadership topics and speakers in planned Indian conferences and meetings.
  • Work with fellow Directors and teams to design new programs and projects, share learning, engage and manage implementing partners, and build shared capacity.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree highly preferred
  • Minimum 15 years’ work experience with 10 years of related regional or global experience in independently developing and executing projects of comparable size/complexity, including managing a team
  • Experience working in multiple states in India
  • Background and experience in global health, gender equity or leadership development
  • Demonstrated impact in designing and implementing a complex country wide strategy
  • Established network of personal and institutional relationships in health in India
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills, including proven capacity to engage with high-level leaders and partners
  • Depth of global experience, cultural-sensitivity, judgment, and confidence befitting a senior leadership position
  • Proven ability to grow, manage, leverage, and sustain a diverse, multi-cultural, best-in-class team
  • Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment that requires initiative, flexibility, ingenuity, resilience and commitment
  • Outstanding communications skills, including the ability to work across cultures and geographies at all levels and for all audiences

Preferred (not required) Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Additional languages, especially Hindi
  • Experience working in other South Asian countries

How to Apply

To apply, submit resume and cover letter through Jobsoid. Please also include 3 professional references and desired annual salary in INR.

Hiring Statement

We are looking for talent that is passionate, self-driven, flexible, able to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced demanding environment that shows strong initiative and ability to proactively manage assigned project deliverables with minimal supervision.

The talent will be hired through either GFS Consulting Private Limited (India) for WomenLift Health. Global Finance Strategies (GFS) founded in 2012 is a subsidiary of Global Health Strategies (GHS), which has been providing expert consulting services to clients working in international health and development for nearly 15 years. GFS has offices in New York, New Delhi, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing, Nairobi and Johannesburg and supports work in diverse countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.

GFS is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

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10 July 2023

 

Canada

40 hours

8 years

 

Position Title: Communications Manager, North America

Location: Canada

Reports to: North America Director

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health is committed to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyzing systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. We envision a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes.

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. This includes a “Leadership Journey,” which focuses on giving mid-career women the tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for impact. It includes pushing conversations and partnerships with health institutions, taking steps to prioritize gender equality. It also includes driving a global conversation about the importance of women’s leadership, amplifying the voices of national and global health leaders including at our annual conference, Women Leaders in Global Health.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values:

  • Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential.
  • Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion.
  • Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action.
  • Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually.
  • Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality.

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced, innovative, and dynamic individual to manage communications efforts for the North America regional hub which serves women leaders in global health in the United States and Canada. The incumbent will work under the guidance of the North America (NA) Director and in close coordination with NA hub and cross-regional communications teammates. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to think strategically, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, with their experience demonstrating the communications judgment/acumen commensurate with the responsibilities of this position. Their primary responsibility will be to generate a tailored communications and engagement strategy for the North America hub in alignment with cross-regional standards and manage day-to-day communications needs. This individual must thrive in an entrepreneurial, cross-cultural, mission driven, and creative work environment, be a self-starter and be a passionate change agent for advancing women’s leadership in health. 

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Lead the development of WomenLift Health’s communications strategy for the North America hub.
  • Work with North America and cross-regional communications teammates to operationalize and execute the communications strategy once developed.
  • Work closely with the North America Director and hub team to amplify the North America cohort, alumnae community, and senior leaders engaged in Institutional Influence activities.
  • Contribute to thought leadership by identifying and crafting compelling stories and disseminating learnings about leadership, gender equality and health relevant to a global health audience.
  • Independently and in collaboration with key partners where applicable, organize and coordinate speaker series and other relevant events virtually/in-person that amplify the NA alumnae community, cohort members, and senior leaders in the hub.
  • Identify new partners for engaging with the NA alumnae community and contribute to the design and implementation of internal NA alumnae events, trainings, and other offerings.
  • Write and facilitate the publication of blogs and op-eds with the aim of raising NA visibility.
  • Identify and support opportunities to amplify the voices and visibility of NA alumnae through speaking engagements and media appearances.
  • Contribute to content creation for the WomenLift Health website, with regular updates on key milestones, ensuring consistent messaging and fresh material for enhanced engagement.
  • Develop and implement strategic communications plan for priority moments; Support content creation for social media platforms for the NA hub Director and teammates who are active on digital platforms.
  • Work with graphic designers, videographers, and other specialists to implement the design and delivery of engaging text, image and light video content for digital channels
  • As we grow, contribute to the overarching communications strategy for WomenLift Health which includes amplifying content that builds and reinforces our values, and drives positive stakeholder engagement through but not limited to our Website, social media channels and mailing lists.
  • Contribute to the creation of best practices for content delivery; develop content that supports larger campaigns and communications objectives at WomenLift Health.
  • Explore, develop new channels, content, and experiences that help us reach our communications goals.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Degree in Communications, Media, Journalism, Public Policy/advocacy, or related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in communication for nonprofit, media, academic, or research organizations
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and creative management skills, and mastery of key principles for communicating information with accuracy, in ways that non-technical audiences can understand
  • Strong aesthetic sense and aptitude for visual and interactive content creation in addition to text-based content
  • Familiarity with content creation tools (Adobe suite, Canva, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills including attention to detail and ability to effectively multi-task with a willingness to perform a wide range of tasks
  • Ability to demonstrate inclusiveness, collaboration, respect and broad organizational interests
  • Proactive, self-starter able to work independently 
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • May require up to 10% travel
  • Available for 6AM calls twice a week if you are in the Pacific time zone

Valued and Non-Essential Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Experience and a passion for gender equality and advancing women’s leadership in health.
  • Additional language, Spanish or French preferred, but not required

How to Apply

To apply, submit resume and cover letter through Jobsoid.  As part of the application packet, you will be asked to submit a) your resume, b) cover letter detailing why you are interested and a good fit for the role, c) list of 3 references, and d) 2 writing samples.

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package that includes employer-paid health, dental, vision insurance, 3% employer match on 401K contributions, pretax transportation benefits, and paid holidays vacation, sick, and volunteer time off.

Hiring Statement

WomenLift Health is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

This position will be hired through a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) such as Safeguard.

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17 Jul 2023

 

Global (Anywhere), Nairobi, Kenya or Dehli, India, United States or Canada

40 (full time)

8 years

 

Position Title: Development Officer

Location: 100% remote, any major city globally

Reports to: Amie Batson, President

Hours per week (average): 40 (full time)

Overtime Status: Exempt

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health is committed to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalyzing systemic change to achieve gender equality in leadership. We envision a world where diverse, accomplished leaders collectively transform health outcomes.   

Our Work – Established in 2019, we work to advance equality in health leadership through a range of actions at the individual, institutional, and societal levels. We currently work in East Africa, North America, South Asia (India) and Southern Africa and are expanding to other geographies. Our work includes a “Leadership Journey,” which focuses on giving mid-career women the tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for health impact. It also includes increasing awareness on the value of women’s leadership in health and what “reimagined” leadership looks, sounds, and acts like.  Ultimately our goal is to encourage and support concrete action by women, male allies, institutional leaders, governments, partners and high level champions to change the face of leadership in health, both globally and nationally – at the individual, institutional and societal level. We firmly believe that investing in leadership is the key to moving us from talk to action for better health outcomes.

Our Culture and Values – We are building a diverse, entrepreneurial team of people who bring unique cultural and technical perspectives and experiences. We welcome results-oriented problem-solvers of any nationality, race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion and disability. We are a growing organization that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values: 

  • Collaborative leadership that celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential. 
  • Partnership grounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion. 
  • Transformative change based upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action. 
  • Spirit of learning that ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually. 
  • Achieving impact by improving global health and gender equality. 

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an innovative and dynamic Development Officer to lead our fundraising efforts. In this newly created role, working closely with the President and in partnership with internal and external stakeholders, the Development Officer will be responsible for  executing on and refining strategy for portfolio management to identify, close and steward principal gift (>$1 million) relationships with foundations, corporations, and individuals. They will be responsible for developing and nurturing strong relationships with foundations, community leaders and institutions to advance the mission of WomenLift Health.  The successful candidate will be comfortable moving between the strategic and the tactical and excited by the challenges and opportunities of working in a fast-growing, entrepreneurial global organization.  

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Lead and implement strategy for securing support from major gift prospects, including foundations, corporations, and individuals.
  • Source and develop opportunities to identify and engage donor prospects.
  • Develop and implement tools and processes to sustain and scale resource mobilization efforts.
  • Develop and monitor fundraising metrics to measure the effectiveness of fundraising efforts and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stay current on industry trends and best practices in fundraising and share knowledge and insights with the team and other stakeholders.
  • Represent the organization at fundraising events, conferences, and other networking opportunities.
  • Cultivate long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with corporate and foundation donors, as well as other key communities, that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of WomenLift Health.
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of potential donors at the principal gift level. This work will include:
    • Developing and implementing a work plan to achieve annual financial targets
    • In partnership with the Communications Director, creating and implementing events, communications, campaigns, and other creative programs that elevate visibility with donors and/or partners
    • Designing and implementing engagement strategies to introduce prospective supporters to WomenLift Health’s work
    • Developing strategies to engage Board members in development activities and unlock Board members’ networks for fundraising purposes, as appropriate
    • Actively maintaining donor data and and relationship information within Salesforce
  • Educate and involve employees, the board, and other stakeholders in and about fundraising.

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and highly relevant experience required.  Master’s degree highly preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience, with 4 years of experience as a Development Officer (or similar senior manager level role) with corporate and personal grantors, external advisors and charitable foundations.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and successfully implementing a variety of fundraising initiatives, including, but not limited to, major gifts, annual giving, special events, and major campaigns.
  • Demonstrated impact in designing and implementing a complex global engagement strategy, including experience measuring impact for partners and funders.
  • Thorough knowledge of development work and the impact of various fundraising initiatives on revenue generation, including understanding what motivates people to make financial contributions.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills; ability to interact with a wide variety of professionals, organizations, and individuals in the general public.
  • Strong managerial skills, including financial acumen with a ‘results’ orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to write compelling grant proposals, donor reports, and fundraising appeals.Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of corporate and foundation fundraising techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing at appropriate levels for varied proposal development.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well as with individuals.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills including proven capacity to engage and high-level leaders.
  • Proven ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment that requires initiative, flexibility, ingenuity, resilience and commitment.
  • Thorough understanding of brand management and the ability to work across cultures and geographies at all levels and for all audiences.
  • National and international development experience.
  • Experience working in South Asia, Africa, North America, and at the global level.
  • Experience in global health, gender equity or leadership development.
  • May require up to 15% travel, domestic and international.

Valued and Non-Essential Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability

●     Professional fundraising certification preferred, but not required

How to Apply 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter through Jobsoid link here: Apply NowPlease also include 3 professional references and desired annual salary in USD. 

Hiring Information

Salary Range: $70,000 to $110,000

Benefits:

Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401K retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401K contributions. Employees are also eligible for pretax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 120 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of voluntary leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.

COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, New Venture Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@newventurefund.org.

Hiring Statement:

WomenLift Health is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working. 

Those hired outside of the United States will be hired by a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) such as Safeguard.

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