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

09 Aug 2022

 

India, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, United States (CA, WA, NY, MA, GA, NC, DC/Virginia), or Zambia preferred. Other locations may be considered.

40 (full time)

15 years

 

Position Title: Global Engagement Director

Location: India, Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, United States (CA, WA, NY, MA, GA, NC, DC/Virginia), or Zambia preferred. Other locations may be considered.

Reports to: Amie Batson, Executive Director

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 experienced, innovative and dynamic Global Engagement Director to lead the design and implementation of a complex strategy addressing global partner engagement, advocacy and strategic communications to raise awareness about women’s leadership, create a compelling case for change and, most importantly, encourage and support concrete actions by women, male allies, institutional leaders, and influencers for equality in health leadership. The Global Engagement Director will report to the Executive Director and be part of the Senior Leadership Team. They will represent WomenLift Health globally, engaging with high-level global and national leaders across sectors. They will manage a small global staff and lead a cross-country practice team comprised of communication experts in each region. Working closely with the WomenLift Health Hub Directors, the incumbent will support the design, and implementation of appropriately contextualized communication, advocacy and engagement plans for the initial geographies of India, East Africa, North America, and Southern Africa in the first 2 years and further global expansion in future years. WomenLift is in its early stages of scaling and needs senior leadership that straddles strategic thinking and implementing effectively in a highly entrepreneurial environment.

Responsibilities and Tasks

 

Global Communications, Engagement, and Advocacy

  • Lead the design and implementation of the WomenLift Health global engagement, advocacy, and communications strategy and workplan to advance women’s leadership in health. This includes:
    • Building, integrating and executing on strategic partnerships and coordinating global communications and advocacy activities to create a compelling case for action.
    • Publisizing evidence on the value of investing in leadership, disseminating best practices and case studies on institutional change for creating more gender equal and inclusive cultures, raising the visibility of strong women leaders and male allies, and providing platforms for champions to challenge unacceptable behaviors and propose new policies and actions.
    • Through communications, advocacy and partner engagement, contribute to a societal movement, helping to build a community of partners in target countries committed to advancing women and promoting change that leads to diverse and impactful leadership for better health outcomes.  
  • Guide strategic communications and advocacy, including efforts to increase the visibility of WomenLift Health’s brand and mission as well as core messaging on the value and challenges of women’s leadership in global health. This includes amplifying the stories and successes of women leaders in our Leadership Journey cohorts, leading the design and execution of WomenLift’s premiere annual event, the “Women Leaders in Global Health Conference”, etc.
  • Lead and oversee the development of a full suite of WomenLift Health material required for strategic communication, advocacy, engagement, fundraising, and societal influence to build the case for women’s leadership, build commitment and encourage action toward equality and diversity in health leadership.
    • In collaboration with Hub Directors, support the development of regionally contextualized materials and collateral.   
  • Prioritize, engage, and support strategic partner organizations, global advisory board members, high level regional and global leaders, and WomenLift Health senior leaders to amplify and leverage WomenLift Health and its work to advance women’s leadership in health. 
  • Work strategically behind the scenes with targeted partners, including governments, philanthropists, and UN agencies to ensure that WomenLift Health messaging is integrated in and aligned with the broader women’s leadership and global health agenda.
  • Communicates WomenLift Health’s story and learning as we build an organization that prioritizes collaborative leadership and operationalizes DEI both through our programs and how we work internally and externally.   

Management and Leadership

  • Build and manage a team of high performing staff to support the global and regional engagement, communications and influence strategy.
  • Build norms, practices and mechanisms for a cohesive global team that learns from and builds on best practices from around the world and aligns global and regional communications and engagement priorities and plans. 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with Hub Directors to ensure implementation of the communications strategy at global and regional levels.
  • Assist with oversight of regional communication service partners to deliver on their plan and ensure WomenLift Health’s visibility via regional media platforms.
  • As a member of the WomenLift Health Senior Leadership Team (SLT), actively participate in its activities and contribute to the growth and efficient management of Women Lift Health and provide guidance to the Executive Director, and senior leaders on best ways to mitigate risk and leverage strategic opportunities.
  • Contribute to the development of compelling, targeted fundraising pitches and proposals.
  • In collaboration with Global MEL Director, oversee overall communications/engagement monitoring and evaluation, ensuring accurate data for purposes of reporting, program improvement and donor accountability.

 

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 global experience in independently developing and executing a global engagement, strategic communication and influence strategy for projects of comparable size/complexity, including managing a team
  • Background and experience in global health, gender equity or leadership development
  • Demonstrated impact in designing and implementing a complex global engagement strategy, including experience measuring impact for partners and funders
  • Proven track record designing and organizing global events
  • Established network of personal and institutional relationships relevant to global health
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and relationship management skills including proven capacity to engage and support high-level leaders
  • Depth of global experience, cultural-sensitivity, judgement, 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 a thorough understanding of brand management and 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

  • Experience working in South Asia, Africa, North America, and at the global level

 

How to Apply 

To apply, submit resume and cover letter through Jobsoid link on the WomenLift Health careers page: https://www.womenlifthealth.org/careers/  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. Candidates in countries outside of the United States will be hired through a PEO (Professional Employer Organization).  

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.  

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29 Jul 2022

 

Flexible anywhere in India, with a preference for Delhi

Full Time

8 years

 

Position Summary

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 a Senior Program Manager to work under the direction of the South Asia Region Director and in close collaboration with their counterparts in WomenLift training teams based in other countries around the globe. The Senior Program Manager will be responsible for building the scalable platforms and implementing WomenLift Health training modalities including our “Signature Leadership Journey” for mid-career women leaders in health based in India. Through facilitated discussions, mentoring, coaching, and hands-on exercises, the 12-month Leadership Journey imparts contextualized tools & frameworks to address the individual, organizational, and societal challenges that women leaders in health face today. The inaugural India-based Leadership Journey kicked off in May 2022. The India hub will scale up to operate 3 cohorts of 30 women each year by 2025 and up to 5 cohorts a year including a variety of cohort-based training modalities by 2027. The incumbent will also contribute to maintain a vibrant Leadership Journey alumnae network. 

Our cohorts and workshop attendees come from diverse health institutions across the public, private, NGO, academic and philanthropic sectors in India.  As individuals they also represent diverse demographic and disciplinary backgrounds. The incumbent will contribute to the hub’s strategy to leverage the diverse insight from our women leaders to influence institutional health partners to value and promote women leaders and DEI values.

This position will require both high level strategic thinking and strong program management skills to ensure planning and effective implementation. The incumbent must be a self-starter, self-driven learner, relish co-creating with a team, and demonstrate excellent project management, and oral and written communication skills. They must possess a keen eye for detail, planning, organization and enjoy building and refining implementation processes and systems. The ideal candidate should be able to toggle adeptly between working independently and in a team. The Senior Program Manager must be able to exercise clear judgment when delineating issues that can be managed independently versus those that should be escalated to supervisors. Keen observation, emotional intelligence, astute judgment, and proficient management skills are critical to success in this position.

This recruitment is for 1 full-time (100% FTE) position and will report to the South Asia Region and Global MEL Director

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the India Program Manager to build the platform for and successfully implement the annual India-based Leadership Journeys (currently 1 cohort per year, to be scaled to 3 cohorts per year by 2025 and up to 5 per year by 2027). This includes:
    • Managing relationships with and overseeing coordination of critical Journey stakeholders, including cohort members, facilitators, mentors, coaches, guest speakers and experts
    • Liaising with content partners such as the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) to co-create PowerUp Workshops and new day or week-long training modalities for institutions to meet the evolving needs of our expanding target audience in India
    • Forging win-win relationships with CCL and other partners to expand our pool of local facilitators and coaches for sustainable scaling
    • Serving as the primary person of contact for the cohort members. Hold weekly office hours to address cohort members concerns and determine when to escalate issues to South Asia Region Director
    • Overseeing the application and selection process for each Leadership Journey cohort, including promotion, intake, initial screening, and review by a Selection Committee
    • Refining and managing systems to track, support, evaluate, and find synergies between cohort members’ leadership projects
    • Reviewing and contributing to the development and dissemination of key information to the cohort, mentors, coaches, and other Journey stakeholders including for the purposes of program orientation & alignment, and community-building
    • Overseeing the documentation of all India-based Journey systems and processes
    • Working closely with the Program Manager to coordinate the logistics and event planning for 2 in-person residencies per cohort during the program – an initial 3-day leadership Immersion event and a closing 2-day “Leadership Lift-Off” event. These in-person events will be held in Indian locations that may require travel
  • Oversee contextualization of the India Leadership Journey and other training modalities, working closely with the South Asia Region Director, India Program Manager, India teammates and partners, and cross-country functional teams involved in WomenLift Health’s Leadership Development work.
    • Share learnings and best practices on Leadership Journey curriculum, platform, systems, and process with global functional team
    • Oversee the continued contextualization of the core curricula of the leadership journey, and its delivery, ensuring its relevance to diverse mid-career women leaders representing different demographics, disciplines, health sectors, and states in India. The content for the annual Leadership Journey has already been developed by WomenLift Health team and partners but it continues to evolve to meet the needs of the women leaders 
    • Contribute to periodically surveying mid-career women in health in India to assess the needs and priority leadership focus for women leaders in different health sectors and disciplines in their particular cultural and institutional context 
  • Contribute to the WomenLift Alumnae network design and implementation 
  • Contribute to the development of India’s institutional influence strategy including engaging with public, private, NGO, Academic and philanthropic health institutions and institutional leaders represented by the cohort members
  • Contribute to the creation of Leadership Journey-related content, including materials to be shared with global technical partners, contractors, donors, and the Global Advisory Board
  • Assist WomenLift Health communications and design personnel with development of India cohort training materials such as presentations, invitations, brochures, website collateral, social media assets, etc.
  • Support program monitoring, evaluating, and learning efforts by contributing to defining, reviewing, and helping to track core metrics of the Leadership Journey, which includes the application process, virtual learning activities, in-person residencies, leadership projects, mentoring sessions, coaching sessions, peer engagement, and alumnae network
  • Support the global operations team in tracking budget expenditures, and reviewing contracts and agreements related to the India Leadership Journey
  • Meet with the Leadership Journey teams of other regions to exchange learnings and best practices; contribute to facilitating the global community of WomenLift alumnae and partners
  • Ensure program quality including monitoring, evaluation, and learning, accountability, partnerships, alliances, communications, and program cycle management

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • Master’s degree (related field preferred)
  • 8+ years of public Health or gender-equality or social development or human-centric training experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Senior Program Management roles in public Health, development or gender-equality domain. Training and capacity-building experience in these domains would be given preferential status  
  • Demonstrated track record of independently  adapting and establishing processes, systems and tools to implement capacity building programs

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Interpersonal Skills: Proven ability to collaborate and co-create within teams and with clients and external stakeholders
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience in using MS office suite including spreadsheets, web-based applications such as email, social media, videoconferencing, program and task management applications, and ease in learning new programs
  • Depth of experience, maturity, confidence, ability to learn and adapt, and give and receive feedback, befitting a Training Lead
  • Demonstrated success in following through and successfully completing projects in a timely manner
  • Experience in working with diverse stakeholders from different sectors, cultures, religions, and disciplines 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and assign work to others
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to exercise cultural competency and work respectfully with a diverse team across varied cultures, geographies, and time zones

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (PREFERRED):

  • Knowledge of digital & online learning modalities is a plus
  • Additional Indian language preferred, but not required

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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31 Aug 2022

 

Delhi – India (preferred but open to candidates in other locations in India)

40 (full time)

5 – 10 years

 

Position Title: India Communications Manager/Senior Manager

Location: India. Delhi preferred, but open to candidates in other locations in India

Full Time; Exempt

Reports to: South Asia Region and Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director

Our Vision and Mission – WomenLift Health is committed to expanding the power and influence of talented women in global health and catalysing 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. Our signature “Leadership Journey” gives mid-career women the tools, along with peer, mentor and coach support, to successfully use their voice, expertise and leadership for health impact. In addition, our work includes pushing conversations and partnerships with health institutions and taking steps to prioritise gender equality. It also includes driving a global discussion about the importance of women’s leadership and 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, religion and disability. We are a growing organisation that is committed to building a culture with our partners that values:

  • Collaborative leadershipthat celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences and ensures everyone contributes to their full potential.
  • Partnershipgrounded in humility, respect, empathy, and inclusion.
  • Transformative changebased upon bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action.
  • Spirit of learningthat ensures we are open, forward-looking, constructive, and committed to growing collectively and individually.
  • Achieving impactby improving global health and gender equality.

Position Summary

WomenLift Health is seeking an experienced and dynamic India Communications Manager/Senior Manager to work under the direction of the South Asia Region and Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director and in close collaboration with their counterparts in the communications teams based in India and other countries around the globe. The India Communications Manager/Senior Manager will play an important role in implementing WomenLift Health’s communications strategy and will provide support in content creation, stakeholder management and managing the overall communications portfolio for WomenLift Health in India.

This position will require high-level strategic thinking and strong program management skills to ensure planning and effective implementation. The incumbent must be a self-starter and self-driven learner; relish co-creating with a team; and demonstrate excellent project management and oral and written communication skills. They must possess a keen eye for detail, planning and organization. The ideal candidate should be able to toggle adeptly between working independently and in a team, and exercise clear judgment when delineating issues that can be managed independently versus those that should be escalated to supervisors. Keen observation, emotional intelligence, astute judgment and proficient management skills are critical to success in this position.

This recruitment is for 1 full-time (100% FTE) position and will report to the South Asia Region and Global MEL Director.

Manager/Senior Manager title will depend on education, qualifications, and past work experience.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Working closely with the South Asia Region Director and the India and Global Communications team, the India Communications Manager/Senior Manager will:

  • Contribute to the development of and implement a cohesive communications strategy, which includes envisioning and designing activities to build a movement to power WomenLift Health’s mission, and creating and implementing stakeholder, media and social media strategies for WomenLift Health in India
  • Provide communications support to WomenLift Health’s core programs, including generating demand and planning application launches for WomenLift Health’s signature Leadership Journey, PowerUp workshops, and so on
  • Support WomenLift Health’s internal communications, including preparing PowerPoint presentations, creating checklists and process documentation, and publishing guidelines
  • Strategize on new products, launches, events and promotions
  • Identify opportunities for WomenLift Health at important events related to gender equality and health in India
  • Develop, launch and manage in-person and virtual events independently
  • Lead the writing, production, design and distribution of a wide variety of publications and collateral materials, including opinion articles, reports, press releases, newsletters, presentations, podcasts, statements and other e-communications
  • Support and manage the creation of digital, video, audio and print content
  • Ensure quality control of all information released
  • Establish and support relationships with key external stakeholder groups through personalised meetings and outreach, especially with the press and influential media and social media partners, both at national and state levels

 

Education & Experience (Required)

 

  • Master’s degree in Communications, Media, Journalism, Public Policy or related field
  • This position requires at least 5–10 years of relevant work experience, with at least 3 years of independent portfolio management. Experience working in communications for non-profit, media, academic or research organizations is desirable
  • Experience with a diverse set of stakeholders and liaising with external agencies and vendors; a proven track record of managing deadlines; and an aptitude for multimedia content production
  • Proven experience in executing communications strategies
  • Ability to think analytically and strategically and work under tight deadlines


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required)

 

  • Communication skills: Detail-oriented, with excellent writing, copy-editing and interpersonal skills. Deep understanding of the key principles of communicating messages in ways that non-technical audiences can understand. The incumbent needs to be precise, clear and creative
  • Organization: Excellent strategic thinking and ability to handle multiple projects at once, meet deadlines and effectively manage time. Is able to bring consistently high levels of thoroughness and initiative to all projects undertaken
  • Demonstrated success in following through and successfully completing projects in a timely manner
  • Interpersonal skills: Proven ability to collaborate and co-create with international teams and with clients and external stakeholders
  • Experience in working with diverse stakeholders from different sectors, cultures, religions and disciplines
  • Depth of experience, maturity, confidence, ability to learn and adapt, and give and receive feedback
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment with minimal supervision
  • Experience with web content management systems
  • Familiarity with content creation tools (Adobe suite, Canva, etc.)
  • Experience with analytics software, Google Analytics or Adobe Analytics, as well as social media platform reporting
  • Ability to exercise cultural competency and work respectfully with a diverse team across varied cultures, geographies and time zones

Education & Experience (Preferred)

  • Additional Indian language preferred but not required

Manager/Senior Manager title will depend on education, qualifications, and past work experience.

 

Hiring Statement

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

The talent will be hired through 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 African countries, 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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WomenLift Health, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is an initiative 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 planning to establish one additional hub in 2022. 

 

We are in search of a consultant with expertise in WordPress and Elementor to help make edits on our website (www.womenlifthealth.org).  Working closely with our Communications team, we are looking for a consultant to provide anywhere from 3-15 hours of work a week on an as needed basis and can guarantee a minimum of 3 hours a week. 

 

WomenLift Health’s ideal consultant comes with the following: 

  • Expertise in WordPress and Elementor  
  • 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 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 
  • Two References 

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7 Sept. 2022

 

Delhi – India

Full Time

3 years

 

Position Title: Operations Coordinator

Location: India (Delhi preferred, but open to other locations in India)

Reports to: Ling Liang, Global Operations Director

Hours per week (average): 40 hours (100% FTE)

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.
  • Bold, strategic thinking combined with adaptability and pragmatic action to foster transformative change.
  • 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

The Operations Coordinator will be based out of India and work under the direction of the Global Operations Director. The Operations Coordinator will be an important member of the small and nimble WomenLift Health Ops team helping to design, build and implement the ambitious WomenLift Health strategy and work program. This position plays a vital role in team resource management, meeting/travel planning and logistics, and contract management and payment, primarily in India but also supporting the team globally as well. The Operations Coordinator must possess a keen eye for detail, planning, organization and enjoy building and refining implementation processes and systems. The ideal candidate should be able to work adeptly both independently and in a team.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Working with Global Operations Director and Operations Manager, implement operational policies and procedures:

  • Operations Support (50%)
    • Coordinate the operations workplan and project managing operations projects of varying types and scopes
    • Provide operational support to newly launched country and regional hubs to support and scale up their local teams
    • Coordinate IT support needs and technological assets/resources of the organization
      • Coordinate work with IT providers, cybersecurity efforts, and facilitating team members’ technology needs at global, regional, and hub levels
    • Primarily support contract development, management, oversight, payments, liaising with program staff leads and contractors for India Hub and as needed globally
    • Assist with travel arrangements including booking flights, reserving meeting spaces, and providing other logistical support as required for events
    • Work with the Operations team to implement operations at New Venture Fund, including:
      • Coordinate and monitor routine maintenance services for the WomenLift Health team as needed, including but not limited to: planning and coordinating office moves, setting up office space, managing standard equipment repairs, etc.
      • Track and process invoices and expense reports.
  • Human Resources Support (25%)
    • Support recruiting and hiring
      • Post new positions on Jobsoid, coordinate with Communications team to post on website and other social media channels 
      • Screen and tag applicants in Jobsoid, advance applicants for interviews 
      • Set up Doodle polls, schedule interviews, send follow up e-mails to applicants, etc.
    • Support onboarding 
      • Set up new staff, including orientation scheduling, ordering supplies, setting up accounts, etc.
    • Support evaluation process 
  • General Administrative Support (25%)
    • Support the South Asia Region Director with calendaring support and travel arrangements and other forms of support as prioritized and other duties as needed, including booking travel and submitting reimbursements 
    • Meeting support for SLTsend out Doodle polls, schedule meetings, and help develop and share materials (agendas, support documents, etc.) in advance of meetings. Take notes during meetings and disseminate. 
    • Compose, edit and/or draft presentation materials (Powerpoint), background documents (Word) and materials, reports and agendas for the WomenLift Health team. 

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability   

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum 3+ years related experience for projects of comparable size/complexity
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, while meeting deadlines
  • Experience working with a range of individuals in nonprofit organizations, government, foundations, and private sectors
  • Sophisticated knowledge and use of technology and varying digital platforms
  • Commitment to WomenLift Health’s mission, vision, theory of change, and unique positioning in the field
  • Ability to exercise cultural competency and work respectfully with a diverse team across varied cultures, geographies, and time zones
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects

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 Information

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 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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