Every employee at PIH (and at our affiliated programs at Brigham & Women'­s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health) plays an important role in our efforts to improve health in poor communities. If you are interested in working in a stimulating and diverse environment, and have demonstrated competencies in relevant areas for PIH, we encourage you to apply.

For positions based overseas, PIH requires medical clearance by an independent Occupational Medicine clinician. Candidates will receive a conditional employment offer, pending medical clearance, and must be medically cleared before overseas travel is authorized. Failure to receive medical clearance may result in revocation of the offer of employment.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions with Partners In Health

Positions with Affiliated Programs

Global Pediatric Fellowship in Health Service Delivery
Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Application Deadline: October 16th, 2015

To apply, click here: http://goo.gl/iSMivL

We are currently accepting applications for the Global Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital, for July 2016 entry. This is a two year training program, in which Fellows rotate in 6 month blocks between a field placement in Haiti, Rwanda, or Liberia, and a clinical placement in Boston, Massachusetts. The focus of the fellowship is on skills in global health service delivery, including skills in clinical care, medical education, program development, management, evaluation, quality improvement, and in implementation focused research.

During their field placement, fellows will work in collaboration with Partners In Health (Haiti/Rwanda) or ACCEL Liberia supporting pediatric medical education which provides pediatric residency training to local clinicians, strengthen existing child health programs, and expand access to pediatric health care. During their clinical placement in Boston, fellows will combine clinical work in general pediatrics with an extensive global health curriculum aimed at strengthening their core clinical, public health, quality improvement, and teaching skills relevant to global health. Fellows attend the Global Health Delivery Summer Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in addition to courses in clinical skills, ultrasound, research, and QI.

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatrics or Medicine-Pediatrics. International Medical Graduates must have completed USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3.

Interviews: A select number of candidates will be invited to Boston for interviews. This year's interview days are October 5th and October 26th. The day will include a brief orientation session, a series of interviews, and lunch with BCH Global Health Faculty & Fellows. Invitations to interview will be made on a rolling basis. Please apply early.

If you have any questions, please contact Tony Tran: ton.tran@childrens.harvard.edu

Administrative Assistant, Boston


The Administrative Assistant position will support PIVOT’s 4-person staff with particular support provided to the newly arrived Chief Development Officer (CDO) and the development effort.  The position is based in Boston with some domestic travel to New York and other areas of the U.S. as relevant to development efforts and/or meetings of the Board of Directors.   The position reports to the Programs Coordinator, newly promoted from Administrative Assistant, who remains the main point person for the Co-Chief Executive Directors (Co-CEOs). This position will be 50% developement focused and 50% general administration.

For more information about this position please visit our website. To apply please send application and cover letter to Tara Loyd at tloyd@pivotworks.org by August 28, 2015.  Please include in your introductory email where we you learned about the position.

County Director, Liberia

Last Mile Health

Reporting to the Executive Managing Director, the Monrovia-based Country Director is responsible for defining the country team’s overall strategy and direction, managing and developing relationships with the government and other partners, developing clear operational plans for execution, and continually identifying opportunities for LMH to maximize impact. S/he will lead LMH’s team to collaborate closely with the MOH and other key stakeholders to develop a shared vision for remote health delivery, build quality remote health programs, ensure rapid implementation, and build the capacity of government counterparts to assume full ownership of programs over time.

For more information about this position, please visit our website

Director of Operations

Last Mile Health

The Director of Operations (DOO) is responsible for ensuring that our teams have the operational support they need to execute their work. Supervising the Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Fleet Management, and IT functions in-country, the DOO guides them in providing coordinated support to Last Mile Health’s programs and stewarding the organization’s human, financial, and operational resources.Reporting to the Country Director, the Director of Operations will serve on the senior leadership team in Liberia as a critical point of interface and coordination between the organization’s administrative functions and the project and program teams. His or her most important duty will be to ensure that our frontline health workers start everyday with the medical commodities they need to deliver care: this entails many roles, from projecting resource needs for LMH’s programmatic activities in Liberia, to ensuring the cross-site flow of resources and supplies, to managing Last Mile Health’s site offices.The DOO reports to the Country Director, but will also work closely alongside the Chief Financial Officer, Last Mile Health’s global Finance and Human Resources executive, who will provide technical oversight of the Finance and HR functions in Liberia to ensure that they comply with LMH’s global systems and standards for resource management.

For more information about this position, please visit our website.

Program Director

Last Mile Health

The Program Director is responsible for leading LMH’s joint effort with the Liberian Ministry of Health (MOH) to deploy primary care services to Liberia’s hardest-to-reach communities via a national network of professionalized community health workers. Reporting to the Country Director, the Program Director supervises LMH’s Program team to provide a full suite of technical and implementation support to the MOH. The Program team has three focus areas, including a National Community Health Systems team that supports the Ministry of Health in Monrovia in planning and executing national programs, a Quality and Innovation team that leads internal design and quality assurance efforts for all LMH programs, and a Program Implementation team that jointly implements programs in the field alongside the Ministry of Health’s County Health Teams.

For more information about this position, please visit our website.

Director of Human Resources

Last Mile Health

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for building and strengthening systems for workforce management at Last Mile Health in Liberia. Reporting to the Country Director as part of the global finance and administration team, the Director of HR oversees all HR processes, including recruitment and onboarding, performance management and disciplinary procedures, contracts and record-keeping for all in-country national and international staff. The Director is also responsible for ensuring administrative practices are implemented across sites and are compliant with Liberia’s labor laws.

At a time of significant growth at Last Mile Health, the successful candidate for this role will need to meet ongoing HR needs while undergoing an ambitious systems-building effort, transforming a lean HR team with basic and at times non-existent policies into a functional department capable of supporting a diverse team of several hundred staff across four rapidly growing sites in Liberia.

For more information about this position, please our website.

Communications and Marketing Manager 

St Boniface Haiti Foundation

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Communications and Marketing Manager will have primary responsibility for developing and implementing organizational communications strategies. Focus areas will include: branding/messaging, digital content, social and earned media, and development communications. A successful Communications and Marketing Manager will be a mission-driven individual who thrives in a lean, fast-paced, results-oriented environment and is comfortable managing up, down, and across a flat organization.

A new position at SBHF, the Communications and Marketing Manager will play a key role in attracting and retaining strong partners, funders, and allies to join SBHF’s mission by helping the organization communicate our impact, ambitions, and unique value proposition more clearly across a range of channels. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone interested in building a communications program from the ground up for an organization on the move.   

For more information on SBHF and this position please visit www.haitihealth.org

Build Health International/ PIH Infrastructure Group: Electrical Infrastructure Manager

Build Health International (BHI) builds facilities that make it possible for global health organizations, such as Partners in Health, to deliver quality and accessible health care to those who need it most.  BHI works with organizations that provide free or substantially subsidized health care, with the priority to serve the poorest among us, while working in close partnership with effective NGOs and the public sector. The primary focus of this position is planning and management of electrical systems, with important emphasis on training and development of local electricians. Other responsibilities include:

  • Manage design, installation, repair, and retrofit of electrical, generator, and PV (solar) systems at PIH facilities in Haiti, Malawi, West Africa, and possibly Rwanda. 
  • Work with PIH Infrustructure team; responsible for all aspects of electrical installations, including design, with internal and external engineers
  • Collaborate with Boston and site-based infrastructure staff; identify appropriate means, methods, and materials for the project
  • Work with the procurement team to order and ship materials from the USA; source materials in country
  • Work with PIH site supervisors, electrical foreman, subcontractors to manage and oversee the installation, including scheduling layout, quality control, training, and testing/commissioning

For more information, or to apply, please email Barney.Arnold@comcast.net (include resume and cover letter when applying).

Capacity Building Fellowships


Each year, Muso selects 3-4 exceptional applicants as Capacity Building Fellows, working to strengthen our health system in Mali.

Each fellow lives in the communities of Yirimadjo, Mali and works closely with Malian colleagues. The roles include:

• best practices research to inform program design;
• programmatic improvement proposal development;
• fundraising/development specific to programmatic improvements you help envision and plan;
• communications and report creation; and
• research, monitoring, and evaluation support.


How to Apply:  Please submit your CV, writing sample, and a completed application form to: ixavier@projectmuso.org. Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so we recommend submitting your application as early as possible.


The Division of Global Health Equity (DGHE) works to reduce health disparities and to improve medical treatment outcomes for the poor.  The Division is currently involved in projects in the US (Boston and Navajo Nation), Haiti, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi and South Africa, focusing on infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and tuberculosis) as well as non-infectious diseases (e.g., coronary artery disease, diabetes, addiction) and other health problems of major importance to society. This position will provide data analysis and database development support for work on the Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership under the direction of Boston PHIT leadership, Dr. Peter Drobac and Dr. Lisa Hirschhorn. This position will work closely with a team of researchers based in Rwanda and Boston to evaluate the effectiveness, cost and overall health impact of a comprehensive approach to deliver public health services in two resource poor districts in rural Rwanda.


Qualitiative Research Manager, Brigham and Women's Hospital

The Rwanda Population Health Implementation and Training (PHIT) Partnership is a seven-year, $8.55 million heath systems strengthening research grant that unites the Rwandan Ministry of Health and University of Rwanda’s School of Public Health with the Global Health Delivery Partnership—Partners In Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. Now in its sixth year, the PHIT Partnership is entering a critical evaluation phase, and we are seeking a qualified qualitative researcher to join the PIH/IMB Research Department.

The Qualitative Research Project Manager will be leading a key element of the impact evaluation of the PHIT Partnership, based within the Research Department at Partners In Health Rwanda-Inshuti Mu Buzima, and will be a member of the Harvard-based Global Health Delivery Partnership Research Core. The successful candidate will be a key member of the team and must demonstrate excellent research, management, and leadership skills. 

Please click here to apply

Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, Children’s Hospital Boston & Partners In Health

The primary goal of the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is to address the role of surgical care in population-based health care in resource-poor settings throughout the world. Surgeons associated with Harvard Teaching Hospitals, in conjunction with Partners In Health, have addressed this need for a multidisciplinary approach to healthcare by launching a Fellowship program that combines surgical training with the advanced study of global public health. Through the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship, dedicated surgeons are able to obtain the medical and non-medical skills they need to improve the health of some of the world's most impoverished people. The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship is a one or two year program that is designed for medical professionals who have either already completed their surgical residency or are taking a scheduled break to conduct research.

For more information, click here.