Village Health Works

Director of Estate, Facilities and Maintenance

This position is based in Burundi. It requires strategic vision, management expertise and practical experience to lead, manage and enhance VHW’s estate, and to provide a wide range of services across the organization. The Director of Estate, Facilities and Maintenance will carry substantial budgetary and staff management responsibilities for the Estate, Facilities and Maintenance Department. The director will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) or country director in the absence of the COO.

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Village Health Works

Director of Finance & Administration (Burundi)

This position is based in Burundi. The Director of Finance & Administration (DFA) is expected to be a strategic thought-partner and a hands-on and participative leader responsible for the financial and administrative business management of VHW. S/he will be responsible for accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, tax compliance, in-house controlling, investments, insurance, audit-related activities of the organization. The DFA is responsible for establishing effective financial and accounting system standards and controls. S/he is also responsible for managing the administrative, information technology systems of the organization.
The DFA is a member of the Leadership Team and plays a critical role in strategic decision- making and operations as VHW continues to enhance its quality programming and build capacity. This position works closely with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to support the fiduciary and organizational compliance responsibilities of the Board of Directors.

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Research Manager (Madagascar)

The Research Manager will work closely with PIVOT’s leadership launch and coordinate implementation and clinical research initiatives to evaluate PIVOT interventions, and to serve as the central coordinator for PIVOT’s broad ranging research partnerships. In addition, this person will work to build both internal organizational capacity and national capacity for conducting field-based public health research in Madagascar. He/she will be expected to organize trainings, provide frequent mentorship to Malagasy students and work closely with PIVOT managers to help them evaluate their programs.

Qualified candidates will hold graduate degrees in a public health related field with research experience in limited resource settings, a track record in operational research or field epidemiology, French and English language proficiency and a demonstrated commitment to global health and social justice. To learn more and to apply, click here!



Grant Writer

Possible is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial Grant Writer to support our Partnerships team from our New York City headquarters.

The ideal candidate should see themselves as an evangelist for Possible’s work through the applications/proposals they draft. You should see your work as a critical contribution to revenue generation for the organization, and approach each grant application and report you draft as an opportunity to generate resources to enable delivery of essential healthcare to patients. Ideally you are someone who takes the initiative to stay abreast of developments within the organization as well as those outside the organization that may impact the work Possible does. You are an eager, proactive, and independent worker but an effective team player at the same time.

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Village Health Works

Procurement Manager, Kigutu Hospital Project

VHW is seeking to hire a Procurement Manager for the Kigutu Hospital Project.  They will be responsible for the procurement of the materials and equipment necessary for the operation of the hospital, slated to open in early 2019.  They will manage the full lifecycle of this work – from gathering of proforma price estimates, shipping logistics, customs and clearing processes, and delivery to VHW Kigutu.
It is anticipated that this position will be based initially from VHW’s New York City office and eventually, be a full-time residential position based in Kigutu, Burundi.

Full Job Description available HERE. To apply, please submit in English: a cover letter, CV, degrees and license, 2 references by June 15th to


Village Health Works

Client Representative

We are seeking a licensed professional architect with 10 years experience to serve as our ‘Client Representative’ through the completion of the construction of the hospital.  The candidate will reside full-time on the VHW campus in Burundi through the construction of the hospital, which is anticipated to conclude in 2019. Full job description HERE.

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter, CV, copies of degrees and license(s), 3 professional references by May 30, 2017 to:



Director of People Operations

Possible is seeking an entrepreneurial Director of People Operations to lead the design and implementation of our HR strategy -- including recruitment, performance management, and professional development -- for our growing U.S. team.

The role requires you to be an entrepreneurial, courageous, data-driven evangelist for our non-traditional approach to People Operations. You don’t view your work as an HR executive confining and controlling team members, but instead as someone who is engineering our organization to unleash the maximum amount of human talent and potential, minimize "work about work", and make Possible a "best place to work" in our sector. You are obsessed with learning, quickly testing ideas, scouring the globe for the latest innovations and best practices, and using data to transform People Operations approaches. You always approach your work through the lens of designing the organization for scale, realizing our for-impact culture, and challenging conventional HR thinking through iterating on global standards and best practices.
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Village Health Works

Director, Education and Teacher Training (Burundi)

We are seeking an extraordinary candidate to take the current education program, which is a public/private collaboration, now serving 560 children in Pre-K through Grade 9. Kigutu Fundamental School, as it is known, includes both the independent preschool program, after-school arts and technology program and teacher support program, merged and operating in conjunction with the local government school. This Education Director will lead the growth of Kigutu Fundamental School with the government-appointed school director which will eventually also include VHW’s brand new residential independent secondary school (Kigutu International Academy) and the initiation of a teacher training college. Full job description here.

Apllicant should submit a resume, a two-page cover letter and three references to


Village Health Works

Chief Operating Officer (Burundi)

Village Health Works is looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) who is highly professional and shares our passion and dedication to achieve our mission. The COO will be based in Burundi, and will report to VHW’s Chief Executive Officer.  The COO will be one of the senior VHW staff members and will be responsible for managing all Burundi programs from a programmatic and operational perspective.  The COO will serve as a lead for relationships with key in country officials and partners.  In addition, the COO will collaborate closely with the US-based teams, especially in the areas of finance, development, communications and operations.  The COO represents VHW’s interests and works to further its mission and vision.

Full Job Description and application instruction available here.


Brigham and Women's Hospital, COPE

COPE Cancer Program Manager

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in partnership with Community Outreach & Patient Empowerment (COPE) are looking for a COPE Cancer Program Manager who will be an integral member of the COPE team, working under the guidance of the COPE Associate Director and overseeing the work of the COPE Cancer Program team.
The Cancer Program Manager's primary responsibility will be to oversee COPE’s cancer activities, make sure work plans are carried out in a timely manner, deliverables are met on time, budgets are managed, and information is communicated to stakeholders effectively. This includes collaborating and coordinating within COPE as well as communicating COPE activities to various external stakeholders through face-to-face meetings, emails, written reports, presentations, and other methods of communication; getting input from stakeholders and incorporating these changes into program activities; and facilitating and leading field-based activities including training events, stakeholder meetings, and other events, as well as overseeing the day-to-day supervision of other staff.


Capacity Building Fellowships


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.

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