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Precious Project

Development Director

Precious Project offers high quality education and care to orphaned and vulnerable children in rural Tanzania. We partner with the local community to provide a Primary School, Children’s Home, organic farm and agricultural practices all grounded in sustainable environmental principles. Precious Project also supports women’s empowerment groups that foster economic self-sufficiency. 

Precious Project is committed to the education and care of vulnerable children in rural Tanzania. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic fundraiser to help take our project to the next level. The Precious Project Development Director is responsible for the oversight and management of fundraising strategy, major gifts cultivation, fund development and marketing. The director would be expected to utilize multi-channel fundraising to acquire new donors, deepen relationships with existing donors and raise the organization’s profile in the greater Boston area.

A full job description and application instructions can be found in our BNID posting here! For more information about Precious Project, http://www.preciousprojects.org

 

PIVOT

Executive Assistant (Seattle, WA, USA)

The Executive Assistant to the (newly) Seattle-based co-CEO / co-Founder will support day-to-day administrative management of the co-CEO’s time and organizational responsibilities in three major departments: administration; development (fundraising); and research. This Executive Assistant position has been created to increase the effectiveness and reach of the co-CEO who also has a primary academic affiliation and commitments as such. The position will offer the right candidate a diverse and exciting administrative role in a young, effective global health organization with the opportunity to grow over time in either the realm of research or fundraising.

Qualified candidates will have 1-3 years professional experience supporting a high-level executive or academic, excellent organizational and administrative skills, a good sense of humor / flexibility, and a demonstrated commitment to global health and social justice. Candidates with proficiency in French are strongly encouraged to apply.

To view full job description and Apply, click here!

 

Build Health International

Assistant Site Supervisor

BHI has developed a very unique and successful approach to building sustainable health care facilities in resource-constrained areas, originating from experience constructing the Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, Haiti’s 340-bed National Teaching Hospital. BHI uses a creative and flexible approach to design and procurement, leveraging both local and global resources and facilitating in-kind donations where possible. In construction, BHI hires local contractors and tradespeople and uses skilled staff and volunteers to provide training and build local capacity.

This adaptable and innovative resource management allows BHI to construct quality facilities in the most challenging of environments that are both affordable and sustainable.

BHI is seeking a highly motivated and committed Assistant Construction Site Supervisor to work on a variety of construction projects with our team in Haiti.  They would start as an Assistant Construction Site Supervisor, with the goal of overseeing and managing projects, with support, within 6-12 months.

For full job description and requirements, visit the BHI career page.

 

Build Health International

Electrical Supervisor and Trainer

BHI is seeking a highly motivated and committed Electrical Supervisor and Trainer to work with our design and engineering team in Boston and oversee and train our electrical team in Haiti and other countries. Their time will be split primarily between Beverly, MA and Haiti with occasional trips to other countries to help in the planning and evaluation process. Responsibilities in Beverly include: preparing estimates, specifying and ordering materials, working with the team to develop installation methods with materials that can successfully be completed in the field by lower skilled electricians.  In Haiti and other countries, responsibilities include supervising and helping layout electrical installations, and working with our staff electricians and helpers. Also, the candidate will help our facilities management teams troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment and motor controls, and work with our staff renewable energy engineer to plan and oversee PV installations. The candidate would use patience, flexibility, and problem-solving skills coupled with good communications to work with our multinational supervisors and local teams to find cost-effective and safe ways to circumvent obstacles to success.

The ideal candidate should also have a passion for helping others driven by a commitment to international development, social justice, or mission. Excellent health and willingness to travel to challenging locations is critical.  Additionally, effective communication and willingness to work with others is critical; every member of the BHI team wears multiple hats and pitches in to help others as needed. This is a unique opportunity for younger journeyman level electrician to quickly advance professionally or a retiree in excellent health to take on a leadership role in an organization.

For full job description and requirements, visit the BHI career page.

 

Village Health Works

AMCC Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

The Kigutu-based AMCC M&E Officer has primary responsibility for leading M&E, reporting, and quality improvement initiatives across VHW’s Clinical/AMCC Programs. The AMCC M&E Officer also leads the tracking of core indicators, and works with other teams to integrate M&E for project evaluation, planning and expansion of programmatic activities. Together with other Kigutu-based M&E officers, the AMCC M&E Officer promotes an integrated approach for continuous learning, operational research, and system strengthening.

For full job description and instructions to apply, click here.

 

Village Health Works

Médecin de Santé Mentale 


Actuellement, Village Health Works est à la recherche d'un médecin généraliste afin de compléter l’équipe de Santé Mentale pour renforcer ce service  dans le cadre d’améliorer son paquet global de services de Santé. Le candidat aura comme responsabilité principale d’évaluer la santé mentale des patients et de leur fournir des soins médicaux. Il est responsable de l'apport, le diagnostic et la gestion (pharmacologique et psychiatrique) de la santé mentale des patients, il se joindra aussi aux autres médecins dans la prise en charge des patients de la clinique. Ce programme de santé mentale est appuyé par le projet PCAF, la Fondation C. Peter Alderman, une Organisation Internationale Non Gouvernementale qui aide au renforcement des capacités de la Santé Mentale et des services de soutien psychosocial dans les milieux à faibles ressources. Les membres de l'équipe de santé mentale reçoivent une formation continue et une supervision d’un psychiatre expatrié. L’équipe compte actuellement deux Psychologues et un Infirmier qui travaillent étroitement avec les Lay counselors et les Agents de Santé Communautaires.

For full job description and instructions to apply, click here.

 

Village Health Works

Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

With this rapidly expanding portfolio supported by more than 250 Burundian and international staff, VHW is seeking an experienced monitoring and evaluation (M&E) professional to manage all M&E functions and lead the design, development and roll out of an integrated M&E framework.  S/he will be responsible for developing monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate, and complete reporting. The M&E Coordinator will develop and implement VHW’s monitoring and evaluation strategy to contribute to evidence-based program design and continuous improvements of program quality based on data and learning. S/he will direct and supervise an M&E technical staff within each of the programs, serve on the Senior Leadership Team, and report to the VHW Country Director.

For full job description and instructions to apply, click here.

 

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.

For full job description and instructions to apply, click here.

 

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.

For full job description and instructions to apply, click here.

 

PIVOT

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!

 

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 to jobs@villagehealthworks.org

 

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.

For more information, click here.