Bridge for BillionsBridge for Billions

Public Health and Innovation Specialist

Remote
Employee
Project Management
$28,000 to $32,000 / year

INTRO

As one of the largest entrepreneurship networks globally, Bridge for Billions creates, designs, and manages entrepreneurship programs with foundations, corporations, and public entities that have benefited more than 3000 entrepreneurs in more than 99 countries. Its objective is to facilitate access to entrepreneurial support for all types of entrepreneurs with a common purpose: to boost innovation that solves the problems that truly matter, generate economic growth, and new decent job opportunities.

Bridge for Billions, recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30, Ashoka, and Acumen, has worked with more than 100 organizations such as Coca-Cola, Accenture or BMW, and institutions such as the United Nations in the development of entrepreneurship programs that support diverse entrepreneurs in the creation of innovative solutions for today’s most pressing issues.

In 6 years, Bridge has grown to a team of 29 people from 13 nationalities, with headquarters in Madrid, where most of our team is based; an emerging LATAM HQ in Antigua, Guatemala, with a few team members; and a few people based in different places around the world. We will likely end the year 2022 as a team of 40 people.

Tasks

JOB MISSION

Bridge for Billions is looking for a public health expert based in Africa, to support the hub’s activities together with relevant partners. The consultant has to support the coordination of the different work streams, manage relevant stakeholder groups/workshops, initiate new partnerships and be the liaison of the hub for anything digital health, grant management and partnerships.

ROLES & CONTRIBUTIONS

Operations coordination:

  • Support the coordination, communication and alignment between key local stakeholders, incl. government / health authorities and private sector stakeholders.
  • Grant management - provide information about the program implementation progress, emerging risks and opportunities, or any other ad-hoc enquiry as needed.
  • Support local and regional activities such as workshops, participate in initiative’s implementation activity execution and meetings.
  • Define expectations and project milestones for startup to guide the disbursement modalities.
  • Design and execute grant contract agreements with startups to ensure compliance with the agreed modalities
  • Organizational assessment of and due diligence on grant recipients: Carry out an organizational assessment of the shortlisted scale up and growth start-ups based on an agreed checklist mainly administrative, financial management, human resources and procurement to validate capacity for grants use and identify training needs
  • Monitoring and evaluation of grant use: Conduct Interim and terminal monitoring and evaluation to obtain feedback on the progress of the project to the donors, implementers, and beneficiaries of the project.
  • Work with the firm managing the grant to design and create an impact report detailing the impact of grants disbursed and milestones achieved
  • Creating a standardized impact and M & E framework with support from other partners of the hub
  • Support local and regional activities such as workshops, participate in initiative’s implementation activity execution and meetings.

Partnerships:

  • Drive opportunities to enable the set-up of a functioning governance with health care authorities, technical teams and international partners.
  • Help to secure buy-in, commitment and approvals from local authorities while focusing on alignment of activities with local priorities.
  • Drive the pan-African scale up implementation plan for the HealthTech Hub Africa, with key focus on structuring the blueprint to fasttrack healthtech innovations in public health and partnership development activities.
  • Support the design of 2 annual summits focused on public-private partnerships and investors; and incorporate strategy and activities that enhances collaboration between policy makers and the start-ups
  • Design and organization of in person start-ups meet-up events

Requirements

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent understanding of the regional health systems, health delivery and emerging innovations.
  • Passion and experience in working on health and technology innovations
  • Experienced in working with government entities and understand sensitivities related to government engagement
  • Needs- and client-focused attitude
  • Ability to support the management of multi-party governance with local and global level representation
  • Fluency in English and French both verbal and written.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, positive “can-do” spirit, high level of learning agility and of emotional intelligence to manage complex partner situations (government, private parties, NGOs, health providers, patients, international partners)
  • Have good leadership skills
  • Public speaking
  • Be a self-starter & have the empowerment to make decision

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experiences with data governance, real-world evidence, large - scale program management, fundraising
  • Experience with donor and grant management
  • Able to start as soon as possible.

Benefits

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

  • Once you apply and we review your application, we will send you a quick Typeform to complete so we know we’re aligned on the basics and logistics of the role.
  • If we are, we’ll invite you to a 1st 30-minute check-in just to explain a bit more about the process and get to know each other a little better.
  • If there’s a match, we will schedule a Hiring Manager Interview where we will talk about your technical skills and experience in the sector.
  • If everything goes well, we will invite you to a Mutual Interview, a shared space where you will be able to ask us anything you want to make sure Bridge for Billions is where you want to take your next professional step!
  • We will send you an offer.

OFFER AND LOCATION

Transparent salaries and fair compensation structure, mid-range for the social sector:

  • Compensation of 28,000 USD - 32, 000 USD per year, depending on profile.
  • Location: remote position. Able to work from any location in Africa
  • Start date: 15th January, 2023
  • One year contract.
Updated: 1 month ago
Job ID: 6461006
About Bridge for Billions
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Madrid, España
Bridge for Billions is a digital ecosystem of entrepreneurship programs for early-stage entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurial talent is everywhere, but opportunities are not, and we're here to correct this imbalance. Our programs are open for all entrepreneurs worldwide, no matter where they are located, what education level they have achieved, or how much business acumen they currently possess. 5 years ago, we developed our step-by-step incubation program, that features a learn-by-doing entrepreneurship methodology and includes the support of a mentor and a peer community. Our online program helps simplify the rollercoaster ride of building a business by guiding the entrepreneurs and their mentors through a unique and accredited entrepreneurship training pathway.
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