Strategic Partnerships Manager
Stanford University
United States

The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health (www.globalhealth.stanford.edu) seeks to improve health for underserved populations. We leverage Stanford’s strengths across disciplines to create knowledge, partner for solutions, and train leaders. We seed research and partnerships, build capacity, and equip global health leaders with cultural skills, practical knowledge and contextual awareness needed to make change happen and advance social justice.  



The Stanford Global Health team is based in the School of Medicine, but works with all schools and institutes to connect people, resources and information. More than 170 faculty are affiliated with the Center. We seed research and innovation, bring new voices to campus, highlight advances in health and equity, and encourage advocacy.



The Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health is seeking a Strategic Partnerships Manager to participate in program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.



Duties include: 

  • Lead the planning and operations for functions or programs that have significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise.
  • Evaluate programs, policies and procedures. Identify issues, and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures.
  • Review and analyze trends to advise and develop recommendations to achieve or modify the goals of the program or function.
  • Represent the program or function within the department, unit or school. Represents the program or function at the university level and/or to external constituencies.
  • Manage and contribute to the development of outreach strategy that may include relationship development, communications and compliance.
  • May development and/or oversee budgets; manage finances including monitoring, analyzing, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Assess training needs and may develop associated training.
  • May direct and/or supervise staff.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • MPH or MSc in Global Health preferred
  • Demonstrated fundraising ability
  • Research or work experience with interdisciplinary global health teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with individuals across different levels of the organization.
  • Experience working with diverse non-academic audiences.
  • Ability to craft tailored/nuanced cover letters, executive summaries and proposals.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness.
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals.
  • Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


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