Manager, Public-Private Partnerships|
Reporting to the Senior Director of Public-Private Partnerships, the Manager of Public-Private Partnerships will assist the strategic partnerships team in cultivating, managing and growing its current portfolio of complex, multi-year grant programs with leading U. S. private foundations, including reporting, tracking, compliance/governance, contracts, and relationship management with multiple foundation partners and other key internal/external stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities/Outcomes (include but are not limited to):
- Assist the Senior Director of Public-Private Partnerships in cultivating, managing and growing its current portfolio of multi-year grant programs with leading U. S. private foundations.
- Serve as point of contact with multiple partners that include U. S. private foundations and other major stakeholders, coordinating necessary internal and external resources to ensure all grant programs are effectively executed and partners’ needs are fully met.
- Draft sections of key documents, including grant proposals, reports, and presentations intended for a wide variety of purposes and audiences.
- Conduct due diligence to identify legal, procedural and financial issues for potential grants prior to proposal submission/approval, as well as over the life of multi-year grant projects.
- Prepare and deliver detailed and timely reports/presentations to internal and external stakeholders on progress of partnerships.
- Help formulate partnership strategies and identify partners and relationships that will serve the organization’s mission and goals.
- Support and contribute to Public-Private Partnerships/Foundation Partnerships’ development and implementation of their annual growth strategy.
- Liaise with other USF departments and UNICEF staff to ensure successful implementation of Public-Private Partnerships/Strategic Partnerships’ overall strategy and key partnership initiatives.
- Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree in public policy, international relations, international development, economics or a related field preferred.
- Minimum of five years’ work experience in grants management and administration-related role.
- Strong knowledge of U.S. and international grant-making rules and regulations, as well as private foundation policies desired.
- Strong familiarity with current global health/development issues and UN agencies preferred.
- Ability to create and deliver proposals and presentations that are client-ready and reflect analytical thinking, creativity and a clear understanding of both the prospective partner’s requirements and USF’s programs and assets.
- Proven ability to prioritize, work independently, handle multiple, complex tasks simultaneously, generate pragmatic solutions to address potential roadblocks as well as leverage key opportunities.
- Ability to navigate complex environments and help build relationships with a variety of different institutions.
- Strong “client service” orientation and excellent interpersonal, negotiation, quantitative and analytical skills, and oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to travel within the U.S. and internationally.
- Must demonstrate USF Core Values: Trust, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Teamwork, and Service
Must possess current and valid US Work Authorization and be eligible to work for any US employer without sponsorship.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The U. S. Fund for UNICEF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.