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Portfolio Director

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Community Health Councils
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 21 days ago

Organization Summary

Community Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit, community-based health education, advocacy and policy organization established in 1992 in response to the growing health and healthcare crisis. CHC’s mission is to collectively build equitable systems. CHC has been at the forefront of systems change work to eliminate disparities in health and well-being.  Our policy areas include Health Systems, Food Justice and Community and Economic Resiliency. Each area represents a unique opportunity to engage members of impacted communities in program and policy development through a wide variety of community interventions and strategies as well as representation and leadership through the coalitions and collaborations convened. With a primary focus on South Los Angeles, CHC works at the local, state, and national level to improve the health and well-being of under-served and marginalized communities.

Position Summary

A central means of advancing our mission is through earned income and social enterprising. These activities allow us to generate general operating dollars to design and deploy policy and systems change objectives without compromising our revenue streams. This position will lead the continued growth and development of our portfolio of grants and contracts specifically related to our role as TA providers and asset managers in strategic partnership with Los Angeles County and key foundations. In this capacity the Portfolio Director will work closely with the Finance team as well as CHC’s community-based grant making team to assure alignment and execution of strategic objectives.

Reporting directly to the Chief Strategy Officer, the Portfolio Director will provide customized asset management services to corporate clients, government entities, wealthy individuals, and financial advisors to help grow CHC’s philanthropic workflow. We are seeking a dynamic individual to join our CHC team with responsibility for the overall program which includes supporting programmatic contracting and compliance, business development, leading client engagements, overseeing grantmaking, and team management. We're looking for a motivated, flexible, community-driven and customer-focused individual with deep knowledge of the philanthropic sector and a passion for business development. The position requires strong analytical and interpersonal skills and executive level project management skills. The Portfolio Director will play a vital role in leading the projects and initiatives that support the goals of the CHC’s strategic plan.

Overall Responsibilities

Grant management duties will include supervising grants writing consultants; creating initial call for applications; updating program guidelines; managing grant evaluation by review team; oversight of all grant contractual, fiscal, and program documentation, including site visits and monitoring; overseeing timely disbursement of grant funds; in collaboration with Finance Department, setting up vendors into the system, and ensuring all payments are done; monitoring account balances used to fund grant programs; preparing and submitting any required reports; collecting and reviewing required program and financial reports; reporting on grants secured by CHC; providing corrective action planning to grantees; and providing ongoing technical assistance and training to grantees. 

The Portfolio Director will manage a Program Officer and have a project administrator to support their team. Such responsibilities include providing support in the management of one large LA County re-granting contract, including maintaining a calendar to ensure the timely submission of proposals and reports; keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meeting deadlines, and managing competing priorities. 

Primary Duties

  • Work collaboratively with all CHC team members in the development and deployment of portfolio management and execution of strategic goals and objectives.
  • Lead the management and growth of CHC’s portfolio by fully owning the partnership cycle, from strategy to execution.
  • Assure and monitor compliance with applicable contractual agreements.
  • Collaborate with CHC’s operations, legal, research, and finance teams to implement and successfully deliver high quality services to clients.
  • Develop and successfully implement evaluation plans that evidence the ROI of CHC stewarded investments and grant making.
  • Assure that CHC is on the leading edge of grant making, program development and asset management.
  • Assure alignment of portfolio with CHC organizational values, mission and vision at all times.
  • Assure that all aspects of our portfolio support CHC’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Drive partners and internal teams to alignment, escalate issues to senior management, own management of issue resolution, and recommend new and improved processes.
  • Deliver regular, detailed performance reporting to partners as well as to CHC senior management.
  • Work with program teams and consultants to ensure maximum optimization and cost effectiveness.
  • Participate in special projects including research of new programs and services, budget analysis and preparation, and feasibility analyses; prepare and present reports.

The Qualifications/ Knowledge You Have

  • Master’s degree required in finance, business administration, public health, public policy, urban planning, public affairs, sociology, social welfare, or another health and/or finance-related field; AND
  • Minimum 5 years of professional relationship management experience in a nonprofit, foundation or governmental setting that includes program or project management, budgeting and fiscal management, and programs and contract management.
  • Demonstrated success creating new and growing programs through deepening relationships with prospects and clients in both government and corporate models.
  • Experience in CRM software such as Salesforce or Razor’s Edge strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Asana project management software strongly preferred.

The Skills You Bring

  • Experience cultivating and expanding relationships with prospects and clients.
  • Critical thinking and execution, attention to details, creative problem-solving, and an orientation towards helping the whole team realize its goals.
  • Ability to thrive in environments with ambiguity and enjoy working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and ability to adapt to changing policy direction and funding source requirements

The Value You Deliver

  • Strengthen the systems necessary to grow CHC’s philanthropic arm through business development.
  • Craft program level and individual goals that accelerate achievement of CHC’s business objectives. Motivating the team to deliver innovative offerings including corporate social responsibility programs, researching and communicating funding opportunities, providing thought leadership, and evaluating giving strategies.

TO APPLY: Please email a 1-page Cover Letter describing how your experience is a match for this position, and Resume to humanresources@chc-inc.org. No calls, please. Include the title of the position you are applying for in the Subject line of your email.

Community Health Councils is a non-profit, community-based health advocacy, policy, and educational organization. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits including medical, dental, vision and 403b plans, vacation, sick and holiday benefits. CHC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Organization Summary

Community Health Councils (CHC) is a non-profit, community-based health education, advocacy and policy organization established in 1992 in response to the growing health and healthcare crisis. CHC’s mission is to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

$85,000 - $95,000

Benefits

Community Health Councils is a non-profit, community-based health advocacy, policy, and educational organization. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits including medical, dental, vision and 403b plans, vacation, sick and holiday benefits. CHC is an equal opportunity employer. Women and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

Community Health Councils is a non-profit, community-based health advocacy, policy, and educational organization. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
3731 Stocker Street, Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90008

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please email a 1-page Cover Letter describing how your experience is a match for this position, and Resume to humanresources@chc-inc.org. No calls, please. Include the title of the position you are applying for in the Subject line of your email. Thank you.

TO APPLY: Please email a 1-page Cover Letter describing how your experience is a match for this position, and Resume to humanresources@chc-inc.org. No calls, please. Include the title…

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