About the Development and Innovation Division - NACHC’s Development and Innovation Division builds and leads the strategy to generate new resources, establish substantial partnerships, and foster innovation for the future. This “development” and “innovation” enables NACHC to offer high-quality initiatives to help support the current, emerging, and future needs of Community Health Centers and the people they serve, as well as to support and develop the “Health Center of the Future.”
The Partnership Development and Management Specialist will work in the Development and Innovation division to support funding and partnership development efforts for NACHC. This individual is a key member of the team and their primary opportunities to support the team include:
- Supporting a portfolio of 6-10 partnerships or projects under the supervision of the Associate Vice President of the division,
- Working with division leadership to design, develop, and launch new funding proposals and partnerships, and
- Collaborating with others to execute the work plan for the division and The Center for Community Health Innovation
An individual in this position should expect to be part of a team that works across many different health-related issue areas; engages with health care, philanthropic, and corporate sectors interested in advancing resources to create a more equitable health care system; and will have the chance to be a creator as new projects and partnerships are launched by the division.
- Support a portfolio of partnerships and/or programs that include relationship management, execution of project deliverables, reporting to the funder/partner, and developing sustainability plans. Part of this work may include managing the subgrant of dollars to partners in the field, including identifying partners, managing the execution of agreements, and tracking their progress and reporting as part of larger initiatives.
- Regularly assess industry and community market trends in the health care, social services, and philanthropic sectors, leading to the generation of new partnerships and funding support for the organization. Work with division leadership to develop grant projects from the points of concept development and inception, through research and background development, grant writing/proposal development, and implementation.
- Support the collection of qualitative and quantitative data necessary for evaluation/reporting; manage contacts for the division; and design presentations and reports, primarily through Microsoft platforms.
- Work with colleagues to engage health centers, primary care associations, and health center-controlled networks with training and technical assistance in relation to partnership and funding development, grant writing, relationship management, and other related topics. Manage relationships with key individuals and organizations; identify and evaluate opportunities for collaboration.
- Support the planning and implementation of conference education sessions, various meetings, reports/briefings for the Board of Directors, and other division activities that promote the organization externally.
- Other duties as needed or required.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred; willing to consider commensurate work experience with an Associate’s degree.
- Military and/or national service through an AmeriCorps or Peace Corps program welcomed.
- At least 2-4 years of experience and demonstrated work managing multiple projects and/or partnerships involving regular communications with internal and external parties, managing a project or partnership from inception through launch and through close-out.
- Strong project management skills and critical thinking. Proficiency with Microsoft Office platforms required, and specifically will need to be proficient with Microsoft Excel and budget design/management functions.
- Responsible, self-motivated, and able to work independently, as well as part of a team. Ability to multi-task, give sharp attention to detail, and meet deadlines.
- Proactive, motivated, comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, self-managing multiple priorities simultaneously under deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Accuracy, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail are required.
- Experience working within health care and/or social services sectors; working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds preferred. A commitment to health equity is expected.