Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. Our approach is rooted in Mike Bloomberg's unique experience and success across the field of business, government, and philanthropy.
The Government Innovation programs build the capacity of local governments to solve problems effectively. Its initiatives – ranging from large-scale international innovation competitions to domestic efforts that help mayors hone their management skills and better use data in decision-making – equip local leaders with practical tools and approaches they can use to address local challenges. We currently invest in more than 200 municipal governments worldwide through grants, technical assistance, and participation programs. Our team strives to be collegial and collaborative with an orientation toward learning at the individual, group, and portfolio levels. We are energized to advance our mission, while also working to ensure team members have full and balanced lives and opportunities for growth.
We are seeking an experienced Director for Operations for our Government Innovation team. Reporting to the Head of Government Innovation and partnering with their leadership team, you will be a trusted advisor working across the team’s global portfolio to coordinate and provide operational excellence across grant and contract budgets, renewals, approvals, impact tracking, and internal reporting about program impact. You will think out of the box in order to conceive and implement new ideas to support both innovation and effectiveness.
We seek candidates who are experienced in implementing successful processes and systems, detail oriented, strategic, tactical, adaptive, and curious, with excellent judgement who will play a key role working on the team and engaging foundation leadership.
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Bloomberg Philanthropies is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and accomplishment.
Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the…