Proposal Officer


About the organization

Jhpiego creates and delivers transformative health care solutions that save lives. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, Jhpiego builds health providers’ skills and develops systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families


Proposal Management:
Manage sub-proposals and less complex proposals without teaming or recruitment, or new technical areas (e.g. sole source to Jhpiego, opportunities without partners, replication of current work), where Jhpiego is the prime, including production of proposal submissions, assuring on-time delivery of all documents.
In collaboration with program and technical staff, draft, edit and synthesize proposal content in the format that will be most appealing to the donor (e.g. concept note, slide deck). Content could range from pitch ideas, corporate capability statements, past performance references, and other related content.
Develop proposal writing outlines.
Support proposal managers and teams
Analyze and manage opportunity feedback from stakeholders, including to support bid and no-bid decisions
Provide regular reporting on proposal status and results
Liaise with prime contractors and organizations related to specific proposal opportunities
Work closely with the human resources office to identify and propose staff
Ensure non-technical proposal content complies with client needs
Support transition of awarded projects to implementation team


Required Qualifications
BA with 3 years of US Government, other governments, foundation and/or corporate proposal development and/or project management experience
Working knowledge of international and US donor agencies
Ability to multi‐task and prioritize in fast-paced work environment.
Excellent communication, presentation and writing skills
Highly proficient in MS Office and online resources
Ability to work additional hours during peak times such as proposal preparation and production
Ability to self-manage, multi-task and prioritize in fast paced environment
Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
Demonstrated analytical, organizational and decision making skills
Aware of and sensitive to working with diverse groups in a developing country environment
Ability to travel independently internationally, particularly to low-resource countries
Preferred Qualifications
2 years of global health experience
Advanced degree in relevant disciplines, including public health, international development, business administration
Fluency (oral and written) in a second language (French - most preferred, Portuguese or Spanish
One year experience living and working in low and middle income countries
Familiarity with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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