ThinkWell is an emerging health systems development organization that is currently in a major growth phase. While our core area of work is health financing, we take a health systems approach that includes human resources for health, health information systems, private sector engagement, and research and evaluation. We are looking for a Network Expansion Advisor to provide business advisory and technical assistance as part of the USAID Bangladesh Advancing Universal Health Care (AUHC) project. This is a full-time position is based in Bangladesh AUHC project offices in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Within the AUHC project ThinkWell will lead the incubator unit which will provide strategic and technical support to the newly established Surjer Hashi (Smiling Sun) Network(SHN), a sustainable pro-poor social enterprise. The Network Expansion Advisor is responsible for strategic alliances and partnerships to offer added value services to the clients of SHN and accountable for business growth of SHN through a vibrant network. The candidate will report to management team member. (S)he will work with different teams of the incubator to develop and promote new revenue streams and attract additional resources by developing a vibrant network of market actors in delivering health services and related products.
· The candidate will hold an advanced degree in business administration, marketing, finance, public health, or another relevant field;
· Minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience, including managing franchise or distribution business, supply chain, partnership and business development.
· Experience in the leveraging of resources from the private and public sector, preferably within the health sector.
· Experience working with donors, governments, or NGOs in international development finance or a related field.
· Experience of living and working in a low \-income or lower-middle income country is highly desirable;
· Strong quantitative skills, proficiency in Stata or another statistics software is desirable;
· Fluent command of English and Bengali;
· Willingness to travel is essential.