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 Project manager to lead the ThinkWell as part of the USAID Bangladesh Advancing Universal Health Care (AUHC) project. This is a full-time position is based in Washington DC, with significant travel time to Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Within the AUHC project, ThinkWell leads the incubator unit which will provide strategic and technical support to the newly established Surjer Hashi (Smiling Sun) Group (SHG), a sustainable pro-poor social enterprise. The Project manager is responsible for overall management of the project, including technical and leadership guidance to our local team staff, coordination among the project partners and liaison with donor and prime both in DC and in Bangladesh.
The successful candidate will have hands-on design and implementation experience, in multiple countries and in areas such as: social enterprise development, primary health care management, business strategy development, health financing policy and strategy. The ideal candidate will have previous experience living and/or working in developing countries.
The candidate will understand how to remotely support field-based programs and staff, striking the balance between mentorship, technical assistance, and accountability. The candidate should be a ‘builder’- enthusiastic to shape the growth of a cutting-edge enterprise.
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