ThinkWell is not a traditional development organization. Rather, we are a creative health sector transformation platform that thrives on pushing boundaries and reconceiving possibilities. We work with private equity and venture capital investors, pharmaceutical companies, and large commercial enterprises to leverage resources for shared public value. At the same time, we have a deep understanding of the development arena, working as advisors to ministries of health across the globe and with nearly all major development agencies. Our bottom line is social impact, our approach is entrepreneurship.
In Bangladesh, the USAID-funded Achieving Universal Health Coverage (AUHC) project is transforming the nationwide Smiling Sun network of 399 clinics into a consolidated pro-poor social enterprise: the Surjer Hashi Network (SHN). Within this effort, ThinkWell leads as an Incubator to SHN providing technical support to the Board of Directors, SHN leadership, and staffing as well as support in the areas of governance, business planning, systems development, and growth.
The Deputy Director of Business Operations and Implementation is responsible for providing strategic oversight, technical guidance, and coordination for the SHN Incubator. The successful candidate for this position will draw on their deep knowledge of service delivery networks informed by previous knowledge of the Smiling Sun network or similar successful for-profit pro-poor service delivery efforts. S/he has lead accountability for incubator operations and ensures that incubator support to the development of SHN business operations remain flexible, nimble, and responsive to the emerging needs of SHN. S/he will support other technical experts in ensuring that the project meets overall objectives for operations of SHN.
This is a full-time position is based in the Bangladesh AUHC project offices in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
As a technical expert in transferring administrative and financial management capacity, S/he will directly oversee all TA related to developing financial management, procurement, HR, and other administrative systems for SHN. Under supervision of the Incubator Director:
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