Fellowship Program Manager

  • Global Health Corps (GHC)
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary:
  • Deadline: 2020-08-03
  • Location: Kigali - Rwanda
  • Job Advert Expires In: 9 days
Fellowship Program Manager

Job Description

About Global Health Corps

Since 2009, Global Health Corps’ (GHC) has built a global community of 1,000+ young leaders who are working to transform health systems around the world. The entry point to our high-impact community is a paid 13-month fellowship with placements in nonprofit and government health organizations in East and Southern Africa. In addition to filling capacity gaps in a range of health issues, fellows participate in bespoke leadership training and community building activities.



The Fellowship Program Manager reports to the U.S.-based Vice President of Programs and will be responsible for the following:

Curriculum Design

  • Design and manage in-person and virtual workshops and retreats to advance fellows’ professional and leadership development
  • Curate and develop tools and resources for fellows and partners
  • Refresh GHC’s existing curriculum based on feedback and emerging trends in global health leadership
  • Support country teams in designing bespoke programming for their country cohort
  • Manage relationships with GHC training partners and vendors
  • Coordinate with GHC Impact and Learning Manager to implement a robust M&E framework to measure the impact of GHC’s curriculum


  • Facilitate GHC programming for fellows and partners
  • Prepare GHC staff to facilitate programming through preparatory meetings, facilitator resource development, and coaching

Project Management

  • Develop project plans, manage implementation, and regularly communicate with stakeholders across the organization for major projects including, but not limited to: fellow recruitment, fellow onboarding, partner recruitment, and selection, training logistics and materials acquisition

Program Administration / Knowledge Management

  • Manage administrative processes to ensure fellows are well-informed and supported throughout the fellowship (e.g. updating the Community Portal, GHC’s online platform; managing fellow email listservs; drafting email templates for fellow and partner communications)

Intern Management

  • Hire and manage global programs interns

Job Requirements

Required qualifications

  • Minimum 5-7 years of professional experience
  • Accomplished curriculum designer with experience creating workshops, resources, and tools. Preference for candidates who have designed a curriculum for young professionals or related to leadership development
  • Experience managing in-person and virtual training events
  • Strong public presence; comfortable facilitating discussions and workshops with diverse audiences of different sizes
  • Excellent writing ability with experience translating complex ideas into logical and compelling deliverables
  • Experience managing multiple complex projects

To be successful in this role, you should also be:

  • Familiar with adult learning and experiential learning pedagogy – you love reading and thinking about what gets adults excited to learn and collaborate
  • Relationship-builder – you are skilled in building productive relationships across diverse communities
  • Innovative and adaptive – you like a good challenge. You see failure as an opportunity to learn, fix and create
  • Highly organized – you love building a good project plan and you’re known as a person who doesn’t let things fall through the cracks
  • Detail-oriented – you pay attention to the small things, making sure that every lesson plan, project plan, and email is of the highest quality
  • Comfortable with technology – you’re not intimidated to adopt new systems in order to make our work more efficient or impactful

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