Our goal is to increase opportunities for people in the developing world to lift themselves out of illness, hunger, and poverty, and to help deliver targeted healthcare solutions in these regions.
supporting the Government of India. The ICO reports into the Global Development program division, but its initiatives encompass almost the entire range of strategies that reside in across the foundation, spanning from R&D to delivery to strengthening systems and the enabling environment.
Our partnerships include India's central and state governments, nonprofit organizations, community groups, academic institutions, and the private sector.
We began our work in India more than a decade ago with an initiative to curtail the spread of HIV. Since then, the scope of our work has expanded tremendously to include other health and non-health verticals and platforms.
These include : + Health : Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health (MNCH, Family Planning, Nutrition, Vaccine Delivery, TB, Visceral Leishmaniasis, Lymphatic Filariasis, and Health Systems Strengthening and Design.
We encourage staff and partners to put the user at the center of our program solutions and to design integrated program models that break silos and best meet human needs.
We look at every layer of the public & private systems (e.g. from community to front-line workers to public facilities to private sector) to identify delivery solutions and insights that help to change behaviors, to introduce and scale high impact interventions, and to generate higher level overall system performance.
In support to the government of India, we bring evidence and expertise to bear on important public policy debates around issues affecting our mission, building public support and partnerships to advance our shared objectives for health and livelihood.
Our goals and operating model require leveraging the vast network of internal and external foundation partners. Digital is a core enabler for key goals across our portfolio.
defining and implementing the right building blocks of a Health Data Dictionary, interoperability standards, digital governance etc.
and + Ongoing digital innovations to enable better service delivery, data quality, behavior change, and therefore program outcomes.
Position Summary & Responsibilities The Program Officer (PO), Digital, is part of an experienced three-person team that partners with other program officers specializing in program verticals and functions to achieve concrete outcomes along both prongs of our Digital strategy.
You will bring expertise in business and application architecture frameworks, platform development and technology design as well as familiarity with cutting-edge technologies and innovative thinking on "new-age digital" such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), blockchain, etc.
You will help to landscape the partner ecosystem that will act as a source of innovation and drive adoption; both at the national level as well as within key states.
particularly government and government supporting institutions. You will collaborate across multiple vertical initiatives building a solid layperson's understanding of our broader goals and strategies to bring thought leadership in how Digital / ICT can play a supporting role.
aiming for innovative approaches that can be scaled in the public sector. + Collaborate across various vertical initiatives and cross-functional teams, offering input and review on investments which include Digital components.
professional bodies and private sector players on key digital programs and priorities that impact national and state level outcomes.
Core Knowledge & Skills We are looking for people who enjoy the opportunity of working on complex problems and collectively creating solutions that have the potential for transformative change in the lives of people around the world.
You are a creative and curious leader who has an excellent track record of achievement and leadership in roles of increasing responsibility.
You should be prepared to work across a diverse set of disciplines, bridging a wide range of expertise all the while being a teammate, with a demonstrated ability to work with flexibility, efficiency and diplomacy in an exciting, challenging environment.
with an emphasis in Digital Health desired. + Demonstrated ability to manage / deliver complex digital projects / programs and risk mitigation, with clear milestones and outcomes.
g. computer science or other related field); advanced degree, such as an MBA, desired #LI-MB1 As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve-in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs-and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve the mission of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to :
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