JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Rethink Priorities

Global Health and Development
Global Health and Development Director

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473659
Date Posted: 02/02/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Global Health and Development Director
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Remote, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
I3 -- Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
O1 -- Economic Development
I0 -- General
O0 -- General
Z0 -- General
Global Health and Development
Climate Change
Global Public Health
Sustainable Development
International Development
Health Economics
Salary Range: $125,250 USD
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We are seeking a Director to join the Global Health and Development (GHD) Department at Rethink Priorities. The Department typically carries out short research projects, often commissioned by philanthropic organizations and other relevant actors in the GHD space.

Key Responsibilities:
1. Improving strategy and execution of projects, programs, causes and the department overall (e.g., overseeing the team as they conduct secondary research, leading/coordinating projects, leading the team’s strategy processes, contributing to sharpening RP's "big-picture" strategy).
2. Leading fundraising efforts and client relationship maintenance (e.g., outreach to existing and potential clients/stakeholders, participating in grant application processes).
3. Keeping generally abreast of developments to best contribute to strategy and execution, or important research (e.g., staying up-to-date in areas of interest to the department and to optimize RP's strategy).
4. Reporting and managing staff (e.g., managing other GHD managers, leading hiring/staffing efforts in the department, providing constructive feedback).

* Salary: $125,250 USD
* Full-time (40h) or part-time (at minimum 32h) role
* Fully remote position, open worldwide (contingent upon local hiring restrictions)
* Comprehensive global benefits package, including generous paid time off and unpaid leave
* Some international travel is required

Application deadline: February 25, 2024

To apply:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/25/2024
Application Instructions:
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