Venture Capital Job – Manager (Partnerships) -India Health Fund

Website India Health Fund

We support innovation development and adoption to improve healthcare outcomes around the world

Job Description: Manager – Partnerships

India Health Fund (IHF) is a not-for-profit organisation that was set up as a collaborative initiative of  the Tata Trusts and The Global Fund to fight against infectious diseases. IHF was conceived to  accelerate progress towards the elimination of infectious diseases in line with the objectives of the  Government of India and UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Our aim is to improve health outcomes, with a focus on primary care and in low resource settings. We  do this by addressing the gaps in funding for product development, in mentorship and in market scale up, often faced by small and mid-size entities, with powerful ideas that have potential to make a  significant difference in achieving better healthcare outcomes. We also support the development of  effective business models, enable collaborations, and develop financing mechanisms, all with the  objective of ensuring wide scale-up of solutions that can deliver extensive and significant outcomes in  healthcare.

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The role

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our Strategy, Partnerships & Impact team as a  ‘Manager-Partnerships’. The role is meant for a person with 6-8 years of relevant work experience.


1. Partnership Development and Oversight: Support identification, assessment & selection of partnership opportunities for fund raise and other strategic opportunities. Develop concepts and proposals to develop partnerships that contribute not only to encourage greater philanthropic capital to social issues but also promotes knowledge, development of  technology platforms, research, and advocacy. Support and develop partnership strategy  and engagement plan for existing and new Partnerships.

a) Shall be responsible for leading the development and implementation of public engagement, and associated outreach strategies for the organization.

b) Partnership Retention: Identify, support, and participate in workshops, symposiums, and other relevant events. Participate in development of partner appreciation pre events/activities in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.

c) Strategic Initiatives: Support development of strategy and execution of relevant partnerships  and implementation initiatives and other strategic initiatives of the organization.

2.Stakeholder Management: Develop & manage relationships with identified external stakeholders. Representation to internal and external stakeholders. Aligning reporting and deliverables tracking and engagement with donors to address project delivery  progress.

3. Development of concepts and proposals to donors and stakeholders. Development of reports and other deliverables. Coordination and reporting internally & externally.

4. Lead cross-functional implementation and coordination activities for specified projects or  partnerships. Develop, implement & manage cross-functional projects & initiatives. 5. Budgeting & forecasting for projects & other initiatives aligned with the organizational KPI’s.

6. Partnership event (like symposium, seminars, etc.) planning, preparation, and outreach: a) Help conceptualize and develop convenings, events and focused initiatives. b) Provide strategic support to Program and communications team on event best practices, including scope, format, platform, and audience to maximize reach and resonance. c) Oversee the continuum of event marketing, including content development and promotion, registration tracking, and confirmation, and contribute to the development of  materials.

d) Contribute research and support for event speakers and/or participants, including developing high-level briefing materials.

Preferred Skills

a) Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including proposal writing.

b) Good relationship building skills, externally and internally, including proven results in working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders.

c) Demonstrated ability in proposal development, business development and project

d) Good consulting skills. Negotiation and persuasive ability with a collaborative mindset.

e) Understanding of health & innovation space, funding landscape.

f) Ability to work independently, seek guidance & support where required. g) Problem solving attitude, ability to deliver with tight deadlines and willingness to take targets.


a) Must have 6-8 years of relevant work experience in partnerships at a consulting firm, impact investment fund, social sector or grant organization, start-up, or social enterprise, for profit or not for profit organization.

b) Experience in business planning, forecasting, proposal writing.

c) Experience in qualitative research & analytical skills, meta-analysis (preferred).

d) Experience in healthcare and/or public health is desirable.

Educational Qualification

a) Bachelor’s degree from science background or related field is mandatory.

b) Master’s degree from healthcare, public health, economics, or relevant field is preferred.

Reporting to

Director- Strategy, Partnerships & Impact

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