2019-2020 Global Health Corps Fellow - Knowledge Management Specialist - Build Health International

Are you interested in using your skill set to make a global impact? Do you want to continue developing as a leader? Apply to be a 2019-2020 Global Health Corps Fellow! Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization that offers a yearlong paid multidisciplinary fellowship for emerging leaders, ages 21-30, through partnership with nonprofits and government agencies on the front lines of health, in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia, and the US.


The Knowledge Management Specialist at Build Health International (BHI) will have the opportunity to participate as a member of a team focused on the full spectrum of medical infrastructure – from design to implementation to operational planning, and the fellow should be keen to contribute to all aspects of this process. The Knowledge Management Specialist will collaborate primarily with the Director of Clinical Planning and Strategy on a range of activities, including:

Operational planning for partners

Qualitative research on the built environment in resource-poor settings

Development of additional service offerings for BHI

Support for the organization’s goals of helping partners implement recommendations and guidelines at project sites, including reporting and evaluation


The Knowledge Management Specialist will also coordinate closely with the BHI team to both capture and document best practices for internal and external communication, help create a BHI toolkit for partners that can be leveraged across projects, optimize knowledge sharing and management (especially lessons learned for the built environment in resource-constrained settings), and create original content for BHI’s open access learning platform. This role will also require travel to BHI’s Beverly, Massachusetts office at least two to four times each month to coordinate with the team based in Beverly.



Contribute to programmatic and study reports, publications, and presentations related to the work in which BHI is engaged

Build evidence and documentation for our work, help capture lessons learned and best practices, and determine the roadmap to integration of these practices in our work

Coordinate the implementation of observational or qualitative research projects, including data collection and analysis

Engage in identification, documentation, and dissemination of best practices and preparing conference abstracts, manuscripts, and articles

Perform literature reviews on the built environment, infection control, and topics pertaining to and related to BHI’s work

Coordinate, research, write, and edit original content for relevant stakeholders, including but not limited to: impact reports, event collateral, messaging, toolkits, and internal and external communication (e.g., the BHI website)

Travel to project sites – including but not exclusively Haiti – to help with initial project evaluations and implement operational recommendations

Support impact evaluation at six months with partner organizations after implementation of BHI interventions

Document and translate BHI program results into an open access format of searchable lessons learned

Optimize knowledge sharing and knowledge management

Synthesize data for scientific abstracts and manuscripts

Perform duties on selected special initiatives as needed


Skills and Experiences

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Bachelor’s degree*

Preferred: Master’s degree, especially in public health or related field

Ability to write clearly for a technical audience, with experience producing abstracts, best practice summaries, manuscripts, and/or articles*

Strong research skills, including the ability to synthesize insights from a range of sources, such as conducting literature reviews*

Experience with quantitative or qualitative data collection and interpretation*

Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, presentation, and facilitation*

Passion for global health*

International development or travel experience*

Ability to travel to project sites, most often located in rural locales in resource-constrained settings, including rural Haiti*

Experience managing budgets

Experience in a service delivery setting, especially healthcare service delivery (clinic volunteer experience, healthcare clerical work, etc.)

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Self-starter who showcases strong initiative, flexibility, and an ability to think creatively

Ability to multi-task while maintaining organized records and files


Fellows receive the following benefits:

Monthly living and utilities stipend


Health insurance

A professional development grant of $600 and completion award of $1500

Travel coverage to and from placement site, all trainings, and retreats


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