Full-Time Manager, Investments (Program Officer)
Humanity United (HU) is seeking a self-motivated, creative, and organized Investments Manager who will serve as an integral member of the team dedicated to HU’s Supply Chains and Forced Labor program portfolio. The Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the Corporate Engagement strategic initiative which addresses labor exploitation in corporate supply chains.
Essential Job Functions:
• Source and manage funding opportunities in the Corporate Engagement grants pipeline; conduct thorough due diligence of grants from determination of fit to organizational and financial analysis
• Monitor grants to ensure adequate support for grantees, capture key learnings, and continually improve HU’s understanding of underlying systemic issues
• Lead the Corporate Engagement learning process through research, data collection, and periodic synthesis and sharing of information
• Manage grants and grantee communication by facilitating grantee reporting, fielding grantee questions, serving as grantee point of contact, and following up with potential partners after travel
• Provide verbal and written analysis of concept notes, letters of intent, grant proposals, and progress and final reports
• Respond to grant inquiries and sponsorship/membership requests as needed
• Track emerging trends or events relevant to Corporate Engagement by sourcing, reading, and synthesizing relevant publications.
Education / Experience / Qualifications:
• At least five years of professional experience in nonprofits, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, and/or corporate supply chain management
• Experience working on issues related to human rights, labor rights, international development, and policy advocacy a plus
• MBA or MA in international affairs or public policy, or equivalent experience
• Familiarity with using systems approaches to address complex social problems
• Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills with demonstrated expertise in proactively working on projects of wide scope and significant magnitude
• High degree of flexibility and adaptability required by a startup, entrepreneurial, or changing work environment
• Strong team player who acts with diplomacy and professionalism at all times
• Resourceful and able to work at a high level with little guidance
• Demonstrated analytical and research experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; prior experience with investing/grantmaking preferred
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 15% of the year.
• Other duties from time to time as determined by institutional priorities.
Competitive salary, annual bonus opportunity and good benefits & perks package.
Humanity United is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to treating all applicants and employees without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religious creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veterans status, citizenship and immigration status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This equal employment opportunity commitment applies to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, advertising, recruiting, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination.