Temporary Manager, Investments
ABOUT HUMANITY UNITED:
Humanity United is a foundation dedicated to bringing new approaches to global
problems that have long been considered intractable. We build, lead, and support
efforts to change the systems that contribute to problems like human trafficking,
mass atrocities, and violent conflict. HU is part of the Omidyar Group, which
represents the philanthropic, personal and professional interests of the Omidyar
Humanity United is seeking a full-time Investment Manager for a time-limited position
from February 1 or sooner to June 30th with possibility of extension. The position is
based at Humanity United’s office in Washington, DC and reports to the Director of
Investments in charge of HU’s labor migration and human trafficking work.
The Investment Manager will support the Director of Investments to manage the
Partnership for Freedom. The Partnership for Freedom (PFF) is a public-private
partnership to spur innovative solutions to human trafficking challenges, led by
Humanity United, the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human
Services, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of
State, and the Department of Labor.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Investment Manager will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day
management of the third Partnership Challenge, Pathways to Freedom.
The Pathways to Freedom challenge was announced in October 2016 and will launch
in early 2017. It aims to shift practices, policies, and perceptions so that every survivor
of trafficking receives the respect, support, and opportunities that they deserve.
The Investment Manager will coordinate the Pathways Challenge.
This will include:
• Supervising the development of a public awareness campaign, including
providing guidance to an outside consulting firm on content and facilitating the
engagement of a working group of survivor expert advocates in content
• Leading the development of a funding strategy in support of the challenge.
This will include:
o reviewing relevant research on services for survivors of trafficking,
reaching out to key stakeholders and conducting secondary research on
o developing, in consultation with the Director of Investments and
partners, a strategic program framework;
o coordinating with Partnership for Freedom stakeholders to implement
the resulting incentive program.
• Managing relationships with the federal agency partners and additional private
donors to the Partnership;
• Managing the internal budget and operations of the Partnership for Freedom,
including reporting to partner donors.
• Other assignments as needed
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS:
• At least five years of work experience on either programs or policy related to
• Program design and program implementation experience domestically or
• Experience working with anti-trafficking task forces, city, state, and/or local
government or social service agencies
• Graduate degree in public health, social work, public policy and management,
urban policy, or related field
• Ability to work independently and as part of a small team
• Demonstrated analytical and research experience (writing sample will be
required from finalists)
• Direct experience working with survivors of trafficking preferred
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Candidates are expected to disclose public and other activity, affiliation to or support
for any group or organization, personal association or other factor, which may
generate a real or perceived conflict of interest with HU’s principles, or raise a security
concern, or any other concern that would otherwise prevent the candidate from
carrying out key functions of the specific post. Relevant conflict of interest issues
may disqualify a candidate from being hired.
Other duties from time to time as determined by institutional priorities.