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The incumbent will serve as the IAF’s Public-Private Partnerships Specialist, responsible for leading the agency’s efforts to develop and implement partnerships with private sector companies, foundations, philanthropic organizations, academia, and other institutions, to advance the IAF’s community led grassroots development mission.


  • Serves as the agency expert and senior advisor to the President, IAF and senior staff regarding the development and implementation of public/private partnerships (P3).
  • Develops and manages the IAF’s portfolio of foundation and corporate relationships; evaluating the effectiveness of existing partnerships; and developing criteria, priorities and overall strategy for IAF’s P3s.
  • Manages existing IAF partnerships; develops and supports new partnerships; and, identifies, disseminates, and applies best practices to foster continuous improvement and ensures maximum program efficiency.
  • Tracks emerging trends in sustainability, shared value, impact investment, and partnerships for development. Identifies openings to bring new partners into the field of community-led grassroots development.
  • Coordinates the P3 activities and opportunities of IAF managers and staff with corporate and foundation relationships.
  • Evaluates the best entry points for P3s in the IAF model and portfolio with partners to promote economic growth and opportunities.
  • Collaborates in the development of partnership strategies. Conceives, develops, and implements outreach strategies designed to reach and engage other organizations in strategic partnerships.
  • Integrates P3 services with operational forecasting, performance management, and quality assurance activities.
  • Represents the IAF at events with partners, funders, investors, policy makers, and other key stakeholders.


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