The Associate Program Officer will support their team with high quality analysis and decision analytics around key issues, making sure that new data from partners, grants and projects is captured, analyzed and the results fed back into the strategic decision making processes. They will help launch and manage major data collection efforts to execute on the measurement, learning and evaluation strategy. The Associate Program Officer will also contribute to identifying topics for new primary research and technology innovation with high potential.
Capture data coming in from grants, contracts and partners. Analyze data in excel and other programs. Use data to interrogate team hypotheses and support better decision making.
Draft sections of key documents, reports, and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences, summarizing developments and recommendations for program areas and external partners.
Support the shaping of the team measurement, learning and evaluation strategy. Help design and operationalize processes and systems which will feed data and analysis from grants and research back into key strategy and portfolio management decisions.
Interact and communicate clearly and consistently with grantees and partners in the field.
Leadership and Culture
We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do phenomenal things.
Core Knowledge and Skills
Creative problem solver with a rigorous approach and an aptitude for quantitative analysis.
Demonstrated initiative to solve unstructured problems with little oversight, creativity, high energy, and a positive attitude.
Strong background in data analysis, statistical analysis skills, spatial/GIS analysis skills.
Highly organized and efficient; able to prioritize work based on minimal direction and multiple competing priorities.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s or other advanced degree with 3+ years of experience, or equivalent experience.
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve the mission of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to:
From poverty to health, to education, the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation focuses on improving the lives of billions of people worldwide. There are four problem areas the organization focuses on; the Global Development Division, Global Health Division, United States Division, and Global Policy & Advocacy Division. In developing countries the foundation focuses on improving the health and welln...ess of people as well as helping children and families escape from extreme hunger and poverty. In the United States, the foundation focuses on low-income families and makes sure that everyone has opportunities to receive an education that will help them succeed. The foundation works with numerous organizations around the world to tackle critical problems and addresses challenging inequalities. The headquarters of this organization is based in Seattle, Washington, one of the most proactive global health and non-profit cities in the world.