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Program Manager, Global Public Health

New York, New York, United States


Bloomberg Philanthropies works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. Our approach is rooted in Mike Bloomberg's unique experience and success across the field of business, government, and philanthropy.  


Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Public Health program focuses on work in low- and middle-income countries and cities to help save millions of lives by spreading solutions that have been proven to work. In each of these public health initiatives, Bloomberg Philanthropies forms partnerships with some of the world’s leading organizations to spread effective strategies and analyze data to further improve results. Our road safety and drowning prevention programs support: advocacy for best practice policies and laws, data collection to better understand the circumstances of drowning and road traffic crashes, and partnership with governments to implement evidence-based interventions. 


Our Public Health team seeks a Program Manager to join the team to support our growing global injury prevention programs – road safety and drowning prevention. The person in this role will support both programmatic and administrative activities of the injury prevention portfolio. All members of the Public Health team support multiple issue areas and candidates who demonstrate a strong understanding of core public health principles and a willingness to adapt and learn about new topics will be prioritized for consideration.  

The role is based in New York City. 


  • Serve as a coordinating liaison to road safety and drowning prevention local and international partners to ensure consistent reporting and communications 
  • Conduct critical reviews of periodic partner reports, including the collation, tracking, and analysis of metrics and milestones 
  • Follow-up with partners on any unexpected report items or deviations from expected deliverables 
  • Synthesize information for internal reporting 
  • Assist in coordinating meetings and calls with partners and other external stakeholders 
  • Liaise with events team to plan and host annual meetings (125+ people) and special events both in the US and in low- and middle-income countries 
  • Coordinate with funded partners to develop narrative and financial materials required for grant agreements 
  • Provide strategic and administrative support to funded partners as needed 
  • Independently lead select country and city strategies in our road safety and drowning prevention programs 
  • Ensure meeting agendas developed and disseminated; and participate in all strategy calls for both road safety and drowning prevention 
  • Proactively gather and develop program outcomes/information to highlight internally 
  • Willingness to travel internationally 


  • Master’s degree in public health, public policy, or related field 
  • Minimum 8 years of experience working in public health, global preferred 
  • Experience in the injury prevention space is preferred 
  • Commitment, coupled with hands-on experience, working in support of our Public Health team's mission and values 
  • Experience working collaboratively and proactively, within partnerships, and across diverse geographic settings 
  • Outstanding writing, editing, research and oral communication skills   
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to independently coordinate and lead multiple projects simultaneously with a focus on quality, follow-through, and meeting tight deadlines 
  • Creative problem-solving skills, including an ability to grasp key issues and make recommendations for improvements 
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills   
  • Self-motivation, an ability to lead programmatic strategy conversations and think beyond assigned tasks 
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, or Mandarin desired but not required 

Bloomberg Philanthropies is an equal opportunities employer, and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

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We’re proud to provide all full-time employees with comprehensive healthcare coverage, as well as programs and services to help them and their families manage their health and well-being. In addition to health, dental, and vision coverage, we offer disability and life insurance, a retirement savings plan (complete with a generous company match), and an array of wellness programs. We also have perks including fitness and gym reimbursement, commuter savings programs, and discounts on products and services. 

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.
Annual Salary Range
$120,000$140,000 USD