Government & Community Partnership Manager
About the job
What You’ll Do
The Government & Community Partnership (GCP) Manager will be a crucial leader in building relationships with the community that serves those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This role will build and manage strategic Government and Community Org partnerships across California, ensuring consistent communication with all partners, and tracking any and all policy changes to maintain compliance. The GCP Manager will identify opportunities to partner with new organizations, and to lend support to the community in ways that have the greatest impact. This role is all about policy and partnership, and how NeuroNav can meet the needs of the community it seeks to serve!
What We’re Looking For
The ideal candidate for this role is someone who believes in the mission and desires to provide the highest quality experience to our partners as they seek to make a promising new service-delivery policy more accessible to the disability community. We are looking for a candidate who can jump right in and take ownership of partnership development and management. Navigating the environment of a new start-up can be both exciting and challenging; we’re looking for someone who embraces ambiguity, pushes through roadblocks, identifies issues and proactively solves them. This position requires the ability to adapt to ever-changing scenarios, and to identify where opportunities lie for improving service delivery to our partners.
This candidate is dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcome for the disability community. A strategic thinker, who can identify opportunities for growth for NeuroNav, while also prioritizing the needs of partner organizations and the community they serve. Adept at tracking important data and information related to policy. This role lives and breathes the policy changes that impact our clients. The ideal candidate is ready to own critical OKRs, and work to enhance partnerships relationships while also meeting quarterly goals.
- Works in conjunction with Senior Leadership to assure a coordinated government & community relations program across the state of California. Represents NeuroNav in the external community via relevant community boards and committees.
- Develops & manages a community relations infrastructure that supports NeuroNav’s vision of strong community partnership. Cultivates collaborative partnerships with Governmental and Community Managers.
- Build and manages partner contracts as a Project Manager by submitting proposals and coordinating deliverables within a cross-functional team
- Oversees collection of quantitative and qualitative project evaluation data. Synthesizes analyses and identifies key findings. Formulates implementation plans and evaluates effectiveness of actions implemented.
- Identifies and clarifies public issues that affect NeurNav. Monitor legislative & municipal agendas to identify and address issues with potential to impact NeuroNav’s services. Ensures high level of knowledge on local governmental process & community climate.
- Provides expert consultation & technical assistance regarding initiatives in the region. Obtains consensus from management to implement an approach or position.
- Minimum four (4) years of experience in community and government relations, public policy or communications
- Bachelor’s degree in public policy, health care administration or other relevant field or four (4) years of experience in a directly related field
- Knowledge of governmental bodies and community-based organizations that impact the organization
- Expert interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
- Strong organizational, analysis and problem solving skills
- Commitment to mission and authenticity
- Dedicated to ensuring the best possible outcome for the disability community
- Incredible project manager who works well cross-functionally
- Talented negotiator and meeting facilitator
- Quick learner
- Adept at Excel
*We are a neurodiverse and racially diverse team. We believe in creating opportunities for all and encourage neurodiverse and racially diverse applications. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Position Type, Salary, & Schedule
This is a full-time position
Competitive salary + equity
The work schedule for this position is generally Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm (PT) with occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Benefits and Perks
- Diverse and inclusive culture
- Stipend for health, vision, & dental insurance
- Paid time off
- Life insurance
- Ability to work from home
- Submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received.
- Candidates must successfully complete a background check. A Confidentiality Agreement and Intellectual Property Agreement must be signed upon offer.
Job posted: 2021-10-25