Chief of Staff
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) is a global
nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of individuals and
communities throughout the world. Its fundamental goal is to ensure
that all individuals live their best and healthiest lives. The JSI
family of global agencies includes World Education, Inc. (WEI) and
the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM), as well as
independent JSI entities in Kenya, Zambia, and India.
Founded in 1978 JSI has more than 4,200 colleagues working across 8
offices in the United States and 46 countries around the world and
collaborates with government agencies, the private sector, and
local nonprofit and civil society organizations to identify and
implement solutions to public health and education challenges.
These partnerships strengthen the capacity of individuals and
organizations, improve the quality, accessibility, sustainability
and equity of health systems and lead to better health
Reporting to the CEO who is embarking on a robust change agenda,
the Chief of Staff (COS) will provide leadership and oversight for
day-to-day functions, as well as strategic assistance to the CEO
and senior leadership to drive forward the mission and strategy of
a global organization. The COS will be an advisor, gatekeeper,
problem solver, and thought partner to the CEO while leading,
managing, and supporting team members to ensure CEO initiatives are
handled in a timely and effective manner. This team player will
help develop and execute change strategies to meet innovative
We seek a solutions-oriented problem-solver who can execute on
strategic priorities and introduce operational discipline into a
transforming organization. The role has both internal-facing and
external-facing responsibility and will help the CEO and management
team prioritize and execute internal system modernization,
budgeting, communications, and technology systems.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• 12-15 years of executive administration and operations
experience; more that 2 years of experience in a similar
• Understand the NGO sector & can lead senior management
• Juggle complex situations, multiple responsibilities, and
long-term projects with the urgency of immediate demands.
• Strong communicator, with competence in creating connection and
consensus across a global organization.
• Politically astute, with a high level of emotional intelligence,
sound judgement, and a commitment to leading change management and
helping a team succeed.
• BA or equivalent (MA degree or equivalent preferred).
We support diversity and inclusion efforts across every level of
our business—from our employees, to our suppliers, contractors and
vendors, because it is important to us that our company reflects
the vibrant, diverse communities that we serve.
To offer referrals or apply via email please contact:
Vice President & Managing Associate