Howard Delafield International

Partnerships and Direct to Consumer Advisor

Howard Delafield International

Partnerships and Direct to Consumer Advisor

We are a behavioral insights consultancy committed to driving innovation to improve lives. We bring diverse expertise together to help organizations address pressing global health, environmental and social challenges. Since 1995, we have applied discovery and creativity to inclusive problem-solving collaborations to unlock human potential and positively impact the health and well-being of people and communities worldwide.

We are proud of a wide range of success stories united by an integrated approach to generating social impact that is grounded in behavioral science and catalyzed by creative solutions through tools such as emerging technology, applications of marketing, communications, media, events, and sustained by strategic public-private sector partnerships and coalitions. Our areas of focus include infectious diseases, vaccines, women and children’s health and empowerment, gender equality, water, sanitation, and hygiene, environmental conservation, democracy, human rights and governance, and human trafficking.

At Howard Delafield International, we exist to drive collaborations that improve lives and produce results that are meaningful for people who are too often the last to benefit from the world’s best solutions.

We are a behavioral insights consultancy committed to driving innovation to improve lives. We bring diverse expertise together to help organizations address pressing global health, environmental and social challenges. Since 1995, we have applied discovery and creativity to inclusive problem-solving collaborations to unlock human potential and positively impact the health and well-being of people and communities worldwide.

We are proud of a wide range …

Partnerships and Direct to Consumer Advisor

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Location: Kathmandu, Nepal (hybrid/work from home negotiable).

Partnership & Direct-to-Consumer Sr. Advisor to lead an innovative direct-to-consumer partnership strategy in Nepal

Howard Delafield International, LLP (HDI) is a behavioural insights consultancy, working around the globe and driving innovation to positively impact lives. We have built a direct-to-consumer (DTC) digital platform for mobile games using discovery and play to empower young people to become active decision-makers in their own lives. We are looking for a highly experienced Partnerships & Direct-to-Consumer Lead for the adaptation and expansion of the Game of Choice, Not Chance™ (GOC) to Nepal. If this sounds like something exciting that you want to be a part of, we welcome qualified applicants to join our highly creative and innovative team. 

We are part of a USAID award for an Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) project led by CARE in collaboration with National Health Education, Information and Communication Center (NHEICC). HDI will create a youth-centric portal with multiple channels to reach adolescents to address agency and self-efficacy for adoption of healthy behaviours and to facilitate adolescents’ reproductive empowerment.

We are looking for a values-driven leader… someone who believes commercial business approaches can generate lasting social good, and who can create a bridge between on-line and in-real life access to products and services. The Partnerships and Direct-to-Consumer Sr. Advisor will head up our Game of Choice, Not Chance direct-to-consumer and partnership strategy and execution in Nepal, in partnership with Nepal Contraceptive Retail Service (NCRS). The successful candidate will aim to engage both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations and their related products and services in a hybrid on-line marketplace, with opportunities for off-line access and delivery. The successful candidate should be a creative, innovative, problem-solver, will have demonstrated experience securing partnerships, and a successful track record in marketing and distribution. The candidate will have a proven ability, above all else, to be a results-driven implementer.


The role is hybrid (telework/remote and/or short-term in-country visits). This is a task-based and results-oriented position requiring self-direction and efficient time-management. The person will operate across several time zones (Nepal, India, US-including East Coast and West Coast time zones). The ideal individual we be willing to be flexible in terms of working hours. This position will report to the HDI Country Director/Team Lead and collaborate/liaise with the HDI Co-Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities under this position includes, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the development of a cohesive DTC strategy that bridges online resources with ‘in real life’ access to products.
  • Identify prospective partners and their respective products and services for potential engagement and seamless integration into the game storyline.
  • Collaborate with tech developers to integrate an on-line marketplace.
  • Collaborate with consortium partners and networks to expand the DTC approach.
  • Negotiate cross-promotions with potential partners for mutually beneficial aims.
  • Create a GOC ‘brand’ of products using social franchising principles and approaches.
  • Manage the marketing and promotion of DTC cross-promotions and GOC ‘brand’ of products.

Desired Experience:

  • Education: Minimum BA or BS degree.  MBA preferred.
  • At least 15 years of a proven track record working in sales, marketing, and distribution (preferably online DTC), and/or familiarity with commercial or social franchises.
  • Experience in marketing and distributing health products is a plus.
  • Exceptional managerial and operational experience, preferably in managing complex, regional activities involving coordination with multiple program partner institutions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English and Nepali, Hindi would be a plus (to understand existing GOC digital tools).

Position: Consultancy position hours/days to be negotiated. This assignment will begin with a one-year commitment with the potential to expand up to 5 years.

Compensation: Negotiated based on salary history.

Languages: Excellent English and Nepali writing and speaking skills, Hindi is a plus 

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