Brooklyn Communities Collaborative – Manager, Enterprise Development

Maimonides Medical Center is Brooklyn’s premier specialty care teaching hospital. MMC pioneers medical
breakthroughs, boasts state-of-the-art clinical and information technology, regularly wins awards from
independent evaluators for the quality of the care it provides and is the largest teaching hospital in
Brooklyn. MMC values compassionate, patient-centered care and focuses on employee participation and

The Maimonides Department of Population Health aims to improve the health of the Brooklyn community
through transformation of the health care delivery system and the development of processes to support
integration, coordination, and collaboration across a wide range of health and social services
organizations. Through its Central Services Organization, the department provides support to primary
care, care management, and community-based organizations through the management of Community
Care of Brooklyn IPA, Brooklyn Health Home, and Brooklyn Communities Collaborative, consistent with the
goals of the Delivery System Reform Improvement Payment Program (DSRIP). The Department of
Population Health is also an academic hub supporting health services research, program evaluation, and
the dissemination of new knowledge about integrated delivery systems.
Brooklyn Communities Collaborative (BCC) is a nonprofit organization leveraging the knowledge and
engagement of community members and the power of anchor institutions to close the racial wealth gap
in order to improve the health and wellness of underserved Brooklynites. Driven by participatory action
research findings and leveraging the hiring and purchasing power of its anchor institutions, BCC’s
programmatic activities fall across these interrelated priority initiatives:

1. Brooklyn Health Enterprise Hub – focusing on economic development, from job opportunities to
increased investment in local minority and women-owned business enterprises;
2. Healthy Housing – addressing healthy housing and neighborhoods;
3. Strong Communities Fund – building the capacity of community-based organizations on the ground to
improve community members’ access to direct services affecting their health and well being
Overview – Manager, Enterprise Development
Reporting to the Director of Programs and Development, the Manager, Enterprise Development is
responsible for coordinating and advancing the development of the Brooklyn Health Enterprise Hub (the
Hub), including securing procurement opportunities for Brooklyn-based minority- and women-owned
business enterprises (MWBEs) and worker-owned cooperatives. The successful candidate will share our
passion for working collaboratively to advance health and well-being across Brooklyn, have a strong work
ethic, and a demonstrated track record of executing multiple complex work streams simultaneously.
BCC’s leadership expects the Manager to build on BCC’s foundational progress with enterprise
development, which includes having secured initial public and philanthropic funding; having developed
partnerships with local and field leaders like CUNY and the Healthcare Anchor Network, public
commitment from hospital partners and elected officials; and having conducted initial analyses of
procurement opportunities conducted in partnership with the anchors.

Specific Responsibilities
Maimonides Central Services Organization (CSO) – Position Description: Manager, Enterprise Development
The Manager, Enterprise Development will manage, coordinate and direct all day-to-day efforts to deliver
on BCC’s vision of redirecting the anchor institutions’ supply chain to advance economic opportunity,
racial equity, and economic democracy, working in close coordination with other BCC initiatives. Specific
responsibilities of the Manager, Enterprise Development include:
• Building strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in the healthcare industry, including employers,
higher education, labor unions, and CBOs, to launch the Health Enterprise Hub and secure meaningful
public commitments from those stakeholders
• Deepening relationships with anchor institutions’ (e.g., hospitals’) procurement leadership and Group
Purchasing Organizations to ensure ongoing identification of procurement needs and opportunities
(both direct procurement and via diversification of major vendors’ procurement), to drive
collaborative efforts to capitalize on those opportunities, and to facilitate data analysis and reporting
on progress
• Helping to secure financing as needed for participating enterprises (e.g., capital to expand operation,
bridge loans to address payment gaps) and funds for the Hub by assisting engagement with potential
funders and investors (e.g., philanthropy, union pension funds)
• Helping to develop existing and new enterprises, with a focus on MWBEs and worker-owned
cooperatives, to meet the needs of anchor institutions and to foster minority entrepreneurship within
the local community.
• Coordinating with other BCC initiatives and community-based organizations to capitalize on possible
synergies (e.g., with hospital-focused workforce development efforts)
• Defining and implementing a measurement and learning agenda to inform strategic
adjustments and assess progress, in coordination with anchor institutions’ procurement teams
• Representing the Hub externally as relevant (e.g., occasional media pieces or interviews)
• Superior project management and analytical abilities; relentless persistence to make change happen;
strong communications skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment
• Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience with teams or projects and broad sets of diverse
stakeholders from within a structured organizational setting
• Knowledge of MWBE development, healthcare supply chains, and/or worker-owned cooperative
development a plus
• Experience channeling community voice into tangible action and working closely with
senior decision-makers
• Either 3+ years’ experience as a business owner / entrepreneur OR a bachelor’s degree in a degree in
a relevant field (e.g., business, urban planning, public administration, economics).
• Experience managing grants or investments from either the investee or investor side
• Close ties to Brooklyn communities directly affected by economic inequity is preferred; otherwise,
demonstrated experience working effectively with community members and organizations
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Alison Borkowsky at

To apply for this job email your details to ABorkowsky@maimonidesmed.org