Executive Coordinator

Partners In Health

About the organization

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.

Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee.


Specific Responsibilities

Strategic Coordination

Monitor and track projects and tasks, ensuring attention to time-sensitive issues and longer-term initiatives, and providing succinct background information as needed.
Disseminate decisions made and facilitate implementation to key stakeholders.
Lead key strategic projects including those related to organizational communication, efficiency, and cross-team coordination.
For selected projects, research viable options for the Executive Director, write reports with recommendations.
Draft official and unofficial correspondence for the Executive Director’s review.
Meet at least weekly to coordinate priorities, urgencies, and other vital activities.
Provide other general administrative support as needed.
Relationship Management

Play a leading role in supporting the ED to host high profile visits, working closely with clinical and operations teams to plan agenda and logistics.
Maintain an up-to-date list of requests made of the ED and ensure completion of items with great care, follow through, and attention to detail.
Represent the Executive Director at selected meetings and prepare meeting summaries.
Create thorough briefings and background documents for meetings when needed.
Be responsible for heavy calendar management and coordination of schedules.
Complete all travel logistics and itineraries, facilitate preparation for and execution of travel, and prepare expenses reports.


Bachelor’s Degree required.
Professional experience (2 years minimum) providing administrative support in fast-paced office setting; experience with budgeting, grant writing, and/or coordinating international travel preferred.
Experience working or living in resource poor settings preferred.
Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
Ability to work with little to no supervision, take initiative and anticipate needs.
Strong communicator both orally and written.
Exceptional interpersonal skills including ability to interact professionally and respectfully with culturally diverse staff and partners.
Organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
Demonstrated interest in global health and social justice.
Demonstrated maturity, flexibility, judgment and diplomacy.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook.
Willingness to live in a resource-limited setting and to travel to remote locations as needed.
Ability to live in Liberia full-time.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please apply at https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oWzzbfwZ&s=Peace_Corps

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