Sr. Program Coordinator

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University

About the organization

Jhpiego creates and delivers transformative health care solutions that save lives. In partnership with national governments, health experts and local communities, Jhpiego builds health providers’ skills and develops systems that save lives now and guarantee healthier futures for women and their families.


The Senior Program Coordinator will work in close collaboration with the Program Officer, Finance Manager, and representatives from different Jhpiego departments (e.g., Contracts Management Compliance Division [CMCD], Travel, Procurement, Global External Communications Office [GECO]) to support country teams to successfully implement projects. The Senior Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that administrative tasks are completed. The exact support needed will vary by country, but will likely include: US-based procurement, processing contracts, setting up payments from US, setting up meetings, taking notes, reviewing/editing reports, minor translation needs for certain countries, etc.


Required Qualifications
Proficient Spanish language skills
BA or equivalent with 2+ years program and administrative experience in an international environment
Specialty in public health preferred
Interest in global public health
Very strong organizational skills
Team player
Problem solving skills
Fluent in written and spoken English
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports and documents
Ability to interact skillfully and diplomatically with numerous counterparts, both domestically and internationally
Strong decision-making skills and results-oriented approach
Aware of and sensitive to working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural groups in a developing country environment
Comfortable with a team approach to programming and the ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
Availability to travel independently in new environments
Proficiency in MS Office, SHarePoint and Team Sites
Ability to travel 30% to low resource settings

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