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Tuesday 5 November 2013

Project Coordinator - Palmetto Medical Initiative

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Organisation: Palmetto Medical Initiative (PMI)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: United Nations Medical Director

Job Summary: The role of the Project Coordinator is to work alongside PMI Uganda staff in achievement of strategic goals and objectives. Specifically, the Project Coordinator will serve as a liaison between PMI Uganda and PMI International through direct project oversight and reporting. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an organization that is rapidly growing and re-defining sustainable, quality health care in rural areas of developing countries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work alongside International Director to maintain strategic plan and business model
Work alongside Clinic Administrator in Uganda to identify long-term goals, capacities, and strategies for growth
Provide direction and support to local staff through the transitional management period
Provide weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
Act as a liaison between PMI International Executive Leadership and PMI Uganda
Research and apply best practices being successfully implemented by similar organizations

Create and manage relationships/partnerships/collaborations with other NGO’s, government officials, and local partners
Manage and implement capacity building strategies for local staff across all project locations

The applicant should hold a four year Bachelor Degree in International Development, Business, or Project Management
 Skills and Experience:
Masters Degree in relevant field preferred
Proven project management experience in East Africa
Ability to work cross-culturally and display cultural sensitivity
Strong organizational competencies
Ability to manage and evaluate administrative systems and empower staff to work within those systems
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Availability to travel 2-5 days per month on-site to Masindi, Uganda  

Job Terms and Conditions:
Lodging, transportation, and per diem allowance for on-site consultations
Operational expenses (phone, airtime, internet, etcetera)
Medivac International Insurance during time of employment (if desired)

To Apply:
All interested candidates should send their e-mail applications with a cover letter and current CV to michael@palmettomedical.org