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Project Specialist Center of Digital and Data Excellence

Company name
PATH.

Location
Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Project Management

Posted on
Jul 28, 2022

Valid Through
Nov 10, 2022

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PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

The Center of Digital and Data Excellence (CoDE) at PATH works with government ministries of health, the private sector, and donors to strengthen the use of digital technologies and data for improved health services. Our commitment at CoDE is to nurture a viable and effective enabling environment and healthy markets to advance digital transformation with health equity.

PATH is currently recruiting for a Project Specialist who will support ongoing global initiatives within CoDE. The Project Specialist will provide project management, communications, and administrative support to projects, supporting start-up of work streams and buy-ins, ongoing project management, alignment and coordination with donors, and tracking of progress against milestones. This role will also coordinate inputs from global team members and consortium partners to achieve programmatic deliverables.

Responsibilities:

Partner with the project director and program manager to identify and proactively drive development of high-quality project deliverables, understand dependencies, and identify and track critical path items.

Work with the business official and project administrator to track deliverables and maintain records (e.g., invoices, emails detailing change in scope or delays in implementation, etc.) in PATH systems (e.g., Salesforce, Business World, Box, Smartsheet).

Proactively monitor and document changes in project scope and monitor risk, including developing and implementing risk monitoring and mitigation strategies, in an evolving project environment.

Develop and track detailed project plans including schedules, cost estimates, resource plans, communication plans, risk mitigation plans, and issue resolution plans.

Develop and maintain project management tools including RACIs, contact lists, organizational charts, etc.

Coordinate activities with external business partners, as well as internal global team members, including supporting event planning and procurement (e.g., securing a venue for a stakeholder consultation workshop).

Work with communications staff to develop communications materials, including donor reports, success stories, slide decks, and briefing documents.

Liaise with project partner points of contact to gather and collate activity status updates. Support communication of challenges or delays to funder, in close collaboration with project director and program manager.

Ensure timely work plan updates and alignments across multiple partners and project management tools.

Guide deliverables through internal PATH review processes, ensuring review and sign-off by required PATH staff.

Collaborate with the project team to maintain positive and productive relationships with project partners.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree in public health, international development, business administration, information systems, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

At least 3 years of experience in a hands-on project management role working in cross-functional teams.

Familiarity implementing large-scale global awards preferred.

Extensive knowledge implementing project management systems and tools, such as Smartsheet, Redmine, and Notion, as well as project reporting and risk management tools highly preferred.

Ability and comfort working effectively on fast-paced, complex projects.

Advanced computer skills, including comfort using MS Office Suite and Google Workspace.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Fluency in English required; proficiency in French, Portuguese, Spanish, and/or Thai a helpful bonus.

Previous experience with US government–funded projects highly desired.

Successful completion of PATH proofreader training, or interest in completing PATH proofreader training, highly desired.

Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:

Cover Letter

CV in reverse chronological format

Remote Work:

PATH continues to evolve to support our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, most of PATH’s US based positions are temporarily 100% remote, within commuting distance to our PATH offices. When PATH transitions more broadly to in-person work, we will operate with a hybrid workplace model. Hybrid employees must reside within commuting distance to one of our PATH offices. PATH’s US offices are located in Seattle, WA and Washington, D.C.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees, interns, consultants, and temporary staff based in the United States. Individuals selected for job opportunities in the United States must be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination status, upon hire. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Job Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Company Location

Washington DC, United States

Company info

PATH.
Website : http://www.path.org/

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