Project Coordinator - Central & South America

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Global Pediatric Medicine
Business Support
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The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM) is a new and growing department looking for professionals who are eager to help implement the mission of taking St. Jude to the world by training the clinical workforce, developing and strengthening health systems and patient-centered initiatives, and advancing knowledge to sustain continuous improvement through research.


The Project Coordinator will assist in the implementation of regional projects to improve the outcome of childhood cancer in Central and South America.


Job responsibilities include:

  • Working with the regional program manager to design, coordinate and implement regional, global, transversal, and/or project-based initiatives.
  • Providing oversight of project activities by maintaining and updating relevant data and records for activities.
  • Maintaining budgets to align with the department and the institution.
  • Researching, documenting, and disseminating information as needed to support the development of new initiatives.
  • Serving as a section and/or project team lead, as directed by the regional program manager.
  • Acting as a liaison with other members of the department and collaborators, to ensure coordination and success of departmental, regional, and/or global initiatives and departmental requirements.
  • Organizing in-person and online meetings and workshops.

All candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered for the position.


Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience and expertise in complex project management.

  • Fluency in Spanish, and English a must with excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects/work initiatives

  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Outlook Calendar tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Experience and Abilities

  • Work history in an international setting and with project management methodologies.
  • Supervisory and/or team coordinator experience.
  • Clinical and/or research background.

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Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in related field is required
  • Master's degree is preferred

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