• Project Coordinator- GPM- Asia Pacific Region

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    Global Pediatric Medicine
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  • Overview

    The Department of Global Pediatric Medicine 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 Department of Global Pediatric Medicine (GPM)/St. Jude Global (SJG) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCRH) is seeking a Project Coordinator to support the Asia Pacific Regional Program. Duties will include assisting with implementation and oversight of projects and initiatives including researching, documenting, and disseminating information. This key team member will act as a liaison with other members of GPM/SJG and global collaborators, and thus must be able to communicate clearly and foster trusting relationships. The ideal candidate would be eager to help develop and grow programs in Asia Pacific, through a variety of projects and activities, in support of the St. Jude Global strategic vision.


    The GPM Asia Pacific Regional Program Project Coordinator is responsible for:

    •  Facilitating coordination of site visits and preparation of agenda and summary reports
    • Coordinating and implementing workshops (national, regional, global), including working with logistics teams to ensure all aspects of meeting organization are addressed
    • Facilitating communication and implementation of initiatives with global collaborators including governmental stakeholders and healthcare providers
    • Developing strong working relationships with partners both at St. Jude and global collaborator sites in Asia Pacific Region
    • Coordinating program finances including assisting with budgeting and budget tracking, communication with site financial manager, and evaluating site financial needs
    • Developing and designing compelling reports, presentations, and messaging specifically tailored for needs across partnerships
    • Collaborating with transversal GPM units (e.g., Infectious Disease, Health Systems) to coordinate engagement with partners in the Asia Pacific Region
    • Facilitating written and spoken discussions in live meetings, presentations, and email/written communications
    • Developing and implementing standardized tools, frameworks, and metrics to ensure execution of project deliverables
    • Assisting with grant identification, preparation, and tracking
    • Ensuring alignment amongst SJCRH, GPM, and St. Jude Global strategic plans and missions

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

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's degree in public health, epidemiology, or related field required
    • Master's degree in public health, epidemiology, or related field preferred

    Minimum Experience

    • Three (3) years of complex project management experience
    • Must have demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate multiple projects/work initiatives, preferably in health related and resource-limited (low- and middle-income country) settings
    • Experience with Microsoft Tools (SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required

    Skills and Abilities

    •  Flexibility to travel (estimated up to 20%) for on-site facilitation, as needed
    • Ability to create reports and presentations, including data visualizations
    • Strong communication skills with ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with diverse team members
    • Experience in the international and health care setting (clinical background a plus)
    • Flexibility in schedule to accommodate meetings across different time zones (early morning and evenings)
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks
    • Consistent attention to detail
    • Adaptable problem-solving skills, able to analyze and synthesize new information quickly
    • Familiarity with general medical/health services terminology
    • Research and analysis experience a plus
    • Cultural sensitivity is a must

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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