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Market Dynamics Program Assistant, Market Dynamics at PATH

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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PATH

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 heath challenges.

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. PATH is currently recruiting a Program Assistant to support the Market Dynamics team in Malawi.

The team is implementing two projects namely Strengthening Oxygen Utilization and Respiratory Care Ecosystems (SOURCE), Scaling Access to Life Saving Equipment (SCALE) and projects in day-to-day program administration work. This position will be based in Lilongwe, Malawi.

 

Specific responsibilities include the following:

• Provide meeting planning and logistics support- activities may include scheduling internal and external meetings, seminars, workshops, and other events as necessary, as well as coordinating event-related logistics, maintaining database of project contacts, and drafting meeting notes and coordinating review, distribution, and filing.

• Systematically track all meetings and summarize meeting information into a database.

• Keep and update contact information and relationship of partners PATH Malawi has.

• In consultation with relevant staff, draft project reports and plan and coordinate the production and distribution of monthly activity reports.

• In coordination with technical staff, identify opportunities for dissemination such as commemorative days and other events and put together simple communications materials such as flyers and briefs.

• Document program activities by taking photos (along with documentation of consent for all photos), collecting quotes from service providers and caregivers, and developing human-interest stories.

• Assist in updating project workplans in coordination with the technical team • Coordinate development of content for bi-monthly newsflashes showcasing program highlights and success stories.

• Ensure timely reimbursements of participants taking part in project activities.

• Facilitate hotel bookings, transportation, logistics and other travel needs for project staff.

• Maintain an up-to-date budget tracker for project activities.

• Maintain an inventory of all project assets and consumables.

• Monitor project schedules and work plans.

 

Required Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any other related field.

• At least two to five years of experience in program administration: provision of logistical support for program activities, inventory management, monitoring project schedules and work plans, and ensuring compliance to policies.

• Demonstrated communications experience—including, identifying dissemination opportunities, developing communications materials, and documenting activities through reports, human interest stories and photos.

• Demonstrated ability for to organize workshops/trainings preparation.

• Helpful but not required: college level scientific coursework such as biology or chemistry, experience in nonprofit administration, global health, international development, event coordination and/or similar areas.

• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with particular skill in Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, proficiency with Adobe Acrobat. Experience with Smartsheet a plus.

• Excellent formatting, editing, and proofreading skills.

• Excellent oral and written communications skills.

• Strong desk/online research and fact-checking skills.

• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Proven ability to take initiative, learn quickly, anticipate needs and challenges, and find solutions.

• Demonstrated success working with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

• Ability to prioritize and effectively manage time, tasks, and responsibilities.

• Demonstrated success working effectively while under deadlines.

• Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities.

• Demonstrated passion for learning and commitment to global health equity.

• Ability to work in team environment with minimal supervision.

 

Must have legal authorization to work in Malawi

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.

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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, caste, 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.