Program Coordinator - Mexico

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Mexico
Organization: Project HOPE
Closing date: 31 Oct 2020

Project HOPE is an international NGO of more than 500 engaged employees and hundreds of volunteers who work in more than 25 countries, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients and provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world. We have helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a *culture of respect, integrity, accountability and transparency.***


The Program Coordinator works closely with the Senior Program Manager for Project HOPE Mexico, the Americas Regional Director, the M&E Director in Global Health and local partners to provide daily operational support to current public health programs in Mexico and support for future initiatives.


New Program Development

  1. Conduct background research as assigned in the pursuit of new program opportunities. Assists in proposal development and production in collaboration with program development team by researching relevant themes, preparing supporting sections, and reviewing proposal drafts.

  2. Supports the creation of promotional materials that highlight Project HOPE’s program accomplishments and capacity.

Program Implementation & Administration

  1. Provides direct support to and supervision of local implementing partners and field staff on assigned projects to ensure timely and effective implementation of work plans and key program deliverables.

  2. Conducts program implementation observations and checklists to identify and mitigate potential risks to ensure program objectives are reached.

  3. Helps to prepare and revise program planning documents for assigned programs, including Work Plans, Detailed Implementation Plans, M&E plans, and Program Designs.

  4. Helps to complete quality program reports including PH quarterly reports, survey reports, and donor reports. This involves reviewing and editing, providing feedback, and writing applicable sections.

  5. Assists in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and preparation of project results in appropriate format in collaboration with field team and M&E Director.

  6. Assists in ensuring program reports and data are appropriately archived and kept up-to-date in Project HOPE’s information management systems.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in public health or directly relevant area required

  2. Minimum 2 years’ experience in direct implementation of health programs required, including program Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation skills.

  3. Experience in behavior change programs resulting in improved health outcomes and experience with youth health programs and/or non-communicable diseases is preferred.

  4. Fluency in Spanish required, bilingual proficiency in English is strongly preferred.

  5. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with field staff, local partners, HQ staff and key stakeholders (such as school administrators, local government representatives, community leaders, parents, local health workers, etc.) to ensure quality and productivity.

  6. Proficiency in use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

  7. Able to manage multiple priorities and work with a minimum of supervision and direction.

  8. Able to think creatively and critically about programs and activities, in order to challenge the status quo and promote continuous improvement.

  9. Identifies with Project HOPE Mission, Vision and core values.


§ Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment. Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form. The position may require future site visits to program implementation sites and local partners, as appropriate per current health advisories related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

§ Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a typical office environment with minimal noise level. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, remote work from home with internet access is permitted and required until conditions permit safe return to an office environment.

Due to the considerable number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.

Thank you very much for your interest in Project HOPE.

How to apply:

All Candidates must apply on our Project HOPE Career Page through this link:

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