Medical Program Manager

Employer: Mayan Families
Location: Guatamela
Closing date: 12 May 201

Mayan Families, a 501.c.3 non-profit organization, provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala through education and community development programs. We are located in Panajachel, Guatemala.

The Medical Program aims to provide primary health care to the clients we serve through the various Mayan Families programs. To support our ongoing efforts we are seeking a Medical Program Manager to help drive our program forward.

Preventative Health Program Management
Serve as the primary coordinator for our Women’s Health, Well Child, and Diabetes Education programs
Create and manage comprehensive budgets for all programs

Run consistent monitoring and evaluation for all programs
Externally promote and fundraise for each program

Coordinate large campaigns with the communications department
Work with communications department to develop consistent messaging and branding for the program
Write regular blogs to highlight medical program (biweekly)
Produce regular, unique content for the communications team such as Facebook posts and news articles (weekly)

Collaborate with communications team and donor relations to develop fundraising campaigns and create unique content
Be the point of contact for external inquiries from private and public medical facilities, partner nonprofits and other potential institutions of interest
Manage communications with VIP donors
Program Development
Manage a list of potential grant-giving organizations
Develop grant-writing calendar and apply for grants throughout the year
Write grants for preventative health programs
Conduct constant monitoring and evaluation for the medical program throughout the year
Collaborate with accounting to create a comprehensive program budget for the year

Clinic support
Coordinate medication and equipment ordering in the clinic
Assist with implementation of electronic charting system and electronic inventory
Collaborate with clinic staff to improve the day-to-day functioning of the clinic
Coordinate schedule and activities of visiting medical professionals volunteering in the clinic

Supervise and train interns and volunteers
Assist with tasks and duties as required sometimes working outside of the Medical Program

Bachelor's Degree or higher required. Preferred degrees include Public Health, Natural Sciences, Nursing, International Development, Non-Profit
Management or related fields. A Master’s in Public Health would be preferred.
Experience in the healthcare field and public health required.
Working knowledge of Excel
Experience living and working in a cross-cultural setting preferably in Latin America or with indigenous people.
Excellent communication skills both written and spoken in Spanish and English. Fluency in both languages required.
Strong writing skills- able to write compelling stories and communicate in a courteous, professional manner
Exceptional interpersonal skills with an ability to maintain a professional and friendly manner when working with donors, clients, staff and volunteers
Ability to work independently and as part of a team without close supervision
Flexibility- able to easily adapt to changing needs in a fast-paced work environment
Highly organized with strong administrative skills and an eye for detail
Ability to multi-task, meet critical deadlines, and provide excellent follow up
Willing to take initiative

Understanding of social and economic issues facing indigenous Guatemalans.

Previous experience working or volunteering with a non-profit

Previous experience working with indigenous populations **

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to:
Please put "Medical Program Manager " in the subject line.
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