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Assist International

Ripon, California, United States

Date Posted:
02/12/2013
Categories:
Administrative - Health Care - Missions/Int.
Job Type:
Full-Time
Assist International
Job Description:

The Program Manager is responsible to manage all medical equipment that has been

donated to developing countries as part of the organization's programs, develop equipment

maintenance solutions for install base, assist in selecting and procuring new and used

medical equipment and supplies for future projects, and track various projects to ensure

project timelines are met. Other areas may include, but not limited to, equipment

servicing, donor relations and logistics.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

 

Develop and manage service agreements for medical equipment related to partner program 

 

Develop medical equipment maintenance solutions in conjunction with corporate partner, various NGO partners, hospitals and Ministry of Health offices

 

Visit hospital sites to assess medical equipment servicing, vendor performance, and improve equipment sustainability solutions

 
Track status of all equipment related to partner program, measuring equipment performance, resolving service issues, and providing regular updates on equipment status
 
Identify solutions to improve equipment sustainability
 
Maintain oversight of vendors to ensure timely delivery and installation of equipment and adherence to service contracts
 
Ensure prompt service for medical equipment requiring repair
 
Maintain current database of all equipment allocated to various programs
 
Assess equipment needs and procure equipment as needed in support of medical projects
 
Provide regular updates on service agreements
 
Communicate regularly with Ministry of Health departments, hospitals, service providers and other related parties
 
Maintain good working relationships and communication with partners
 
Lead project teams on humanitarian missions as needed
 
Work with PR department to provide information and images for completed projects
 
Provide requested data to Development Office for grant writing purposes
 
Represent organization at various venues, including overseas, as needed
 
Other duties as assigned

 

 

Knowledge/Skills Required by the Position

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential

duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skill, and/or ability required:

 

Agreement with organization's mission and goals

 

Strong task management skills and problem solving skills

 

Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage project deadlines

 

Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

 
Ability to communicate clearly and simply
 
Ability to take initiative and pursue goals with minimal supervision
 
Flexibility and adaptability
 
International and domestic travel is required for this position (8-10 weeks annually)

 

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About the Company

Assist International

Assist International is a humanitarian organization addressing the critical needs of the world's most vulnerable people. This essential work is accomplished in emerging countries through ADVANCED MEDICAL PROGRAMS (procurement, training, maintenance), LIFE-GIVING WATER & INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS (Essential Infrastructure, capacity expansion), ORPHANED & ABANDONED CHILDREN and EDUCATION & EMPOWERMENT (schools, vocational training, micro-enterprise endeavors, care for widows).

 

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