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Program Manager

Assist International
Ripon, California, United States

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

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)