Administrative Support, Medical & Health, Program Management
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind is seeking a Program Senior Coordinatorto join our Clinical Affairs team in Bethesda, MD.
This position will work closely with the Senior Director of Clinical Affairs in helping support the projects and programs involved in promoting high quality and timely care for people with CF. The successful candidate will also work closely with external consultants to understand the status of CF care throughout the world as well as work with the Advanced Lung Disease Initiative and play an integral role on the CFF Clinical Affairs Team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for providing professional and responsive communication to cystic fibrosis physicians and clinical care team members and other groups within the global cystic fibrosis community- both internally and externally.
Provide program support including developing educational and communication materials, editing medical related materials upon request, and participating in program planning meetings.
Use a variety of software to create documents, publications, and visual materials
Organize small and large meeting planning and direction to Medical Meetings regarding meeting logistics for both onsite and offsite meetings
Develop materials, agenda and minutes for meetings and coordinate logistics
Help determine meeting dates and send out timely meeting reminders
Facilitate travel itineraries and housing needs for attendees in conjunction with CFF meetings staff
Coordinate all in-house meeting logistics in conjunction with CFF meetings and IT staff
Help develop and maintain a directory of global CF programs.
Work with internal and external partners to manage inquiries and arrange joint conference calls/meetings
Create, update and maintain organization and tracking systems of identified projects and issues
Prepare and modify documents including presentations, reports and emails
Create surveys to capture needed information using online tools such as Survey Monkey; analyze survey results and draft reports and/or presentations
Work/partner with developing countries to understand the current state of CF throughout the world
Help manage and support global projects/small pilot programs
Database build-out and management
Conduct qualitative research and data analysis
BA/BS in related field
Fluent in spoken and written Spanish is highly preferred
Two (2) years experience in program support, project management, communications, healthcare or related area in a hospital, research, or social service setting.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and commitment to accuracy
Strong verbal and written communication skills
High levels of self-accountability, integrity, and professionalism
Initiative and responsiveness to ad hoc requests from supervisor
Good judgment and problem solving
Knowledge of software applications (including database applications), and proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & SharePoint); ability to quickly learn and utilize computer applications
Ability to transcribe meeting minutes and follow up on action items
Ability to accurately disseminate confidential materials and information
Ability to manage multiple projects and effectively prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to www.cff.org under "Careers".
About Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research. We have invested hundreds of millions of dollars into CF research and drug development, the results of these bold investments have been astonishing. A few decades ago, most people with CF didn’t live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, many people born with CF are living into their 30s, 40s, and beyond.
Would you like to go to work every day knowing that your work is important and effective? Do you want to go home every day knowing that you have made a difference?
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world’s leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind.