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Job Opportunities: Coordinator (Two Positions), Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi)

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REPORTS TO:  HTAi MANAGER

SUMMARY

37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) is the global, not-for-profit, scientific professional society for all those who produce, use or encounter health technology assessment (HTA). HTAi represents 82 organizations and over 2,500 individual members from 65 countries around the world.

In health systems around the world, the society plays an essential role in decision making and informing policy on the use of effective technologies. This includes pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, procedures and other clinical, public health and organizational interventions, as well as the efficient use of resources in health care.

To support the Society’s membership and initiatives in accordance with its Strategic Plan, HTAi is looking for someone with senior coordinator level expertise. This role will contribute to the sharing of international experiences and knowledge among its users and producers worldwide.

Responsibilities are varied and extend from liaising with global health leaders, working with committees to develop the scientific content and program for the each of our Annual Meetings, Policy Forums and/or other events. We are looking for a dynamic, flexible, well-organized, and enthusiastic individual to take on this busy and transitioning role.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Provide senior level coordination for all aspects of the Annual Meetings, Policy Fora, Interest Groups, Operations, and other initiatives as required.
  • Coordinate committee meeting preparation and follow up.
  • Support the Chairs of the standing Society’s committees and ensure a consistent flow of information between groups within the organization.
  • Generate written reports as needed.
  • Work with the project teams and committees to optimize communications and the promotion of the event locally and internationally, including website and social media updates.
  • Answering scientific content inquiries related to Annual Meetings, Policy Fora, Interest Group and other initiatives (in collaboration with the project team).
  • Monitor, maintain and regulate the Society’s Annual Meeting Content Management System (CMS).
  • Coordinate the development of the scientific content and program for the Annual Meetings and Policy Fora, including liaising with conference delegates and speakers.
  • Coordinate policy and process development and reviews.
  • Perform requirements analysis.
  • Work with project plans, budgets, resource allocation and reporting frameworks. Monitor and report on the timely completion of all deliverable’s.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent and proven English-language communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, thorough, accurate.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
  • Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Project coordination or management experience.
  • Ability to take on responsibility and use self-initiative to prioritize and work effectively within the team, under pressure and with adherence to firm deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving, sound judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Required to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Highly professional, customer service driven with evidence of being able to communicate effectively with senior scientists, clinicians, policy makers, and leading members of the public from diverse geographical and cultural backgrounds.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • An undergraduate degree, or relevant work experience in health sciences, public health, international business, or related is highly preferred.
  • International meeting planning skills and/or project management certification would be particular assets.
  • Experience working with diverse, global teams.
  • Experience or knowledge of the healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device, or related industry would be an asset.
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset.

WORK CONDITIONS:

  • Eligibility to work in Canada is important however exceptional candidates from overseas are encouraged to apply. Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed. The candidate must be willing to work with flexibility to allow for meetings, which accommodate our membership across the world’s time zones.
  • The candidate must be able to travel internationally regularly, with no restrictions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize effort across multiple high-priority work streams.
  • Job title, level of responsibility and salary is commensurate with education and experience. Please submit your résumé and cover letter via Indeed, the posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. A local applicant would be preferred; however, we are committed to finding the best candidate and would welcome national and international applications.

We thank you for your interest in this position, unfortunately only those invited to interview will be contacted.