Health Technology Assessment international (HTAi) is the global, not-for-profit, scientific and professional society for all those who produce, use, or encounter health technology assessment (HTA). HTAi has a large global membership of senior thought leaders within national and international organizations and technology innovators, and thousands of individual members working within the field of HTA. We support the collaboration and scientific capacity development across 65 counties making access to health technologies policy recommendations and decisions.
This position is best suited for a recent graduate that has a Masters degree in Public Health or equivalent degree. To support the Society’s membership and initiatives in accordance with its strategic plan, this role will contribute to the sharing of international experiences and knowledge among HTA users and producers worldwide. This role will be an integral part of the development of the Society’s scientific program activities and will require the successful candidate to draw upon a full range of skills.
Responsibilities are varied and extend from liaising with global health leaders, working with and supporting the work of committees, working with interest group members to ensure their work is able to advance and be shared effectively with the community, supporting the development of training programs, and other prioritized scientific initiatives which will be developed in response to the needs of our membership.
Roles and Responsibilities may include:
- Providing direct meeting planning, agenda development, minuting, and calendar management.
- Support the Chairs of the standing committees and ensure a consistent flow of information between groups within the organization.
- Provide direct support for the grant funding process, ensuring groups can collaborate with ease.
- Supporting communication of the work of interest groups in collaboration with the Societies Communications Manager.
- Work with committees to optimize communications and the promotion of the events locally and internationally, including website and social media updates.
- To advocate for the HTAi Interest Groups to encourage continued high-quality research collaborations.
- Generate written reports to the HTAi Executive Committee, and Board of Directors, as needed.
- Work within project plans and reporting frameworks. Monitor and report on the timely completion of all deliverables.
- Perform other duties as necessary.
- A Masters degree in Public Health or equivalent.
- Superior and proven English-language communication skills both verbal and written.
- Extremely detail-oriented, thorough, accurate.
- Fundamental research, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
- Advanced Microsoft Office skills, particularly in Excel.
- Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.
- 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.
- Ability 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.
- Fluency in a second language is an asset.
- Experience with grant research, processes and procedures.
Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. 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. International travel will be required, employees are expected to have the necessary vaccines, a valid passport, and no travel restrictions.