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Global Health Project Coordinator

Job Description:

This is a multi-faceted position for a professional wishing to build their skills in international public health. We are seeking someone with a passion for public health (focus on laboratory diagnosis and point-of-care testing), a commitment to teamwork and program management, and proficiency or fluency in French to join us as a full-time Project Coordinator. The Project Coordinator will support the Project Manager to implement a bacterial meningitis/AMR laboratory capacity building project in three countries in West/Central Africa. The Project Coordinator will work with GSSHealth team members, the client organization, consultants, and local stakeholders to coordinate and track project activities. 



  • Support the refinement of project work plans based on strategy

  • Liaise with clients and stakeholders to ensure timely implementation of project activities

  • Organize and coordinate virtual education sessions on diverse laboratory topics

  • Participate in regular communication with Francophone stakeholders (teleconferences, WhatsApp, etc.) and track associated action items

  • Coordinate site assessments, remote workshops, and implementation activities remotely and in-person, as possible

  • Review and provide feedback on technical procedures, scientific communications, and workshop content

  • Support procurement of equipment and supplies, including communicating with suppliers and obtaining quotes

  • Support processes for the collection of relevant site data (e.g. testing numbers, referrals, etc.)

  • Write and edit program plans and reports

  • Support the coordination of French-English and English-French document translations 




  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required


  • 2+ years of relevant experience required


  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a self-starter

  • Experience writing professional documents and presenting data

  • Sensitivity to cultural differences

  • Basic understanding of health system challenges in resource-limited settings

  • Computer skills: MS Teams, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom

  • Proficiency or fluency in French highly preferred

To apply, please submit a resume and brief introduction of yourself to


GSSHealth is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a request to Candidates for positions under specific contracts will be subject to background check /security investigations. Such investigations may include criminal record, degrees, and credit history. Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. 

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