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Medical Education Program Manager

The FHW Network is building a community of practice for those working with Frontline Health Workers (FHWs). One focus is to develop a knowledge base and networking tools for practitioners in the education and training space within this sector. We are currently seeking a program manager to lead this effort.

Applications due: Rolling basis

Start: Immediately

Compensation: Volunteer position, but will offer: 
  • Excellent social venture start-up experience
  • Management and leadership experience that is rare for young professionals
  • Position that focuses on developing contacts within and learning a lot about the FHW training space
  • A great CV addition for a young professional or a really meaningful and valuable experience for those seeking a mid-career change or work in retirement.

Hours: 10-20 hours per week, ideally 40 hours per week in Summer 2012
Location: Remotely
Minimum Commitment: 6 months

Reports to: Executive Director
Managing: Medical Education Researchers (approximately 10-15 part-time volunteers)

Position Goals: Orient, supervise, and lead team to:
  • Document the training systems of FHW implementing organizations 
  • Document the ecosystem of players in the FHW training space
  • Crowdsource the search for, indexing of, and evaluation of existing training materials and tools
  • Build relationships with organizations providing trainings to FHW implementers

Ideal Candidate:
  • Dedication to fields of global health and/or healthcare delivery
  • Awareness of or expertise with medical education, FHW/CHW training, adult learning
  • Awareness of or expertise in FHW/CHW sector
  • Able to work remotely, able to be a leader, able to function in a start-up
  • System-builder

How to Apply: Send a cover letter and CV to