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Senior Coordinator, DEI and Executive Team

  • Organization: LMH - Last Mile Health
  • Location:
  • Grade: Experienced
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

This role was posted on June 28, 2022. Please note that we will review applications on a rolling basis and prioritize those received within the first two weeks of posting.

As of March 1, 2022, Last Mile Health is requiring staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wherever legally allowable and adhere to COVID-19 vaccination requirements to perform core work activities in all locations. To learn more, review ourpolicy.

The Role

At Last Mile Health (LMH), we are all in this together. Are you a highly organized individual passionate about implementing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEI) initiatives to create organizational change? If so, you may be the perfect fit for our Senior Coordinator, DEI and Executive Team position. 

The Senior Coordinator, DEI and Executive Team (Coordinator) will report directly to the Chief of Staff (CoS) and will support the Executive team. As a critical member of the Executive team, the Coordinator will provide direct support to the CoS to advance crucial organizational initiatives and priorities, with a particular focus on project management and coordination of LMH’s DEI efforts. Other areas of support will include internal communications, meeting and presentation preparation, financial tracking, and administrative support (e.g., calendar management and travel coordination), as needed. 

A successful candidate will be a methodical, organized, responsible project manager and executive support coordinator who will develop a deep understanding of the organization’s DEI strategy, priority initiatives, needs, and intersections with other LMH departments.

This position is open to candidates located in Ghana and candidates must have authorization to work. 

What You'll Do

  • In collaboration with the CEO, CoS and other key actors, support the advancement of LMH’s multi-year DEI roadmap through coordination and tracking of DEI activities across the organization. 
  • With strategic direction from external DEI specialists/advisors, actively participate and engage as a member of LMH’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Advocates (IDEA) team, and coordinate other DEI-related working groups to ensure clear alignment and solicalization. 
  • With guidance from external DEI advisors, help to define, collect and track DEI data and evidence to support strategic, operational and tactical decision-making.
  • Engage and coordinate with key stakeholders (team leads, members of the leadership council) on advancing DEI activities and embedding DEI principles and actions in their day-to-day work.
  • Work with LMH’s learning & development team and DEI advisors to coordinate activities under LMH’s DEI training program (timelines, participant lists, communications, follow-up, etc.
  • Manage internal communications calendar with a DEI lens to plan and track inclusive & transparent communication of key organizational information 
  • Support the management of calendar cadence for key organizational-wide and cross-team meetings, as well as Exec team and leadership meetings (all staff calls, Leadership Council meetings, Global Officers Group meetings, etc.) to ensure that all pre-planning, meeting scheduling, meeting minutes, and follow-ups are tracked and completed.  
  • Attend meetings, take notes, identify action items, and follow up with content and deliverables.
  • Maintain organized systems and repositories of appropriate communications, presentations, and documentation, including management of the Executive team’s Shared Drive.
  • Provide occasional backstopping for the Executive Team’s Executive Assistant to support travel arrangements, expense reports, purchase requests, contract development & approval, and other administrative activities for the CoS and Exec team, as needed.
  • Working with the Executive Assistant and CoS, support the development of a monthly internal LMH newsletter by tracking key initiatives/information that should be shared, soliciting inputs, and helping to assemble newsletter draft.

What You'll Bring

  • 2+ years of experience supporting C-level executives, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Ability to coordinate and keep track of complex and multiple workstreams 
  • Demonstrated success in project management and work-planning skills along with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Zoom, and Google Suite
  • Demonstrates a strong interest in DEI 
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized with the ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines
  • Ability to be extremely effective independently while also a highly resourceful team-player
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proclivity to approach work with a learning orientation
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of cultural humility and awareness

You’ll Impress Us If

  • Knowledge of equity, diversity and inclusion resources and good practices
  • Experience working in the global health sector
  • You have worked in and/or resided in sub-Saharan Africa

Compensation Information

At Last Mile Health, we strive to reward our employees equitably and transparently. This means that we pay our employees based on a clear and consistent methodology and without regard to the identity or personal relationships. We have made this model fully transparent so that everyone has access to all information related to compensation. We hope this helps you better understand Last Mile Health’s values and commitments to our employees. We look forward to answering any questions you may have during the hiring process.

Before applying for this role, please take a moment to learn more about our approach to compensation and how compensation works in each of the countries where we operate. Salary scales are largely based on country-specific costs of labor and acknowledge geographic differences in pay. Indexing pay to country-specific cost of labor ensures that we do not corrupt local talent markets. 

Please find the link to our compensation model and benefits overview below:

OVERVIEW OF LAST MILE HEALTH’S COMPENSATION MODEL

Compensation for this position: 

The Band for this position: Band 2.

ForGhana, the range is $12,000-$22,000, dependent upon experience doing an equivalent role.

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health (LMH) saves lives in the world's most remote communities by partnering with governments to bring critical primary care services to the doorsteps of people living in the last mile. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and currently works in Liberia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Sierra Leone with US offices in Boston and New York. For more information, visitwww.lastmilehealth.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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