Project Administrator

ThinkWell, Zurich, Switzerland
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Job Summary

Job Description

Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare? Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced environment?

ThinkWell is a growing, flexible health systems organization, with both global influence and local grounding. Our focus is on driving transformation in the global health space by always questioning and disrupting conventional wisdom about what works or what can or cannot be done. We believe in pragmatisms over ideology and develop solutions tailored to a client’s context and political realities without replicating global models and all-purpose solutions. We know that to drive change, we must focus on how the world could be, rather than making excuses for the status quo.

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to provide support to ThinkWell projects and new business. This role requires the candidate to have demonstrated administration, project coordination and IT skills, with at least 3 years of relevant experience.

We are looking for full-time candidates to be based in our Geneva office.


1 Assist with active projects through providing administrative and coordination support to project managers and teams;

2 Conduct data searches on relevant technical and policy issues and effectively summarize the findings;

3 Co-lead a selected project including; communications, IT support and documentation;

4 Provide support to ‘The Well’ which is ThinkWell’s professional development team including coordination of meetings, minute taking and assisting the lead with events planning.

5 Support the development of briefing materials, meeting summaries and slide decks;

6 Support other tasks as required.


1 Graduate degree in a relevant field (such as global health, international development); or a bachelor’s degree with 2+ additional years of relevant work experience.

2 At least 2 years of work experience in international development at a research organization, academic institution, government, bilateral or multilateral development agency, consulting firm, or NGO.

3 Software: Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required; proficiency in statistical analysis packages (e.g. STATA) is highly desirable.

4 Language: Native or complete fluency in written English. Working proficiency in other languages, particularly French, is a plus.

5 The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in Switzerland.

Skills and Competencies

1 Exceptional problem solving and analytical capabilities

2 Strong and compelling writing, editing, and oral communication skills

3 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships in a challenging multicultural environment

4 Ability to set priorities and to be effective in high-pressure situations

5 Strong attention to detail and level of organization

6 Ability to work independently and collaboratively

7 Strong presentation skills to diverse, global audiences

8 Open to and empowered by critical feedback

9 Willingness to travel essential, including to low income countries