PCI is recruiting a new Projects Coordinator – here’s how to apply!

We are a dynamic social enterprise looking for a Projects Coordinator to provide effective project management support to our clinical teams as well as manage and develop our digital products and services. Working flexibly from home, you will play an important role in our small, friendly team helping us to deliver successful projects across a range of settings globally for a number of partners including some very high profile international agencies.

Hours: 3 days/week @ FTE £25k (depending on skills and experience).

12-month fixed term contract initially with a view to renewing beyond the first year.

Home-based with occasional meetings in Oxford/Reading area and in London.

 About Primary Care International (PCI)

 PCI was launched as a social enterprise in 2014 by Red Whale | GP Update, one of the UK’s leading providers of continuous medical education (CME) in primary care. We are a small ‘virtual’ team comprised of a team of part-time staff supported by a Board of Directors.

PCI seeks to find sustainable solutions for delivering quality and cost-effective front-line healthcare worldwide. To date we have worked with clinicians in three languages and several countries across Africa and the Middle East, in some of the harshest and poorest conditions that exist. We are also working in high-income settings like Scandinavia and Australia. PCI seeks specifically to grow the capability of the health workforce to learn and develop, raising clinical care standards, addressing related health systems issues, and ultimately delivering improved health outcomes.

Job Description

  1. To provide effective project management support to clinical teams
  • Drafting clinical team member contracts (per project) with guidance and support from other team members
  • Liaising with all parties to fix key project dates including travel dates
  • Organising flights, insurance, visas for project teams
  • Monitoring income and expenditure on each project (and communicating this to Finance Manager)
  • Ensuring timely access to follow-up products/services as agreed
  1. To manage and develop PCI’s online products and services

 Helping to shape the next phase in the development of PCI’s digital products and services

  • Providing efficient and effective document management / version control for PCI’s existing learning resources.
  • Managing PCI’s learning platforms, loading/updating content, and providing technical support to users (creating log-ins etc)
  • Coordinating day-to-day delivery of technology development work including liaison with consultants/partners and clinical team
  • Coordinate writing of new materials by PCI clinicians including content for digital platform (s)


Person Specification


 Experience working with partners in resource-poor settings

  1. Ability to manage complex and evolving project-related logistical arrangements
  2. Excellent IT skills and aptitude for digital solutions
  3. Strong communicator with good relationship building skills
  4. Ability to work flexibly, including occasional evenings and weekends
  5. Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities
  6. Proactive and takes own initiative to support team working
  7. Access to broadband Internet for home-working
  8. Experience communicating with diverse people around the world
  9. Efficient, organised, accurate record-keeper


 Experience working with learning management systems / e-learning platforms or other content management systems

  1. Interest and/or experience in healthcare, social enterprise/non-profit sector or international development
  2. Proficiency in additional languages particularly French or Arabic
  3. Familiarity with Dropbox, Salesforce and WordPress (or a quick learner)

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this post and how your skills and experience make you suitable to sara.dawson@pci-360.com by Monday 3rd July at 9am. Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview at the Red Whale office in Reading. The provisional date for interviews is Wednesday 12th July.

Equality Statement

 Equality and diversity is at the core of PCI values. Staff are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to others from a variety of backgrounds, where the work of others is valued and respected.