Education Project Coordinator

07 April 2021 Category : Policy & programmes

IDF is looking to hire a full-time Education Project Coordinator to join our Education team. The role will be responsible for supporting IDF medical and digital initiatives and other projects developed as part of the IDF Education Strategy.

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 240 national diabetes associations in more than 160 countries and territories; IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy for over 50 years.

The Education Project Coordinator will work remotely so there is no requirement to reside in Belgium.

Key Responsibilities and Activities

  • Provide technical and project management support to ongoing online and face-to-face training initiatives
  • Support the development of new training models by generating evidence and mapping existing gaps
  • Support activities related to the IDF School of Diabetes
  • Act as a liaison between internal and external stakeholders to facilitate project communication and implementation 
  • Develop detailed protocols, operation manuals, reports, timelines and other relevant project documents
  • Prepare and disseminate the programme implementation plan, timelines, resource requirements and utilisation plan to keep track of process and progress of the programme
  • Collaborate with the Communications to develop strategies for social media promotion
  • Create and maintain a positive, supportive and team-focused work environment within the team and the organisation
  • Help monitor and evaluate education initiatives
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field
  • PRINCE2 or PMP or any other project management certificate is desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in implementing multidisciplinary educational programmes (face-to-face and/or online) in chronic conditions, preferably in diabetes and/or diabetes-related complications
  • Experience in e/mHealth
  • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders at an international level (Government, NGOs and Industry)
  • Oral and written fluency in English. Knowledge of one or more of the six UN languages is an asset, particularly Arabic, Chinese or Russian
  • Experience in working in low and middle-income countries
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Experience in writing scientific and non-scientific articles
  • Action-oriented, a good problem solver and results-driven
  • Strong interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Would thrive in a multicultural and international environment

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to send a CV and cover letter to Ms Audrey Baerten, Office Manager, before the 25th of April 2021. Please indicate the position "IDF Education Coordinator" in the subject line of the email.

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