The Position: We are seeking a full- time Project Manager for our Los Angeles office. The Reproductive Health Data and Insurance Accountability Project focuses on working with multiple partner organizations to collect data from providers and patients to identify public and private insurance barriers that interfere with a woman’s ability to make her own reproductive decisions, and then building advocacy strategies to remove those barriers. The Project Manager will coordinate and manage the activities of the Project. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, able to juggle competing demands and ensure that the Project progresses in a timely manner, and have the flexibility to identify when strategies should be adjusted. S/he will be committed to ensuring access to a full range of quality reproductive health services. A successful candidate will have familiarity with reproductive health services, and strong internal and external communication, writing, and advocacy skills.
- Manage the day-to-day activities of the Project including communication with the key partners and researchers, internal project staff, and advocates.
- Develop internal protocols as needed for successful progress on the Project goals.
- Communicate regularly with Project partners, and ensure that all Project partners are completing agreed tasks and products in compliance with the Project timeline.
- Collaborate closely with Project staff to review data reports and identify issues and patterns.
- Assist in developing and implementing advocacy strategies.
- Assist in drafting advocacy materials, reports, and fact sheets as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree (MA, MPH) in a relevant field preferred (this is not an attorney position)
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
- Reproductive health experience
- Experience with public and private insurance preferred
- Experience in health care policy or advocacy
- Possess initiative, good judgment, excellent writing skills, and ability to accept edits to one’s work
- Ability to develop and manage professional relationships across multiple organizations
- Ability to think creatively, and to work independently and as part of a team
- Commitment to advocate on behalf of low-income and other vulnerable populations
Salary: Commensurate with experience; generous benefits
About NHeLP: The National Health Law Program was established in 1969 as a national resource center on publicly funded health insurance programs and civil rights laws. With offices on both coasts, we manage a broad array of national, state, and local projects ranging from complex analyses of federal and state laws, class action litigation, and individualized technical support. We provide legal expertise to non-profit law offices and health organizations, as well as frame new legal theories and work with policy makers to implement programs grounded in the experience and needs of underserved people. NHeLP works on a day-to-day basis with other national and state advocacy and community-based organizations on strategy, analysis, litigation, and joint activities to address health access problems that imperil the ability of Americans, particularly low- income and underserved populations, to get the care they need.
NHeLP is committed to a diverse staff. People of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBT persons are encouraged to apply.
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