Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) works to provide critical eye care services, training for health professionals, and enhanced eye care infrastructure throughout Asian and Sub-Saharan Africa. Thirty-nine million people are needlessly suffering from blindness worldwide, 18 million of whom are blind from treatable cataracts that can be cured with a 10-minute, $25 surgery. HCP has offices in Vermont and in the Washington, DC metro area, with programs in 7 countries on 2 different continents and an estimated 75 implementing partners.
Himalayan Cataract Project is expanding its team to meet new challenges, scale its work, and broaden its reach. We are seeking individuals with an aptitude for operating in growth environments with interest and/or experience in scaling systems.
SCOPE OF WORK:
The Procurement Coordinator will participate in multiple aspects of the HCP Procurement Program, including accounting, operations, federal grant management, partner relations, vendor relations, planning, and project management. The primary function will be to support purchasing and delivery of eye care equipment for HCP programs, its partners and external customers. In addition, the Procurement Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Director of Procurement to ensure that HCP fulfills its mission effectively.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Procurement Coordinator works to advance the organization’s equipment and consumable procurement efforts in support of our mission.
All employees are expected to work as a team and to contribute to any activity that could promote the success of the organization.
WORKING WITH HCP:
Himalayan Cataract Project is a high-energy and fast-paced organization. We work to change eye care in low to middle income countries with a firm commitment to eradicating unnecessary blindness and reaching the unreachable patient. We are a small team where everyone plays an important role and has an impact. We hire individuals who are professional, collaborative and creative thinkers with a passion for our mission.
We invite qualified candidates to submit a resume and cover letter. Please send materials via email.
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