Solve pollution. Save lives. Protect the planet.

Pure Earth Mexico: Health Area Coordinator

Pure Earth Mexico: Health Area Coordinator  

Duration: 6 months

Pure Earth, the world’s leading organization dedicated to eliminating toxic pollution, is seeking a Health Area Coordinator for the Mexico office. The successful candidate will be a talented, reliable, deadline-driven healthcare professional, and will be in charge of Pure Earth Mexico projects related to monitoring blood lead among the general population and strategic allies such as restaurant owners and potters. The ideal candidate should be an outgoing, purposeful person, with good communication skills, and  with knowledge of comprehensive health issues.

About Pure Earth
Pure Earth envisions a world where all, especially children, are able to live healthy lives and reach their full potential, free from exposure to toxic heavy metal pollution.

We partner with governments, communities and industry leaders to identify and implement solutions that stop toxic exposures, protect health, and restore environments.  

We prioritize actions to protect the developing brains and bodies of children and pregnant women living in toxic hot spots.  We work to stop the multigenerational cycle of poisoning that is endemic in many low and middle-income countries.  

Job Responsibilities
      1. Coordinate the health investigations of Pure Earth Mexico
Generate and edit research protocols: measurement of lead in potters, measurement of lead in restaurateurs and measurement of lead in children.
Plan the field work, organize its phases, from preparation to data collection.
Produce documents  that will be needed in the study, such as: informed consent letter, privacy notice, exposure questionnaire and other formats.
Get theoretical and practical training on sampling  with LeadCare II equipment.
Adapt/modify manual for taking samples in LeadCare II equipment.
Coordination of content addressed to study participants.
Supervise and guide field operators.
Verify that the quality of work is acceptable.
Coordinate data collection and writing of articles.
      2. Coordinate actions with institutions related to health
Meetings with the directors of the health secretariats to agree on lines of action for the duration of  the project.
Preparation of field forms (Exposure Questionnaire)
Plan logistics in collaboration with the related health secretariats.

 Qualifications & Experience
Master’s degree in  a field related to health and/or nutrition.
Previous study design and coordination experience is a plus.
Residence in Mexico City, and with availability to travel to the interior of the country.
English 100% is desirable

Applications reviewed upon receipt.

Start Date: June 1, 2022

Salary: $40,000 MX
Please send a resume/CV and cover letter to [email protected]