Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.
We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:
Job Title:Medical Coordinator
The Medical Coordinator is responsible for the success of the mission’s medical strategy and the quality of current and future medical programmes at the definition, implementation and evaluation phases.
He/She provides support to health programme managers who report to them on the basis of a dotted-line relationship.
In the context of health activities opening, the Medical Coordinator strongly support the team for the development and the implementation of medical protocols according to the national and international recommendation in order to insure the quality of medical care provided in the primary health centre facility and the Mobile Health Clinics supported by PUI.
Task and Responsibilities
Strategy: Working alongside the Head of Mission and cooperating closely with the field coordinator, he/she contributes to the development of new medical initiatives for the mission.
He/She carries out epidemiological monitoring for the country and analyses strengths and weaknesses from the point of view of public health.
Programmes: He/She ensures that medical programme(s) are in line with PUI’s health policy and monitors them for quality and efficacy.
Representation: He/She represents the association to partners, authorities and local stakeholders involved in implementing medical programmes. He/she actively attend health working group and coordination mechanisms for health intervention.
Human Resources / Training: He/She support the medical team (PUI employees), provides regular capacity building and trainings according to the needs, provides support to programme managers for recruiting technical staff and supervises technical training activities on the basis of identified needs.
Logistics and Administration: He/She ensures the activities for which he/she is responsible comply with logistical and administrative procedures.
Safety: He/She contributes to compliance with safety rules within the mission and communicates any safety-related information to the Head of Mission. He/She ensures healthcare is provided for expatriate staff involved in the mission.
Training and experiences
- Medical training OR Paramedic training
- Public health
- Medical internship
Knowledge and skills:
- Good written communication skills
- Knowledge of project management