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  • Posted: May 30, 2018
    Deadline: Jun 30, 2018
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    WHO ARE WE ? Emergency First International is an international NGO, non-profit, apolitical and secular. Emergency First International was born from the merger between two French NGO Première Urgence and Aide Médicale Internationale. First International Emergency assists civilian victims, marginalized or excluded by the effects ...
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    Medical Coordinator

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Fixed-term contract: 12 months
    Starting Date: June 2018

    Overall objective

    • 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 and  nutritionprogramme managers and health technical advisors who report to them on the basis of a dotted-line relationship.
    • In the context of health and nutrition activities opening in a new area of intervention, the Medical Coordinator strongly supports
    • the team for the development and the implementationof medical protocols and activities according to the national and international standards in order to insure the quality of medical care provided in the primary health centre facilities, the health outposts and the mobile clinics supported by PUI.
    • This includes, but is not limited to, medical staff recruitment, definition specifications for pro curement of health related supply, work or services (such as health facilities rehabilitation), capacity  building  of  staff, and organisation, planning and implementation of health and nutrition activities

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • 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.


    • He/She ensures that medical programme(s) are in line with PUI’s health policy and monitors them for quality and efficacy.


    • 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.


    • 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 Experience

    • Medical training OR Paramedic training + Public health
    • Medical internship


    • Humanitarian experience in a similar field.


    • Pack Office (excel is mandatory)

    Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment):

    • Ability to work independently, take the initiative and take responsibility
    • Resilience to stress
    • Diplomacy and open-mindedness
    • Good analytical skills
    • Organisation and ability to manage priorities
    • Proactive approach to making proposals and identifying solutions
    • Ability to work and manage professionally and maturely
    • Ability to integrate into the local environment, taking account of its political, economic and historical characteristics,


    • English Mandatory.


    • From 2200 up to 2530 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI.
    • Cost Covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
    • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
    • Housing in collective accommodation
    • Daily Living Expenses (« Per diem »)
    • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
    • Paid Leave Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Application (Resume and Cover Letter) to "Emmanuelle Gracia, Human Resources Officer" for Expatriates, at:

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