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Health and Nutrition Project Manager

ROC Required
Develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the assigned health and nutrition project. This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, time frame, and budget with a focus on health/nutrition system strengthening, training, and coordination. Providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, other important aspects of the role include managing and training health/nutrition staff to meet quality standards in health and nutrition delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders, and anticipating, planning, and contributing to the development of new health/nutrition project proposals and reports.

Shelter & Infrastructure Project Manager

ROC Required
The Shelter & Infrastructure Project Manager plans, develops, monitors and evaluates assigned shelter and infrastructure projects, assessing needs, designing projects, writing proposals, initiating and effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders, manage and train shelter and infrastructure staff.

Protection and Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Project Manager

ROC Required
The Protection-MHPSS Project Manager develops, leads, monitors and evaluates the assigned MHPSS and Protection aspects of MHPSS and other projects in the North. This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Other important aspects of the role include managing and training staff to meet international quality standards in protection and mental health and psychosocial support delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and anticipating, planning, and contributing to report and proposal writing for integrated MHPSS components in overall programming with a special focus on Protection.

Programme Funding Manager

ROC Required
Medair arrived in Ukraine at the end of February 2022 and provides multi-sector relief programme in life-saving health, WASH, shelter/infrastructure, NFI/CVA, protection and mental health and psychosocial services across different locations in Ukraine (West, North, North East and Eastern Regions).

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Manager

ROC Required
The MHPSS Manager supports, monitors and evaluates the execution of the assigned Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) and Protection project(s) conducted by Psychosocial Support Officers (PSSOs). This involves effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with objectives, timeframe, and budget under the direct supervision of MHPSS Project Manager (PM). In close cooperation with the MHPSS PM, the MHPSS Manager will be managing and training local staff to meet international quality standards in mental health and psychosocial support delivery, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders, and anticipating, planning, and contributing to report and proposal writing for integrated MHPSS components in overall programming with a special focus on Protection.

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Advisor

ROC Required
The MHPSS Advisor provides leadership and technical support to the Ukraine MHPSS and Protection teams to deliver quality integrated MHPSS services. Aspects of the role include training staff to meet international quality standards in mental health care, supporting effective monitoring and evaluation of MHPSS activities and contributing to the integration and development of MHPSS and protection components of the program.

Health Advisor

ROC Required
The Health Advisor provides technical advice and support to field management and the health staff, working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world’s most vulnerable with practical and compassionate care. They develop, lead, monitor, and evaluate the health aspects of country programme. They also coordinate and network at a senior level with national and regional health authorities, actively participating in health sector coordination and supporting the development of quality standards and protocols to improve the overall response. The Health Advisor leads on all health elements of proposals and reports, development of strategy, providing capacity building for national and international staff, promoting best practice in the health programmes, and contributing to overall management of country programme.

Country Director

ROC Required
The Country Director oversees all programme and support activities in-country in Ukraine and Poland. Representing Medair in all issues relating to the programme, the Country Director plays a key role in donor relations and grant management, external representation, legal compliance, they manage the country strategy, project implementation and evaluation in conjunction with senior field managers.

Deputy Country Director

ROC Required
The Deputy Country Director manages the development and oversees the implementation and development of the programme and support functions to facilitate the implementation of the country strategy. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the programme, the Deputy Country Director also plays a key role in external representation, legal compliance, grant management, programme coordination and team leadership.

Health Project Manager, Generic

ROC Required
Manage the health project in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget laid down in the current proposal and meet Medair quality standards and the BPHS. To ensure that beneficiary participation is enhanced in all phases of the project. To manage and train the PHC team and locally recruited health staff. To anticipate, plan, and share in the development of new health project proposals.
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Apply to our Relief & Recovery Orientation Course

Medair’s Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) is a one-week simulation course that will help determine if a humanitarian career with Medair is the right fit for you, and if you are a strong fit for Medair. After participating in the course, you will enter a “pool” of qualified candidates that are ready to be called upon to respond to humanitarian crises. When needs arise in our country programmes, we will offer you a position in line with your competencies and our needs. If you apply for an international position, the ROC will be mandatory for you to work in our country programmes.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about Medair's mission, operations, and how you can support the people we serve. Feel free to contact us if you have more questions!
How do I apply for a job?

If there is a current job listing that interests you and you meet its qualifications, you can apply directly through our online portal. Once our team receives your application successfully, we will review your qualifications and experience and get back to you in a timely manner to let you know if we will proceed further with your application. If you wish to work in one of our country programmes, but do not see an open position that fits your qualifications at this time, you can also apply directly to our Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) for consideration for future in-country positions.

Can I intern or volunteer with Medair?

We require those who work in our country programmes to have previous professional experience and be able to make a one-year commitment to the role assigned. Therefore, we do not offer internships in our country programmes, but would welcome you to apply upon completing your studies and gaining some further professional experience.

We do, however, sometimes offer internships at our International Headquarters in Switzerland, which you can learn more about here as well as welcome volunteers to support our various teams. Click here to learn more about volunteering with us.

Can I apply if I don’t have previous humanitarian sector experience?

Given the challenging contexts we work in, it is important that our staff be familiar and comfortable in their jobs before joining one of our country programmes. Therefore, we require our country programmes staff to have a minimum of one year’s work experience specific to their profession and/or studies.

In the case of someone who has just completed their studies, but has extensive previous experience through internships, we may make an exception on a case-by-case basis. You can learn more here about the essential criteria we look for in order to work in our country programmes.

Are there specific language requirements for working with Medair?

While our staff worldwide speak a multitude of languages, English is our unifying language within which we work together as a whole. Therefore, Medair requires that international staff who do not speak English as their first language possess 1st certificate-level English proficiency to work in our country programmes.

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