Medical Coordinator is needed in Ukraine( Salary: £39,735 per annum)

  • Full Time
  • Ukraine

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Medical Coordinator, Ukraine
Organization: Mines Advisory Group (MAG)

Medical Coordinator, Ukraine

Fixed Term 12 months

The starting salary package for this position is £39,735 GBP / approx. $50,328 USD including all allowances


About the Ukraine programme

Since the Russian invasion of 24th February 2022, Ukraine has been subjected to heavy artillery bombardment, missile and air strikes, as well as the use of landmines and cluster munitions. The scale of the conflict and the use of high impact and indiscriminate weapons requires an urgent and extensive response. MAG responded to the crisis in 2022 and is now in a dynamic scale up phase having secured funding for 2023/24 and is conducting explosive ordnance risk education and recruiting multiple demining and community liaison teams.

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to support MAG Ukraine’s clearance implementation. You will provide practical support to the Technical Operations Manager and will be the focal point for medicine and hygiene quality assurance within and for the programme. You will provide medical and emergency support to clearance tasks in accordance with MAG Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and International Mine action standards. You will plan and provide training, support, and capacity building to the MAG Ukraine medic team. You will ensure that the highest possible quality emergency medical support is available in programme and that all national and international staff are trained in first aid. You will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining high hygiene standards both in operational areas and also in offices and accommodation.

About you

You will be a medical professional with significant experience of in-situ treatment of accident victims and of providing first aid in remote locations. You will have an appropriate medical qualification and recent professional experience in the medical sector outside of clinical or hospital settings. You should have expertise in developing, managing, and monitoring healthcare and hygiene plans. You will have demonstrable experience in managing and providing training to teams. You should have strong organisational communication with the ability to present with clarity in a variety of formats, including excellent report-writing skills. You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with experience of living and working in challenging environments. Fluency in English is essential, Ukrainian language skills are desirable.


Benefits and further information

MAG staff are rewarded with comprehensive benefits – you can read the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details

 Salary: £39,735 per annum including all allowances and this increases with service. 
 Accommodation MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
 Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You will have a minimum of eight weeks out of the programme per year or pro rata if the contract is less than a year.
 Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year pro rata if your contract is less than a year.
 Insurance: Programme based staff are automatically covered by MAG’s comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance.
MAG will support the successful applicant with any visa or work permit required, including application, administration and costs, however applicants will need to be able to obtain these within a reasonable time period to be considered for the role, due to programme needs.

Please note that as part of MAG’s commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding here and background checks here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

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