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Programme Officer – Capacity Building for Outbreak Response


Hours: Full-time

Remuneration: £25,000 – £26,200 gross annual based on experience

Duration: 18-month fixed term contract (with the possibility of extension)

Location: UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK with hybrid working (approximately 30% on-site)

Do you have the skills to coordinate, support and liaise with UK-MED’s NGO Partners and colleagues to ensure smooth delivery of international capacity building activities?

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

The overall aim of UK-Med’s National Capacity Building capability is to work with partners and health staff to strengthen response skills to enable health services to be better prepared for emergencies.

We are seeking for a Programme Officer that will have an essential role in ensuring that UK-Med delivers high-quality capacity building activities to national, regional, and international partners.

You will work closely with colleagues and partners in coordinating and supporting the smooth delivery of international capacity building activities and in implementing and facilitating learning and improvement processes for all activities.

You will be a skilled professional with good experience in supporting liaison with internal colleagues and external partners to ensure smooth delivery of capacity building programmes to high standards.

Furthermore, you will be accomplished in ensuring that all coordination of training activities is handled in a timely and expert manner to ensure a professional learning experience for participants, faculty members and partners.

You will be determined, high performing, compassionate and collaborative, as well as being committed to learning and supporting others to learn. Language skills will be an advantage.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through and influential role in humanitarian programming.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Programme Officer – December 2022 before applying.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal. Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday 30 December 2022.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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