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Medical Coordinator

Aug 12, 2023Aug 12, 2023


ITF Enhancing Human Security (ITF) is hiring for a Medical Coordinator for its Syria programme. The position is based in Northeast Syria (NES) with frequent travel to Erbil, Iraq.

ITF seeks to support the resilience of communities in NES by reducing risks to peace and security. Since 2019, ITF has been supporting protection and food security/livelihoods programmes in NES with the aim of increasing civilian population’s security by protecting lives, civilian infrastructure and productive assets, and supporting livelihoods and income-generation.

The Medical Coordinator (MC) is responsible for providing medical and emergency support to clearance tasks in accordance with ITF Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and International Mine Action Standards. The MC delivers training, support and capacity building to locally recruited medics, ensuring that the highest possible quality emergency medical support is available in programme, and train all national and international staff in first aid. In addition, the MC maintains Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) standards in the operational area as well as in the office and accommodation facilities. The MC manages locally recruited medical staff and reports to ITF Programme Manager.

The main responsibilities include:


Procedures and SOPs:

Equipment and Supplies

Health and Safety:

This job description is intended to summarize the main duties and responsibilities of the post; this is not intended to be a full and exhaustive list of tasks. All ITF staff are expected to demonstrate flexibility and willingness to perform appropriate tasks when the need arises

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

We Offer:

All interested candidates are requested to submit their CVs (no more than four pages) and Cover Letter (no more than one page) with two references to [email protected] and [email protected] prior to the closing date on 18 August 2023. Please state “Application: Medical Coordinator Syria” in the email subject line.

The start date for this position is anticipated on or around 1 September 2023, and is contingent upon the official award of funding.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as interviews are expected to be held on a rolling basis. ITF reserves the right to select a candidate prior to the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ITF staff must comply with ITF Code of Conduct and relevant Safeguarding and Anti-Corruption Policies. As part of the recruitment process, ITF conducts anti-terror checks, which is a prerequisite for employment.

Medical Coordinator for its Syria programmeThe main responsibilities include:Experience, Skills and Qualifications:We Offer: