Work at UK-Med

UK-Med is a world renowned charity based in Manchester, UK. We recruit and train UK health care workers to provide a volunteer emergency medical response at times of catastrophe overseas. We are a core partner in the delivery of the UK Emergency Medical Team programme funded by the Department for International Development.

Current vacancies


Logistics Manager
HR, Training & Membership Assistant – NOW CLOSED
UKEMT Partnership Coordinator – NOW CLOSED

 

Logistics Manager

Role: Logistics Manager
Salary: c.£40k
Hours: Full-time
Location: Manchester / Stockport
Travel: Frequent travel both UK and overseas, and including weekend working and overnight stays

Deployment: Required to be available to deploy overseas with UK-Med / UKEMT teams.

Can you lead the logistics function for a humanitarian emergency health charity?

UK-Med provides emergency healthcare support in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies.  We work with other agencies to coordinate the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT) – a national programme deploying healthcare services to sudden onset disasters on behalf of the UK Government – as well as deploying independently or in collaboration with other humanitarian NGOs.  Now we need your help!

We are seeking a senior logistics professional, experienced in humanitarian emergencies and able to provide credible logistics leadership and security management.  As our new Logistics Manager you will ensure that the logistics support and security arrangements are in place to enable our health programming to succeed.  You will lead a small team to make sure that equipment, pharmaceuticals, medical consumables and personal kit are properly stored and quickly deployable.

Our ideal candidate will have significant experience in humanitarian logistics and a good understanding of logistics for health programmes.  You will be an adaptable problem solver who is able to work at both operational and strategic levels.  You will be skilled in partnership working, liaising with our partners’ logistics functions to ensure that our programmes are always effectively supported.   You will have a proven track record in ensuring the logistics function effectively supports programme implementation and development.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

How to apply

The application deadline is Wednesday 28 November 2018.

Full details of how to apply are included in the Candidate Information Pack

To arrange an informal discussion about the post, in the first instance please contact recruitment@uk-med.org

Please note, UK-Med can only accept applications from people with an existing legal right to work in the UK and we cannot sponsor visa applications.

 

HR, Training & Membership Assistant – NOW CLOSED

Salary:  £20,000 – £23,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
Hours:    Full-time, some weekend working and overnight stays required
Location:  UK-Med head office on Oxford Road, Manchester
Travel:  Some travel in UK with potential for travel overseas

Deployment:  The post holder may have the opportunity to deploy overseas following further training

Are you a skilled administrator excited by the opportunity to work in a humanitarian health charity?

UK-Med provides emergency healthcare support in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies. We work with other agencies to coordinate the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT) – a national programme deploying healthcare services to sudden onset disasters on behalf of the UK Government – as well as deploying independently or in collaboration with other humanitarian NGOs. Now we need your help!

UK-Med recruits and trains UK-based health professionals to be deployed to provide healthcare in sudden onset disasters. As our new HR, Training & Membership Assistant you will be part of the team that administers the processes from recruitment through to deployment. This includes administering training (both face-to-face and online), DBS checks, checks on professional registrations, taking up references and allocating volunteers to on-call teams.

We are seeking an experienced administrator, ideally with a background in HR and/or training administration, to join our team in Manchester. You will have great interpersonal skills, and excellent attention to detail, along with excellent customer service skills. You will be passionate about our work and excited by the opportunity to contribute to our charitable objectives.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

How to apply

The application deadline is Sunday 21 October 2018.

Full details of how to apply are included in the Candidate Information Pack

For an informal discussion about the post, in the first instance please contact Duncan Mann (duncan.mann@uk-med.org) or Helen Jordan (helen.jordan@uk-med.org)

Please note, UK-Med can only accept applications from people with an existing legal right to work in the UK and we cannot sponsor visa applications.

 

UKEMT Partnership Coordinator – NOW CLOSED

Salary:  £35,000 (including London Weighting)
Hours:    Full-time, some weekend working and overnight stays required
Location:  The post will be based in central London working out of the office of the Humanitarian & Stabilisation Operations Team at Palladium.
Travel/Deployment:  Regular travel to the UK-Med Head Office in Manchester will be required, as well as to support training and meetings within the UK. On occasion you may be required to travel in support of our international programmes of work and will also be given the opportunity to access additional training in order to join the UKEMT in overseas deployments.

Can you ensure effective partnership working and coordination across a major humanitarian health programme?

UK-Med provides emergency healthcare support in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies.  We work with other agencies to coordinate the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT) – a national programme deploying healthcare services to sudden onset disasters on behalf of the UK Government – as well as deploying independently or in collaboration with other humanitarian NGOs.  Now we need your help!

We are seeking an experienced and skilled person to ensure effective partnership working across the programme.  You will have excellent interpersonal and teamworking skills and a proven track record in developing effective working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.  You will be an experienced administrator with a background working across multiple projects or programmes.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

How to apply

Applications deadline: Sunday 28 October 2018.

For full details of how to apply are included in the Candidate Information Pack. Please note, UK-Med can only accept applications from people with an existing legal right to work in the UK and we cannot sponsor visa applications.

To arrange an informal discussion about the post, in the first instance please contact recruitment@uk-med.org

Interviews will be held in London during November 2018.