Programme Officer – Capacity Building for Emergency Response

Programme Officer to coordinate and deliver capacity building activities for members, NGO partners and national healthcare workers

Role: Programme Officer – Capacity Building for Emergency Response

Hours: Full-time

Salary: up to £26,000 GBP gross annual based on experience

Duration: Permanent

Location: Manchester, UK (Hybrid working available)

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

The Programme Officer plays an essential role in ensuring that UK-Med delivers high-quality capacity building activities to national, regional, and international partners. The Programme Officer works closely with colleagues, members and partners in coordinating and supporting the smooth delivery of both national and international capacity building activities and supporting improvement processes for all activities.

The Programme Officer is a skilled professional with good experience in delivering and supporting training and capacity building activities, specifically, supporting liaison with internal colleagues, members and external partners to ensure high standards of delivery. Furthermore, the Programme Officer is 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.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work. UK-Med is a growing and developing organisation with a committed team of staff, volunteers, and members.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Programme Officer – August 2023 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 18 August 2023.

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.