Role: Humanitarian Team Lead
Hours: UK-Med Register role, no guarantee of any work, but if deployed work will be full-time
Duration: Register members who deploy will be offered fixed-term contracts. The duration will depend on the requirements of the response, but most responses are between 4 and 12 weeks
Pay: Up to £3800 to £4500 per month (dependant on assignment and experience)
Location: Internationally / any of the UK-Med response including Ukraine and or to various other locations.
UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the British National Health Service, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.
Our Emergency Medical team responses are staffed from our Register of surge responders. Register members undergo extensive training and vetting in advance, so they can be quickly deployed to where they are most needed. Register members who join a response team are offered a fixed-term contract for the response and paid in line with our globally benchmarked pay scales.
We are seeking several new talented people to join our teams in various locations, to be available to deploy in Team Lead roles, providing day-to-day management, coordination, and leadership to the field team across a particular geographic area, ensuring all team members are able to fulfil their objectives in a complex, dynamic and uncertain context.
Our ideal candidates will be experienced humanitarian Team Leads who have demonstrable understanding of humanitarian relief work, health programming and capacity building, including relevant experience in a field-based humanitarian context.
You will have proven experience of managing and coordinating emergency health programmes in complex and insecure environments, including experience of security management in insecure environments.
You will be able to demonstrate how you have led people and teams to successful delivery in demanding environments and applied your management skills to build impactful programmes.
You will have a broad understanding of logistics, grants, finance and HR management in humanitarian response and experience of managing these functions.
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 excellent learning opportunities and occasional opportunities to work in international humanitarian responses, should you decide to join our Register at a later date.
We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – Humanitarian Team Lead – April 2023 before applying for this role.
Applications must be submitted through our online jobs portal no later than 10th of May 2023
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.