Health Coordinator – Premiere Urgence Internationale


With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents 

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Thanks to the work and commitment of : 

   More than 2000 national staffs 

   Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities

   And 90 employees at HQ  

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Focus on our activities in SUDAN

Our mission in SUDAN has been open since 2020. PUI develops its integrated approach with health, WASH and nutrition. Furthermore, PUI works on sexual and reproductive health and Gender-Based Violence. Today, the mission is implementing 2 projects.

What about the Health Coordinator Sudan ?  

As Health Coordinator, you will be responsible for the success of the mission’s medical strategy and the quality of current and future medical programmes at the definition, implementation and evaluation phases. You will provide support to programme managers who report to them on the basis of a dotted-line relationship.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Strategy: Working alongside the Head of Mission and cooperating closely with the Head Office Medical Department, you will contribute to the development of new medical initiatives for the mission. You will carry out epidemiological monitoring for the country and analyse strengths and weaknesses from the point of view of public health.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Programmes: You will ensure that medical programme(s) are in line with PUI’s health policy and monitor them for quality and efficacy.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Representation: You will represent the association to partners, authorities and local stakeholders involved in implementing medical programmes.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Human Resources / Training: You will supervise the medical coordination team (PUI employees), provide support to programme managers for recruiting technical staff and supervise technical training activities on the basis of identified needs.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement  Medical and technical monitoring: You will ensure that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Logistics and Administration: You will ensure the activities for which you are responsible comply with logistical and administrative procedures.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Safety: You will contribute to compliance with safety rules within the mission and communicate any safety-related information to the Head of Mission. You will ensure healthcare is provided for expatriate staff involved in the mission.

The challenges that await you :

young mission, limited support, and a new team to be trained and federalized.

What you will need to succeed 

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Training 

You hold a Medical diploma or a Paramedic training, and completed a Medical Internship. If you got a Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Public Health or Project management, it would be an asset.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Experience 

You are strengthened by minimum 3 years of experience in the field with international NGOs in medical project coordination. A previous experience as Medical Coordinator or in an equivalent position would be appreciated. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Skills 

You master humanitarian project management and team management, you have a detailed knowledge of donors prerequisites. You also have excellent writing skills.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Qualities 

You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally. You demonstrate good team spirit, the ability to make decisions, trustworthiness and a sense of responsibility, organisational skills, reactivity, ability to be thorough and to adapt. You have a strong ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.

Première Urgence Internationale recrutement   Languages 

English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Arabic, and/or French, it would be a definite asset.

A word from the manager

« If you’re an experienced health professional, team player, dynamic, and passionate about designing and implementing quality health and nutrition services for the people we aim to serve, you need to get in touch with us! »

PUI will offer you 

  Status : Employee with a Fixed-Term Contract 

  Monthly Gross Income :  2,200.00 – 2,530.00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI 

  Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation 

  Housing in collective accomodation 

  Daily Living Expenses (“Per Diem”) 

  Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

  Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months  

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process. 

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of  zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it. 

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge  and to join PUI great family?  

About Premiere Urgence Internationale

Première Urgence Internationale is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious international NGO.

Première Urgence Internationale helps civilians who are marginalised or excluded as a result of natural disasters, war and economic collapse.

Our mission is to defend basic human rights, such as those set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.


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