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


Health Programmes Manager
Logistics Manager – NOW CLOSED

 

Health Programmes Manager

Salary:  £40,000 – £45,000 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:  Frequent travel both UK and overseas
Deployment:  Required to be available to deploy overseas with UK-Med teams

Do you have a proven track record in health programme management with a particular background in managing and supporting outbreak responses and technical capacity building?

UK-Med provides emergency healthcare support in times of crisis and humanitarian emergencies. Since we formed as a charity in 1995, we have responded in a wide variety of humanitarian emergency settings. 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. As we diversify our response capabilities, we are recruiting a Health Programmes Manager to lead the development of our infectious disease outbreak responses.

As Health Programmes Manager, you will work as part of the Programmes Team providing management support for specific health programmes ensuring that relevant activities are implemented in a timely and appropriate manner. You will have a proven track record in health programme management with a particular background in managing and supporting outbreak responses and technical capacity building. The post holder will also be the focal point for an OFDA funded project (READY) to develop and manage an Outbreak Response Surge Team.

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 Saturday 8 December 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 Sinead O’Reilly (sinead.oreilly@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.

 

Logistics Manager – NOW CLOSED

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.