Safe Surgery

Project Manager

Medical Capacity Building activities are a key component to helping each of our host nations build their capacity to provide healthcare to their own people.


Medical Capacity Building


Min. 2 Years


Medical Capacity Building


Min. 2 Years

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About this Role

The Safe Surgery Project Manager supports the development and implementation of the Safe Surgery Checklist program in our host nations, traveling around the country delivering training in partner hospitals.

This position develops and maintains strong relations with local partners and government officials, in order to facilitate Safe Surgery Checklist training programs and works alongside the trainees delivering up-to-date, culturally and environmentally sensitive and relevant teaching that encourages participants to deliver best practice in their environment.

What You Will Contribute

• Develop good relationships with local partners, healthcare agencies and other national or international Non-Government Organization’s serving in our host nation

• Adapt, facilitate and direct Safe Surgery training in hospitals across our host nation

• Lead and provide ongoing support to the Safe Surgery Project team

• Assist the Safe Surgery Project team in organization of supplies, technology, transportation, accommodation, finances, data collection, statistics reporting and troubleshooting

• Evaluate success of the program on an ongoing basis, managing and ensuring proper updates, adjustments and developments of the Safe Surgery curriculum and materials

• Coordinate data collection of baseline assessments and standardized questionnaires on facility data, staff attitudes and course feedback that will be performed in every training hospital to measure impact

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Bachelor’s Degree required and some experience in Health Care Development/Medical Education preferred

• Postgraduate qualification in Medical Education/ Public Health/ International Development desirable

• Mercy Ships experience preferred

• Ability to lead and manage a diverse team through strong communication, problem-solving and planning skills, being able to make sound management decisions in difficult situations and also be able to work in a participatory and inclusive team context

• French language skills – International B1 Level (or equivalent), B2 level preferred when serving in Francophone countries

Full job description available upon request.