Project Manager-Biomed

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.

Department

Medical Capacity Building

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

Department

Medical Capacity Building

Commitment

Min. 2 Years

About this Role

The Biomed Project Manager supports the development and implementation of Medical Capacity Building (MCB) programs both onboard and off ship, specifically focused on Biomedical Engineering.

This position develops and maintains strong relations with local partners and government officials, in order to facilitate Biomed training programs, identifies and selects appropriate candidates for mentoring onboard the ship, and works alongside the mentoring participants 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 both the local area and the wider global health and Biomed arenas

• Adapt, facilitate and direct Biomedical training in partnership with training providers

• Selection and full orientation for Biomed training participants

• Evaluate success of the program on an ongoing basis, documenting processes related to program delivery to increase effectiveness of future programs

• Responds to local inquiries regarding training projects and opportunities

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program

• Technical or academic training satisfactory for the position (Electronics, Biomedical, Clinical or Electronic Engineering)

• 2 years’ experience as a Biomedical Technician, preferably as Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician

• Preference to have previous mission work in a related (biomedical) work environment, and being involved in biomedical training program(s)

• Ability to lead and manage a diverse team through strong communication, problem-solving and planning skills

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

Full job description available upon request.