Medical Capacity Building 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

About this Role

Supports the Medical Capacity Building Projects Director in implementation of Medical Capacity Building initiatives in specific areas of expertise. This hands-on leadership role gives daily operational direction for our competent ship Medical Capacity Building teams. 

This position may qualify for a family cabin. If you have school-age children, learn more about Mercy Ships Academy.

What You Will Contribute

• Collaborate with the Medical Capacity Building Projects Director and International Programs to develop and deploy ship-based Medical Capacity Building projects in your specific area of expertise

• This may involve both the delivery of a set course or to provide mentoring to an individual or individuals 

• Assist with the facilitation of teaching of local healthcare professionals within the host nation

• Ensuring translation of teaching and training materials required 

• Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Medical Capacity Building Projects Director

For This Role, You Will Need

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program 

• Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability

• Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills

• Supports Mercy Ships Medical Capacity Building model of implementation and program development

• Must be fluent in English

• French language level requirement dependent on project

• Requires flexibility and sensitivity to language & cultural diversity

• Mercy Ships Child Safety Awareness training required (CSA 1a)

• No advanced child safety training required, as this position is not authorized to work independently with children

Full job description available upon request.