Our Project Support staff are important to ensure the smooth running of our sector programming implementation in the field

Project Support include:

  • Ensuring the smooth running of Medair base(s) and programme support activities
  • Supervising financial activities
  • Overseeing human resource activities
  • Providing logistical support
  • Providing support in managing security incident

Medair's day-to-day approach

  • Welcome and brief new Medair staff and visitors to the base
  • Develop positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Submit accurate and timely internal reports
  • Monitor base expenditure
  • Ensure recruitment and follow up is done correctly
  • Attend relevant external coordination and security meetings

Project Support profiles sought

Generalist, Management, Development, Business Administration

"If it wasn’t for Medair I would have never had the chance to go to Iraq and witness the depth of the issue there. We hear the stories through the media but it doesn’t touch you until you meet the people who are involved." Amanda, Medair Project Support Officer, Iraq.

Medair Project Support staff at work in Jordan

Good to know

Relevant graduate degrees

  • University degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development Studies / Business Administration or in a relevant technical subject.

Experience required

  • Post-qualification management experience in a relevant profession.
  • Experience working in a cross-cultural setting, preferable in a support role.

We love to see candidates who have

  • Supervisory management experience, preferably in the NGO sector.
  • Coaching and training skills. Good numerical and report writing skills.
  • Good inter-personal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Problem solving ability.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills. Able to build trust and enforce procedures.

Other skills that support your application for a Project Support role in Medair

  • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to oversee multiple tasks, prioritising and delegating as required. Attention to detail.
  • Be a team-player with good communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Be creative, open-minded and a self-learner.

Project Support - international vacancies

  1. To work with Medair in the field as an Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS) you can either apply for a specific Project Support vacancy below, or
  2. If you can’t find an international field role that matches your profile, you should consider applying directly for a Medair ROC.
  • For successful international field candidates, both of the above application paths will require participation on the Medair ROC. Roles that require attendance at the ROC are indicated by this icon . For more information about the ROC, click here.
  • There are occasionally Project Support vacancies at our International Headquarters.
  • For Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) vacancies, please check out the opportunities on this page.
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