Safety Coordinator Position in Sudan

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Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin)

International Health NGO

Programme: North Sudan

Responsible To: Country Director

Working With: Operations/Project Coordinators, Health, Logistics and Finance/Admin Teams

Location: South Darfur

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 12 Months

Salary and Benefits: £18,000 - £23,040 plus cost of living allowance of £4,649 per annum (subject to exchange rate), insurance cover, accommodation, flights, and holiday allowance ($145 per month) when in field

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.

Person Specification


  • Extensive experience in safety related skills in international emergency situations including evacuation coordination, safety assessments, safety training
  • Strong interpersonal and supportive team skills plus proven ability to be flexible and remain calm in demanding situations.
  • Administration, analytical skills and report/comprehensive summary writing
  • Experience of management/supervisory responsibilities
  • Training/presentation skills
  • General practical competencies in radio communications (Motorola and CODAN) and satellite communications
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Ability to work in insecure and demanding environments
  • Diplomatic and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work within different cultural and political environments.
  • Excellent spoken and written English


  • Previous experience within the region
  • Knowledge of Arabic
  • Technical skills – radio maintenance and installation

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