Medical Coordinator

Emergency Response Center International (ERCI)

Emergency Response Center International (ERCI) is recruiting a Medical Coordinator, to be based in Lesvos, Greece.

Organization Profile
  • Emergency Response Center International (ERCI) is a Greek non-profit organization that provides emergency response and humanitarian aid in life threatening environments.
    ERCI’s activities are expanding both in Search & Rescue (SAR)- Refugee Response and educational projects to support youth in refugee camps.
Job Description
  • The Medical Coordinator guarantees that the medical activities implemented through the ERCImed program are in line with ERCI’s strategy, policies and principles. He / she is responsible for every medical aspect of the Program and daily operations of ERCImed’s clinics in the field.
  • Leads all medical aspects of the ERCImed program.
  • Develops and supervises the policies and SOPs of the ERCImed program.
  • Supervises the implementation of ERCImed’s strategy and activities in Lesvos.
  • Coordinates and supervises the operations of ERCI’s clinics.
  • Represents ERCI in Medical sector meetings.
  • Ensures capacity building and training of all medical and non-medical team to improve efficiency.
  • Participates in the development of strategy for ERCI’s medical activities.
  • Co-operates with the administration team regarding budgeting of medical activities and with the financial team regarding purchasing and dispatching of medical equipment and drugs.
  • Serves as the focal person for the medical referents.
  • Provides technical advice to the medical team concerning health activities implementation.
  • Assesses training needs of medical team (staff and volunteers) and develops / implements a capacity-building plan.
  • Identifies the needs of the programme medical staff, drafts their job profiles and validates recruitments from a technical point of view.
  • Takes part in performance evaluations of the medical team.
  • Ensures the supervision of the pharmacy (consumptions, orders and inventory).
  • Ensures coordination and liaising with other medical actors, local hospital, and Municipality.
  • In charge of drafting medical references.
  • Medical Doctor or Nurse or Midwife with experience in Public health and/or project coordination.
  • Significant experience in similar positions (or) in the humanitarian sector.
  • Working experience in public health and in managing health welfare in communities.
  • Knowledge, competency and skills on public health aspects of Primary Health Care.
  • Experience in supervising Health Promotion activities and some basic mental health activities.
  • Experience in working with local authorities, partners.
  • Written and oral fluency in Greek and English.
  • Ability to take quick decisions according to the context in coordination with the team.
  • Ability to manage a team and work in an international team.
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Good writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities.
  • Team spirit.
  • Capacity to work in tense conditions.
  • Potential candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter in English to the following email address: with the Subject «Medical Coordinator».
  • Indicate the source of the job vacacny in your application:
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
2. Application
  • Send your Documentation via email to, with subject "Medical Coordinator".
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