Feb 17, 2016

Team Medic (Demining ) , Libya

Employer: Danish Demining Group (DDG)
Location: Sabha Libya

DDG is looking for a Team Medic
The Team Medic (TM) is responsible for providing immediate first aid and medical support to all operational staff during the course of the normal working day, as well as providing first line medical support in remote accommodation sites.

The Organization
DRC-DDG is an international non-governmental organization, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people in over 30 countries around the world. Libya and Tunisia are part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region  where DRC has been operating for over a decade.

Programme Overview
Initially responding to the Arab Spring and its aftermath, DRC has been operational in Libyaand Tunisia since 2011. The organization is committed to working in both countries, addressing the needs for rehabilitation and capacity building as well as a range of longstanding issues relating to asylum, migration and human security. While the main office is in Tripoli, sub-offices can be found in Southern Libya, Tunis and Southern Libya.
Specific programme activities include protection monitoring and legal counselling for asylum seekers and migrants, work with marginalized communities in Southern Libya and humanitarian mine action (UXO disposal and risk education). Furthermore, a new project on Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), which is a growing area of expertise for DDG, is being implemented in both countries. 
The issue of Mixed Migration is becoming an increasingly important theme for DRC in the MENA region, as well as in East and West Africa. As such, the Libya and Tunisia programme will be at the geographical center of new initiatives on Mixed Migration, and play a lead role in the development of policy and practice in this area.

Duties and responsibilities

a. Provide a basic stand-by capacity for rendering immediate appropriate medical treatment to any staff injured during DDG clearance operations

b. Understand all relevant DDG Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS)

c. Maintain all equipment in the Trauma Care Bag and in the respective First Aid Kits

d. Ensure that all painkilling drugs and fluids are replaced before they are out of date

e. Being aware of local medical facilities on deployment

f. Maintain accurate records of all treatments administered to staff

g. Provide medical advice to the Team Leader and / or Site Supervisor on the treatment of staff that are unwell, or injured at any time.

h. Conduct regular casualty evacuation drills in close support of the team leader

i. Complete casualty report sheet as per SOPS when any casualty evacuations are conducted.

j. Provide advice to all staff on hygiene and disease prevention

k. When necessary administer First aid and medical treatment to civilian casualties of mines and UXO

l. Carrying out any other operational/administrative duties as directed to meet operational requirements.


a. He/she is expected to travel and stay in the field

Qualifications and core competencies
a. National staff member

b. Must hold valid qualification for a medic in Libya

c. Well organized, proactive, flexible and trustworthy.

d. Physically fit

About DRC
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than twenty five countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

The protection and assistance to conflict affected population is provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach in order to constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges posed by today’s conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition, support and capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form an integral part of DRC’s work. 

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Application due:   2/29/2016