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The Field Coordinator for Kharkiv will support the emergency management system and the response, implementation, and adaptation of MDM operations in Kharkiv Oblast to cope with the current emergency. In addition, he/she will lead the identification, design, implementation and adaptation of projects and programmes, in close liaison with other members of the coordination team and the logistics/finance department and act as main security focal point for his/her area of intervention.

Geographical scope of intervention

The successful candidate will be based in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Organisation chart

The Field Coordinator is under the direct responsibility of Ukraine Country Coordinator.


Lead the different phases of programmes/projects and adaptation, based on the context/risk analysis and in line with the initial findings of needs/risk assessments and available resources.

Ensure the program and project resources are planned, allocated and utilized effectively and... transparently and in full accordance with local laws and donor requirements.

Collaborate with the team to critically review and analyse systems in place to ensure ongoing budget monitoring, financial management and expense control and compliance

Manage the base team and ensure each position has clearly defined and achievable objectives.

Collect relevant information for the subsequent in-depth analysis of the humanitarian situation through key informants (international NGOs, local, UN, Donors, authorities, etc.) and understand the trends and evolution of the crisis, as well as knowing barriers / red lines or limitations in our potential interventions / actions.

Maintain strategic vision and identify intervention opportunities and possible adaptation of our projects, including resources and risks analysis.

Ensure ongoing budget monitoring, financial management and expense control and compliance for the projects in charged.

Analyse possible gaps in the humanitarian response where MdM could contribute to improve the situation. Identification of possible actions and work modalities that could potentially be carried out, based on the needs and gaps identified.

Contribute to a continuous in-depth analysis of the security situation, design, update and implementation of security management measures in his/her area of intervention. Act as main security focal point for his/her area of intervention, under the supervision of the General Coordinator and with the support of logistics/security team.

Supports the management of context information using different tools or instruments: situation diagnostics, stakeholders mapping, sitreps and other tools may be needed.

Maintain an adequate level of reporting internal and external and ensure the projects resources are planned, allocated and utilized effectively and transparently and in full accordance with local laws and donor requirements.

Facilitate communication among staff and with the rest of the coordination team as required.

Minimum requirements

Required qualifications

Academic background:

University degree or diploma.

Desirable: Master in International Cooperation and/or Humanitarian Aid


Language: Fluent English (written and spoken), C1 level, required. Ukranian/Russian: An asset

Computer requirements: Office pack user level.


Previous experience in emergency contexts as General, Field or Project Coordinator Experience in supervision and team management

Experience in emergency response in conflict areas

Experience in representation with humanitarian actors, authorities and donors Experience in security management

Experience in hard negotiations with local authorities, partners and staff in a volatile context

Competence profile

Excellent communication skills, listening and diplomacy skills Organisational skills, rigor, ability to prioritise

Ability to take quick decisions according to the context in coordination with the team


Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives Organizational skills

Good writing

Ability to manage priorities Team spirit

Capacity to work in a volatile security and administrative context Ability to have a global overview of a program and strategic vision Alignment with principles and ethics of Médicos del Mundo.

Identification with the lines of work, values and mission of Médicos del Mundo.


April 2024


Medicos del Mundo’s Salary charts.

Category: Group 4

R&R policy applicable.

Hazard allowance policy applicable.

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