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Education: A relevant second level university degree in the Health sector. A background of Medical Doctor is an asset.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience at national or international level in supporting
programmes/ project operations, including 2 years of experience with an NGO, donor or national/ international
organisation, in Health and preferably in the Americas.
Languages: Excellent command of English and Spanish (oral and written). French will be an asset.
Job description: The incumbent serves as Programme Officer Health in ECHO Regional Office based in Panama and carries out
activities to contribute to the delivery of an effective humanitarian response in the LAC Region.
The job holder conducts assessments; develop strategies and represents ECHO when appropriate. The
programme officer may be asked to run an office and supervise staff in the absence of a TA or be in charge of
regional overview tasks.
S/he prepares reports on the health humanitarian situation in the LAC Region
S/he provides technical advice to ECHO staff and partners on relevant issues related to health.