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18-05-2015 Job Opportunity Ref. fd-ortho-prothesist

Location: Field

Your task

This position involves supervising the manufacture of prostheses and orthoses, providing technical and clinical support to national personnel working in P&O projects, providing support in the management of physical rehabilitation activities, setting up new P&O centres.

Selection requirements

  • ideal age: 25 to 45
  • prepared to accept unaccompanied postings for the first two missions (minimum 12 months each)
  • excellent command of English; French an asset
  • recognized training as an orthotist-prosthetist (ISPO Cat.1 or equivalent)
  • at least three years’ professional experience in the manufacture of prostheses and orthoses
  • humanitarian field experience an asset
  • driving licence (for manual transmission vehicles)

Your profile

  • strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • able to work under pressure in a dangerous environment
  • capable of working in a team
  • able to and interested in training and supervising others

What we offer

  • an opportunity to help the victims of conflict
  • a multicultural working environment
  • an enriching personal experience
  • generous benefits
  • assistance with career reorientation

Apply now