Position: Field Trainee - Programmes (part of the Field Management Developent Programme)
Location: 6 months in London, UK & 6 months in a Merlin field programme Duration: 1 year in this role with the expectation of moving into a Merlin field position afterwards Start date: 1st March 2012 Closing date: 8th January 2012
· Are you looking for a completely new and rewarding challenge?
· Are you interested in aid work but don’t know how to get started?
· Are you a natural leader and want an opportunity to put your skills to the test?
Merlin is a leading international health charity based in London and operating in 16 of the world’s toughest countries. We are looking for exceptional individuals for our new full time Field Management Development Programme starting in March 2012. You will spend 6 months in a regional programmes team in our Head Office in London followed by 6 months in a Merlin field location, where you will play a key role in one of our health programmes.
This new Field Management Development Programme is specifically designed to build future Merlin leaders – we want committed people who at the end of the Field Management Development Programme, we can place into a Merlin field position.
This is a paid role (minimum wage) and we will give you the relevant training, mentoring and support needed to become a Merlin field manager. In return you will need to have the integrity, commitment and dynamism to deliver programmes supporting communities in some of the toughest places in the world.
The attached job description will give you more details about the role in project management we are looking to fill. If you are passionate about aid work and can demonstrate that you meet our requirements, we want to hear from you.
To apply, please go to www.merlin.org.uk/jobs