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At our headquarters
Première Urgence Internationale regularly recruits staff to expand and/or renew the team at our headquarters. For the majority of posts, we look for experience in international solidarity and strong operations management and activity management skills.
In the field
Commitment and professionalism are the two main characteristics of the 200 men and women each year who take turns at working in the field to implement Première Urgence Internationale’s emergency and post-emergency programmes.
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A powerful sense of commitment. Strong skills and knowledge. A clear sense of right and wrong and a desire to join us and progress as part of our organisation. If that sounds like you, click here to find out how you can realise your professional aspirations with Première Urgence Internationale..
“I started my humanitarian mission in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic”
Clémentine Guérin works in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for Première Urgence Internationale. She is responsible for the health response project against the Ebola virus in Goma, North Kivu. She was scheduled to join the DRC mission on 17th March, but with the arrival of the pandemic in France, containment measures and border closure delayed her departure. She describes how she was finally able to join the mission in early June on a specifically chartered humanitarian flight, and what preventive measures had to be taken to limit any risk of the spread of COVID-19.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE DEPUTY HEAD OF MISSION FOR PROGRAMMES FOR PREMIÈRE URGENCE INTERNATIONALE
After obtaining a Master’s degree in humanitarian project management as well as training in accounting, Flavie Papon joined Première Urgence Internationale in June 2018 as Deputy Head of Mission for Programmes.
She first carried out a six-month mission in the Central African Republic in 2018, and then she left in 2019 to support the mission bringing Mali and Niger together .
Deputy head of mission: a mediator in humanitarian mission
The head of mission is sometimes supported by at deputy dedicated to support departments. The Deputy Head of Mission coordinates teams and departments in the field. Its purpose is to maximize every missions’ activities.