Field Health and Method Advisor

Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Job Reference 1238583

Location Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Health, Safety & Environmental

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 15, 2024

Dear all,

Our client seeks a Field, Health and Method Advisor to join the client's project in Tanzania(Dar es Salaam) for a 12 -month contract (renewable) 

We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements. 

Job description:

The Health Method Advisor is responsible for overseeing emergency medical activities setup for all day-to-day operations. The person coordinates with all project´s Contractors medical teams including doctors, nurses, technicians, and other support personnel, in cooperation with HSE, Construction and HR departments

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

• In collaboration with HSE, develop and implement operational plans for emergencies including natural disasters or mass casualty events.

Participates to organization of large and medium scale exercises. 

• Assist the Medical Support Manager (MSM) over the medical division operations. Adviser to MSM and HSE regarding site’s needs and medical specifications for Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC)

• Check and correct the Contractors protocols for medical care, including infection control procedures and sterilization techniques 

• Guide, accompany and coordinate the medical teams of the  project Contractors to set up their medical facilities on the Project sites according to project´s standards 

• Coordinate with other departments such as human resources, HSE, Construction to ensure that project´s policies are being followed.

• Supervise the hiring process for the new medical staff of the Contractors (nurses, first aiders,) to ensure that they meet the client´s requirements 

• Help and coordinate the medical teams of Contractors to standardize the supply chain and maintenance of medical equipment in collaboration with the contract and procurement referents

• Follow research on new medical treatments and technologies to determine their feasibility and value on remote sites (e.g telemedicine) 

• Provide training programs to Contractors' and Sub-contractors' medical staff on relevant topics such as safe work practices, emergency response, nursing care, etc)

• Organize regular trainings and emergency drills on site to train Contractors and Sub-contractors’ inexperienced staff. 

• Develop and implement plans to maintain a safe environment for employees and staff 

• Coordinate requests from client´s Offices and remote sites for medical advice and MEDEVAC in close collaboration with the MSM 

• Regular field survey and site’s clinic assessment (patient records, equipment, maintenance, hygiene, ambulance…etc.) 

• Possible mobilization during night, or weekend, or public holidays on hierarchy demand


  • Qualifications: Graduate Anesthetist Nurse (5 years training);
  • .Expertise in the management of intra- or extra-hospital vital failures.
  • Experience in an isolated and operational environment
  • Knowledge of tropical pathology and good knowledge of Africa
  • Language: Fluent in English - speaking, writing; some Kiswahili highly beneficial
  • Professional Experience: 10 years of hospital experience in the emergency sector, resuscitation, cardiology, operating room, extra-hospital emergency response
  • 10 years of medical facility experience in remote site with high experience in medical evacuation 

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