Job Description


Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) has been involved in Humanitarian mine action since 1992 and is one of the leading humanitarian demining organisations worldwide. NPA works closely with national authorities and other stakeholders to resolve the challenges in the local communities caused by landmines and other explosives remnants of war.

NPA has been working in Zimbabwe since 2013 with its administrative office based in Mutare. NPA is looking for a dynamic person to join the organisation for the position of Paramedic.

Duties and Responsibilities

• The main duties of a medic are focused on emergency treatment in the field.
• Evaluate the casualty’s condition on arrival at the scene, perform preliminary diagnosis and attend to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying various prehospital simple and advanced treatments.
• Accept responsibility for team Health & Safety.
• Take responsibility for the assigned medical equipment, its care, and daily inspections.
• be responsible for keeping the ambulance hygienically clean and all medical equipment operational.
• Report to the Task Supervisor and the Medical Coordinator, if any medical on-site requirements are not met before operations in an SHA, can begin.
• Provide appropriate medical briefings before demining operations.
• Adhere to appropriate safety precautions to minimize the risk of fire, explosion, electrical shock, and equipment malfunction.
• Prepare, check, and maintain medical equipment before any procedure.
• Maintain adequate stock levels using checklists.
• Assemble and prepare disposable/reusable items for medical procedures using the aseptic technique if required.
• Ensure faulty equipment is removed from use and reported to the Medical Coordinator.
• Treat the wounded in the field and establish triage and evacuation, administering IVs and taking vital signs.

Qualifications and Experience

• 5 O Level passes.
• Valid practising license.
• Paramedic and trauma response certification.
• At least 3 years’ experience in a related field.
• Proven ability to keep required documentation.
• Class 4 driver’s license.
• Basic deminers course is an added advantage.

How to Apply

NPA is an equal opportunity employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please submit an application letter and CV to by 9 June 2024

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