Biomedical Engineer Manager (Focal Point)

Job title: Biomedical Engineer Manager (Focal Point)


Function: Biomedical Engineer Manager – SARC HQ

Department: Health

Working base: SARC HQ, Damascus

Direct Supervisor: Dr./Eng.

Role Description:

The Biomedical Engineer (BME) Manager acts as a support for healthcare facilities to ensure that all medical equipment operates in optimum conditions. The BME Manager acts as a focal point between SARC and ICRC, monitoring and following up on all biomedical interventions and donations of medical equipment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the management of SARC hospitals medical equipment cycle, as described in the project cycle for BME:
    • Planning and assessment
    • Inventory management
    • Troubleshooting of medical equipment
    • Maintenance planning for medical equipment (preventive maintenance)
    • Planning and scheduling of technical interventions (corrective maintenance)
    • Correct disposal of medical equipment
  • Biomedical projects; analysis and assists in the development of strategies for equipment-related needs
  • Coordinate the regular timely maintenance of medical equipment
  • Coordinate corrective maintenance of medical equipment with external suppliers
  • Act as the focal point between SARC and ICRC in matters related to the Biomedical Engineering Programme (BME) in Syria
  • In collaboration with ICRC BME team, monitor and follow up of biomedical activities in ICRC supported SARC Centres.
  • Ensure staff is well trained in operating equipment and coordinate trainings.
  • Identify training needs and oversee the creation of capacity-building programs and their implementation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or another relevant field.
  • 5 years minimum experience in Hospital Medical Equipment Management or Clinical Engineer.
  • 3 years minimum experience as Medical Equipment Specialist, Medical technician or similar field.
  • Sound understanding of Clinical Engineering practices, medical equipment lifecycle, project management, and technical market.
  • Strong knowledge of medical equipment stakeholders (suppliers, companies and technicians).
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Good analytical and computer skills

Desired profile and skills:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others in a team-oriented environment;
  • Knowledge of the biomedical context (regulations, products, environment)
  • Proactivity, perseverance and flexibility;
  • Excellent analytical writing skills and good communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, negation and communication skills
  • Capacity to work independently and lead a team
  • The candidate must be prepared to carry out professional trips inside Syria


Deadline to apply: 19/08/2017

Working Language: Arabic/English


Interested candidates are requested to send their complete files in English (CV, motivation letter and references) to, email subject: “Application: Biomedical Engineer Manager – SARC HQ”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Incomplete files or applications in a language other than English will be rejected.


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