Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Coordinator At Médicos del Mundo


This position focuses on the coordination and technical supervision of Médicos del Mundo (MdM Spain) MHPSS intervention in the occupied Palestinian territory (West Bank and Gaza Strip), as well as ensuring its quality and alignment with MDM MHPSS strategy.

Geographical scope of the intervention
The position will be based in Jerusalem with frequent travels to West Bank and Gaza Strip, occupied Palestinian territory.

Organisation chart
This post will report to Médicos del Mundo General Coordinator in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)


Contributing to update technical MHPSS strategic framework adapted to the context, in coordination with MDM network and HQ.
Contribute to update MDM Strategy in the country.

Programme development and projects

Actively participate in the identification and writing of new proposals.
Ensure proper planning of the MHPSS intervention.
Ensure close collaboration with the coordination and technical team when applicable in the field and head quarters.
Ensure cross-cutting approaches, including the protection of human rights, gender, environment and anthropological focus are integrated in MHPSS interventions and strategy.
Contribute to the implementation and follow-up of the advocacy strategy.

Technical assistance

Ensure the technical quality of MHPSS interventions, in line with MdM and international standards.
Design, adapt and update MHPSS protocols, procedures and tools.
Design tools for the collection of qualitative and quantitative data and ensure data systematization and analysis.
Follow-up on MHPSS staff’s capacities and skills, identify development needs and organize relevant training and capacity-building initiatives (directly or through external resources).


Ensure the achievement of the program objectives, through a proper supervision, and monitoring and evaluation system, and propose corrective and/or mitigation measures when necessary.
Contribute to the monthly SITREP reports, follow-up and intermediate and final reports as required by donors.

Coordination and representation

Coordinate and collaborate with public and private actors and with the international network of MDM, which intervene in the same sectoral and/or geographical areas.
Participate in the mechanisms of humanitarian coordination within the scope of its competences, and if necessary, represent Médicos del Mundo towards institutions, organizations and media.
Participate and be part of the International Network.
Participate in the Steering and Coordination Groups of MDM Network as required.
Risk management
Identify and assess risks in the area of responsibility and suggest mitigation measures.
Contribute to the mitigation of psychosocial risks.

Minimum requirements

Required qualifications
Academic background:
Graduated in Psychology or Medicine with specialty in psychiatry or psychotherapy.
Complementary training in clinical work is an asset (accredited courses, masters in clinical psychology).
Training in gender and gender-based violence and project cycle management are assets.

Language: C1 English level is mandatory, B1 Spanish and Arabic level are strong assets.
Computer requirements: User level in handling MS-Office applications, Internet, and email.

Working experience in MHPSS in humanitarian contexts and INGOs for minimum 3 years.
Experience in team management, coordination and advocacy are strong assets.
Experience in the Middle East is desirable.

Competence profile
Organizational capacity and ability to adapt to complex contexts and stressful situations.
Capacity to work and coordinate with others and within a team.
Rigor and autonomy.
Pedagogical capacity.
Strong writing and communication skills.
Identification with the lines of work, values and mission of Médicos del Mundo.

March 2023.
Medicos del Mundo’s Salary charts.
Category: Group 4. “Medical Coordinator”.

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