SMAPS Activity Manager – based in Honduras, Ocotepeque (national contract) At Première Urgence Internationale

SMAPS Activity Manager – Honduras- based in Ocotepeque

  • National contract
  • Contract duration: 8 months
  • Start date: July 2024
  • Based on: Ocotepeque

PUI in the four corners of the world

With 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports about 6 million of beneficiaries
  • With a budget of more than 100 million from € per year
  • Present at 22 countries and in 5 continents

Thanks to the involvement and commitment of:

  • More than 2,000 national employees
  • Around 200 expatriates of Four. Five different nationalities
  • AND 90 employees at headquarters

PUI operates in 10 intervention sectors and stands out for the integrated approach it has adopted in its response. This method aims to identify and understand all the needs of people affected by a crisis, and our teams mobilize to provide a global response to all the fundamental needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises in an emergency situation, allowing them to regain their autonomy and dignity. To know more about our history, our values, our areas of intervention:

Focus on our activities in Honduras

PUI is starting its activities in Honduras, with a first project financed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project will take place in the Department of Ocotepeque, for the provision of primary health services, sexual and reproductive health and mental health for women and children crossing the border with Guatemala or living in the area.

And the SMAPS Activity Manager in all of this?

As Manager of Mental Health Activities and Psychosocial Support (SMAPS), is responsible for the execution of SMAPS activities and for providing technical supervision and leadership for psychologists and Psychosocial Support (APS) officers. He is responsible for the SMAPS team of professionals and ensures that activities are carried out successfully, quality services are provided, Information on activities is collected with data protection and confidentiality criteria and transparent results reports are generated.

For this, your responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Supervise the team of mental health professionals at the technical level.
  • Design and carry out activities specific to your field of action and that of your team .
  • Participate in the planning of activities, contribute to analysis and generate reports.
  • Provide coaching and training sessions for the SMAPS team and other departments.
  • Participate in internal coordination and ensure external representation of PUI.
  • Contribute to the development of new proposals and technical development of the program .

What you will need to be successful:


  • University Degree in Psychology.
  • Professional card.
  • Master’s / specialization in clinical psychology, community or psychosocial intervention would be an advantage.


  • Minimum 3 years of clinical practice in mental health.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with an NGO.


  • Experience in SMAPS care for victims of armed conflict and migration
  • Trauma-focused therapy experience
  • Experience and ability to work in unstable environments and emergencies.


  • Good writing skills.
  • Knowledge of SMAPS programs.
  • Evaluation and plan of psychological treatment, counseling, PAP.
  • Group SMAPS interventions.


  • SMAPS intervention in humanitarian contexts.
  • Knowledge of IASC SMAPS guides.
  • Knowledge of the integration of psychosocial support and mental health services in primary health care settings.

Qualities: You are able to work independently, take responsibility, with a proactive approach to make proposals and identify solutions. Good capacity for analysis, organization and management. It will demonstrate diplomacy, broad-mindedness, and good resistance to stress.

Languages: ¿Does Spanish have no secrets for you? Great, because it is essential for this job! If you also speak English, it would be an undeniable advantage.

A few words from the Manager:

« Dare to embark on an exciting job opportunity! We invite you to apply to be part of the inaugural team of the PUI mission in Honduras. »

Our commitments:

Première Urgence Internationale considers the diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and status within its Human Resources as an important asset for its humanitarian action and, therefore, strictly adheres to the principle of non-discrimination throughout your hiring process.
Première Urgence Internationale practices a policy of zero tolerance in the face of the exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable people, and mobilizes all its personnel in promoting, the dissemination and respect of the principles set forth in its ethical charter.
We inform you that Première Urgence Internationale will not, under any circumstances, request a financial participation for administrative expenses related to recruitment. Any information in this regard would be fraudulent, so please do not take it into account.

¿Do you recognize yourself in this profile and share our commitments? ¿Are you willing to accept the challenge and join the PUI family?

How to apply

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