International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) – Founded in 2011, the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is a British charity that supports the safety of aid workers by establishing safety coordination platforms in insecure contexts. INSO provides registered NGOs with a range of free services including real-time incident tracking, analytical reports, safety related data and mapping, crisis management support, staff orientations and training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Trainer

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The EMT-Trainer will apply his/her medical background and training skills in the development and delivery of various training courses.
  • He/she will also be responsible for monitoring and advising on the operational application of the training on an ongoing basis after the event.

Major Responsibilities

  • Personally, deliver classroom inputs and facilitate dynamic and interesting training courses as directed by the line manager, to include:
    • Hostile Environment First Aid Training (HEFAT)
    • Hostile Environment Individual Safety Training (HEIST)
    • Other relevant training as directed.
  • Organize trainings’ logistics, prepare training schedules, be responsible for advertising, planning & preparation for courses under the supervision of the training manager
  • Promote the development of new training courses with the line manager utilizing adult learning methodologies.
  • Prepare post-training reports to the training manager with lessons learned and analysis
  • Assist the training manager in the day to day running of the country programme and provide support to operations where required.
  • Manage all medical equipment and supplies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Paramedic, nurse, or doctor with at least 3 years remote/emergency medical experience. Candidate will be able to provide a valid certification
  • Medical/First Aid trainer qualifications
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet
  • Good working knowledge of English (written and spoken)
  • Experience as a trainer with both academic and practical experience and up to date knowledge of sector specific trends and developments.


  • Ability to work in a fast paced, multi-cultural and close-knit team to deliver tangible results on a deadline
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactivity and problem-solving skills

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) or Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) qualifications
  • At least 1-year humanitarian experience
  • Familiarity with the philosophy, priorities, and principles of humanitarian NGOs and NGO approaches to security
  • User knowledge of GPS, Thuraya satellite phone and VHF communications.

Required Knowledge:

  • Basic and advanced emergency medical and life-sustaining techniques, including cardiac care, trauma and shock care, ventilation and other CPR techniques
  • Basic algebra, pharmacology, and chemistry for the administration of drug modalities
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Use of rescue tools and equipment
  • Extrication techniques
  • Patient assessment.
  • Medical terminology and billing
  • Administration of emergency medical techniques and use of specialized equipment associated with advanced life support


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their complete applications to: [email protected] using “EMT-Trainer” as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline  12th May, 2024.

Applications should include the following documents:

  • Updated CV.
  • Cover letter detailing why you are interested in working for INSO and how your qualifications align with this role.

Note: Please do not send any additional information. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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