Medical accompanist - Part time

Job Description: Medical doctor (seasonal mission) for Umrah and Hajj






Operations –

Type of contract

Seasonal with cumulative work from 10 days/year up to 3 months depending on Doctor’s availability


Belgian contract with 100% travel to Saudi Arabia


Currently vaccant

Main objectives of the function

  • accompanying the visit of a group of up to 120 pilgrims from Belgium to Mecca and Medina, and back
  • Your main objective: Intervene if necessary during the trip if one of the pilgrims require advices or medical assistance.

Key tasks

Before the trip:

  • Examine the pilgrims and insure that they are medically fit for a religious travel
  • Check the vaccines passport and insure that the pilgrims is up to date in terms of vaciantion
  • Advise and coach pilgrims on how to reduce the sanitary risk in Mecca & Medina

During the trip:

  • Be available 24/7 to the group - Your phone is always on and you're always available and visible
  • In case of minor incident: examine, diagnose and treat patients.
  • In case of major incident: facilitate the emergency process either in a Saudi Hospital, or the medical repatriation in the home country.
  • Be enthusiastic and build enthusiasm when morale is down or things are not running as planned.

After the trip:

  • Eventually report into our HSE system the health situation you have to deal with


Technical competencies

Educational background required

Master degree in MD

Professional experience

Any experience level is welcome

Skills required

Sociable and create positive/relaxed atmosphere


Independant & team player

Problem solver

Conflict resolution

Structured thinker


Be customer and result oriented

Knowledge required

Good knowledge of Hajj and Umrah journeys, and basic islamic jurisprudence around Hajj and Umrah

Basic IT & social media

Languages required

French or Dutch required and Arabic or English is required

Specific required experience and abilities which could only be gained in a different, earlier function, and which is at least desirable, if not required?

  • You are able to take into account operational reality
  • You can take rational decision under stress
  • You are pro-active, stress-resilient, pragmatic, result-oriented
  • You are well organised and able to prioritise in a context of changing priorities
  • You are a team player and you like to work with other people


Please email your cv, cover letter, at the following address :