Medical Coordinators (M/F) Job at Medecins du Monde

Medecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Coordinator (M/F)

Location: 
Maiduguri, Borno State


Skills and Experience Needed
  • Medical doctor, nurse or midwife diploma
  • Significant experience in public health and/or project coordination
  • Experience in humanitarian response
  • Experience in working within the cluster system
  • Knowledge in primary health care and sexual reproductive health
  • Experience in supervising health promotion activities
  • Experience in working with local authorities, partners
  • Ability to manage a multi-national team
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good writing, computer and communication skills
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
  • Languages: fluent English is required.
Conditions of Employment
  • Status: Employee Contract: Fixed-term contract
  • Duration: 6 to 9 months
  • Based in Maiduguri
  • Starting date: ASAP 2700 gross monthly salary on 13 months
  • Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
  • Transportation cost (home-work), vaccines and visas covered
  • Guesthouse housing
  • 22.5 RTT per year
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year
  • Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation)
  • M├ędecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
  • Single posting.

 Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the general coordinator, you guarantee that the medical activities implemented through the project are in line with MdM’s strategy, policies and principles.
  • You are responsible of every medical aspect of the program.
More specifically, your responsibilities are to:
  • Supervise the implementation of MdM’s activities, proactively monitoring the context and health response, subsequently sharing any proposition in case of context change
  • Lead the development of the general strategy on medical activities with the general coordinator, HQ referent and the team
  • React to any change by adapting the program if necessary and conduct rapid health assessments when requested
  • Participate to the monitoring on a regular basis and set up corrective measures in case of need
  • Supervise and provide support to the medical team
  • Be responsible for ensuring the team capacity building
  • Support and supervise the health programme coordinator
  • Supervise the data base officer to ensure that all data from the field reaches in a timely manner
  • Identify needs of medical staff, draft job profiles and validate recruitment from a technical point of view
  • Conduct regular performance appraisals with directly supervised staff (quarterly basis)
  • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the medical purchase process in close collaboration with the logistics coordinator
  • Ensure the supervision of the pharmacy
  • Participate to the different MdM meetings and to external medical meetings especially on health and nutrition Cluster
  • Lead on liaison with the MoH authorities and with health actors
  • Be responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the medical programme
  • Analyse the medical data received on a weekly basis and submit weekly reports
  • Participate in the writing of donor’s activity reports and proposals
  • Skills and Experience Needed:
  • Medical doctor, nurse or midwife diploma
  • Significant experience in public health and/or project coordination
  • Experience in humanitarian response
  • Experience in working within the cluster system
  • Knowledge in primary health care and sexual reproductive health
  • Experience in supervising health promotion activities
  • Experience in working with local authorities, partners
  • Ability to manage a multi-national team
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good writing, computer and communication skills
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
  • Languages: fluent English is required.
Deadline: 31st May, 2017. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note
  • Telephone application will not be accepted
  • Medecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
  • MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

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