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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: Pharmacist

Locations: Maiduguri, Borno
Supervisor: Pharmaco
Line Reports and functional supervisor: Pharmaco
Status: Full Time
Duration: 4 months with possiblity of extension
Starting Date: as soon as possible

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Pharmaco, the Pharmacist will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure a good pharmacy management at all levels:

  • Implementing a quality drugs supply system in line with MdM standards
  • Implementing an effective stock management
  • Reception and preparation of orders
  • Collection and analysis of drugs consumption in the mission
  • Support to health facilities and mobile clinics
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Implementing a quality drugs supply system in line with MdM standards
  • Participate in analysis of needs, preparation of regular forecasts, calculation of replenishment orders and buffer stocks and initiating timely procurement of medical supplies in collaboration with log/supply and Pharmaco.
  • Prepare the request for all the necessary drugs, material and equipment for mobile clinics and validate with medical supervisor.
  • Anticipate needs for medical supplies and assist in defining and implementing strategy for local procurement if necessary in collaboration with Pharmaco and Dep phCo.
  • Alert the PhCo and dep phCo as soon as the buffer stock will be used.
  • Checks quality of drugs are in line with MDM internal and national regulations during the procurement process.
  • Participate on evaluation of potential local suppliers for supplies and equipment according to MDM standards.
  • Participate on selecting the suppliers (validated after QUAMED Local Market Assessment) for local purchase of drugs.
  • Store drugs according to instructions and standards.
  • Realize the pharmacy stock management (in/out) at the mobile clinic
  • Support drug dispensers/pharmacy assistant in the weekly drugs orders to MdM central pharmacy with the assistance of the medical supervisors, medical doctors and paramedics staff
  • Monitor the supply quantity, expiration dates and quality of medicines and medical supplies.
  • Ensure pharmacy recommendations are applied
  • Implementing an effective stock management
  • Create a pharmacy with appropriate storage, receiving and packing space and allowing to conduct a full medical inventory.
  • Organize the drugs storage according to international standards (route of administration, alphabetical order of International Non-proprietary Name, FEFO principle, clear labeling with INN + dosage + pharmaceutical form + expiry date)
  • Organize drugs, medical supplies and equipment for easy distribution and appropriate stock movement records
  • Ensure all boxes and items are proper identify and register in stock cards and excel.
  • Organize a monthly physical inventory and provide the stock balance at the end of each month to medical coordinator.
  • Monitor temperature of the pharmacy and fridge on a daily basis
  • Reception and preparation of orders

Order Reception:

  • Check quantities and quality of the received items
  • Make out an acknowledgement of receipt for logistic department and HQ
  • Integrate all the items into physical stock
  • Fill in the stock cards for all the items as the electronic file (Excel)

Order Preparation:

  • Prepare and distribute the drugs according the field request and projects needs
  • Check the rationality of the requests
  • Pack supply request from the supported facilities and mobile clinics in a timely way
  • Update the stock cards and excel according to the stock movements
  • Do a feedback to Pharmaco and Dep phCo in case of any problem with the orders
  • Collection and analysis of drugs consumption
  • Ensure that updated stock and consumption records can be provided upon request for any reporting
  • Assist in development and implementation of drug consumption tools in supported facilities and mobile clinics
  • Monitor the drug consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform Pharmaco and Dep phCo in case of any unusual consumption.
  • Support to health facilities and mobile clinics
  • Collaborate closely with and build the capacities of dispensers of supported health facilities and mobile clinics.
  • Conduct on the job training for dispensers in the mission.
  • Upon request, organize trainings on drug prescription and rational use of drugs for medical staff
  • Help to asses needs in health facilities and mobile clinics related to drugs storage and dispensation. Propose and fulfil any necessary changes required.
  • Planning, Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare weekly activities plan with the support of Pharmaco and Dep PhCo.
  • Compile drug consumption per week, month and clinic
  • Compile information of inventory and consumption for the monthly analysis. Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the relevant trainings organized by MDM
  • Provide a report after each field visit with objectives achieved and recommendation to be followed.
  • Provide first draft of monthly analysis for revision of Pharmaco and Dep PhCo. Participate in a pro-active way to MDM internal meetings (medical, log, security, etc)
  • Liase/inform clinician, doctors and midwife about drug availability.

Others:

  • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders to have a smooth implementation of MDM project
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Pharmaco and Dep PhCo
  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics

Profile Required

  • At least 2 years as professional pharmacist
  • Preferred experience in similar position
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work and ethic and rigor
  • Flexibility
  • Good communication and team work
  • Ability to work within a complex structure to ensure continuous supply of required
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Languages (spoken and written): English, Kanuri and Hausa
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool (Excel and word).

 

Job Title: Medical Doctor, Supervisor

Location: Damboa, Borno
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Head Medical Supervisor
Duration : 4 months with possiblity of extension
Starting Date: As soon as possible

Main Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the health Program Coordinator, the Medical Supervisor will be responsible for the following main activities:

  • Supervise the day-to-day activities of one of MDMs field clinics
  • Act as focal point for the clinic in the field
  • Providing technical and operational support to mobile clinic staff and/or OTP staff
  • Management and leadership of Clinic team
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Supporting the development of coherent project implementation strategy
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Manage Community Health Workers
  • Liaise with medical trainers to ensure the delivery of quality SRH, CMAM, PHC services to the target population

Tasks Description

  • Providing technical support to mobile clinic staff
  • Train MC staff on medical protocols including hygiene protocols
  • Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedics staff
  • Implement regular on-the-job trainings and supportive supervision according to a weekly/monthly schedule
  • Train and supervise CHW working in mobile clinic areas
  • Establish mechanisms of providing regular weekly/monthly feedback on statistics and health activities to Clinic Staff
  • Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs for MC staff and/or OTP staff
  • Participate in establishing/improving referral system
  • Supervise drugs stock management in mobile clinics and OTP
  • Work in close collaboration with the MDM medical trainers to ensure comprehensive on-the-job training for each of the specialities: SRH, PHC, EPI, Nutrition, LAB,
  • Oversee and support the implementation of best practices introduced by trainers and HPC

Operational Management of Clinic team:

  • Act as focal point for liaison with community leaders and representatives in clinic area of operation
  • Lead on coordination with other actors, including UN, INGO and GoN, in clinic area of operation
  • Provide regular, timely updates to Head Medical Supervisor
  • Organize the weekly schedule of the Clinic team to ensure the smooth running of the activities
  • Ensure that Clinic medical and paramedics staff respect their assigned tasks
  • Provide strong leadership to ensure Clinic staff understand and work according to MdM principles
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data
  • Ensure the implementation of data collection protocols, working closely with the database officer and HPC
  • Ensure accurate collection of MC/OTP data
  • Monitor the drugs consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform the Health Program Coordinator and Pharmacist in case of any unusual consumption, or stock shortages
  • Identify and rectify gaps or weaknesses in medical activities by using monitoring and supervision tools
  • Ensure rapid communication of suspect communicable disease to HPC
  • Developing coherent project implementation strategy
  • Assist in preparing and implementing operational action plan for MC and/or OT component in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist in the implementation of the project activities in collaboration with MdM coordination team
  • Assist MdM Health Program Coordinator and MdM medical coordinator in preparing data collection tools as well as medical and paramedics protocols
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activity report to submit to the Health Program Coordinator
  • Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports
  • Support the pharmacist to compile drug consumption report per month
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)

Others:

  • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Health Program Coordinator and coordination team

Profile Required

  • Medical Doctor
  • Experience in similar position (management) for at least 3 years
  • Good knowledge in Nutrition
  • Good knowledge of Pharmacy
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and rigor
  • Languages (spoken and written): English
  • Flexibility
  • Team player.

 

Job Title: Referral Nurse

Locations: (Maiduguri and Damboa) – Borno
Location: 2 Openings
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor
Duration : 4 months with possiblity of extension
Starting Date: As soon as possible

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor, the Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Prepare all the material and equipment and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing reproductive health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start reproductive health consultations
  • Perform antenatal consultations according to the protocols, detect and mention all the risk factors
  • Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to female medical doctor when needed.
  • Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
  • Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
  • Refer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancy
  • Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
  • Explain in details the treatment to the patient
  • Manage RH emergency cases with the assistance of the medical doctor according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the reproductive health form for each patient
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Give health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areas
  • Spread main messages about health education for the following topics: immunization, antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and weaning
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding reproductive health consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the reproductive health data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activity report to submit to the team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

  • Nurse/ Clinician/ Midwife with at least 2 years’ experience post qualification.
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/context
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency is an added advantage.
  • Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point Presentation etc.)
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
  • Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.

 

Job Title: Roving Midwife

Locations: (Maiduguri and Damboa) – Borno
Slot: 2 Openings
Status: Full Time
Supervisor: Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor
Duration : 4 months with possibility of extension
Starting Date: As soon as possible

Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Sexual Reproductive Health Supervisor, the Midwife will be responsible for the following main activities in order to ensure the quality of care in the mobile clinics:

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings

Tasks Description

  • Provision of free of charge reproductive health consultations
  • Prepare all the material and equipment and ensure that everything is ready before starting the activities
  • Follow the basic medical rules of hygiene when performing reproductive health consultations
  • Participate actively in triage activities before to start reproductive health consultations
  • Perform antenatal consultations according to the protocols, detect and mention all the risk factors
  • Perform postnatal consultations during the 6 weeks following the delivery, give appropriate treatment and refers to female medical doctor when needed.
  • Perform family planning consultations and counseling according to protocol
  • Give systematic prophylactic treatments to pregnant women
  • Refer to the female medical doctor all pregnant women with a pathology associated to the pregnancy
  • Verify the tetanus vaccination of each pregnant woman
  • Explain in details the treatment to the patient
  • Manage RH emergency cases with the assistance of the medical doctor according to MdM protocols and regulation
  • Fill in the reproductive health form for each patient
  • Ensure patient confidentiality is respected and treat all the patients with respect and dignity
  • Implementation of health education sessions
  • Give health education sessions to the patients in the different waiting areas
  • Spread main messages about health education for the following topics: immunization, antenatal care, post-natal care, assisted delivery, family planning, at-risk pregnancies, breastfeeding and weaning
  • Collection, computerization and analysis of weekly epidemiological data
  • Perform the daily data collection regarding reproductive health consultations
  • Participate to the weekly computerization and analysis of the reproductive health data
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings
  • Prepare a weekly activity report to submit to the team leader
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…)
  • Participate to all the trainings organized by MDM.

Others:

  • Give suggestions to improve the functioning of MDM mobile clinics
  • Participate to the loading and unloading of the vehicles and to the setting up of the mobile clinics
  • Participate to weekly physical inventory of mobile clinic pharmacy
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the team leader
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes

  • Diploma in Midwifery with a valid license from the Nursing/Midwifery board.
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/context
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency is an added advantage.
  • Good command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of Kanuri and Hausa Languages will be an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills and excellence as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to learn with speed and ease.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point Presentation etc.)
  • Strong sense of responsibility, methodical and accurate with high organizational skills
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
  • Manages effectively his own time as well as flexible and available to work over time when needed
  • Willing to be deployed to the newly liberated local government areas.

Deadline: 5th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover letter in a Single File Document to: recruitment.nigeria@medecinsdumonde.net clearly indicating the “Job Title” as the subject of your application.

Job Title: Program Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • You will be in direct charge of the implementation of MdM intervention in Borno state. You will guarantee that activities implemented through the project are in line with MdM’s strategy, policies and principles.

More specifically, your responsibilities are:
Context analysis and needs assessment/mapping in cooperation with the general coordinator:

  • In collaboration with the medical team, ensure a close monitoring of the humanitarian situation in Borno
  • Provide monthly updates on the humanitarian situation and cross-check information shared by different sources
  • Inform on a timely basis the general coordinator about any specific situation in Borno which could lead to an MdM response or adjustment of the operational approach

Coordination of the MdM program implemented in Nigeria:

  • Continuously assess the humanitarian situation, share propositions of needs assessments or/and propositions of adjustment of the program to the general coordinator
  • In case of deterioration of the humanitarian situation (mainly linked to new displacements of population or cholera outbreak), coordinate the organization of ad hoc needs assessment as well as the deployment of the emergency response team
  • In close collaboration with the general coordinator, her/his team and HQ counterparts, lead the development of the general strategy on MdM medical activities
  • Make sure the different components of the program are consistent and perfectly integrated and in link with population needs
  • Support the team in the identification of partners, development of healthy partnerships, as well as capacity building
  • Ensure that the implementation of the program is in line with MdM commitments (contracts with donors), inform the general coordinator of any specific difficulties
  • Support the pharma team for availability of quality drugs
  • Ensure the implementation of the program and its follow-up in its different aspects (logistical / procurement, administrative, human ressources, finance, medical, donors)
  • Ensure accurate budget control and overall responsibility for financial management of the program
  • Monitor expenditures and budget compliance on a regular basis, report any concerns to the general coordinator and develop plans to mitigate any under or over expenditure at project level
  • Ensure regular communications are maintained between the different staff and departments involved in the program

Staff management:

  • Ensure the recruitment of the team and develop a positive management
  • Carry out appraisals as per MdM standard requirements and procedures
  • Support team members professionally, monitor and support stress management
  • Pilot the nationalization process of key staffs and develop a culture of empowerment

Monitoring and reporting:

  • Make sure that all needed data of the program are well collected on a monthly basis and integrated in MdM monitoring tool
  • Contribute to the organization of external evaluation when requested
  • Contribute to the preparation of the monthly MdM situation report
  • Participate in the writing of donor’s activity reports and proposals

Meetings, coordination and representation:

  • Organise, on a regular basis, coordination meetings with the program team and ensure definition of clear action plans
  • Actively participate in MdM coordination meetings and other ad hoc meetings decided by the general coordinator
  • Make sure that MdM program team participates in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings (OCHA, clusters, pharma…)
  • Proactively lead on external coordination with other health actors, (INGOs and UN agencies); actively build relations and establish information sharing channels to ensure MdM is well placed within the health response in Borno
  • Make sure that communities understand MdM intervention, as well as their inclusion in the development of MdM strategy in Borno, and make sure that accountability mechanisms are in place
  • Develop constructive collaboration with authorities, such as Ministry of Health and the State Emergency Management Agency

Profile

  • Medical or Public Health profile, confident with programme coordination
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, managing programmes, preferably within the health sector
  • Previous experience of project planning and budget holding, proposal and report writing
  • Experience/knowledge of the region
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management tools (logical framework analysis, project cycle management, objectives and indicators etc.)
  • Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style (experience managing national and expatriate staff)
  • Proven ability to solve problems and lead teams through very challenging obstacles
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Languages: English fluent (oral and written), French and Hausa is an asset
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Salary
Gross monthly salary: 2,984 euros

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

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