Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Health program coordinator at medecins du monde

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.

We are recruiting to to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health Program Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Description of Post

Under the direct supervision of the medical coordinator, you are responsible for the implementation of quality services in the field.

You manage the operational and technical aspects of the implementation of primary health care and sexual and reproductive health services, as well as the CMAM programme in the different sites.

More Specifically, Your Responsibilities

Provide technical support to clinic staff:

Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedics staff

Conduct specific trainings if needed

Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs

Ensure the implementation on-thejob trainings sessions by medical technical advisors towards health national staff

Participate in establishing/improving referral system

Supervise drugs stock management in clinics implementing MdM pharmaceutical policies and closely liaising with the pharmacist

Conduct regular performance appraisals with directly supervised staff (quarterly basis)

Manage the team of medical supervisors and technical advisors/trainers:

Organize the weekly schedule of clinic teams to ensure the smooth running of the activities

Ensure that medical and paramedics staff of clinics respect their assigned tasks

Participate in recruitment process of clinic staff and other medical staff

Ensure field teams are trained on and do follow MdM procedures relating to pharmaceuticals and data collection

Lead on field level coordination:

Ensure good coordination of field teams with other actors in the same area

On request of medical coordinator, support/lead partnership development with other health actors

Participate in reporting activities and communication:

Prepare a weekly activity report
Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports

Participate in MdM internal meetings and attend to external medical meetings upon request

Conditions of Services


Fixed term contract: 6 to 9 months

Starting date: November 2018

Position based in Maiduguri with regular field visits

2820 gross monthly salary on 13 months

Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)

Transportation cost (homework), vaccines and visas covered
22.5 RTT per year

5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM)

Insurance (repatriation)

Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)

Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

Single posting

Doctor or nurse with Master's Degree in relief/development or related field

Experience with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, managing programmes, within the health sector.

Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style

Diplomacy, negotiation and networking skills.

Ability to work under a minimum of supervision

Willing to live and work in challenging conditions

Capacity to take initiatives, strong problem solving and organisational skills in day to day and crisis situations

Team spirit

Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions

English: fluent

Hausa: an asset

French: an asset

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply

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