11 June 2016

Medical Coordinator ,, Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan 
Closing date: 31 Jul 2016

As part of our activities in Afghanistan, we are looking for a Medical Coordinator.

The Medical Coordinator is responsible for the development of the mission’s strategy related to health and for the quality of the health programmes all along the project cycle, from assessment, to implementation, monitoring and evaluation. S/he works closely with the Deputy Medical Head of Mission and Head of Mission in assessing, implementing and following-up all health programs in the mission.
Strategy:Working alongside the Head of Mission and cooperating closely with the Deputy Medical Head of Mission and the Regional Health Advisor (Asia), s/he contributes to the development of new medical initiatives for the mission. S/he carries out epidemiological monitoring for the country and analyses strengths and weaknesses from the point of view of public health.
Programmes: S/he ensures that medical programme(s) are in line with PUI’s health policy and monitors them for quality and efficacy.
Representation: S/he represents the association to partners, authorities and local stakeholders involved in implementing medical programmes.
Human Resources / Training:S/he supervises the medical coordination team (PUI employees), provides support to Heads of Bases for recruiting technical staff and supervises technical training activities on the basis of identified needs with the Medical Officers in the base.
Logistics and Administration: S/he ensures the activities for which he/she is responsible comply with logistical and administrative procedures.
Safety: S/he contributes to compliance with safety rules within the mission and communicates any safety-related information to the Head of Mission. He/She ensures healthcare is provided for expatriate staff involved in the mission.

Training and Experiences

Medical degree + Master in Public Health or similar

Minimum 3 years’ experience on the design and implementation of health programs in developing countries, with experience in conflict-affected and protracted crisis.

Good oral and written communication skills

Excellent project management skills and knowledge

Excellent skills in Monitoring and Evaluation process

English required

French desirable
Proposed Terms

Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract - 12 months

Expected starting date: June 2016

Monthly gross income: from 1 980 up to 2 310 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI

Cost covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…

Insuranceincluding medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

Housing in collective accommodation

Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)

Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

How To Apply:

Please send your application (CV + Cover letter) to : xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.org, with the following title:  MedCo–Afgha

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