Medical Coordinator

Location: Global
Closing date: 29 Nov 2016

Have a degree in medicine or other paramedical studies. Specialization in tropical medicine or a degree in Public Health would be an asset;

Main responsibilities

Be responsible to define, monitor and update the medical content of the  country policy, annual plan and budget, by scanning health needs through exploratory missions and implementation of health information system, elaborating, monitoring and reviewing project proposals, determining, necessary resources in order to cover medical and humanitarian needs of the population at risk. This will be done ensuring linkage with the community, its proximity by safe-guarding medical ethics and the quality of medical programming (ie. Relevance, effectiveness, safety, accessibility and appropriateness of  medical interventions, as well as “best practices” clinical management of patients.);


Be responsible to coach, and directly support project coordinators and medical teams in the implementation of the medical activities, translating the  health policy and identified health needs into project objectives and activities in order to ensure high quality health assistance to population and that mission medical objectives are achieved;


Be accountable for and supervise the medical technical aspects and, in coordination with the Logistics Coordinator, the material aspects of the programs (quality of drugs, safety and quality of health care facilities, consumptions, etc.) through regular field visits as well as analyze difficulties during the implementation (on district, provincial and national level) and report deviations as they appear (amongst the local authorities, the capital coordination team, field project teams and headquarters), in order to proactively provide the necessary solutions and achieve operational results;


Represent organiztion before local medical authorities and keep regular contact with other counterparts in the mission (such as other NGO’s, local and international organizations, donors, civil and military authorities and other organization sections in the country) in order to broaden the medical-humanitarian situation analysis, strengthen the impact of the medical intervention and support advocacy actions to raise humanitarian awareness.

Requirements

Experience


A degree in medicine or other paramedical studies. Specialization in tropical medicine or a degree in Public Health would be an asset;
Working experience of at least two years in relevant jobs and previous humanitarian experience in organization or other NGOs in developing countries;
A good command of English (minimum level C1) and a second language (French, Arabic, minimum level B1);
At least 3 years of experience in management positions in humanitarian aid.
Experience in managing medical programs.

Competencies
Strategic Vision;
Leadership;
Analytical Thinking;
Networking & Building Relationships;
Results & Quality Orientation.

Conditions
Location: Globally;
Minimum commitment: 12 months;
Annual gross salary: based on  Reward Policy;
Housing and other secondary benefits based on organization Frame for Network Units.



How To Apply: 

To apply, all applicants should please send their CV and cover motivation letter  to: xxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.com

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