Medical Coordinator , South Sudan

Location: South Sudan
Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

Medical training OR Paramedic training + Public health


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

The Medical Coordinator is responsible for the success of the mission’s health strategy and the quality of current and future health programmes at the definition, implementation and evaluation phases. He/She provides support to program managers who report to him/her on the basis of a dotted-line relationship.

In addition to the health programs, the Medical Coordinator will also be requested to support the implementation of the food security and livelihoods (FSL) small scale activities in order to have a coherent integrated multi-sector approach.
Strategy: Working alongside the Head of Mission and cooperating closely with the STC, he/she contributes to the development of the integrated/multi sector approach mission’ strategy. He/She carries out epidemiological monitoring for the country and analyses strengths and weaknesses from the point of view of public health.
Programmes: He/She ensures that health programme(s) are in line with PUI’s technical policies and monitors them for quality and efficacy.
Representation: He/She represents the association to partners, authorities and local stakeholders involved in implementing health programmes.
Human Resources / Training: He/She supervises the medical and FSL coordination team (PUI employees), provides support to program managers for recruiting technical staff and supervises technical training activities on the basis of identified needs.
Logistics and Administration: He/She ensures the activities for which he/she is responsible comply with logistical and administrative procedures.
Safety: He/She 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:
Training:

Medical training
OR Paramedic training + Public health
Medical internship

Experience:

Previous experience in humanitarian work and project management

Knowledge and Skills:
Good written communication skills
Knowledge of project management
Knowledge of multi-sector programming

Computer Skills:
Pack Office proficient

Required Personal Characteristics:
Ability to work independently, take the initiative and take responsibility
Resilience to stress
Diplomacy and open-mindedness
Good analytical skills
Organisation and ability to manage priorities
Ability to train and build capacity of staff
Proactive approach to making proposals and identifying solutions
Ability to work and manage professionally and maturely
Ability to integrate into the local environment, taking account of its political, economic and historical characteristics
Languages:

English – Mandatory
French – Desirable


Proposed Terms:
Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract – 12 months
Minimum duration of commitment: 6 months

Monthly gross income: from 2 200 up to 2 530 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…
Insurance including 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 Leave Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months



How To Apply: 

Please send your application (Resume and Cover Letter) to xxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxx.com 

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