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  • Posted: Feb 22, 2023
    Deadline: May 20, 2023
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    Medecins Du Monde - For more than 30 years, Medecins Du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies. Tho...
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    Deputy General Coordinator in Charge of Programs (F/M)

    Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you guide and oversee MdM’s programmatic strategy in line with the organization’s strategic plan and country strategy. By supervising the technical unit (Nut, MHPSS, GBV), pharmacy coordinator, grants officer, MEAL advisor and advocacy advisor, you ensure the overall quality and technical guidance of its programming.

    Your main responsibilities are:

    Context analysis and assessment

    • Ensure a close monitoring of the humanitarian situation in the country
    • Develop the programmatic strategy
    • Be responsible for the overall supervision of the projects currently implemented and be proactive in suggesting new assessments
    • In case of deterioration of the humanitarian & epidemiological situation, coordinate the organization of ad-hoc needs assessment as well as the deployment of the MdM team for emergency response
    • Support in developing and rolling out the mission strategy and contribute to redacting and updating the country policy paper

    Coordination of the MdM programs

    • Lead the development of the general strategy on MdM activities
    • Make sure the different components of the program are consistent and integrated, and in link with population needs
    • Ensure that the implementation of the program is in line with MdM commitments
    • Support the pharma team
    • Ensure accurate budget control and overall responsibility for financial management of the program
    • Ensure regular communications with all stakeholders
    • Develop an advocacy strategy in line with MdM West Africa regional strategy

    Grant management

    • Ensure the identification of funding opportunities
    • Ensure the coherence between mission's strategy and funding opportunities identified
    • Coordinate the writing of programmatic sections on donor proposals
    • Ensure the quality of program sections in donors' reports and coordinate exchanges with HQ
    • Ensure regular and smooth communication with donor representatives
    • Support the regular update of donor mapping

    Team management

    • Ensure the recruitment, integration and supervision of relevant team members and develop a positive management
    • Support team members professionally, monitor and support stress management
    • Pilot the nationalization process of key staffs and develop a culture of empowerment
    • Support the development of a training plan for the program team and build the program team capacity

    Monitoring and evaluation

    • Ensure that SMART indicators are defined
    • Make sure that all needed data of the program are well collected and integrated in MdM monitoring tool
    • Ensure analysis of the data to inform our programs
    • Ensure that a clear and solid M&E framework is in place at mission level
    • Elaborate and lead lesson learnt workshops and capitalization exercises

    Meetings, coordination, and representation

    • Organize coordination meetings with the program team and ensure definition of clear action plans
    • Make sure that MdM program team participates in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings
    • Proactively lead on external coordination with other health actors
    • Make sure that communities understand MdM intervention
    • Work in close collaboration with SMoH and other relevant local health authorities for smooth transition of MdM clinics to identified SMoH run public health facilities

    Status : Employee Contract : Fixed-term contract
    Duration : 12 months

    Starting date: as soon as possible
    Gross monthly salary: 3 362 euros
    Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required
    Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
    Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
    Guesthouse housing
    22.5 recovery days per year
    5 weeks of paid leaves per year
    Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
    Insurance (repatriation…)
    Teleworking agreement for positions eligible to telework: 110 days/year (2.5 days teleworking on average per week) with a minimum of 1 day per week onsite
    Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility


    • Medical or public health (preferred), GBV, MHPSS and/or Nutrition background
    • At least 5 years of experience in humanitarian settings
    • Experience with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, managing programmes within the health sector
    • Previous experience of programmatic strategy design, project cycle management, budget holding, proposal and report writing
    • Previous experience in conducting exploration in volatile areas is an asset
    • Multi-grants and consortium portfolio management skills needed
    • Languages: English is mandatory and knowledge of country languages such as Hausa, Kanuri or French would be an asset
    • You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Medecins Du Monde on to apply

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