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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • edecins 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. Those w...
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    Field Coordinator (F / M)

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    Job Description

    • Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you are responsible for the overall management of MdM’s programmes and administrative departments and good team spirit.
    • You directly supervise the logistics and program teams in Maiduguri. You receive technical support from the coordination team that is still currently based in Maiduguri.

    Main Responsibilities
    Your main responsibilities are the following:

    Base management:

    • Ensure adequate information flow within the different departments
    • Oversee and coordinate the general functioning of the base and all departments
    • Create and maintain a team spirit within the different departments and amongst the staff
    • Participate in the set-up of the new organization chart 

    Program implementation and management:

    • Ensure the implementation of the programme and its follow-up
    • Assess the needs in the field and adjust the programmes and responses to the needs
    • Contribute to the definition and revision of the strategy, draw up scenarios and proposals, support budget creation and revision for future or new activities

    Logistics, finance and administration:

    • Ensure projects are implemented in compliance with procedures and guidelines
    • Ensure appropriate logistical systems and procedures are in place, maintained and respected
    • Work closely with the logistics coordinator to ensure adequate risks management at the Maiduguri base level
    • Ensure financial needs are well planned.

    Human resources management:

    • Conduct regular team building activities, ensure the well-being of staff, facilitate and support stress management activities
    • Contribute to recruitment and selection of staff
    • Be responsible for the disciplinary and grievance procedures 
    • Carry out performance review as per requirements and procedures
    • Ensure all new team members are briefed on arrival in the field and departing team members are debriefed
    • Be responsible for capacity building and training of personnel 
    • Work closely with the human resources coordinator to ensure proper management of day-to-day issues.


    • Carry out representation with other NGOs, UN agencies, government bodies, traditional authorities, donors and other parties
    • Participate on a regular basis in all relevant meetings and build strong relationships with all partners working in the area.

    Safety and security management:

    • Ensure team security and safety 
    • Monitor the political and security situation in the area 
    • Ensure security guidelines are developed, shared, implemented and regularly reviewed 
    • Ensure security and incident reports are sent to the security and liaison officer and the general coordinator


    • Elaborate coordination reports with the coordination team
    • Participate to the writing of proposals and reports to donors


    • Higher Education in Project Management or general field of study
    • Minimum three year experience in a similar position with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, preferably within the health sector, or previous field experience with MdM in different contexts
    • Experience of security management at the field site level


    • English: fluent (oral and written)
    • Hawsa or Arabic or Kanuri is an asset
    • You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.

    Salary and Conditions of Employment

    • Fixed-term contract: 6 months Employee
    • Starting date: as soon as possible
    • Gross monthly salary: 3 175 euros
    • Based in Maiduguri with regular field visits to sites of intervention or assessment
    • 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 RTT (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 (minimum of 1 day per week onsite), minimum of 6 months seniority required
    • Given the current circumstances of Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking special measures to apply health protocols and hygiene measures to guarantee the safety of our staff.
    • Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

    Method of Application

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