Medecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.
Under the responsibility of the general coordinator, you guarantee that the medical activities implemented are in line with MdMs strategy and you are responsible of every medical aspect of the program.
You are supervising the health program coordinator, database officer and pharmacist concerning technical aspect and health activities implementation.
More specifically, you:
Drive the medical and technical aspects in the development of MdMs strategy and make sure the different components are in accordance with donor obligations.
Participate to the implementation of medical activities in link with the needs.
Conduct rapid health assessments when requested.
Analyse the medical data received on a weekly basis, and provide feedbacks.
Are responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the medical program.
Supervise the medical team, are responsible for ensuring the team capacity building and ensure that recruitments are completed on time.
Organise regular meetings with the medical teams as well as performance evaluation.
Ensure the supervision of the medical stock and logistic chain for medical purchase.
Participate to the different intern and extern meetings, especially on health and nutrition cluster meetings.
Lead on liaison with the Minister of Health authorities and participate in the identification of MdM operational partner for Gender Based Violence component.
Participate in the writing of donors activity reports and proposals.
Conditions of Employment
Contract: Fixed term contract
Duration: 9 months
Based in Maiduguri, with movements to Abuja
Starting date: Mid april 2017
Skills and Experience Needed
Significant experience in public health and/or project coordination
At least 5 years of experience in nonprofit sector, with minimum 2 years in humanitarian response
Experience in working within the cluster system
Knowledge in primary health care and sexual reproductive health
Experience in supervising health promotion activities and some basic mental health activities
Experience in working with local authorities, partners
Ability to manage a multinational team
Ability to have a global overview of a program
Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability
Excellent organizational skills
Good writing, computer and communication skills
Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
Languages: fluent English is required
You are committed to MdMs values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
Method of Application
Telephone application will not be accepted
Medecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.
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