Medical coordinator emergency

Mission description and responsibilities:

  • Project Overview Supporting, improving standards and exiting of Primary Health Care in the main project areas;
  • Capacity building of local staff ;
  • Refresher courses for health care ;
  • Reproductive Health project, health promotion through community health programs ; Sustainable improvement in access to an usage of safe water supply and sanitation practices among host and potential returnee populations in targeted communities.
  • Main Responsibilities to develop, lead, monitor and evaluate the medical part of the country program; to provide capacity building for national and international staff ; and to contribute to the overall management of the country program.

Profile / Qualifications:

Registered Medical Doctor or Registered Nurse with experience in tropical medicine

Experience:

at least 5 years of previous experience, of which :
  • 2 years work experience in PHC in emergency situations and additional 1 year in leadership role (Project Management Experience)
  • 3 years of overseas experience

Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills :

  • Diplomatic abilities, especially for working with authorities
  • Experience in training / mentoring staff
  • A knowledge of development issues is crucial ; a knowledge of development programs and policies is highly desirable as well as a familiarity with project management tools
  • Knowledge and experience in one or more programming or cross-cutting sectors, including VSLA, Economic development
  • RFP & unsolicited program development experience; including logistic frame design

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written English and oral French required
  • Organizational planning ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail and quality
  • Budget compliance and oversight
  • Monitoring, reporting and evaluation ; program planning/implementation
  • Project Development & Design
  • Work well in team context /participatory development

Conditions :

Status : short-termed contract of 12 months
Salary / Indemnities : allowance based upon the grade of the position and experience of the position-holder
 
Based on different contracts offered by CARE and MEDAIR in the end of November 2009, and expected to be fulfilled in January 2010.