International Medical Corps Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan

International Medical Corps Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan


International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide.

By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Responsible for the overall Project Management, budget and leadership of the donor supported project to ensure the project meets objectives on time and on budget.
  • Work closely with the Medical Director and Program Manager to ensure smooth running of health programs and provide technical supervision and technical support into health programming activities;
  • In collaboration with the Health, and M&E department leads officer, oversee the implementation, reporting and monitoring of program activities according to internal, donor requirements, ensuring that programs objectives, indicators, and outcomes are met in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with the Medical Director, Program Managers and field teams to determine the operational needs of the medical program within the scope of the grants;
  • Work closely with country office senior management team and other of program and operations department, to ensure all procedures, codes of conduct and policies are followed and upheld and ensure donor compliance in all facets of technical aspect of program implementation.
  • Ensure programs utilize standardized protocols, policies and guidelines according to the national MOH standards or in the absence of such ensure that programs utilize internationally recognized standards.
  • Ensure the collection and timely reporting of data and statistics for health programs activities (including objectives, indicators and outcomes of health programs) according to internal and donor requirements
  • Review monthly field report and ensure appropriate follow up and decision making on data relevant to the organizations health programs;
  • Work with field teams in monitoring drugs consumption and ensure timely and adequate provision of supplies and drugs through review of pharmacy consumption reports, national drug protocols.
  • Provide weekly update of all IMC supported health programs activities to the Medical Director
  • Ensure appropriate management systems are in place regarding all IMC supported activities including but not limited to monitoring, security and health and safety, HR, and accountability.
  • When possible, undergo monitoring and support visits to the field sites, to ensure the on-going relevance of program direction and support.
  • Take responsibility for the effective management of the program budget ensuring accurate forecasting, reporting, and ensuring spending targets are met.
  • Contribute to the documentation and communication of learning
    within the organization and seek, where possible, to share that learning with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure activities are consistent with established best practices, acceptable international (WHO/SPHERE) and national standards as well as ensure programs across different sites in the country are of comparable quality by encouraging transfer of good practices form one field site to another;

    Human Resources Management

  • Assist in the recruitment process of national qualified program health staff,
  • Assist in the selection and training of qualified program health staff,
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff, especially PHC Coordinators, head of surgical unit, pharmacist supervisor.
  • Train national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs.
  • Ensure professional development for national health staff through assessment of training needs and capacity building activities.
  • Work closely with the PHC coordinators and health teams to determine the training needs of the medical staff.
  • Overseeing trainings of all national healthcare staff, including national doctors, non-physician clinicians, nurses, midwives and other technical staff to ensure that the provided trainings are of acceptable quality and address the identified needs and to ensure sustainability of programs
  • Collaborate with State health authorities, CHDs and relevant international health agencies to mitigate overlap and duplication of health activities within the supported areas and to ensure synergy among implementing partners and other stakeholders;

    Coordination/Representation

  • Represent International Medical Corps to UN, health cluster, international and national NGOs and State Ministry of Health at health coordination meetings as well as other meetings which are relevant to country programs and enhance the organizations visibility
  • Serve as the principal liaison with SMOH and CHDs on matters related to the implementation of health program activities in supported area.
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.

    Requirements

  • Minimum medical degree (or equivalent qualification) and preferably a Master in Public health , Business Management or in Disaster Management, International Development, International Relations, Management or other relevant subject.
  • 5-10 years of Project Management experience especially health activities in both emergency and development program (program design, management, planning, monitoring and evaluation)
  • Proven record of accomplishment of working through, and in support of, partner organizations including working to develop their organizational capacity to respond is essential.
  • Demonstrable experience working in demanding environments to multiple deadlines.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with donors and managing donor funded programs.
  • Experience of analyzing humanitarian contexts and operations, identifying pertinent issues, making operational and strategic recommendations is essential
  • High level of communication and public relations skills

    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 6th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; International Medical Corps Project Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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