INTERSOS Country Medical Coordinator (OFDA) Jobs in Nigeria
INTERSOS Country Medical Coordinator (OFDA) Jobs in Nigeria
INTERSOS, is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts.
Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.Responsible for defining, monitoring and updating the medical content of the INTERSOS country policy, medical strategy, annual plan and budget, translating the identified health needs into a medical strategic vision and project objectives, priorities and resources needed in order to cover the medical and humanitarian needs of the population at risk, and ensuring that the objectives and goals set in the Mission’s annual plan and project plans are achieved
Overall responsible for the appropriateness and quality of medical interventions conducted by INTERSOS projects and being expected to identify and work on removing barriers to better patient safety, effective medical care, and better patient-centred activities
Continuously monitor the medical and humanitarian needs in the Mission country in new areas of intervention or in areas where INTERSOS is already present through exploratory missions, monitor and review project proposals, determining necessary resources in order to define health and nutrition priorities and potential new programs to cover medical and humanitarian needs of the population at risk
Coordinate with the Medical Referent for the validation of the project proposals he/her designs to be submitted to international donors and private foundation
Responsible for the supervision and monitoring of the medical technical aspects, humanitarian needs and in coordination with the Logistics Coordinator, the material aspects of the programmes through regular field visits, analysing difficulties during the implementation and reporting deviations as they appear, in order to proactively provide the necessary solutions and achieve operational results
In close collaboration with the HR Coordinator, participate in the planning, definition and sizing of the health-workforce in the mission and supervise the associated processes (recruitment, validation of medical staff, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and internal / external communication)
Coach and directly support the medical teams in the implementation of the medical activities making sure that internal protocols are respected as well as the ones of local Ministry and Health Department
Responsible for defining and sizing other resources (pharmacy and medical equipment management in collaboration with logistics) and timelines, procedures and protocols
Ensuring preparation of all medical orders in collaboration with the Logistics Department and the submission of all medical purchase requests. Being accountable for the proper management of the pharmacy in the Mission, including projects
Provide reports on the mission’s evolution from the medical perspective, as required
Represent INTERSOS before local medical authorities and guarantee constant presence and active participation to the health and nutrition coordination fora (clusters meetings, other technical coordination meetings) and keep regular contact with other counterparts in the mission (NGOs, local organizations, donors, authorities) in order to broaden the medical-humanitarian situation analysis, strengthening the impact of the medical intervention and supporting advocacy actions
Responsible for medical data collection, analysis and reporting to HQ Medical Referent to ensure a proper monitoring of the program and, where needed, to adapt them to existing programs.
Advanced University Degree in Medicine or other Paramedical Studies.
Desirable specialization in Tropical Medicine or a Degree in Public Health
Minimum 3 years relevant work experience as Medical referent in the humanitarian sector especially in fragile and unstable environments
Previous experience in Nigeria and/or Western and Central Africa is an asset
Sound personal organizational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritization of tasks, and working under pressure
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international multiethnic and multicultural environment
Proven management and leadership skills.
Ability to deliver high quality work in short periods of time
Ability to work under pressure
Flexibility to respond to changing nature of humanitarian context and operational difficulties in the field
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th January, 2019
For more information and job application details, see; INTERSOS Country Medical Coordinator (OFDA) Jobs in Nigeria
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