Médecins du Monde Medical Emergency Response Coordinator (M/F) Jobs in Nigeria

Médecins du Monde Medical Emergency Response Coordinator (M/F) Jobs in Nigeria

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.


  • The Medical Technical Advisor is responsible for overseeing the quality and technical aspects of the Doctors and CHO consultations and other medical activities as needed, through formal and on-the-job training and supervision, and other methods agreed with the Health Services Quality coordinator.
  • All technical training and support have to be based following National guidelines and / or other guidelines suggested by the Health Services Quality coordinator and/or Medical Advisor from HQ.
  • Support the provision of medical services in MdM operational sites (MdM clinics, MOH PHCC)
  • Oversee the quality of the doctors and CHOs activities: consultation, prescription, diagnosis and data collection through provision of technical support and on-the-job training
  • Share recommendations to improve triage activities in the clinic.
  • In close collaboration with the Community Outreach Supervisor and the IEC Technical Advisors, contribute to the definition of the sensitisation strategy and communication mediums (radio, press, posters, leaflets…) and organize trainings for community outreach supervisors and community mobilisers.
  • Ensure direct care to patients when necessary
  • Support the referral of medical cases under supervision of the medical supervisor in accordance with the MDM referral guidelines
    Monitor the good use of MDM procedures for management of pharmaceuticals in the field and if necessary disseminate them.
  • Monitor the quality of the prescriptions given by the clinic doctors to ensure quality and accuracy, in collaboration with MdM medical team
  • Ensure appropriate treatment according to the protocols are followed at MCs and Health Facilities. This includes quality of medical care dispensed.

    On request, participate to health cluste
    Human resource, capacity building / training:

  • Identify needs of trainings for all healthcare staff, with a focus on Doctors and CHOs, on topics within the realm of Primary Health Care
  • Ensure Formal and Informal trainings to the doctors and CHOs to address identified gaps in capacity
  • Work in close collaboration with other MdM technical advisors to implement trainings according to technical needs in each medical activity

    Communication & Advocacy:

  • Participate in the development of external and internal communication tools in order to promote MdM operational model in humanitarian settings.
  • Take part, if necessary, with the MdM team, partners or other actors to advocacy activities.
  • Participate in the dissemination of MdM’s approach, results and lessons learnt.

    Reporting, information management, coordination / representation:

  • Make
    sure the medical data collection system is in place, respect confidentiality and safety and that data collection tools are properly used and indicators monitored
  • Share to Health Services Quality Coordinator, Health Coordinator and Program Coordinator any difficulties met in the field and propose solutions or adjustments.
  • Participate to internal MdM meetings.
  • On request, participate to the health cluster meetings and actively contribute to coordination and common reporting efforts.
  • If needed, participate to meetings with the State Ministry of Health or other stakeholders
    Contribute to MdM monthly sitrep.
  • Contribute to the preparation of new proposals or reports to donors.
  • This list of activities is not exhaustive and may change depending on the situation.


  • Experience with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, managing programmes, within the health sector.
  • 3 years of experience in managing emergency response program.
  • Medical profile: doctor or nurse with Master's Degree in relief/development or related field
  • Previous experience of project planning and budget holding; proposal and report writing
  • Experience of security management at the field site level
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management tools
  • Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style
  • Experience of security management at the field site level
  • Ability to work under a minimum of supervision
  • Strong problem solving and organisational skills in day to day and crisis situations
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
  • Diplomacy, negotiation and networking skills
  • Knowledge of Pack Office (Word, Excel)

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Médecins du Monde Medical Emergency Response Coordinator (M/F) Jobs in Nigeria

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