MDM Field coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

MDM Field coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

  • For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad.

  • It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.

  • Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.

    Your main responsibilities are to

    Context Follow-up

  • Follow contextual development in Somali region, especially in Gerbo woreda district and prepare an update for the monthly reporting

  • Propose new ideas and modalities to improve the project activities implementation considering contextual and legal developments

  • Monitor the political and security situation in the project areas and update general coordinator and logistics coordinator accordingly

  • Ensure that appropriate security guidelines are developed, communicated, adhered to, and regularly reviewed with the coordination team

  • Ensure timely and accurate security/incident reports are sent to the general coordinator and the logistics coordinator


  • Ensure the implementation of the programme and its follow-up in its different aspects: logistical, administrative and medical

  • Ensure coordination, monitoring and integration of the activities defined in the logical framework and with the different actors involved and team members

  • Report any issues related to partners' activities; update follow-up tools regularly
    Represent MdM with partners, stakeholders and authorities in relationship to the intervention inside the region

  • Identify technical gaps and lead in the capacity building plan for partners and MdM team

  • Maintain a regular follow-up of funds transfers, procurement, financial and activity reporting of partners

  • Provide key information (log, admin, medical, etc.) to the general coordinator regarding the intervention under your supervision

  • Maintain partner
    MoUs and update the drafts for renewal based on understandings and developments of the projects

  • Contribute to proposal and project report writings as requested

  • Maintain the map of project activities and update it accordingly

  • Participate in project and strategy planning meetings

  • Ensure technical support for partners


  • Prepare monthly context report in coordination with the logistics manager

  • Compile monthly project activities report and submit to the general coordinator and the medical coordinator

  • Complete monthly data and fill monitool

  • Compile monthly spending reports

  • Contribute to donor reporting related to project activities


  • Actively assist the coordination between MdM France and MdM Germany and establish the Somali programme under MdM-G coordination

  • Ensure familiarity with donor compliance issues and MdM procedures

  • Ensure appropriate administrative, financial and logistical systems/procedures are in place, maintained and adhered to by both partner and MdM

  • Monitor expenditure and budget compliance on a regular basis and report any concerns to the general coordinator

    Skills and Experience Needed

  • Minimum of 5 years of senior NGO management experience in leading programmes and teams in complex emergency situations preferably within the health sector and public health background

  • Strong experience of project planning, monitoring and budget follow-up; proposal and report writing skills

  • Experience in local partnership development and management

  • Flexibility, reactivity, anticipation, adaptability

  • Good organizational skills in day to day and crisis situations

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Good communication and team management skills

  • Ability to classify and manage priorities - High autonomy is required

  • Interest and ability to work in international teams

  • Experience in remote-control and remote-management programmes

  • Experience/knowledge of the region

  • Familiar with supply chain and procurement process

  • Languages: English is mandatory (written and spoken) and Somali is an asset

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; MDM Field coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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