MDM Medical Coordinator Jobs in Uganda
MDM Medical Coordinator Jobs in Uganda
For more than 40 years, Médecins du Monde (MdM), a campaigning medical organization committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the general coordinator, you are supervising the implementation of medical activities.
You are defining MdM strategy regarding medical activities in line with MdM’s overall framework and responsible for the overall quality of medical and health-related activities of the programmes.
More specifically, your responsibilities are to:
Participate in the development of the operational strategy and develop health activities’ operational plan with the coordination team
Perform/validate health needs assessments in new identified areas
Provide technical supervision and technical support to the trainers and partners’ supervisors
Ensure the recruitment and appraisal processes of medical/paramedical staff
Identify and validate technical trainings
Provide briefing on health services availability and process for international staff at arrival in Uganda
Participate to national staff health policy definition, implementation and evaluation
Identify, validate referral health facilities for international and national staff
Ensure quality health data monitoring system is applied by the partners, especially MARPI as far as the LGBT project is concerned and HRAPF
Participate to technical aspects of local partnership development
Prioritize medical issues trainings for the partners
Participate to health sector platforms and any relevant health coordination mechanisms in both Yumbe and Kampala
Establish and maintain good relationship with Ministry of Health, partners, UN agencies and other NGOs
Supervise the pharmacies operations quality (consumptions, orders & inventory)
Participate to MdM internal meetings, elaborate health activities monthly reports
Participate in the writing of donors activity reports and proposals
Skills and Experience Needed
Medical doctor or nurse or midwife with experience
in public health and project coordination
Demonstrated 2-3 years professional experience in humanitarian settings with significant experience in similar positions
Working experiences in public health. Experience in outbreak management and emergency response
Experience in hard negotiations with local authorities, partners and staff in a tricky context
Demonstrated experience to work with local partners
Ability to have a global overview of a programme (not only on medical plan)
Ability to take quick decisions according to the context in coordination with the team
Ability to manage a team
Reactivity, anticipation, adaptation
Ability to manage the priorities
Ability to take initiative, work independently and foster a team environment.
Strong organizational, oral and written communication and coordination skills.
Excellent project design and proposal development skills and developing tools for cross-organizational sharing of best practices
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated writing and reporting skills
Good sense of diplomacy and understanding of international global political issues
Interest in politically sensitive projects (e.g. sexual minorities and gender identities)
Languages English mandatory, French is an asset
IT Excellent excel skills
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; MDM Medical Coordinator Jobs in Uganda
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