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

  • Team spirit

  • 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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