Medair ERT- Medical Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Medair ERT- Medical Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Role & Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and managerial support to ensure implementation of quality medical services within the health and nutrition interventions.

  • The Medical Manager contributes to the achievement of proposal objectives within the planned timescale and budget, for the areas of responsibility within the health project.

  • Important parts of the role include: emergency preparedness, project implementation, capacity building of health and nutrition staff through appropriate supervision, training and technical support; contributing to monitoring, evaluation and reporting on project progress.

    Project Overview

  • Multi-sector emergency response programme including provision of emergency health, nutrition, WASH and NFI/Shelter services for vulnerable populations in South Sudan.

    Workplace & Conditions

  • Field based position in Juba, South Sudan with frequent visits to field locations. Take a look at Medair’s work in South Sudan.

  • Starting Date / Initial Contract Details

  • As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months.

    Key Activity Areas

    Medical Oversight in Health and Nutrition ERT Projects

  • Provide guidance in the medical management of patient care, training support and capacity building for Health Managers to ensure quality response to disease outbreaks and emergency health services.

  • Ensure Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) activities are implemented.

  • Lead the team in emergency preparedness for outbreak disease and other emergency health response.

  • Provide guidance to Nutrition Managers to ensure quality response to malnutrition particularly considering medical management of severe acute malnutrition according to CMAM guidelines.

  • In collaboration with N&N Advisors, provide medical technical advice to static country programs.

    Health and Nutrition Management

  • Oversee the implementation and management of the assigned health and nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the project proposal and national & international guidelines.

  • Provide training for Medair ERT health and nutrition staff, and local staff, on case management in line with applicable national and international guidelines and standards.

  • Carry out assessments to locations with newly identified emergency needs and gaps.

  • Contribute to writing assessment and intervention summary reports, and ensure data is correctly collected, reported and archived. Ensure that collected data correctly reflects project indicators

  • Ensure cross cutting issues (HIV/AIDS, gender consideration and environment marker) are streamlined in health and nutrition project interventions.

    Staff Management

  • Ensure technical oversight of the ERT Health Managers, good coordination and organisation between health and nutrition team and with the ERT WASH and NFI teams.

  • Ensure time spent in Juba is used to monitor and evaluate ongoing and previous interventions.

  • Build the capacity of the Health and Nutrition ERT to improve programme quality.

  • Ensure staff receive supervision, mentoring and training in order
    to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding.

  • Promote the health and security of the health and/or nutrition team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.

    Financial Management

  • Work with the Health Project Manager to plan and manage health budgets for the field location(s).

  • Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements of the assigned health team, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.

    Communication and Coordination

  • Maintain regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the ERT Health Project Manager (HPM), assigned health team, Health & Nutrition Managers, Advisors and other stakeholders.

  • Represent Medair at relevant local and national level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs referring to ERT HPM.


  • Assist the ERT HPM to ensure correct ordering of all necessary medicines, supplies and medical equipment for the field locations, ensuring minimum stocks are stored and distributed correctly.

  • Provide support to the H&N Managers to ensure all medical stocks are properly managed.

  • Monitor expiration dates of all stocks in the field locations to ensure timely use.

  • Develop TORs, MoUs and intervention planning preparations in line with intervention checklist.

    Quality Management

  • Use the Medair intranet, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed.

  • Implement relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and CHS standards, Ministry of Health, and donor guidelines and other good practice.

  • Participate in Medair workshops and learning sessions to keep up with changing trends & new guidelines.

    Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.

  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.

  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.

  • This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.


  • Clinical degree or diploma: Medical Doctor. Certificate in Public Health or Tropical Medicine desirable.

  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

    Experience / Competencies

  • 2 years post-qualification medical professional experience.

  • Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, in a humanitarian context.

  • Computer-literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  • Clinical skills within a Primary Health Care setting.

  • Ability and willingness to manage health and nutrition project implementation.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Medair ERT- Medical Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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