Medecins du Monde General Coordinator Kenya Jobs

For more than 35 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.

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 organization 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.

As general coordinator, you are in charge of the country team and of the direct management of the coordinators. You work with the desk manager at the HQ and the volunteer board delegate in charge of the programme design and follow-up.


More especially, your tasks are to:

  • Manage the coordination team in a collaborative way and to be in charge of the quality of the working conditions
  • Be responsible for the overall project cycle management in accordance with MdM tools
  • Be responsible for overall management of support department, supervising compliance of finance, human resources and logistic procedures to MdM rules and regulations
  • Be responsible for the security and safety of people
  • Organise the implementation of safety rules and ensure that rules are applied
  • Be responsible for raising funds and donors compliance in the field
  • Guarantee the accomplishment of project objectives defined by the donors is fulfilled and that contractual obligations are respected
  • Carry out advocacy and negotiations with
    the national authorities and other key stakeholders (donors, embassies, UN agencies)
  • Be responsible for communication with the head office
  • Be responsible for the quality of the reports on activities and ensure compliance with procedures for the exchange of information and reporting


  • Master level preferable (international development, management, public health)
  • Strong INGO experience as general coordinator / head of mission/ country representative
  • Strong experience in representation, negotiation with high level government, UN and international institutions
  • Experience in community based programming
  • Experience of security management
  • Motivation to work with local partners and capacity building of multicultural partners
    Interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Good negotiation skills and strategic insight
  • Knowledge of donors procedures


  • Fluently spoken and written english is essential
  • French is a plus

  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 31st August, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Medecins du Monde General Coordinator Kenya Jobs

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