Medical Coordinator, Sudan
Job Details
Description

This position is based in our East Sudan Field Office, with frequent site visits.

Responsible for the implementation and technical supervision of all health and nutrition programming at the regional and country level. Takes the lead in monitoring service quality, drug supply, staff development, reporting and exercises budgetary responsibility. This is a 6-month limited duration position.

 

Medical Teams International Calling  

                  Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                   

  • Work closely with the Program Manager/Team Lead, senior management and field teams to determine operational needs of the health and nutrition program
  • Monitor and evaluate health and nutrition service delivery objectives, indicators and outcomes of regional programs; Make program adjustments as needed to align with donor and Medical Teams’ requirements
  • Oversee timely procurement of equipment and adequate drug supply in accordance with consumption needs, national drug protocol and program budget
  • Assist in implementing HR functions related to staff management (hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, termination) and ensure training and capacity building of health facility staff based on assessed needs
  • Represent Medical Teams at health and nutrition coordination meetings at regional and national level, task force meetings and other partner coordination meetings and communicate relevant information back to staff and HQ technical team
  • Maintain relationships as first point of contact with the Ministry of Health and local health authorities, donor technical teams and partners
  • Act as last line clinical consultation and make recommendations for referrals for specialized care
  • Lead production of site and donor reports including compiling and analysing data, compiling narrative and analysis
  • Work with management and partner agencies for outbreak preparedness and contingency planning
  • Lead sector strategy and project design development for new donor proposals and budgeting processes
  • Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per Medical Teams International policy
  • Ensure the Safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS                                                                                               

  • Doctor of medicine (MD) or other relevant clinical degree is required 
  • Postgraduate training in Public Health is an added advantage

EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                  

  • 4 years of experience in hospital practice relating to primary health care, maternal and child health, reproductive health, [HIV/AIDS] and communicable diseases; inclusive of 2 years at a managerial level is required
  • Experience with an international NGO or UN agency is required
  • Experience outside of home country is desired

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES                                                                                                

KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of humanitarian principles and operations and project cycle management
  • Knowledge of Sudan MoH, WHO and UN health systems and policies
  • Basic knowledge of evidenced based practices in health and nutrition in humanitarian settings
  • Basic knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs

SKILLS

  • Skilled in communications using email, applications including teams, and WhatsApp
  • Skilled in project cycle management
  • Skilled in capacity building and mobilizing staff to achieve a common goal
  • Skilled in relationship building with the ability to liaise with multiple partner agencies
  • Skilled in using Unit 4 ERP, HIS and HMIS database systems
  • Skilled in data analysis and writing proposals and reports
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

ABILITIES

  • Strategic thinker with analytical skills
  • Keen interest to mentor others
  • Ability to travel to health facilities frequently and at times upon short notice
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to exercise considerable initiative to plan, organize and follow through to meet deadlines
  • Ability to support and adhere to Medical Teams International Calling and Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS                                                                                                                 

This position requires frequent travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

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