Deputy Medical Coordinator

Deputy Medical Coordinator

Doctors of the World - Médecins du Monde

Gaza

You will work under the hierarchical supervision of the field coordinator in Gaza and the functional responsibility of the medical coordinator based in Jerusalem.

Your main responsibilities are to:

Medical program management and partner support:

  • Ensure the implementation of planned activities in cooperation with the program coordinator, as well as the quality and the consistence of the medical components of the program
  • Contribute to the development of MdM overall strategy, with a special focus on Gaza activities
  • Monitor the public health context and challenges and react to any change with the support from medical coordination and all the coordination team
  • Analyze and report medical data, support the medical team in the data collection and analysis
  • Provide technical advice and support in health needs assessment activities and during planning phase for projects to come

Management of medical stock and logistics chain:

  • Ensure all needed equipment, material and drugs are provided
  • Support the medical procurement process in terms of needs assessment and quality check
  • Support the supervision of the pharmacy qualitative and storage conditions

Capacity building:

  • Ensure the technical supervision of all medical/MHPSS staff, identify the needs for training/support and ensure implementation of these trainings
  • Develop a detailed plan to coach managers to improve technical and managerial skills

Representation:

  • Represent MdM in external meetings, and actively participate in medical groups
  • Support field team to coordinate with all stakeholders

Team management:

  • Contribute to the development of the technical team training plan
  • Coordinate field technical team, under the directives of medical coordinator and field coordinator
  • Provide technical support to the field team, with a focus on the activity managers
  • Participate in the recruitments for all positions in the medical/MHPSS team
  • Ensure regular communication, update and feedback with the medical coordinator and field coordinator

Reporting, monitoring and evaluation:

  • Submit to the medical coordinator a monthly report
  • Participate actively in the writing of donors reports and proposals
  • Provide proper data analysis and support to the teams on the field for data collection
  • Coordinate with the M&E officer and managers all data collection procedures

Profile

  • Medical doctor or nurse
  • Significant experience in emergencies and public health
  • Knowledge and skills on emergency unit, mental health or psychosocial support
  • Minimum 2 years experience in humanitarian response, especially in emergency field management
  • Experience in project coordination, including management of a medical team
  • Experience in working with local authorities, partners
  • Experience in capacity building is an asset
  • Ability to manage priorities effectively
  • Ability to work in an international team
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Ability to pro-actively build relations with stakeholders
  • Interest for humanitarian issues
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions

Languages:

  • Fluent English required, Arab recommended, French an asset

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