Medical or public health profile, confident with programme coordination
At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
Experience with an international NGO working in emergency contexts, managing programmes, preferably within the health sector
Previous experience of project planning and budget holding, proposal and report writing
Knowledge of the region is an asset
Knowledge and understanding of project management tools (logical framework analysis, project cycle management, objectives and indicators, etc.)
Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style (experience managing national and expatriate staff)
Proven ability to solve problems and lead teams through very challenging obstacles
Good writing and communication skills
Languages : English fluent (oral and written), French or Hausa is an asset
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
TELEPHONE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation 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 organisation 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.
MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas : emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.
MdM is currently implementing an emergency response programme in Borno state. The programme is implemented around the main following components : improving access to primary health care, nutrition treatment (severe acute malnutrition), gender based violence survivors’ treatment, mental health and psychological support.
In 2019, MdM runs directly 4 clinics (3 in Maiduguri, 1 in Damboa) and supports 2 Ministry of Health PHCC. MdM has also developped internal capacities to respond to new emergencies (mainly displacements of population as well as cholera outbreak).
MdM has its coordination office in Maiduguri and a sub office in Damboa.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
You will be in direct charge of the implementation of MdM intervention in Borno state. You will guarantee that activities implemented through the project are in line with MdM’s strategy, policies and principles.
More specifically, your responsibilities are :
Context analysis and needs assessment
Monitoring and reporting
C oordination and representation
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Status : Employee