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 35 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 program in Borno state. The program 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.
MdM runs directly 5 clinics (3 in Maiduguri, 2 in Damboa) and supports 2 Ministry of Health PHCC (Azir and Gumzuri, located in the vicinity of Damboa).
MdM has also developed internal capacities to respond to new emergencies (mainly new displacements of population as well as cholera outbreak).
MdM has its coordination office in Maiduguri and a sub office in Damboa.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Under the responsibility of the desk manager based in HQ Paris, you have the overall responsibility for the strategic leadership and direction of the MdM Nigeria program.
You represent MdM and you take a leading role in developing, overseeing implementation, reviewing and monitoring of the country program strategy.
You are responsible for developing new programming initiatives, new partnerships and maintaining existing partnerships and actively leading key phases of ongoing programs including phase out.
You are responsible for promoting fundraising initiatives ensuring the smooth running of the country program and its financial & grant management as well as the program’s sustainability.
You are responsible for the overall financial and HR management and supervision over security and safety.
You supervise 2 bases within the country (Maiduguri main office and Damboa base) as well as one base in Abuja which supports operations.
You manage the coordination team : finance coordinator, HR coordinator, logistics coordinator, program coordinator, field coordinator and grants officer and supervise a team of approximately 150 people.
Program designing and coordination
Representation and donors relations
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Status : Employee
Contract : Contrat à durée déterminée
Duration : 9 months
Starting date : 15 / 09 / 2020
Gross monthly salary : 3 376 euros
Regular visits to the field
Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
Insurance (repatriation )
Punctual teleworking agreement (40 days / year - minimum of 6 months seniority required)
Given the current circumstances of Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking special measures to apply health protocols and hygiene measures to guarantee the safety of our staff.
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED :
Extensive experience in a similar position in the humanitarian sector
Experience in supervision and management of a large expatriate and national team
Experience in representation with humanitarian actors, authorities and donors
Experience in hard negotiations with local authorities, partners and staff
Solid experience in a volatile security context and in security management
Experience in managing health program is an asset
Ability to have a global overview of a program
Excellent communication, listening and diplomacy skills
Working previously in Nigeria or in the region is an asset
Ability to take effective decisions according to the context
Excellent knowledge of Windows environment (Word, Excel)
Languages : English is mandatory (oral and written), and knowledge of country languages such as Hausa or French would be 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.