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Medair brings life-saving relief and rehabilitation in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable. Its staff are inspired by their Christian faith to care for people in need, providing practical and compassionate support, regardless of race, religion, or politics. Medair has achieved the ISO 9001:2000 quality certification worldwide, which denotes consistent and effective project management activities for the well-being of its beneficiaries. Founded in 1989, Medair’s unwavering commitment continues to bring hope to the world’s most vulnerable.
Closing date: 31 August 2010
Location: Somalia

Burao, Togdheer region

Role and Responsibilities

Responsible for the management of the Somaliland health and nutrition programme, partly implemented in partnership with local NGOs. Ensure proposal objectives are met and services are delivered within the overall budget and meet Medair quality standards. Ensure availability and appropriate usage of necessary supplies for the project. Anticipate, plan, and share in the development of new proposals. Provide technical support to national Health staff for the implementation of high-quality care in all projects.

Project Overview

Medair is currently responsible for Health, Nutrition, WASH programmes in Cadale, Middle Shabelle, Somalia and in Togdheer region, Somaliland. Potential projects include Emergency responses and / or expansion of initial programmes into areas with critical needs based on new assessments.

Workplace: Based in Burao, Togdheer region, Somaliland (Occasionally working from Nairobi, Kenya)
Starting Date: May 2010
Contract Details: Minimum 1 year, 100%

Qualifications

• Medical doctor or registered general nurse

Experience

• 5 years clinical experience
• Experience in setting up and implementing primary health care
• 3 years management experience
• 1 year of overseas experience in humanitarian setting
• Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building
• Ability to set clear objectives for national staff and coach/guide staff to develop their skills

Medair standard working requirements for the field

• Committed to Medair values
• At least one year of professional experience in a relevant field (more experience preferred)
• Minimum 3 months overseas work experience
• Willing to commit to Medair for a minimum of one year
• Single, or married without children (or no dependent children)
• Strong English communication skills (oral and written)
• Familiar with Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Able to live and work with a multicultural team under difficult conditions
• Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit
• Successful completion of Medair Relief & Rehabilitation Orientation Course (ROC)
How to apply
Application process

For more information on this and other positions, please follow this web link, and check the Experienced Relief Worker section followed by Field Vacancies:

http://www.medair.org/en/work-with-us/opportunities/

We request that all applications be completed on line at www.medair.org Medair does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications; recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled. Medair reviews all applications and you will be contacted directly if you are selected as a candidate.

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Re: Health and Nutrition Project Manager, Somalia - Medair (UPDATED)
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2010, 05:59:12 PM »
The closing date is extended to 31 August 2010.....
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