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Health Coordinator, Somalia (IMC)
« on: August 09, 2010, 08:22:49 PM »
Health Coordinator
International Medical Corps (IMC)
Closing date: 06 Sep 2010
Location: Somalia - Sanaag

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/SCOPE OF WORK:
1. In collaboration with the Program Coordinator provide technical support and supervision to the Health Program from program design, proposal development, reporting, monitoring and evaluation ensuring that IMC programs are of high quality and that programs are driven by data and learning
2. Work with the Program Coordinator and Health Program staff to develop work plans to guide implementation of the approved grant. Support the Field teams in the implementation and monitoring of the work plans ensuring that activities reflect the commitments IMC made to the donor and the community
3. Work with health program staff to monitor the quality of care in IMC supported health facilities using standard quality of care tools such as Sphere Minimum standards and WHO guidelines
4. Work with the Field teams to promote the culture of learning and documentation so that lessons learned and good practices are documented and shared for institutional memory and learning
5. Liaise and collaborate closely with other technical coordinators (Nutrition and WASH) ensuring that all Health Program implementation plans employ a programming approach that integrates the strategic interests of other sectors
6. Work with Program Coordinator to identify national staff, develop capacity building plans and implement them, so that the management of the Health program is significantly nationalized
7. Assess unmet needs in the health sector and determine the potential for other IMC health program activities including development of new proposals
8. Provide accurate regular reports, document results and maintain detailed records of the overall Health program activities in Sanaag and Hiran Region
9. Provide technical representation of IMC with relevant stakeholders including MOH, WHO, and other national and International NGOs

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Medical Doctor with an advanced degree in Public Health
2. Strong management, assessment, project planning, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
3. Previous experience in designing and managing a staff capacity building program.
4. Three to five years professional experience managing health programs, preferably in emergency settings
5. Experience conducting assessments, preferably using participatory approaches

OTHER COMMENTS:
- Somali language skills a plus
- Previous work experience in Somalia will be essential
How to apply
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at www.InternationalMedicalCorps.org and complete the online employment application form found under the tab "Work with Us". Please reference ReliefWeb.

Reference Code: RW_883SJQ-72


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