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Programme Manager - Cadale, Somalia (Medair)
« on: July 24, 2009, 07:52:24 PM »
Medair is an International relief NGO, founded in 1988 in Switzerland
Medair East Africa runs programmes in Somaliland - Somalia
Programme Manager: Cadale Vacancy Announcement

Responsibilities include:

1) Programme Management
Manage the Middle Shabelle programme in South Central Somalia in partnership with a local NGO, so that proposal objectives are met within appropriate timescales and budget.
Technical support to national staff so that health projects are compliant with Medair, donor, Somali and international policies
Manage the necessary drugs and equipment, ensuring availability and appropriate usage
Provide logistics support for the relevant staff

2) Reporting and Communication
Participate in the development of new project proposals in collaboration with the relevant managers
Communication regarding all aspects of project planning and implementation with the relevant managers
Accurate and timely donor reporting

3) Staff Management
Coaching, training, and capacity building of all programme staff

4) Monitoring & Evaluation
Review reports for Middle Shabelle,
Facilitate feedback on programme activities from beneficiaries and authorities
Guide or assist in any evaluation activity taking place in the region

5) Representation and Coordination
Represent Medair in meetings in Middle Shabelle with authorities and NGOs.
Coordinate follow up logistical issues with the partners in the area


- A Doctor or a Registered Nurse with a degree or diploma in public health or related field or its equivalent
- 5 years clinical experience – 3 years management experience
- Fluency in English and Somali (written and verbal)
- Knowledge of and experience in nutrition and health programmes; experience working for an international NGO
- Excellent communication skills (oral & written) in English; Proven ability of writing high quality reports
- High sense of responsibility and good organisational, coordination and time management skills
- Team player and able to work in a diverse cultural working environment
- Very competent with Microsoft office programmes (in particular with word & excel)
- If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your letter of application and CV indicating daytime telephone contact.

Also include telephone and email contacts of two professional references and your current/ most recent employer to:

The HR & Training Manager - Medair East Africa Office,
George Padmore Road, Nairobi, Kenya

before Thursday 31st July, 2009 or mail to
P.O. Box 76575, 00508
Alternatively they can be sent by email to: hr-nairobi @

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