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CISP is a Non-governmental organization engaged against poverty and denied rights worldwide.
In Somalia, CISP has been providing multiple support especially on Health and Nutrition, Education, Livelihood and Protection and is now starting a Health and Nutrition project in three Districts in Mogadishu.
For its Health and Nutrition Programme in Somalia, CISP is looking for an experienced, dynamic, proactive Technical Advisor / Medical Coordinator able to coordinate the whole program ensuring high quality results and accountability.

Length of contract: from February 2013 for a period of 12 months, renewable on funds availability.
Duty station: Nairobi with frequent regular travels to Somalia.

-   Ensure planning, implementation and coordination of health and nutrition activities in Somalia
-   directly manage, coordinate and supervise CISP’s health staff in the field (doctors, other medical staff)
-   Develop technical proposals for international donors
-   Prepare high quality and timely reports for Donor/s and CISP
-   Lead assessments in selected geographic area and provide prioritized recommendations for program interventions
-   Suggest program responses and strategy, in coordination with Health Program Staff and external actors
-   Identify potential implementing partners in the field, assess their capacities for program interventions, identify needs for capacity building and provide substantial recommendations to the program manager
-   Ensure analysis and accountability of data collected and timely dissemination to relevant health and nutrition partners
-   Ensure that health and nutrition policies and guidelines are known at health facility level and that the service delivery are in line with MoH requirements and cluster recommendations
-   Plan trainings, prepare TORs, select the facilitator following CISP and/or Donor procedures
-   Monitor and supervise CISP Drug Management System.
-   Responsible for requests and management of medical supplies for the whole health and nutrition programme in Somalia

Minimum requirements
-   Doctor with Master in Public Health, minimum 10 years’ experience of which 5 years of experience in coordination of health and nutrition program at country level
-   Previous relevant experience in Public health, nutrition, HIV,TB programs, good knowledge of SGBV management,
-   Proved experience in designing and writing project proposals,
-   Excellent analytical and report writing skills,
-   Willingness to travel every month to remote and volatile areas of Somalia,
-   Very enthusiastic and able to work long hours to achieve the objectives of the programme
-   Proactive and dynamic, able to take initiatives and provide inputs
-   Effective communicator at all levels
-   Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment
-   Good IT skills (Windows, Office package and internet)
-   Fluency in English (verbal and written). Fluency in Somali is an added value
-   Previous experience of working in Somalia

Women are strongly encouraged to send their applications.


To apply, send your Application letter with an updated CV (including 3 referents and their current contacts and email addresses) by email Applications should reach CISP not later than 28th of January 2013, 5:00 pm.  The email subject line should be marked: ‘’Application for Technical Advisor/Medical Coordinator’’.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis.

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