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Medical Coordinator Angola

Health

LOCATION

Angola

PUBLISHED

2019-05-23

CLOSING DATE

2019-06-16

LANGUAGE

Portuguese

EXPERIENCE

3 years min

CONTRACT

Employee contract

VACANCY DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the management of the PHC Project in Lovua settlement, a newly Congolese refugee settlement with a total population of about 20.000 people.
 

GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE OF INTERVENTION:

 Lovua –Dundo, Angola
 

ORGANIZATION CHART:

The successful candidate will be part of the Humanitarian Coordination team and reports to the Project Coordinator.
 

FUNCTIONS:

·        Responsible for the overall management of the PHC program in Lovua Settlement, where MdM runs three primary health care clinics.

·        Management of the medical team (doctors, nurses, nutritionists and pharmacists).

·        Responsible for the management of the community-based component of the PHC program in Lovua Settlement.

·        Responsible for the management of the main pharmacy in collaboration with the local pharmacist.

·        Oversee and ensure that the referral system is functioning according to the needs by maintaining good relations with the local hospitals.

·        Ensure the monitoring of activities and results through epidemiological data collection data from the PHC program; carry out morbidity and mortality analyses for Lovua Settlement; draft weekly and monthly activity progress reports; review and create new tracking tools if needed.

·        Represent MdM at relevant coordination meetings and bilateral meetings with local health authorities and partners.

·        Coordinate with other health actors in the emergency response in order to cover any existing gaps.

·        Prepare capacity building sessions for MdM team members.

·        Responsible for updating program needs (alert in case of outbreak etc.).

·        Participate in the emergency preparedness of the project through the review of the contingency plans.

·        To actively participate in the writing of donor proposals and progress reports.
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Academic background: Medical Doctor University Degree or Registered Nurse

Desirable: Tropical Medicine Studies/ Public Health Studies / Master in International Cooperation and/or Humanitarian Aid
 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Languages: advanced spoken and written Portuguese, Spanish and English. Valuable: French

Office package: user level
 

EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate must have:
·        At least 3 years field experience

·        Experience in positions with similar responsability, Project management, team management and capacity building

·        Experience in remote areas
 

COMPETENCE PROFILE

Dirección y desarrollo de personas

Capacidad relacional y comunicación

Flexibilidad y adaptación al camboi

Gestión de recursos
 

AVAILABILITY

Starting beginning of June, available at least until December 2019
 

SALARY

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2019-05-23
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