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Medical Director Job in South Sudan at International Medical Corps

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 underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest 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.
The Medical Director is primarily responsible for the vision, strategy, design, implementation and management of the health programs. The Medical Director will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health teams in the field. The Medical Director will make frequent visits to the field sites to ensure the highest standards of service delivery.
•Supervise expatriate and national medical staff •Work closely with the Country Director and the Senior Program Manager to ensure smooth running of the program •Provide technical guidance and supportive supervision to the program •Strong proposal and concept paper writing capabilities •Ensure international (WHO/SPHERE) and national standards are met while delivering services •Provide technical input during proposal development and technical review, data analysis of reports and feedback to the field management of common causes of morbidity and mortality •Work with Site Managers to ensure that there is a plan for smooth and gradual transition of responsibilities to MoH and that this is implemented •Ensure IMC compliance with Sudanese MoH Basic Package of Health services and protocols for curative, MCH, EPI, health education, disease and nutrition surveillance. •Ensure that PHC, MCH and HIV/AIDS service statistics and all the required reports are properly collected from each health facility and submitted in a timely manner to the immediate supervisor and respective departments appropriately. •Represent IMC at different health cluster, donor, and partners' meetings. •Supervise the required equipment, drugs, medical supplies and furniture needs. •Responsible for training of health care staff including community based traditional birth attendants (TBAs), maternal and child health care workers and other staff on reproductive health and family planning •Any other duties as assigned by IMC
•Academic Medical Degree and MPH with public health background/experience •Skilled in management , supervision and organization •Very good program report writing skills as well as analytical capacities •Excellent representation and coordination skills with MOH, Health Cluster Coordination and other stakeholder •Strong experience in organizing and conducting training and capacity building •Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Email, EXCEL) •Previous working experience in emergency set-up with at least five year experience in an international organization as health program manager •Energetic, independent and motivated to work in resource limited and harsh environment •Not easily disheartened by frustration and delays •Be able to work outside of the 08:00 to 17:00 working mentality •Strong teamwork skills in a multi-cultural setting •Working knowledge of English is a must, knowledge of Arabic would be an asset
• Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language. • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional players • Ability to speak Arabic language a plus.
• Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization • Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization • Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process • While performing duties of the job, the employee frequently works in precarious and remote places. The employee is usually employed in areas of civil strife, which often result in an unstable security environment. Regularly work in outdoor extreme weather conditions
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