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Medical Activity Manager At INTERSOS

Date Posted: 12/Aug/2019
Deadline: 17/Aug/2019

INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world's poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates, supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralised offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are: the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts. 

Intersos, established in 1992, is recognised by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it is privileged to hold an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

Medical Activity Manager

Duty station Maiduguri with frequent travel to Bama, Dikwa, Ngala and Magumeri LGA
Starting date 01/09/2019
Contract duration Until 12/09/2020
Reporting to Project Medical Referent (international staff)
Supervision of 5 Clinical Supervisors
2. Job description
A. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks
General purpose of the position

Defining, coordinating and monitoring the medical activities under his/her responsibility according to INTERSOS protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health condition of the target population

Main responsibilities and tasks

  • Coordinating, assessing and supervising the proper functioning of the medical activities according to INTERSOS protocols,
  • standards and procedures and through the correct compilation and analysis of medical data regarding patients health
  • conditions
  • Participating in the definition of annual planning and budget for the project and in the follow up of the programs/project.
  • Supervising and ensuring that medical activities objectives under his/her responsibility are achieved, reporting to the
  • technical referent any problem arising in the service
  • Checking all administrative procedures related to patients’ follow-up (card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers
  • ...) are carried out correctly and according to INTERSOS procedures
  • Ensuring an efficient pharmacy management and monitoring the rational use of drugs, supervising the appropriate use of
  • medical devices and anticipating future needs. Preparing the medical orders needed to implement the medical activities
  • under his/her responsibility, and identifying and reporting to the line manager, non-medical support needs (material,
  • infrastructure, transport, etc.)
  • Coordinating and monitoring the daily working plan of the team under his/her responsibility (absent personnel, vacations, tracking leaves ...). Participating in shifts and replaces a staff if necessary
  • Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training,
  • performance evaluation, development and internal communication) of the staffs under his/her responsibility in order
  • to improve staffs capabilities and to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines

3. Position requirements
Advanced university degree in medicine or other paramedical studies. Desirable specialization in Tropical Medicine or a degree
in Public Health

Professional experience
Minimum 2 years relevant work experience as Medical referent in the humanitarian sector especially in fragile and unstable

Professional requirements

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Demonstrate experience with different donors compliance and reporting
  • Leadership, people management and development, teamwork and cooperation
  • Strategic Vision
  • Service Orientation
  • Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards and best practices
  • Languages Fluency in English

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