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Medical Coordinator (387 views)

Sana’a and Aden
October 12, 2017

Tasks and responsibilities

Lead in the development of new projects/programs proposals

Organize and report on monitoring/evaluation/assessment and learning (MEAL) for the sector on the mission

Ensure coherence, structure, quality assurance innovation, cost-effectiveness and capacity development for the sector programme and the national teams

Supervise the project teams ensuring planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation and sets targets

Monitor the financial management of the projects, in compliance with INTERSOS’ model and donor regulations

Supervise the delivery of quality project activities reporting, including the findings in terms of impact/changes at

the level of beneficiaries achieved through the project

Attend the sector meetings and represent INTERSOS at central level in sectors and hub meetings; ensure linkage for sub-region and national level meetings

More specifically:

Contribute to the development of INTERSOS health and nutrition strategy in the country, ensuring its consistency with the national and international standardized protocols, policies and guidelines

Supervise the management of all the medical interventions in the country and roll out of medical inventory tools

Liaise with local government and health authorities, non-state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, and donors at national and field site level

Ensure accurate data collection and reporting are submitted in a timely manner for all activities within the program, set up corrective measures in case of need

Work with health and nutrition teams and logistic department to procure and pre-position drugs in a timely manner to ensure adequate supply at the intervention sites

Ensure the supervision of the pharmacy (consumptions, orders, and inventory) in collaboration with the pharmacist and link to the logistic department

Follow up on context and medical-nutrition trend analysis and sharing of key information with HOM and peers, and with health-nutrition coordinator at HQ

Provide relevant capacity building and on-job coaching to the project team(junior national Health-Nutrition PMs)

Ensure PMs are delivering monthly timely, complete and qualitative a comprehensive project reporting (PAT – project appraisal tool) to the health-nutrition and programme coordinators and the HoM

Perform any other related duties as required.


Hold an advanced degree in medicine, public health, or related field

At least 5 years of professional experience working as a technical expert in the area of primary health care or a related field is required, including financial management responsibilities

Prior work experience in Yemen and the Middle East region (highly desirable)

Demonstrate minimum 2 year experience in the implementation of health programming in complex emergencies, including mobile clinics/ primary health care services and emergency health care services

Prior experience in working in complex emergency setting, involving displacement

Familiarity with the health system in Yemen and/or Middle East, especially with primary health care and health outreach services

Experience with donor compliance and reporting, experience in establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with donors and government counterparts

Admin/finance skills, strong representation, negotiation communication and diplomatic skills

Demonstrated experience in coordination, staff supervision, remote management and use of monitoring tools and systems

Readiness and ability to move around in Yemen (North, Central and South)

Excellent computer skills (proven computer literacy, in particular Excel knowledge is a must)

Excellent written and spoken English – knowledge of Arabic would be an asset

Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity, ability to work in stressful environments with heavy work pressure

Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment Ability to adhere to deadlines and respect line management