Medical Activity Manager – (Explo) at Medecins Sans Frontieres – Switzerland

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. We have been working in Nigeria since February 1996. A Memorandum of Understanding between Medecins Sans Frontieres and the Federal Government of Nigeria facilitates this. We are at present co-operating with the Federal Ministry of Health, State and Local Government departments of health on various health projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Medical Activity Manager – (Explo)

Location: Bauchi
Employment Type: Contract
Type of Contract: fixed term

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Defining, coordinating and monitoring the medical activities under his/her responsibility according to MSF 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
  • Coordinating, assessing and supervising the proper functioning of the medical activities (HIV, TB STIs, SGBV, etc.), according to MSF 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 (individual card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers …) are carried out correctly and according to MSF procedures.
  • Ensuring an efficient pharmacy management and monitoring the rational use of them. In coordination with the project biomedical service 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 doctor, 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 staff under his/her responsibility in order to improve staff capabilities and to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required
  • Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines (i.e. SitReps, medical statistical reports, etc.).,

MSF Section / Context Specific Accountabilities
Objective of the Position:

  • Conduct exploratory mission in Bauchi State to analyse and identify health gaps and potential areas of intervention
  • Conduct hospital assessments in the health facilities in the 3 selected LGAs
  • Support and accompany HP Supervisor in FGDs
  • Collect epidemiological data from State Epidemiologist
  • Collaborate with LoG team in hospital assessment
  • Write medical reports
  • Staff health responsible for Explo team
  • MD, Nurse or Midwife profile

Minimum Requirements

  • Medical Doctor or Paramedical Degree. Desirable specialization or training in Tropical Medicine or related studies.
  • Essential 2 years working experience related to the diploma/degree and previous experience in MSF in the field
  • Essential mission language, local language desirable
  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)
  • Strategic Vision L2
  • Leadership L2
  • People Management and Development L3
  • Service Orientation L3
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L4

Application Closing Date
6th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Applications must be in English and include:

  • Complete CV and Copies of all certificates and diplomas mentioned in the CV.
  • Updated contact details and ID
  • Contact information of the previous employer/s for reference.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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