HEALTH MANAGER AND TEAM LEADER (local position) – Cameroon

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The International Medical Corps proposes to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) in providing integrated health services (including mental health, reproductive health), nutrition and food security services to internally displaced persons and conflict-affected host communities in Mbengwi, Njikwa, Fundong, Ako and Ako Health Districts ndop. Targeted beneficiaries receive free primary health care, including mental and reproductive health care, nutritional and food safety services, through health facilities identified as in need according to the needs assessment report.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate delivery of health activities/projects at all locations in the Northwest region supported by IMC.
  • Oversee the efficient use of drugs procured from project funds and provide technical guidance and coordination for the procurement, storage, and use of drugs and medical supplies.
  • Ensure collaboration and coordination between IMC activities and the MOH to ensure a parallel system is not created.
  • Follow up and ensure that health activities are carried out according to Cameroon’s MOH protocols.
  • Working with the access officer, oversee the overall security and access environment for the smooth running of program activities.
  • Represent IMC at all meetings, including regional coordination meetings, cluster meetings and multi-stakeholder meetings.
  • Monitor employee performance and progress on IMCs’ mentoring and training processes.
  • Identify and resolve any issues that could adversely affect the project and report them to the field coordinator, program coordinator, or medical director.
  • Create and maintain good contacts and networks with different stakeholders inside and outside the project to ensure all activities run smoothly.
  • Contribute to writing project proposals as well as drafting concept notes for funders
  • Propose other areas of potential funding opportunities and prepare and submit reports on them.
  • Track the effective presence of staff in healthcare facilities and monitor all clinical activities for compliance with ethics and IMC standards.
  • Ensure smooth progress of programme/project indicators and make necessary changes to redirect indicator achievement.
  • Ensure sufficient and timely availability of medicines and consumables in sufficient quantity and good quality.
  • Complete any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

labor relations

  • Maintain regular communication with field coordinator to ensure health program activities and goals are communicated;
  • Working with the Finance Manager and Logistics Officer to ensure coordination of IMC field programs is implemented smoothly;
  • Representing the IMC at Health and Nutrition Working Group meetings, donor visits and regional level assessment missions;
  • Interface with Department of Health counterparts, Regional Public Health Program Delegate to ensure mutual understanding of programs;

Depiction

  • Work with key donor staff to create and maintain an optimal programmatic relationship
  • Ensure maximum agency visibility in the NGO community;
  • Facilitating the preparation of technical reports and ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of the information provided, as well as ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • Contributing to the creation of a positive image and the overall credibility of the organization, in particular through the application of the mandate, ethics, values ​​and point of view of IMC in relation to other stakeholders

Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years management experience in humanitarian or development settings with at least 5 years INGO program management experience in the same or a similar position
  • Experience in emergency medical care
  • Experience managing health and nutrition programs and working with the Department of Public Health is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to draft consistent proposals and write informed reports;
  • Previous experience managing programs funded by US government agencies, ECHO, UN foundations and private donors is a must, with prior experience in competitive environments an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time, within budget and with expected results. (minimum 2 years experience)

Qualifications:

  • Education: Doctor/Masters in Public Health or equivalent in a related health field
  • Language: Excellent knowledge of English/Pidgin (fluent in spoken and written English)
  • Skills: Basic computer skills (Word, Excel and Internet)
  • Human Resource Management and Development Certification
  • Result and quality orientation
  • teamwork and collaboration

Competence:

  • Ability to respond to multiple priorities in a timely manner and produce high-quality results.
  • Proven decision-making ability
  • Good communication skills
  • Proven successful leadership experience with a multidisciplinary team in a cross-cultural environment, including active mentoring and coaching. Strong leadership, motivational and team building skills;
  • Extremely flexible and able to deal with stressful situations and frustrations

safety and behavior

  • Ensure compliance with security protocols and policies. Consider the security implications of programs and review plans with teams and appropriate stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the program and organization, particularly through compliance with the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, including compliance with Anti-Harassment, Safeguarding and PSEA policies.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned. The duties and responsibilities set forth in this document are representative of the nature and scope of the work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Code of Conduct

In relation to this position, an individual must foster and foster a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of, and adhere to, the International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards.

If it is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own behavior and supervising the work of others; ensuring that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to comply with the standards outlined in the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics; monitor compliance with those you supervise; consistently and fairly enforce the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and policies of the International Medical Corps, including the Safeguards Policy and the Protection Against Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct Policy in the Workplace Policy; Support employees who raise questions or concerns in good faith.

fuse

It is the shared responsibility and obligation of all employees to protect and protect the populations we work with, including adults who may be at particular risk and children. This includes protecting against the following behaviors by our employees or partners: sexual exploitation and sexual abuse; exploitation, neglect or abuse of children, vulnerable adults or LGBTI people; and any form of human trafficking. Employees are also responsible for preventing violations of our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, which may involve conflicts of interest, fraud, corruption or harassment. If you see, hear, or are made aware of any violations of the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics or the Safety Policy, you have a responsibility to report it.

equal opportunity

International Medical Corps is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.

International Medical Corps never requires a fee, payment or other monetary transaction from job applicants. If you are asked for money in connection with this hiring, please report the International Medical Corps to the Misconduct Reporting website: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com*. Please do not submit your CV or application to this website as they will not be considered for verification.*

How to apply

How to apply

Application process:

Application documents including: cover letter and curriculum vitae, 3 references and copies of relevant documents supporting the application should be sent to the International Medical Corps email address: [email protected]

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