Medical Instructor - Somalia

Recruiter: CTG Global
Closing date: 01 Aug 2014
Place of Performance Hargeisa, Galkacyo, Garowe, Bossaso, Mogadishu
Salary: TBA
Starting Date: ASAP

Overview Of  CTG Global
CTG Global is a Personnel Management Service Company specialised in Recruitment, Management Consultancy, and Human Resources in countries experiencing or emerging from armed conflict, natural disasters, or acute social and economic crisis worldwide. CTG Global provides tailored
personnel management support enabling a growing number of public and private sector agencies and individuals to achieve their objectives in complex and challenging environments. CTG Global clients currently comprise UN agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), and different corporate organisations such as security companies.

Position Summary
In 2004, a proposal for strengthening and unifying the United Nations security management system was presented to the 59th session of the General Assembly in Report A/59/365 of 11 October 2004. This resulted in the adoption of General Assembly Resolution (A/RES/59/276, XI, 7-23 December 2004) that created the Department of Safety and Security merging the security management component of the Office of the United Nations Security Coordinator (UNSECOORD), the Security and Safety Services (SSS) and the civilian security component of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) into a single security management framework.

The objective of the SSAFE Somalia training is to assure the quality and effectiveness of the standard safety and security training curriculum capable to respond to the ever-changing perils and menaces affecting UN activities in this country. The SSAFE Somalia training is mandatory for all UN staff before deploying in Somalia.

In addition to the SSAFE Training, the UNDSS Somalia Training Unit also conducts Emergency Trauma Bag (ETB) trainings in order to provide key personnel with advanced first aid skills.

General Functions:
Objective of the Assignment
To provide the In Country SSAFE participants and other UN personnel already deployed in Somalia, with theoretical and practical inputs with regard to Medical First responder and Emergency Trauma Bag Training, as well as Mass Casualty incident Training.

Scope of Work/Expected Output
Under the overall management of Deputy Chief Security Advisor (DCSA) and direct supervision of the FSCO, Training the Medical Trainer will perform duties and responsibilities in accordance with the objectives and activities in the work plan and other duties as requested by UNDSS Training Unit:

Specifically, the duties and responsibilities of the incumbents are:

A. Medical Training
· Provide First Aid Responder Training based on the SSAE Training Module
· Revise SSAFE medical training material and training manual

B. Emergency Trauma Bag Training
· Provide emergency medical first responders training based on the ETB Training Module and baseline skills necessary to respond to a mass casualty incident
· Revise ETB medical training material and training manual
· Provide assistance to DSS Security Advisers (SA), Field Security Coordination Officers (FSCO), key selected UN staff and qualified medical personnel in the ETB use as approved by the chief of the DSS Medical Team.

The consultant will be expected to work as per the below schedule

· ETB Trainings – 8 days x 3 trainings = 24 days
· In Country Module 2/3 Trainings – 5 days x 5 trainings = 25 days
· Total No of Days = 49

Monitoring and Progress Controls

The incumbent will be monitored and evaluated during his/her theoretical presentations and practical scenario debriefing. In addition, the SSAFE students’ feedback will also be used to monitor and evaluate the incumbent.

Final Product / Deliverables

· At least 300 participants trained on First Aid Responder Training based on the SSAFE Training Module for the year 2014 in various duty stations in Somalia

· Revised SSAFE medical training material and training manual in place.

· Revised and updated medical quick reference pocket book for UN Somalia staff in place.

· Standby emergency medical assistance provided during SSAFE training for the organised courses in the year 2014

· Emergency medical first responder training (based on the ETB Training Module and baseline skills necessary to respnd to a mass casualty incident) provided to at least 300 participants.

· Revised ETB medical training material and training manual in place.

· Assistance provided as and when required to the DSS Security Advisers (SA), Field Security Coordination Officers (FSCO), key selected UN staff and qualified medical personnel in the use of ETB as approved by the chief of the DSS Medical Team.

· Assessment reports (material and HR) that includes recommendations on improvement (composition of emergency response team, emergency stocks, training, etc) of UN Somalia current emergency response capacity presented as and when required.

Dates: 10th August to 31st December 2014

Total Number of Days: 49 Days


Academic Qualifications

· Diploma in Registered Nursing

· BTLS, ATLS, and WALS certified

Years of Experience

· Minimum of Three years of professional experience in medical training in trauma life support and emergency care

· Minimum of Two years’ experience in training and development of training materials

· Additional training or experience in a broad range of related fields, such as paramedics including First Aid

· Previous UN medical system / international medical experience or military medical experience with priority in international tasks is highly desirable

· Previous experience in developing emergency contingency plans

· Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) is desirable

· Preferred for SSAFE trained

Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations

· Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of speciality and ability to apply good judgement; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartially and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.

· Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organisational rules and regulations.

· Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new development in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

· Planning and organizing: effective organization and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/acivities.

· Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender.

· Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups.

Other information · The expert will be required to have a personal laptop computer.

Languages · Fluent and excellent writing skills in English

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their application letter via e-mail tocareers@ctgglobal.comwith reference to “BHJOB2678_529” in the subject line. Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.