Medical coordinator (M/F)

Employer: M├ędecins du Monde
Location: Nigeria - Maiduguri
Closing date: 31 Aug 2017


Under the responsibility of the general coordinator, you guarantee that the medical activities implemented are in line with MdM’s strategy and you are responsible of every medical aspect of the program.

You are supervising the health program coordinator, database officer and pharmacist concerning technical aspects and health activities implementation.

More specifically, you:

-Drive the medical and technical aspects in the development of MdM’s strategy and make sure the different components are in accordance with donor obligations.
-Participate in the implementation of medical activities in link with the needs.
-Conduct rapid health assessments when requested.
-Analyse the medical data received on a weekly basis, and provide feedbacks.
-Are responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the medical program.
-Supervise the medical team, responsible for ensuring the team capacity building and ensure that recruitments are completed on time.
-Organise regular meetings with the medical teams as well as performance evaluation.
-Ensure the supervision of the medical stock and logistic chain for medical purchase.
-Participate in the different intern and extern meetings, especially on health and nutrition cluster meetings.
-Lead on liaison with the Minister of Health authorities and participate in the identification of MdM operational partner for Gender Based Violence component.
-Participate in the writing of donor’s activity reports and proposals.

Status : Employee

Contract : Fixed-term contract

Duration : 6-9 months

Based in Maiduguri, with movements to Abuja
Position to be filled as soon as possible
Single posting


Medical Doctor
Significant experience in public health and/or project coordination
At least 5 years of experience in non-profit sector, with minimum 2 years in humanitarian response
Experience in working within the cluster system
Knowledge in primary health care and sexual reproductive health
Experience in supervising health promotion activities and some basic mental health activities
Experience in working with local authorities, partners
Ability to manage a multi-national team
Ability to have a global overview of a program
Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability
Excellent organizational skills
Good writing, computer and communication skills
Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
Languages: fluent English is required
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.


M├ędecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.

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