Health Manager at International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Health ManagerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoJob SummaryUnder the Supervision of the Emergency Program Coordinator, the Health Manager will be responsible for designing, planning and providing technical leadership in the implementation of IMC Health activities.He/She will closely work with the Health team, IDPs and all stakeholders (mainly Ministry of Health/ Primary Healthcare Development Agency) to ensure efficient delivery of safe health services in the assigned areas.Main ResponsibilitiesProgramme Management:To take the lead in designing, managing and implementing IMC Health programs in NigeriaWork closely with the Emergency Program Coordinator, senior management and field teams to determine the operational needs of the medical/health programWork closely with the Emergency Program Coordinator to determine the training needs of IMC and health program partner’s staff and develop a capacity building plan to address the gaps.Collaborate with the national health authorities and relevant international health agencies for the development of an approved curriculum to meet training needs as identified in the project areaWork with the program team and health teams to design and implement a reporting system to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the country programs as well as trends in mortality and morbidityWork with government health authorities and international agencies such as WHO to ensure implementation of standardized national health information systemsWork with the Emergency Program Coordinator, field teams, partner agencies and national health authorities for outbreak preparedness and contingency planningWork with Emergency Program Coordinator, senior management and field teams to plan for future program directions in terms of beneficiary needs, new sites, and / or new programsWork with Emergency program coordinator and management team to draft concepts for future funding following the protocols and formats of each relevant donorWork with field teams and logistics to procure drugs in a timely manner to ensure adequate supply based on site consumption while adhering to national drug protocols and program budgetsAnalyse pharmacy reports to monitor drug consumption per site and adjust program as neededSupport the Emergency Programme Coordinator in planning and programme development and application of management tools including the Budget Monitoring Tool.Contribute towards development of relevant health policies, protocols and guidelines to be implemented within the health program at Field/country level.Contribute towards development of programme implementation approaches, strategies and the overall Country Programme StrategyCarry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Emergency Programme Coordinator.Logistics and Budget Management:Provide input in the review of health/medical related procurement requests, approve where appropriate and follow up with the Logistics/Procurement for timely deliverySupport the Health Teams in developing and reviewing activity based budgets for all Health Program and program support componentsReview and monitor all health expenditure on budgets in coordination with the Emergency program coordinatorReview and approve as per authorization level, all health related cash requests from health/medical team in the fieldSupport logistics in developing technical tender/bid documents related to Health Infrastructure constructions, consultancies and conduct technical evaluation of the same.Coordination:Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with local government procedures (e.g. site selection) and do not duplicate or interfere with activities proposed or carried out by the UN or other NGOLiaise with other organizations engaged in similar activities in Nigeria, including the government authorities, UN and other NGOLiaise closely with the Emergency programme coordinator to ensure good integration and synergy of all programme activities.Represent International Medical Corps in external related forums when called upon by the Programme Coordinators or the Country Director.Capacity Building and Human Resource Management:Directly manage the health team and ensure that program activities are completed within the specified timeframe and to acceptable level of technical and program qualityConduct annual staff appraisals to the Health Officer in collaboration with the Emergency Program Coordinator as well as review all Appraisals for staff under the Health OfficerFacilitate Staff Training on areas of Technical Capacity Gaps as captured in the AppraisalsSupport Field Health Team in Capacity Building of the Target Communities, partners ( Ministry of Health), community health workers and Local Authority where necessaryReporting:Compile data/ information for health related donor reports in close coordination with field teams, the M&E Officer/ Manager and the Emergency Program CoordinatorSupport the health team to deliver weekly/bi-weekly updates (OFDA) in a timely manner.Compile all WASH monthly reports (internal) in close coordination with the M&E teamwork with M&E team to develop WASH Indicator Monitoring and Evaluation Tools and review the same regularly to adjust to program Requirements. 

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