Roving Program Director at International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian 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, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Roving Program DirectorProgram BackgroundInternational Medical Corps (IMC) in Nigeria is seeking an experienced Roving Program Director – who will lead the emergency program at IMC Nigeria most importantly in Borno state by ensuring that IMC's programming in Nigeria contributes to organization's vision of "Relief to Self-reliance."The Emergency Program Coordinator, under the direct supervision of the Country Director, is expected to provide leadership and guidance to the country office’s efforts in emergency programming that is evidence based, aligned with national protocols, and supports the international community’s strategies to ensure that IMC’s role and mandate in the country are appropriate to the programming context.The Program Director will supervise the Nutrition Coordinators, Emergency Program Coordinator, Program Manager, and M&E CoordinatorJob SummaryThe Roving Program Director will travel 75% of his working time.The primary function of the Roving Program Director is to support the Country Director in providing technical oversight to all projects and operational support to the country field sites.As part of the senior leadership team, the Program Director also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of overall country programs in collaboration with the country senior leadership team, in addition to program development and reporting responsibilities.The Program Director will conduct frequent visits to the various program sites to support the field sites.Essential Duties And ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, the Program Director must be able to perform each essential function:Program Development:With the Country Director and supported by the Field/Project Managers, lead the development of project proposals for major donors in Nigeria.Program Management:Manage the programs in ensuring their objectives and achieving impact are metIn collaboration with the Senior Programmatic staffs, lead the development of concept notes, project proposals, budgets, and donor reports to expand the program portfolio of the missionMaintain working relationship with the GoN line ministries, the UN agencies, health advisors, and relevant clusters and interface with them on a regular basisProactively oversees all projects in country through all components of the project management cycle, identifies needed areas for quality improvement and initiates communication between technical, Operations and finances leads in country and with global International Medical Corps departments (e.g. technical units, finance, logistics and operations),Provides technical support and oversight to all Senior Programmatic staffsEnsure donor compliance in implementation of projectsEnsure strict compliance with donor contract requirements/ reporting deadlinesGuide and support curriculum development and training for programmatic staffs and local partnersLiaise with relevant stakeholders on IMC programs in NigeriaMonitor humanitarian crisis in Nigeria in collaboration with the EPC, performing field assessments when necessary, and advise CD of response optionsIn collaboration with the M&E Coordinator, Technical Coordinators in country and at IMC global departments and the Field Coordinators, oversee the collection and timely reporting of all programs according to internal and donor requirementsRepresentation:Attend coordination meetings relevant to country programsAttend sector working group meetings including (but not limited to) health, nutrition, Protection, Food security and WashRepresent the organization at any task force meetings, UN coordination meetings, INGO coordination meetings, as appropriateEnsure maximum visibility of the organization amongst the GoN/NGO/UN communityContribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actorsHuman Resources Management:Assist in the selection, recruitment, and training of medical/paramedical staff;Supervise, orient, monitor, and evaluate all medical and paramedical expat staff of the mission;Maintain open lines of communication with all field staff and service departments.Ensure close supervision and guidance of project and/or officers;Work with field coordinators and project officers to address programmatic challenges;Supervise directly two expatriates and one national staff: one Reporting Officer, one M&E Coordinator (expatriates) and an M&E assistant.Training/Capacity Building:Determine training needs for Programmatic staffs and facilitate the participation of these staffs in necessary trainings in order to build capacity and increase job responsibilitiesAdvocate and plan for professional development for Programmatic staffsWorking Relationship:Maintain regular communication with Country Director, other Senior Leadership Team members and Field senior staffs to ensure program activities and objectives are achievedWork with Country Director, Logistics Coordinator, Finance Admin Director to ensure the coordination of timely delivery of program supplies and expenses are within budgetParticipate in routinely scheduled calls with International Medical Corps headquarter and associated department staff to advise on activities and project implementation of projects in NigeriaVerify that all project reports and completed, submitted and the verification of submission shared with the regional desk, projects Kick-off meetings are planned, organized and held on and all aspects of project planning, implementation and completed are carried outCoordinate with FGoN and relevant agencies as necessaryMaintain the contact with HQ Technical Units and plan and organize regular field visitSecurity:Collaborate with Security Manager and CD in order to ensure staff and reputation of the organization are safe and secure at all timeEnsures application and compliance of security protocols and policiesCompliance & Ethics:Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps.As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.Conducts work with the highest level of integrity. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values. 

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