Job Opening for Emergency Project Coordinator at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent medical aid organization based in Dakar, Senegal. ALIMA has three principal areas of expertise: providing medical care in humanitarian crises, supporting the development of national medical organizations, and conducting operational research to bring medical innovation to the field. Job Title:  Emergency Project CoordinatorJob descriptionThe Project Coordinator works as part of the country coordination team and is based in the field project, leading and managing project activities and teams:   Responsibilities Definition and implementation of ALIMA medical activities: Responsive to the medical needs of the community in the field, the project coordinator leads the definition of the intervention strategy:Is responsible for implementation of project activities by coordinating the optimal use of medical, logistical, financial and human resources.Supports the team in the analyses of medical data, activity indicators and quality of care.Ensures the continuity and coherence of the health structures medical, paramedical and logistics activities.Is responsible for the implementation of the team health policy.Supporting and leading the field team: organise the team's work, ensure they are aware of the challenges of the mission and facilitate their participation in the momentum of the association.Create a spirit of trust and collaborationDelegate responsibilities to the different managers in the team and adapt his/her support to each of themLead regular team meetings and ensure communication is at its peak at all timesTypically manages a direct team composed of: a Logistics Manager, a Medical Activity Manager, an AdministratorMonitoring and assessment of activities, objectives and resources: monitor indicators and developments in the situation to ensure that operational strategy is aligned with the resources deployed and the needs of our patients.Security of teams and operations:Directly responsible for gathering information in order to analyse the local context and understand the implications for the team and operations securityensure that field security measures are in place, understood by all the teams and adapted to the evolution of the situationensure communication with the coordination team on matters relating to security to help analyze better the situation with all information at handmonitor the situation in the field through advanced networking and relationship building with all the parties present (authorities, power groups, community groups, ministry of health representatives, ….)foster the involvement of the team he or she is leading in understanding the environment they are working in and sharing relevant information as they ariseNetworking: develop and maintain a network of contacts, including any partners and the authorities in order to be able to take appropriate action as the situation evolves.Representing ALIMA on project issues towards local communities, authorities & their counterparts and towards UN agencies and other nongovernmental organizations in the project area while taking into account the goals, objectives and strategy for the mission as a whole.Promoting ALIMA’s identity and principles as an independent humanitarian medical organization.Negotiating with different actors and stakeholders.Financial Management and reportingContribution to create, review and update policies and reports such as country policies, annual plans and trimester reports.Preparing and monitor project proposals, budgets and evaluations.In collaboration with the Project Administrator, ensuring correct implementation of the administration including bookkeeping, national staff salary administration and cash flow planning.Provide regular monthly reports on programmatic, security and contextual matters.Liaising with the country management team as appropriate  

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