Earn over 3000 Euros monthly as General Coordinator at Médecins du Monde (MdM)

Organization: Médecins
du Monde (MdM)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Gross monthly salary: 3041 euros
About US:
For more than 30
years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to
international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations
at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in
accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in
health-for-all policies. Those working for this independent organisation do not
solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and
rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious
Job Summary:  The General Coordinator  will be responsible for ensuring the delivery
of quality programmes, fundraising and budget management, security and
operations management. You will have a strong additional focus on building and
developing the relationships with national and local authorities and
stakeholders and on establishing procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Supervise the programme implementation
    and the monitoring and evaluation system
  • Continue to work on the mission and
    programmes’ registration process with the Government of Uganda authorities
  • Be responsible for exploring, designing
    and establishing partnership relations
  • Participate in identifying the advocacy
    goals in country and at regional level
  • Continuously assess and analyse the
    overall humanitarian situation in Uganda
  • Supervise the financial system and the
    design of annual budgets and revised budgets
  • Manage and supervise international and
    national staff teams
  • Work with the administrative
    coordination team for quality of the human resources and the working
  • Be responsible for the security of
    people and the implementation of safety rules
  • Participate to the different
    coordination meetings and clusters
  • Carry out negotiations and maintains
    regular relations with the local authorities and other stakeholders (NGOs,
    donors, embassies)
  • Negotiate agreements, work connections,
    MOUs etc. with the local authorities and the possible modifications
  • Identify potential new donors and raise
  • Propose and design the modification of
    proposals and potential no cost extension
  • Maintain RMs (= a Volunteer MdM Board
    Delegate to the mission) and Desk Officer regularly updated on regular
  • Facilitate media activities in
    coordination with desk and HQ Communication Department

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must have experience
    in managing emergency and development projects as field coordinator or
    general coordinator
  • Experience in working with donors and
    with local partners
  • Good experience with administrative and
    registration issues
  • Experience in advocacy would be an asset
  • Ability to take quick decisions,
  • Capacity to take initiatives, strong
    organizational and management skills
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Office pack
  • Interest in politically sensitive
    projects (e.g. abortion, LGBTI rights)
  • Languages:
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • French would be an asset
  • You are committed to MdM’s values as an
    organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 26th November 2019
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