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

Organisation: Médecins
du Monde (MdM)
Duty Station: Uganda
Gross monthly salary: 3041 Euros
About US:
For more than 40
years, Médecins du Monde (MdM), a campaigning medical organization 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 organization 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
situations.MdM France currently works in more than 30 countries across all
continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual
and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations
(health rights), health and environment.
Job Summary:  The General coordinator will be responsible
for ensuring the delivery of quality programmes, donor and government
relations, fundraising and budget management, security and operations
management, and developing a motivated and professional team. 
In a specific
operational context (downsizing prior to closure of the main project of the
mission), you will have a strong additional focus on working on a handover of
activities to the UNHCR and other possible actors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Management of
operations
·       
Be
responsible for planning the MdM programmes downsizing/re-sizing, in country
strategy, for supervising programme implementation and monitoring and
evaluation system
·       
Supervise
the overall implementation of the different programme activities
·       
Assess
and analyse continuously the overall humanitarian situation in Uganda
·       
Ensure
that the different components of the programmes are consistent and in link with
medical needs and standards
·       
Identify
potential new donors and raise funds for the mission
·       
Be
responsible for proposing and designing the modification of proposals and
potential no cost extension of the projects
·       
Ensure
operational compliance with MdM and donor policies and project objectives
·       
Guarantee
the accomplishment of project objectives defined by the donors is fulfilled and
that contractual obligations are respected
·       
Supervise
the design of MdM annual budgets and revised budgets
Finance and
administration
·       
Supervise
the financial system to ensure that the organization finances are maintained in
an accurate and timely manner
·       
Take
part in the construction of the annual and revised budgetary frame
HR and team
management
·       
Manage
and supervise international and national staff teams
·       
Work
with the administrative coordination team for quality of HR and working
conditions of the entire mission
·       
Define
collective and individual objectives for the coordination team
Partnership and
advocacy
·       
Be
responsible for exploring, identifying, designing and establishing partnership
relations, direct support in supervising the partnership project and capacity
building project activities
·       
Participate
in identifying the possible advocacy goals in country (e.g. GBV for the project
in Bidibidi with HRAPF, LGBTI rights for the project with MARPI)
Security
·       
Be
responsible for the security of people and property for the mission supervision
and organisation of the implementation of safety rules
·       
Pass
information, including security incidents, to RMs (volunteer board delegate to
the mission) and desk officer regularly, and to the security unit
·       
Review
regularly the analysis of the context and of security & safety conditions
Coordination with
stakeholders
·       
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
·       
Draft
and ratify possible reports required by the authorities at national level
·       
Ensure
coordination with national and international health stakeholders, UN bodies and
medical actors, and with advocacy actors
Reporting and donor
relations
·       
Ensure
submission of appropriate, timely high quality proposals and participate in
required donor negotiations in country
·       
Maintain
professional relationship with donor and ensure MdM’s visibility
·       
Send
monthly reports to HQ
Communication
·       
Be
responsible for communication with the head office of MdM, for the quality of
the reports on activities and ensure compliance with procedures for the
exchange of information and reporting
·       
Ensure
smooth communication flows between HQ (including desk officer and RM) and other
missions in the region
·       
Supervise
the organisation of visits to the field for representatives of the head office
·       
Facilitate
media activities in coordination with desk officer and HQ communications
department




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
Significant
experience in managing emergency and development projects as field coordinator or
general coordinator
·       
Significant
experience in working with donors and local partners
·       
Good
sensitivity and experience with administrative and registration issues
·       
Experience
in advocacy would be an asset
·       
Experience
in hard negotiations with local authorities, partners and staff
·       
Experience
in reporting for institutional donors
·       
Ability
to have a global overview of a programme
·       
Ability
to take quick decisions according to the context in coordination with the team
·       
Diplomacy,
strong organizational and management skills
·       
Good
writing and communication skills
·       
Interest
in politically sensitive projects (e.g. abortion, LGBTI rights)
·       
Languages:
English (written and spoken) is mandatory
·       
You are
committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its
non-statutory, NFP model.
CONDITIONS OF
EMPLOYMENT:
Contract :
Fixed-term contract
Duration : 6 months
Starting date: as
soon as possible
Gross monthly
salary: 3041 euros
Premium equal to one
month salary paid in two instalments – minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus
(10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost,
vaccines and visas covered
Guesthouse housing
22.5 RTT (recovery
days) per year
5 weeks of paid
leaves per year
Health insurance (60%
covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
Insurance
(repatriation…)
Médecins du Monde
promotes trainings and internal mobility.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should apply online at the link below
Médecins du Monde
reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for
applications. 
MdM stands up for
the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against
discrimination.
Deadline: 12th September 2020

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