Organization: International Medical Corps
Closing date: 31 Aug 2016
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.
International Medical Corps is responding to the crisis in Northern Mali since 2013. While the security situation remains volatile in the whole country, International Medical Corps is supporting the Malian government in improving and strengthening the health systems through capacity building, infrastructure and workforce development, and technical assistance. Since 2015, International Medical Corps is seeking to transition from emergency to sustainable longer term development programming in Mali.
The primary function of the Program Reporting Officer includes supporting the Deputy Country Director-Programs in the implementation of program activities, proposal development, reporting and building effective monitoring systems to collect basic information about activities and ensure project quality assurance and consistency of all current and future projects across the Mission.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:
- Program Support (for current OFDA and CDC program and additional program as funding becomes available )
• Ensure that programs are in compliance with laws; local, state, and external rules and regulations
• In close coordination with the DCD-Program, and in consultation with all IMC M&E officers of all current and future projects review existing monitoring and evaluation systems and develop harmonized systems that will ensure quality program implementation and reporting for the mission as a whole.
• Oversee the systematic and continuous data collection and analysis on the progress of activities over time and monitor results in terms of timeliness, quality, accuracy in line with the logical framework approaches (LFAs) best practice and project documents;
• Monitor the M&E submissions, ensure that an appropriate ordering of the data/materials is made and ensure its translation into the appropriate language.
• Provide guidance to national program staff to ensure successful implementation and reporting of all current and future programs, grants and contracts when appropriate
• Monitor the progress of each project and assist with the identification of issues and prepare succinct presentation of this information for the weekly Senior Management team (SMT).
• Contribute in responding to donor inquiries regarding program activities
• Coordinate the production of various informational grant program-related documents upon request by senior management
• Attend and Lead the weekly SMT meetings.
• Actively contribute in writing new project proposals for institutional and private donors;
• Identify program funding opportunities and securing donor meetings for Country Director;
• Assist all field programs when needed
• Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed.
2.Grant management Program Support (for current OFDA and CDC program and additional program as funding becomes available )
• Assist in the coordination of detailed plans at the start of funded projects, which is consistent with program documentation (grant document and proposal)
• Ensure and disseminate information on International Medical Corps small grant procedures, contracts, review protocols and country specific strategy.
• Ensure the compilation, review and submission of timely, compliant and consistent reporting to International Medical Corps’ requirements
• Assist the budgets’ holders in flagging significant deviation from the program implementation plan and estimated expenditures; alert relevant staff
• Attend coordination meetings on behalf of the organization, gather and share information, develop and nurture contacts within the donor community, government and other NGOs as appropriate
• Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors
• Maintain frequent communication with Project Managers to ensure program activities and objectives are communicated
• Interface with national government and relevant agencies as necessary
• Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
• Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Other duties as assigned.
• The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Compliance & 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.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
• Extensive donor experience, specifically with: OFDA, USAID, ECHO, DFID, UNICEF, FFP and other private donors
• Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development and/or in a relevant field of study
• A good understanding of humanitarian aid and development programming
• Self-motivated, positive attitudes, flexible and adaptable to the needs of team and organization
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Good computer skills- Microsoft Office including excel
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Experience in working remotely and supporting field based team
• Experience of working in Health and Nutrition sectors
• Good level of numeracy and understanding of budgets and financial reports
• Experience working in international humanitarian sector
• Fluency in both French and English
• Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language.
• Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders and other related regional key stakeholders.
How to apply:
Please go to:
https://careers.internationalmedicalcorps.org/Careers.aspx?adata=EJg3CqHA30pxWFoAwB3Po4kCgGpqrFu4ss8XdPQorsHNLPu3GOWOYFjfyC0fFAmb5sx9ZBXACNA5XehYZE%2bQSM8ijUu3Ou2QrXWa65PGOLHruP7RzqK%2bGPXEDTNB9bNBLGvOu%2fjX4aywKtrnABpW3qZZTnT4TygovXPCAEvREX2qGEpt05dapLfLT93R5XzCfQ%3d%3d follow the instructions for applying online.