Job Offer: Medical Team Leader Job at International Medical Corps – NewJobs Cameroon

    Job Offer: Medical Team Leader Job at International Medical Corps – NewJobs Cameroon


    International Medical Corps
    Closing date
    21 Sep 2022

    The Medical Team Leader’s prime responsibilities will be to manage the day-to-day running of
    activities of the WHO project financed by the Peace Building Fund (PBF) which targets
    Peacebuilding and violence reduction in communities in the Far North Region, through
    inclusive health and social interventions. 
    Through this project, international medical Corps will
    improve the capacity of health care facilities through training, provision of medical equipment and
    supplies as well as staffing arrangements. Offer free access to quality healthcare to the population
    through trained and motivated staff with appropriate equipment and finally reduce morbidity and
    mortality to common diseases.


    1. Program Management

    Work closely with the Far North Field Coordinator, senior management and field teams to
    determine the operational needs of the medical and nutrition program within the scope of the
    Work closely with the program teams and regional delegation of public health to organize
    and conduct the training for healthcare staff and ensure that all trainings completed are
    appropriately applied;
    Ensure the clinical quality in the implementation of activities and services to service
    providers in line with International Medical Corps’ ethos and values as well as MoH
    Liaise with to the field Coordinator to provide support and to ensure consistency of
    approach and delivery across the project sites
    Work with the program team and M and E teams to design and implement a reporting
    system to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the WHO/PBF
    project as well as trends in mortality and morbidity
    Support the district in the supervision of trained health facility staff
    Work with program coordinator, field Coordinator and program teams to plan for future
    program directions in terms of beneficiary needs, new sites, and activities
    Work with field teams and logistics to procure program supplies in a timely manner to
    ensure adequate supply based on site consumption while adhering to national drug protocols
    and program budgets
    Support health facilities to analyze pharmacy reports to monitor drug consumption per site
    Regularly update the field coordinator, program director and program teams on progression
    of project deliverables and indicator progress according to targets
    Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed


    2. Representation

    Attend health coordination meetings, as well as other program coordination meetings such
    as program management (PMT) meetings and pipeline meetings which are relevant to the
    program monitoring
    Represent the organization at task force meetings, assessment missions, regional
    coordination meetings, WHO coordination meetings, INGO field coordination meetings
    Serve as a liaison with the Health District Office on matters related to the project to ensure
    programmatic accountability
    Ensure maximum visibility of the WHO amongst the humanitarian community
    Lead the production of reports at site and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information
    provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.
    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

    3. Human Resources Management

    Assist in the selection and training of volunteer health staff, in coordination with the district
    health services;
    Supervise the day-to-day health staff to ensure smooth and effective project implementation

    4. Security

    Ensures application and compliance of security protocols and policies
    5. 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


    Medical degree; preferably with a Master’s in Public Health.
    Minimum of three years of experience required in emergency health programs
    Previous NGO experience
    Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written
    Must have excellent self-motivation skills
    Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
    Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
    Proven capabilities in leadership required
    Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills
    Ability to speak both French and English
    Updated registration license from MOH to practice medicine in Cameroon
    Be of Cameroonian nationality.

    Code of Conduct As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a
    culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of
    International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those
    If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own
    conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient
    knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor
    compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International
    Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment,
    Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support
    employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.
    Safeguarding It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect
    populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children.
    This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation
    and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any
    form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of
    Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If
    you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or
    Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.
    Equal Opportunities 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.
    International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary
    transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to
    International Medical Corps at the website for reporting misconduct:*. Please do not submit your CV or application
    to this website, it will not be considered for review.

    Application process:
    Application files including: Cover letter and CV, 3 References and copies of relevant
    supporting documents to the application should be forwarded at International Medical Corps
    to the following address e-mail: [email protected]


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