DEPUTY PROJECT COORDINATOR
Application deadline: 22nd April 2019
Industry: International Non Governmental Organization
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa , Kenya, Kenya
1 - 2 years experience
MSF Switzerland (MSFCH) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to populations in need. In partnership & collaboration with the Mombasa County Department of Health, MSFCH implements ‘Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare’ services at the Mrima health facility in Likoni, sub-county of Mombasa. The objective of the activities are to increase access to quality maternal & neonatal health care services to contribute in improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
Job Title: DEPUTY PROJECT COORDINATOR
Location: Likoni sub county of Mombasa
Length of contract: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance (includes 3 month probationary period)
The Project Coordinator (PC) delegates on an ad hoc basis, responsibilities to the Deputy Project Coordinator (DPC) according to objective criteria, taking into consideration sustainability in the treatment of the different dossiers. In general terms, the Deputy Project Coordinator will assist the PC in engaging various project stakeholders, including the Mombasa County Ministry of Health, local authorities, other health providers, community leaders, and other NGOs. The DPC will also assist the PC in planning project objectives and priorities, by identifying the population’s health needs, and analyzing the project`s context, risks, and constraints. He/she will contribute to the supervision, monitoring and follow-up together with the PC of all aspects of the projects in order to ensure its efficient and smooth functioning.
Main Tasks include, but not limited to:
·Contribute to the analysis of the political, humanitarian, economic and social context in project area in order to ensure that MSF's charter, policies and image are respected with regards to national employees, populations, authorities and partners.
·Contributes to the planning, supervision, monitoring and follow-up, together with the PC, of all aspects of the project, according to the project plan, MSF operational policy, and main strategic lines.
·Participate in the security management in the project, by maintaining a network of local and national security interlocutors, and by updating the security guidelines.
·Upon request of the PC, represents MSF within the project limits (local authorities, media, governmental and non-governmental bodies, etc.) and negotiates collaboration agreements.
·Support the PC in planning and organizing the project’s human resources, participate in their day-to-day management, and in the induction of new staff.
·Participate in exploratory missions according to the PC’s indications, in order to better comprehend context, priorities, constraints, and population needs.
- Preferably a medical or paramedical qualification or university-level studies.
- Essential previous experience of at least two years required in the field of humanitarian aid with MSF or other NGOs;
- Experience in team management.
- Strategic vision;
- People Management;
- English & Kiswahili fluency, written & spoken;
- Essential computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, & Internet Browser).
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents on or before 22nd April 2019;
We apologize that due to the volume of applications we receive; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
(MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/recruitment or training fee)