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 currently implementing approximately 10 programs across nine sites in South Sudan. Through nearly 16 health facilities in urban and rural areas, International Medical Corps provides basic health care and integrated service provision, from preventative care to emergency surgery. To address South Sudan’s acute health worker shortage, and foster self-reliance, International Medical Corps trains health professionals and community volunteers. Also, IMC is implementing nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and GBV and public health interventions in South Sudan.
IMC South Sudan is implementing an Integrated Health and Nutrition Services in Aburoch County Upper Nile State. The project is funded by DFID. The grant supports interventions of compressive and integrated primary health care services (PHC) including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS and TB, nutrition, non-communicable diseases, mental health and psychosocial support services and robust community-based disease prevention and health promotion activities targeting mainly refugees and adjacent host community residing around the three camps. The project end date will be June 2019 with possibilities of receiving new funding.
The Health and Nutrition Manager is primarily responsible for the design, implementation and management of the emergency health and nutrition interventions / programs. He/she will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health and nutrition teams in the field. The Health and Nutrition manager will be based in Aburoch, Fashoda County and will be responsible for the technical management of International Medical Corps’ health and nutrition program to ensure the highest standards of service delivery and to ensure programs are in line with internationally accepted standards, relevant South Sudan Ministry of Health standards and IMC’s minimum standards.
He/she will supervise the implementation of International Medical Corps health and nutrition program in the field. Guided by the Medical Director and Nutrition Coordinator, the Health and Nutrition Manager will ensure timely execution of health and nutrition program activities based on assessed and verified needs. He/she will also supervise a health and nutrition team of national staff and community volunteers and provide support in their capacity needs assessment and strengthening. He/she will contribute in developing and implementing health management information system (HMIS) and Nutrition Information System (NIS) to monitor the progress and incorporate lessons within the health and nutrition program. He/she will help organize regular review meetings to assess progress, issues and undertake steps for further improvement at field level.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
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