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 areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high 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.
The Deputy Director of Programmes (DDP) – is primarily responsible for implementation, and management of the Ebola response programs at national level. The DDP will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health teams in the field to deliver high-quality health services to the targeted beneficiaries according to determined work plans and program design. S/he will ensure high quality of programming in International Medical Corps Ebola Treatment Units, Community Engagement activities, and any other expansion of the program. S/he will monitor service quality, ensure that all staff are trained and well-supported, pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies are properly managed, and apply clinical-level data to national-level quality improvement efforts.
The DDP will also serve as Head of Office of the response headquarters and report directly to the Country Director of the DRC mission.
Main Responsibilities 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.
1. Technical Monitoring and Program Quality:
2. Program Development:
4. Human Resources Management:
5. Working Relationships:
7. Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
8. Compliance, Ethics and Code of Good Conducts:
Work with Program Audit Unit team to assess implementation of supply chain and procurement planning procedures for existing and future projects, report gaps and propose corrective measures.
Code of Conduct It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
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.