International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those struck by disaster no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions, working with them to recover, rebuild and gain the skills and tools required for self-reliance. To learn more about our mission visit: https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/who-we-are
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 Doro, Gendrassa and Kaya Refugee Camps, in Maban County Upper Nile State. The project is funded by UNHCR and Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (BPRM). 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 Manager is primarily responsible for the design, implementation and management of the emergency health interventions / programs. He/she will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health and nutrition teams in the field. The Health manager will be based in Bunji, Maban County and will be responsible for the technical management of International Medical Corps’ health program in the Kaya, Gendrassa and Doro refugee camps 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 program in the field. Guided by the Medical Director, the Health Manager will ensure timely execution of health program activities based on assessed and verified needs. He/she will also supervise a health 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) to monitor the progress and incorporate lessons within the health 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 functions below with minimal supervision.
Job knowledge: Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the responsibilities specific to the job, as well as the ongoing capacity to stay abreast of changes in job function
Interpersonal/Communication Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other employees. Maintains good work relationships both internally and externally and has the ability to work productively as a team.
Situational Judgment: Demonstrates the ability to make good decisions about what should be done given a specific situation. Thinks carefully before taking action and behaves appropriately for the circumstances.
Problem Solving Skills: Demonstrates the ability to use creativity, reasoning, past experience, information and available resources to resolve issues.
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 standards to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
Leadership: Takes responsibility for actions, decisions, and outcomes. Can confidently take the lead role on a team, if and when necessary.