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.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Desk Officer works in close collaboration with the Regional Coordinator and the Regional Team to effect a good management, development, supervision, and support of International Medical Corps' Country Programs within a Regional portfolio.
Working under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator (RC) and within the Regional Team assist to coordinate International Medical Corps' emergency relief and development activities and program design and development for the country programs within the regional portfolio, supports in-country teams and provides guidance to International Medical Corps field staff from its Washington, DC, offices with frequent trips to the field. The Desk Officer will also assist in new business development efforts and manage the development of proposals. Additionally, the Desk Officer represents and advocates for International Medical Corps' programs to partners in the international development community, donors and government representatives.
A. Regional team membership
B. Regional program management
Working under the supervision of the Regional Coordinator and with the Regional Team:
C. Program design and development
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily inclusive.