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 areas worldwide and response to emergencies. 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.
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.
The Health and Nutrition manager is primarily responsible for the design, implementation and management of the emergency health and nutrition programs. He/she will work in collaboration with the senior management team and health and nutrition teams in the field. The Health and Nutrition will be based in Bunji, Maban County and will be responsible for the technical management of International Medical Corps’ health and nutrition 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 and/or relevant South Sudan Ministry of Health standards.
He/she will supervise the implementation of International Medical Corps nutrition program (CMAM) initiatives in the field. Guided by the Nutrition Coordinator, the Health Nutrition Program Manager will ensure timely execution of nutrition program activities based on assessed and verified needs. He/she will also supervise a nutrition and health teams of national staff and community volunteers and provide support in their capacity needs assessment and strengthening. He/she will contribute in developing and implementing nutrition information system to monitor the progress and incorporate lessons within the 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 functions below with minimal supervision.
Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.