International Medical Corps is currently recruiting for a Technical Director for an anticipated USAID Integrated Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health and Family Planning (MNCH/FP) program in Zimbabwe
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 for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The overall purpose of this activity is improved maternal, youth, and child health and survival in targeted communities and populations. This will be achieved through the following intermediate results:
These intermediate results are expected to be achieved through close collaboration with Zimbabwe’s MOHCC and provincial and district health managers in Manicaland, as well as the Zimbabwe National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC). This activity will incorporate the guiding principles of the CDCS and strategies that seek to strengthen health systems, improve service delivery quality, transform gender relations, and reduce barriers to improved health and health-seeking behaviors.
The Technical Director will be responsible for management of the element related to maternal, newborn and child health and family planning issues of the project, staffing, work planning and reporting.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
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.
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.