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.
IMC has been implementing a program of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the last 3 years and this program is expanding from 5 health zones in North and Tanganyika provinces to all 10 health zones in Tanganyika. To be able to respond to the need of providing quality programming due to this considerable expansion, IMC DRC mission is recruiting a Program Manager to lead the project for a period of 6 months.
The Program Manager must be able to perform each function with or without reasonable accommodation for the position:
Overall implementation of the AFP project, including achievement of activity targets; coordination with departments, partners and donors (as required); development and implementation of a project-related M&E system; and, preparation of project reports.
Ensure correct use of programmatic resources, including management of project budget line items such as project input (supplies and activities), equipment, and direct project hires. Understanding and operationalizing of project award agreements and donor standards, compliance requirements and regulations (including those related to procurement).
Supervise and mentor field teams through undertaking site visits for monitoring and problem solving.
Keep IMC country office and U.S. Headquarters informed of project successes, challenges, and opportunities through frequent e-mail and Skype communications, participating in country team meetings as well as in discussions with HQ staff.
Contribute to responses as required by donor inquiries during the life of the project, and support any donor visit to the project areas.
Represent International Medical Corps at all relevant coordination meetings at national and provincial levels as appropriate.
Undertake any other responsibilities related to the AFP project as requested by the [state here the title of the IMC staff to whom the PM is directly reportable] in accordance to the employment contract.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation
Personnel management and capacity building
Program Implementation and Development
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.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive
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.