Tuesday, 24 September 2019
Médecins du Monde
For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.
Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.
MdM has been operating in Myanmar since 1994. Its main programme delivers comprehensive Harm Reduction and HIV/AIDS prevention and care, focusing on the high-risk groups of Drug Users (Kachin State), Female Sex Workers and Men having Sex with Men (Yangon area).
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the general coordinator based in Yangon, you will be the direct line manager of the Kachin coordination team. You will be responsible for coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of programme and operations activities and adherence to logistics, human resources, administration and security procedures of MdM Kachin projects, currently implemented in three operational bases and one coordination office.
More specifically, you will be in charge of:
-planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the MdM programme in Kachin State. You will supervise the overall implementation against contracted outputs and outcomes, and ensure that MdM and donor audits recommendations are carefully followed and implemented
-ensuring the compliance of the harm reduction programme activities with MdM strategy, principles and guidelines, in coordination with the field program coordinator in Kachin and general coordination in Yangon
-ensuring good coordination between the logistics, administrative and programme departments in Kachin, for a smooth implementation of all activities
-participating in the MdM Myanmar strategy and programme design, in implementing management procedures and decisions, and in relaying national coordination decisions and information to Kachin team
HUMAN RESOURCES AND TEAM MANAGEMENT
-line managing the Kachin HR manager to ensure compliance with donor procedures, MdM HR guidelines and the national administrative and legal regulations
-defining the general organisation of the intervention sites and teams, managing and supervising the Kachin coordination team
-ensuring smooth communication between team members and ensuring that all staff benefit from clear and measurable objectives and development plans
-making sure that MdM Myanmar guidelines and procedures are in line with MdM France and are updated regularly with the HR Coordinator
-ensuring the appraisal of your direct team according the MdM France HR policy (annual or at end of contract).
-managing the Kachin logistics manager, who receives technical management from the logistics coordinator in Yangon, to ensure high quality supply chain and asset management
-ensuring procurement processes in Kachin in compliance with donor and MdM regulations
-guaranteeing, through Kachin logistics manager, that fleet management processes in Kachin comply with donor and MdM security rules
-ensuring that all programme items are properly handled at the end of the programme whether through donations or transfer
ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCE SUPERVISION
-managing the Kachin finance manager, who receives technical support management from the finance coordinator in Yangon, to ensure compliance with donor and MdM financial procedures
-being responsible of the overall budgets which includes also transparency of fund use and all programmatic expenditures
-giving approval for expenses, based on donor procedures and MdM internal guidelines
-developing the new budget proposals for donors, preparation of annual budgets and monthly budget follow-up analysis
RELATIONS WITH GOVERNMENT, DONORS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
-representing MdM in Kachin State and working in close coordination with senior national staff and coordinators to ensure consistent and relevant MdM representation
-carrying out frequent representation activities to build and maintain a supportive environment for MdM programmes in Kachin, in close collaboration with the national initiatives piloted from Yangon
-representing MdM with local donors and playing a lead role in organising donor visits in Kachin
-ensuring a quality partnership with relevant organizations engaged in harm reduction activities and local authorities
SAFETY AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT
-being responsible for the safety and security of MdM team members, sites and goods in Kachin State
-being responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of MdM teams in a context where staff involved in Harm Reduction activities can be subject to harassment by local authorities
-regularly conducting analysis of the context and security conditions, in order to shape and adapt safety and security rules with the approval of the general coordinator
-ensuring the implementation of security rules and procedures, including providing briefings about safety and security when required
REPORTING and COMMUNICATION
-being responsible for regular reporting on the MdM activities implemented in Kachin state; ensuring that all Kachin sites submit reports in a timely and qualified manner
-supervising the drafting of donor reports for activities implemented in Kachin, and of narrative, financial, intermediary and final reports
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Status : Employee
Contract : Fixed-term contract
Duration : 12 months
Starting date: 01/07/2019
Gross monthly salary: 3042 euros
Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments - minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
Punctual teleworking agreement (after 6 months)
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
At least 3 years project coordination experience in development/humanitarian context
Extensive experience in project cycle management, management tools and M&E mechanisms
Team manager with a strong leadership
Experience in partnership development with local authorities
Past experience in HIV/Harm Reduction related interventions is an asset
Past experience with Global Fund and/or USAID funds is an asset
Knowledge of Myanmar region/environment a strong asset
Languages : excellent English writing/speaking skills
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
TELEPHONE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.