Médecins du Monde

General Coordinator

Médecins du Monde

Job Description

You are responsible for the overall management of the MdM Nepal mission. You co-Design MdM's overall strategy in Nepal and provide leadership of the country program.

You directly manage five employees and your main activities are the following:
  • development and delivery of quality programs
  • partner, donor and government relations
  • Fundraising and budget management
  • security and operations management
  • development of a motivated and professional team
More precisely, your main responsibilities are: Project management
  • Ensure that the projects are implemented according to the approved objectives
  • Represent MdM towards all project stakeholders and develop a network of actors working on environmental and urban health issues
  • Provide support, guidance and expertise regarding public health and Environmental Health, to MdM team and local partners which are implementing most of the activities of the project
Strategy, diagnosis, project planning and partnerships
  • Identify potential new areas of partnership/work, develop projects and manage the process of obtaining approval from the authorities
  • Maintain close, transparent and effective collaboration with the existing partners to ensure proper implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project
  • Be responsible for exploring, designing and establishing partnerships
  • Maintain and reinforce the collaboration with the local authorities
  • Develop an advocacy strategy and ensure its implementation
HR management
  • Ensure the overall HR management of the entire mission and the direct management of 5 employees
  • Ensure consistency with Nepal labour laws in all HR issues
  • Ensure that appropriate Human Resources, legal issues, administrative, financial and logistics procedures are implemented and maintained in accordance with the MdM rules and guidelines
  • Ensure the professional development of the staff
Security and Disaster Management
  • Supervise the implementation of appropriate security guidelines and procedures
  • Analyse political and humanitarian issues and consider strategies and immediate response
  • In case of natural disaster alert: monitor developments, maintain communication trees (mission, region and HQ), attend Coordination and clusters meetings and prepare possible responses
Financial Management and Administration
  • Elaborate the annual budgets, monthly fund requests and budgets for proposals
  • Oversee budget follow-up ensuring that Country Programmes are implemented within their budget
  • Ensure proper management of MdM and donor funds, compliance with international standards, implement MdM and donor guidelines and procedures
  • Supervise the process of renewing different MoU
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations and yearly audit recommendations
Reporting
  • Supervise and prepare reports and proposals for different donors
  • Maintain regular reporting to HQ
Representation, fundraising and networking
  • Represent MdM to local authorities, international donors, international organisations and other NGOs
  • Explore funding opportunities and network with donors
  • Carry out negotiations with the authorities and other stakeholders to ensure compliance with agreements and contracts
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