ERT – Health Manager

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Full Time
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Date Posted
South Sudan
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Work as part of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) to achieve the overall goal of reducing excess morbidity and mortality in South Sudan by delivering quality emergency health care in all ERT locations. This will be by participating in rapid health assessments and assisting in the project design and direct implementation of health interventions. These may include setting up and running health facilities, conducting vaccination campaigns, and outbreak response. Health managers provide supervision and training to local staff to capacity build them to implement the programmes. Other aspects of the role include data management and report writing, stock management, and coordination with other partners to monitor the overall health situation in the country. The health manager is to provide supervision to the various emergency responses to ensure patients are diagnosed and treated according to the Ministry of Health Guidelines.

- Clinical degree or diploma (nurse, midwife or doctor) - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). - 2 years post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience. - Experience working in a health programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context. - Ability to manage project implementation and to work effectively in a wide variety of situations. - Able to develop relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, other agencies and local authorities. - Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels. - Team-player with good inter-personal skills and excellent organisational skills.
To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair page (link above). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.