General Coordinator at Médecins du Monde





Médecins du Monde (MdM - Doctor of the World) is an international humanitarian organisation whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over.
It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.
For 20 years, Médecins du Monde has been involved in Harm Reduction, and is recognised globally for its work in this area.
Since registration in Kenya, 2013, MDM has been working under Harm Reduction project with the aim to strengthen the capacity of Kenyan actors (voluntary organisations, healthcare professionals etc.) and to become a model project for the country.Job description
For Kenya and Somalia the general coordinator work in a triptych with the desk manager at the HQ and the volunteer board delegate in charge of the programme design and follow up.As general coordinator you are in charge of the country team and of the direct management of the coordinators.
More especially your tasks are to:

Manage the coordination team; make collaborative management decisions and to be in charge of the quality of the working conditions of the entire mission
Be responsible for the overall project cycle management in accordance with MdM tools
Be responsible for overall management of support department, supervising compliance of finance, human resources and logistic procedures to MdM rules and regulations
Be responsible for the security and safety of people and property for the mission supervision and organisation of the implementation of safety rules and for ensuring that rules are applied. To pass information to desk manager regularly
Be responsible for raising funds and donors compliance in the field; to guarantee the accomplishment of project objectives defined by the donors is fulfilled and that contractual obligations are respected
Carry out advocacy and negotiations with the national authorities and other key stakeholders (donors, embassies, UN agencies)
Be responsible for communication with the head office of MDM
Be responsible for the quality of the reports on activities and ensures compliance with procedures for the exchange of information and reporting.employment condition

Position based in Nairobi with several movements to Somalia to be filled as soon as possible.


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