Medical coordinator (F/M) – Malaysia At Médecins du Monde



For more than 40 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 30 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’s mission in Malaysia is providing technical and capacity building support on sexual and reproductive health and rights, mental health and psychosocial support, and gender-based violence to local implementing partners.

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the general coordinator and in collaboration with the health advisor based at headquarters, you are responsible for designing, planning, implementing, adapting and monitoring health activities. You directly manage the medical team.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Participate in the definition of the country strategy led by the general coordinator and drive the medical and technical aspects in the development of this strategy
  • Design, plan, implement, adapt and monitor the programme’s health activities
  • Ensure the quality and relevance of health activities, supervise the collection and analysis of medical data
  • Recruit, manage, train, and motivate the medical team
  • Ensure the management of pharmaceutical products
  • Carry out health needs assessments and evaluations of medical partners
  • Cooperate with the administration team regarding budgeting and supervise the medical purchase process
  • Represent MdM with authorities, partners and other NGOs on health issues
  • Participate in the writing of proposals and reports.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Status : Employee

Contract : Fixed-term contract
Starting date: as soon as possible and until 31 December 2023
Gross monthly salary: 3 119 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
Guesthouse housing
22.5 recovery days per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
Insurance (repatriation…)
Teleworking agreement for positions eligible to telework: 110 days/year (2.5 days teleworking on average per week) with a minimum of 1 day per week onsite
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SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
Medical degree: MBBS, nurse diploma or midwife diploma
Minimum five years’ experience, including humanitarian project/field experience in at least one of the following components: sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender based violence, mental health and psychosocial support, or commmunity health
Understanding of the country healthcare system, and the national health context, capacity to analyse a health context, health problems and data
Cultural awareness and sensitivity skills
Ability to listen, ability to make and share decisions
Ability to take initiative
Writing and communication skills
Languages: fluent English (written and spoken) mandatory
You embrace the core values and support the proactive philosophy of Médecins du Monde.

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.

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