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INTERSOS is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

Job Details
Employer: INTERSOS
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other

1. Terms of reference

Job title


Duty station


Starting date

December 2019

Contract duration

6 Months

Reporting to


Supervision of

Health and Nutrition officer, Wash officer, M&E officer



2. Job description

A. General context of the project

General context of the project

INTERSOS is planning to support the floods affected population and communities in Berdale with the provision of primary health care services through mobile clinic teams; referral health services and health promotion activities.

B. General purpose of the position, responsibilities and tasks

General purpose of the position

Defining, coordinating and monitoring the medical activities under his/her responsibility according to INTERSOS protocols, standards and procedures in order to ensure the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities as well as to improve the health condition of the target population in Berdale.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Ø Coordinating, assessing and supervising the proper functioning of the medical activities according to INTERSOS protocols, standards and procedures and through the correct compilation and analysis of medical data regarding patients health conditions.

Ø Participating in the definition of annual planning and budget for the project and in the follow up of the programs/project.

Ø Supervising and ensuring that medical activities objectives under his/her responsibility are achieved, reporting to the technical referent any problem arising in the service.

Ø Checking all administrative procedures related to patients’ follow-up (card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers are carried out correctly and according to INTERSOS procedures.

Ø Ensuring an efficient pharmacy management and monitoring the rational use of drugs, supervising the appropriate use of medical devices and anticipating future needs.

Ø Preparing the medical orders needed to implement the medical activities under his/her responsibility, and identifying and reporting to the line manager, non-medical support needs (material, infrastructure, transport, etc.)

Ø Coordinating and monitoring the daily working plan of the team under his/her responsibility (absent personnel, vacations, tracking leaves).

Ø Participating in shifts and replaces a staff if necessary

Ø Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department, the associated processes (recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal communication) of the staffs under his/her responsibility in order to improve staffs capabilities and to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required

Ø Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines

3. Position requirements


Bachelor in medicine or public health from a well-recognized institution, with special knowledge in health service management preferred

Professional experience

At least three years of relevant experience as a health officer experience and management skills

Professional requirements

Ø Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills


Excellent Speaking, writing and reading of English

Personal requirements

Ø Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

Ø Demonstrate experience with different donors compliance and reporting

Ø Leadership, people management and development, teamwork and cooperation

Ø Strategic Vision

Ø Service Orientation

Ø Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards and best practices

Ø Somali national, able to work in Berdale district of Bay Region, Somalia.

As a general input to this section, not mandatory requirements are followed by the word ‘‘desirable’’ in brackets. All other requirements are considered as mandatory.


Application process:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit their applications through email to with subject line as “MEDICAL ACTIVITY MANAGER”** by 5th December 2019.

The application should be a cover letter and CV as one document and indicate the title of the position on the subject line this will ensure we capture your application in the right way.

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. One referee must be the applicant’s immediate supervisor.

INTERSOS is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted.

Publish date: 2019-11-30 23:06:02
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