International Medical Corps is seeking Central Equatoria State (CES) Team Manager candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Health Systems Strengthening Project that aims to improve institutional capacity, management systems and processes to enable the provision of higher quality health care services.
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. With decades of experience in emergency response and sustainable development projects International Medical Corps stands as a premiere leader in providing assistance at three critical levels of response: (1) relief, (2) recovery and (3) the transition to self-reliance. International Medical Corps has the proven ability to implement robust and accountable programs at all three levels of the program cycle, from relief transitioning through to sustainable development. International Medical Corps' ultimate goal is self-reliance for those we serve in various country settings. We use a comprehensive integrated sector-wide approach, providing innovative and evidence-based solutions toward sustainable development.
• Manages and leads the implementation of institutional capacity strengthening activities in the state of Central Equatoria (CES) and ensures increased coordination of health service delivery and management at the state, county, and boma levels.
• Support the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) and County Health Department (CHD) to coordinate with various non-governmental, international organizations and donors to harmonize planning and efficient resource management.
• Support the development and integration of state and county health plans for increased communication and strengthening of linkages at all levels of the health system; community, county, and state.
• Support the coordination and implementation of trainings and other capacity building activities at the SMOH, CHD, and Village Health Committee (VHC) levels.
• Coordinate and collaborate with other USAID/South Sudan-funded programs to facilitate improved CHD supervision of facility-level management and decision making in CES.
• Work with other project technical staff to ensure functional referral systems.
• Liaise with GOSS and VHC counterparts to increase coordination and communication.
• Ensure the timely and quality completion of all relevant program deliverables and reporting.
• Mentor and support development of supervisees.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Advanced degree in public health, public administration, medicine, or a related field is required.
• Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrated expertise, with substantial experience in South Sudan highly preferred, in facilitation of training and capacity building activities related to systems and institutional strengthening for various stakeholder groups including government counterparts.
• Experience working closely with state and/or county health officials.
• Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with donor and government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, and other program partners.
• Demonstrated success in capacity building of human resource planning and management and/or skills preferred.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and management skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required.
• South Sudanese nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Position is contingent upon funding of award. International Medical Corps is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org and go to our “Careers” page. Find your desired position, click on the position title and complete the application at the bottom of the job description.
Contact: International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC., DC, United States 20005
Phone: +1(202)828-5155 Fax: +1(202)828-5156 Email: International Medical Corps Website: http://www.internationalmedicalcorps.org
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