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.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps is anticipating an OFDA funded emergency response project to cover selected districts in Matabeleland South province. The project focus is on addressing emergency nutrition & WASH needs while building the resilience of vulnerable households.
International Medical Corps is therefore seeking qualified candidates for this project. The positions are contingent upon funding being received from the donor. The incumbents will be based in any of the targeted areas of operation and will be working closely with relevant ministries in Matabeleland South.
Filed Officer is expected to oversee tasks related to the selection of the beneficiaries, monitoring activities, communication with counterparts involved in the project preparation, implementation and evaluation in accordance with the existing regulation of Zimbabwe and Donor requirements.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities in the communities as per donor and organizational guidelines
• Coordinates with Local Authorities and Government line ministries at field level in program areas in ensuring that Nutrition and WASH interventions are well structured and articulated to appropriate target population
• Identifies and conducts trainings at ward level
• Enhances exit strategies for interventions in programming as an assurance of sustainability of the program after the phase-out.
• Ensures that organizational goals, vision and the mission statement are clearly understood and sustained in all areas of operation in the targeted communities
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
• Diploma in a Social Science or health related field
• 2 years of experience in the relevant field
• Ability to work in rural conditions and strong knowledge about Nutrition and integration
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills including word processors and data management software
Qualified and interested candidates are required to submit a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae no later than the 15th July 2016. Please ensure that the job title is in the subject line of the email and submit your application to the following email address:
Proficiency in Ndebele is a requirement for the posts.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.