The number of migrant and refugee arrivals to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 has reached more than 936,000. International Medical Corps has been working with local partners in Serbia and Greece since August providing medical care, psychological first aid and psychosocial support mainly through Mobile Medical Units (MMUs). As refugees arrive on the Greek islands of Kos, Leros and Samos we are providing medical care and psychosocial support. The MMU staff are also distributing hygiene kits to families and children.
International Medical Corps is seeking a Country Director with demonstrated success in the planning and implementing of humanitarian programs.
The Country Director will take responsibility for the overall strategic planning, program design and implementation and develop country specific strategic plan and proposals for programs that will successfully transition our relief programs to early recovery and transition to more long-term development programs.
The Country Director is directly responsible for the overall strategic planning, human resources, program design and implementation, program support operations, finance, administration, monitoring and evaluation supervision, expansion/development, and required reporting for the country program.
Desired Skills and Experience:
– Minimum of 7 years of project management experience including management, planning, staff development and training skills in emergency / development programs and advanced degree in public health or related field; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
– Significant experience in humanitarian and development programs, mainly in the health field (Health policy, health reforms)
– Comprehensive knowledge and working experience with USAID, World Bank, EU, DfID and other donors
– Minimum financial management including preparing and managing budgets, banking activities, contracts and negotiations
– Experience in developing and managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies
– Skills and knowledge in program sustainability and capacity building, public-private partnerships and project monitoring and evaluation (both quantitative and qualitative methods)
– Strong writing, presentation and program development skills
– Extensive fundraising and representational experience
– Proven capabilities in leadership required
– Strong negotiations, interpersonal and organization skills
– Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and other related regional players
– Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language.
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.