Medical Aid for Palestinians MAP-UK, works for the health and dignity of Palestinians living under occupation and as refugees. MAP is seeking three highly skilled staff to be hired and based at MAP’s Gaza office.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Programme Manager
Under the supervision of the Director of Programme (DoP) Gaza, the post-holder is responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation and monitoring of MAP’s emergency response and preparedness programme, including the procurement, storage and delivery of supplies. Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
-Managing MAP’s emergency projects ensuring objectives are achieved, financial and procurement procedures are strictly adhered to, budgets are closely monitored and financial and narrative reports are produced as required
-Overseeing the procurement, delivery and release of MAP emergency items to the hospitals and community. Ensure safe environment and proper inventory for MAP prepositioned items of Drugs and NFIs.
-Supervision of the Procurement Officer and the logistics Programme Assistant (involving management, training and development, mentoring, performance appraisals etc.)
-Establishing and maintaining good working relationships with local partners, international NGOs and UN organizations for the implementation and coordination of emergency response activities.
-Working with MAP colleagues and partners to identify, design and develop new project proposals and concept notes
-Supporting DoP to develop MAP’s annual operational plan for the Gaza Strip ensuring compliance with programming policies and procedures.
-Leading on the security and well-being of national, international staff and consultant/volunteer staff
-Supporting MAP’s fundraising and communication needs and liaise with key stakeholders in order to identify and secure institutional funding for MAP’s emergency response and preparedness programmes
-Representing MAP with local partners and externally as required
Qualifications and Experience
-Master’s Degree in public health, health management, development or other related field; first degree in medicine, pharmacy or other health specializations desirable.
-Minimum of 5 years of experience working in emergency health programming
-Experience of undertaking or managing large procurements and familiarity with standard procurement procedures
-Proven track record working collaboratively with civil society, communities, local NGO partners and Ministry officials.
-Experience in management of donor grants and project budgets
-Experience of project management including project design, planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting
-Experience in managing staff
-Excellent coordination skills with Ministries and NGOs, and communication and interpersonal skills
-Good knowledge and experience of developing and implementing security guidelines
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Arabic
-Self-starter, able to work alone or as part of a team
-Driving license and ability to travel in and outside Gaza
-Experience in managing projects with Ministry of Health hospitals
-Experience in working with INGOs
Application procedure and deadline:
Candidates should submit a CV and covering letter, naming two professional referees to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 17:00 GMT on 19th November 2015.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
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