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Trócaire works in over 20 developing countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to bring about lasting change to communities .Trócaire envisages a just and peaceful world where; people’s dignity is ensured and rights are respected; basic needs are met and resources are shared equitably; people have control over their own lives; those in power act for the common good.
In Somalia, Trocaire has been providing humanitarian and development support since 1992, with a focus on the Gedo region. The programme provide basic support in healthcare, nutrition and education in five districts – Belet Xaawa, Dollow, Luuq, Garbahareey and Burdhubo.


Trocaire is responding to the need to build and strengthen the basic package of health services and emergency response activities which will maximise the impact of expansion of EPHS services in Garbaharey district. This will include leveraging on existing WASH interventions targeting schools, health facilities and IDP camps to reduce the risks of outbreaks.
In responding to this need, Trocaire Somalia is recruiting a Nutrition Officer. Nutrition Officer provides technical leadership, guidance and training as well as providing hands on support to Ministry of Health (DHB), and community groups to enhance their capacity and skills in the rollout of High Impact Nutrition interventions.
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.
Nutrition Officer 
Reporting to Nutrition Coordinator Technically and Zonal Coordinator Administratively this is a fixed term contract for one year and is based in Garbaharey, Gedo region.
Safeguarding[1] Children Policy:
The successful applicant will be expected to sign up to and adhere to Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Provide technical support to MoH through structured OJT/mentorship on delivery of High Impact Nutrition intervention components at health facilities;
·         Developing and implementation of monthly work plans for the district by working closely with the District Health Board Nurses, Nutrition Officers, Health Officers, Hospital matron
·         Liaise with MoH at the district level to promote ownership and integration of nutrition services into existing medical systems including the development of a concrete plan of action for the programme at the health facilities;
·         Ensure programme quality control through implementation of monthly and quarterly M&E;
·         Work closely with the MEAL Officer in monitoring the nutrition situation in Trocaire areas of work;
·         Provide input that contribute to programme documents ( proposals, reports etc)
·         Support the rural health facilities to establish referral systems and create referral links for access to the nearest in-patient facility and other services beneficial to the beneficiaries not provided by the rural health facilities in collaboration with the hospital matron and the DHB
·         Play an active role in the operationalization of community mobilization activities; facilitate recruitment, training, engagement and supervision of Community Health/Nutrition Workers.
·         Actively provide technical support to teams conducting outreaches across the district
·         Support MOH in quality inpatient service delivery.
·         Writing of monthly reports and briefs as well as quarterly reports;
·         Significantly contribute to development of regular donor draft reports;
·         Work together with MOH and other partners involved in delivery of nutrition services in the district, and conduct joint monthly Support Supervision visits
·         Oversee and coordinate the implementation of IYCF activities at the health facilities and through Mother-to-Mother Support Groups;
·         Work closely with the Trocaire, Donors ,UNICEF and WFP(where applicable) contact staff to ensure that all health facilities have adequate supplies of therapeutic commodities at all times;
·         Ensure that supplies pipeline is established and consistency in timely delivery of supplies to health facilities is maintained.
·         Any other responsibilities deemed appropriate;
·         Support the Project coordinator in documentation of the programme implementation process to generate lesson learning as well as case studies;
·         Participate in coordination of nutrition, KAP and coverage surveys to assesses the Nutrition situation of the target population;
·         All offers of employment with Trócaire may be subject to Police clearance.
·         All new hires are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to our Code of Behaviour contained in our Safeguarding Children Policy. For additional information please consult the Human Resources Department in Nairobi.

Qualification

·         A nursing degree or a nutrition degree with strong clinical background
·         Atleast three years clinical experience
·         At least one year experience working in nutrition interventions, preferably IMAM
·         Experience/knowledge of MoH systems, particularly at the provincial and district level
·         Knowledge/experience of the challenges of working with and through local partners.
·         Familiarity with/experience in the public health approach
·         Essential Experience and Skills
·         Computer and report writing skills
·         Fluent in English
·         Proficient in Somali language
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits. Interested candidates should submit their application on or before 13th July 2018.
How to Apply

Medical Officer 
Reporting to Zonal Coordinator this is a fixed term for one year and is based in Garbaharey District Gedo region of Somalia.
Safeguarding[1] Children Policy:
The successful applicant will be expected to sign up to and adhere to Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Medical Officer is responsible for implementing all activities grouped under Health and Family Welfare delivery system in the hospitals, MCH and outreach level. He/she is responsible in his individual capacity, as well as overall in charge. However, by virtue of his designation, it is implied that he/she will be working closely with the Zonal Coordinator who is responsible for the proper functioning of the hospitals, MCH and outreach facilities in the disctrict.
·         General Practitioner Service
·         Ensure that the clinical services at hospital, MCH and Outreach level are of a high standard.
·         Carry out daily ward rounds to review patient progress and care
·         Diagnose and manage common and emergency surgical, obstetric, and gynaecological, paediatric and tropical medical conditions and refer those outside his or her skills.
·         Physically review patients, attend to emergencies and instruct nursing staff in writing on the required patient care at any given time of the day.
·         Perform emergency surgeries including Caesarean sections, as required.
·         Provide continuous on-job training, mentoring and coaching for nurses and midwives in clinical skills and good patient care.
·         Take in keeping highest standards and professionalism, ethics and integrity of the health facility teams.
·         Arrange and chair all clinical and administrative meetings and ensure all data and information is collected, transmitted and utilized to benefit the patients and service providers as is necessary.
·         Work with the HMIS Coordinator to roll out the new data management systems and will support staff to ensure that it is correctly implemented.
·         Analyse the health data for the district and make the necessary recommendations for improved service provision.
·         Supervise activities on the control of major endemic/epidemic diseases.
·         Ensure that the essential equipment and supplies required for good patient care are available, managed well and maintained in good condition.
·         Perform any other duties as requested by his/her line manager.
·         Organize and facilitate capacity building for MOH Staff If any, including on job training, workshops, exchange visits and formal training courses in programme and organizational issues and other technical support where necessary.
·         Liaise with MoH and local government officials ensuring that partners/Boards and committees keep local authorities informed of Trócaire supported Programmes.
·         Work with Matron, PHS, DHB and Trócaire staff to ensure that quality healthcare is provided in the district
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Strong writing and excellent communication skills in English and Somali.
·         Good computer skills (Microsoft Office).
·         Ability to work to a high standard in a multicultural team lead and to motivate DHB members and staff to achieve programme results
·         Strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills, ability to work under pressure and good communication skills.
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision
·         Flexible and willing to work additional hours to ensure that the required results are delivered.
·         High level of reliability, objectivity and honesty
·         Willingness to work in Somalia environment in unsocial hours and harsh conditions
·         Proven strategic and innovative thinker, recognising and ensuring individual strengths of the team are fully involved in planning, implementation and analysis processes
·         Proficiency in Somali is an added advantage
·         [1] All offers of employment with Trócaire may be subject to Police clearance.
·         All new hires are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to our Code of Behaviour contained in our Safeguarding Children Policy. For additional information please consult the Human Resources Department in our Head Office.

Qualification

·         Qualified Medical Doctor with CEMOC surgical skills
·         Minimum three years’ experience in working in health programmes in hardship environments•
·         Minimum three years’ experience in working in health programmes in hardship environments
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Ability to work to a high standard in a multicultural team lead and to motivate DHB members and staff to achieve programme results
·         Strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills, ability to work under pressure and good communication skills.
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision
·         Flexible and willing to work additional hours to ensure that the required results are delivered.
·         High level of reliability, objectivity and honesty
·         Willingness to work in Somalia environment in unsocial hours and harsh conditions
·         Proven strategic and innovative thinker, recognising and ensuring individual strengths of the team are fully involved in planning, implementation and analysis processes
·         Proficiency in Somali is an added advantage
·         Strong writing and excellent communication skills in English and Somali.
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive packageof salary and benefits. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before 13th July 2018. Recruitment is subject to donor approval.
How to Apply

Nurse/ Midwife
Trocaire is responding to the need to build and strengthen the basic package of health services and emergency response activities which will maximise the impact of expansion of EPHS services in Garbaharey district. This will include leveraging on existing WASH interventions targeting schools, health facilities and IDP camps to reduce the risks of outbreaks.

Responsibilities

In responding to this need, Trocaire Somalia is recruiting a Nurse/Midwife. The Nurse/midwife will be overall responsible for capacity building /mentoring of Nurses/Midwives
·         Nurse training
·         Overall supervision of health workers working at the hospital, health centre and Primary Health Unit (PHU)
·         Routinely monitor staff performance according to their job description and provide written feedback in a timely manner
·         Compile and submit the call list to the medical officer at the end of every month for the beginning of the next month
·         Convene and attend monthly meetings with medical officer, Hospital staff and other support staff on information sharing and problem solving
·         Support in all disciplinary issues as they arise with support of the Medical officers and coordinators
·         Participate in the recruitment process of all nursing positions, including participating in the interview process
·         Ensure all hospital activities run smoothly and services are provided timely and efficiently
·         Ensure quality of care is given to all patients accessing the hospital and other periphery health facilities
·         Ensure universal precautions and infection prevention guidelines are followed in service provision
·         In collaboration with other medical team organize and conduct regular in-service training and refresher courses for the nursing staff, both at the district
·         Ensure all hospital departments have written Standard Operating Procedures that guide the day to day activities
·         Ensure quality of care is maintained through sharing of updated guidelines and protocols in line with MOH and WHO
·         Assist the team in ordering of medical supplies on a trimester basis, in line with the projected consumption and available funding; and follow up on delivery of the same through the logistics department
·         Ensure all medical items for hospital use in the warehouse are released in a timely manner with proper documentation of the same
·         Co-ordinate referrals of in-patients in a timely manner, through the Medical officers and other nurses
·         Identify and follow up on hospital facility and equipment repairs, with the assistance of the hospital logistician.
·         Program activities:

·         Keep an inventory of all of the hospital assets, and update this on a monthly basis and share the same with the Medical officers in the zones.
·         Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital.
·         Reporting and Coordination
·         Review, authorize and keep accurate records of all requisitions, duty rosters and applications for leave.
·         Ensure that all HIS statistical reports are accurate and submitted on a weekly basis.
·         Evaluation of services through monitoring morbidity and mortality rates through monthly statistical reports.
·         Forward hospital daily categorized patients bed occupancy to the Clinical Services Manager
·         Keep the Medical officer informed of major issues at the hospital without fail
·         Maintain an updated record and submit regular inventory reports of hospital equipment and furniture.
·         Support the ZCs compile monthly programme data for submission to the donors

Requirements

·         Professional qualification in Nursing (BSN or KRCHN)
·         Registered with the relevant body
·         Minimum three years’ experience in working in health programmes in hardship environments preferably with an international NGO.
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Strong writing and excellent communication skills in English and Somali.
·         Good computer skills (Microsoft Office).
·         Ability to work to a high standard in a multicultural team lead and to motivate MoH/DHB members and staff to achieve programme results
·         Strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills, ability to work under pressure and good communication skills.
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision
·         Flexible and willing to work additional hours to ensure that the required results are delivered.
·         High level of reliability, objectivity and honesty
·         Willingness to work in Somalia environment in unsocial hours and harsh conditions
·         Proven strategic and innovative thinker, recognising and ensuring individual strengths of the team are fully involved in planning, implementation and analysis processes
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive packageof salary and benefits. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before 13th July 2018. Recruitment is subject to donor approval.
How to Apply

Education Project Officer 
Reporting to Field Programme Coordinator this is a fixed term for one year and is based in Gedo region of Somalia.
Safeguarding Policy: The successful applicant will be expected to sign up to and adhere to Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.All offers of employment with Trócaire may be subject to Police clearance.All new hires are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to our Code of Behaviour contained in our Safeguarding Children Policy. For additional information please consult the Human Resources Department in our Head Office

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Lead in day to day management of education project including development, partnership management and coordination.
·         Representation at key education meetings including the Ministry of Education and education cluster meetings both in Gedo region and national level meetings.
·         Ensure programme quality control and downward accountability of the interventions.
·         Train partners to gather lessons learnt, best practice and stories of change across the program.
·         Act as a contact point for the field office on all education operational and project issues, and ensure that field and Nairobi office concerns are addressed while adopting to organizations procedures
·         Supervision of the education projects including monthly reporting of its deliverables providing regular reports against the projects work plans.
·         Oversee and directly manage education projects implemented by Trocaire in the provision of technical support, development of logical frameworks and appropriate indicators.

Requirements

·         Bachelors degree in Education.
·         Diploma/Certificate in Development studies / project management will be an added advantage
·         Experience
·         At least 5 years of experience in management of an Education Project in an International NGO.
·         Experience working with the Ministry, local authorities, communities committees and partners.
Skills
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Strong writing and excellent communication skills in English and Somali.
·         Good computer skills (Microsoft Office).
·         Ability to manage and build capacity partner organizations and stakeholders.
·         Good understanding and experience of Project /Programme management cycle, and participatory appraisal techniques.
·         Demonstrates sound experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and grant management
·         Knowledge and experience of managing or working on livelihoods and/or education programmes is desirable.
·         Proven track record in high quality report and proposal preparation for donors
·         Proficiency in Somalia is an added advantage
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive packageof salary and benefits. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before 13th July 2018. Recruitment is subject to donor approval.
How to Apply

Field Logistics Assistant 
Technical Reporting to the Procurement and Logistics Officer in Nairobi with a dotted line to the Zonal Coordinator on administrative issues. This is a fixed term for one year and is based in Garbaharey district Gedo region of Somalia.
Safeguarding[1] Children Policy:
The successful applicant will be expected to sign up to and adhere to Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Procurement of goods and services
·         Receive procurement requests/purchase orders from the requester and process in collaboration with Nairobi office
·         Follow-up with Nairobi office on order processing to ensure timely deliveries are done
·         Facilitate weekly/monthly meetings with programme teams to review their needs/orders
·         Ensure adherence to Trocaire procurement procedures when processing orders
·         Do quality checks and control for all supplies ordered and delivered
·         Supervise proper management of all programme stocks in the field
·         Ensure good relationships are established with local suppliers
·         Facilitate proper paper trail and filing of all procurement documents at the field level
·         Focal contact person for Trocaire partners for In-kind donations in the field (UNICEF, WFP)
·         Facilitate proper tracking of all In-kind donations received directly in the field and ensure related documents (delivery notes, waybills) are properly filed and copies forwarded to the Logistics department in Nairobi.
Asset & Stock Management
·         Receive new equipment and ensure proper equipment files are updated with all relevant documents
·         Ensure all equipment are appropriately labelled with asset tags
·         Ensure proper installation, maintenance and repair of equipment at the field level
·         Do regular updates of both the Garbaharey and other field as requested equipment registry and inventories
·         Regularly conduct physical asset inventory checks at the field level and advise Nairobi office.
·         Provide programme teams with support in all technical equipment issues in terms of proper use and maintenance.
Stocks
·         Ensure stocks cards are updated regularly and all supplies well documented
·         Dispatch goods or medical supplies as requested by the program team while ensuring good paper trail for reference
·         Prepare & send monthly stock reports to the Nairobi Logistics
·         Ensure stores are well maintained and cleaned
·         Coordinate well with Field Logistic Assistant based in Bula Hawa with regards to dispatch of stocks and transport
·         With the support/advice of other logs team members ensure physical stock count is done periodically/twice annually
Fleet Management
·         Act as the focal contact person for vehicle movement in the field offices.
·         Manage local vehicle contracts and follow-up on their implementation and renewal
·         Ensure proper control of vehicle use and fuel consumption
·         Follow-up on the safety and general maintenance of hired vehicles (tool kits, first aid kits)
·         Ensure the mileage, fuel and service logbooks for all vehicles are kept updated
·         [1] All offers of employment with Trócaire may be subject to Police clearance.
·         All new hires are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to our Code of Behaviour contained in our Safeguarding Children Policy. For additional information please consult the Human Resources Department in Kenya.

Requirements

·         Minimum, diploma in logistics or purchasing and supply management.
·         At least 3 years’ experience as a logistician with an INGO
·         Freight handling, mechanical, construction knowledge
·         Good knowledge of the Somalia context and fluency in the local language.
·         Computing/office technology, contract management and negotiating skills.
·         Good planning and organization capacity, rigor, team spirit, flexibility and good command of English language.
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Strong writing and excellent communication skills in English and Somali.
·         Strong problem-solving skills, analytical skills, ability to work under pressure and good communication skills.
·         Ability to work with minimum supervision
·         Flexible and willing to work additional hours to ensure that the required results are delivered.
·         High level of reliability, objectivity and honesty
·         Willingness to work in Somalia environment in unsocial hours and harsh conditions
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive packageof salary and benefits. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before 13th July 2018. Recruitment is subject to donor approval.
How to Apply

Anaesthetist
Reporting to Medical Officer this is a fixed term for one year and is based in Garbaharey Gedo region of Somalia.
Safeguarding [1] Children Policy:
The successful applicant will be expected to sign up to and adhere to Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Surgical Care
·         Ensuring all anaesthetic medical activities (pre-anaesthesia evaluation, administration of anaesthesia, recovery period, specific pharmacy, equipment, general organization, etc.) is done in accordance to protocols and universal hygiene standards.
·         Ensure quality of pre, during and post-operative care of patients is maintained (Assists the doctor in evaluating the risks of operating in collaboration with the surgeon, checking that patients authorize their operations in writing, providing them with appropriate information on their illness and treatments, and deciding on what type of anaesthetics to be used before surgery.
·         Ensure that anaesthesia checklist is followed before all operations as per protocol and guidelines (oxygen level, presence of emergency material, intubation equipment, etc.)
·         Evaluates the risks of operating in collaboration with the Surgeon Doctor.
·         Carry-out all anaesthetics related activities during surgery in accordance to the procedures set before-hand (by the doctor (if any)), in order to patient’s is adequately anaesthetized and safe during the process.
·         Preparing beforehand the drugs, material, and equipment required.
·         Administering and maintains anaesthetics following the rules of hygiene and asepsis in force.
·         Monitoring patients throughout the whole intervention.
·         Assist the doctor in providing post-operative care, including immediate post-operative surveillance in the recovery room (ensuring patient’s recovery of consciousness and setting analgesic protocol) and special patients present in the intensive care unit, in order to adapt the prescriptions (hydric resuscitation, anti-biotherapies, analgesics), with special focus on patient’s pain relief, during the stabilization and recovery process.
·         Supports the medical officer to prepare and circulate health related reports
·         Perform other duties as required by the line manager.
·         Participates actively in Trocaire strategic planning processes to determine future direction of the programme. Provides advice to ensure that plans are sensitive to the cultural context and reality of Gedo and ensures programme staff are aware of lessons learned from past interventions.
·         Provides timely written briefings to the programme coordinator on any situations related to the above responsibilities
·         Service quality
·         [1] All offers of employment with Trócaire may be subject to Police clearance.
·         All new hires are required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and sign up to our Code of Behaviour contained in our Safeguarding Children Policy. For additional information please consult the Human Resources Department in our Head Office.

Requirements

·         Bachelor of Clinical Medicine from a recognized university.
·         Post graduate degree in relevant field
·         Registered with the relevant Boards
·         Minimum three (3) years post specialization experience
·         Experience working in a busy health facility.
·         Ability to actively monitor patient conditions before, during and after treatments or procedures.
·         Ability to provide and sustain life-saving support and airway management during an emergency situation.
·         Strong note-taking and record-keeping skills.
·         Ability to coordinate the administration of anaesthetic medications with surgeons during surgical procedures.
·         Somali speaking is an added advantage
·         Leadership and good interpersonal skills including the ability to listen; negotiation skills at different levels; flexible and adaptable to work under unstable environments and under pressure with limited support
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills.
·         Good computer skills (Microsoft Office).
BENEFITS
For the candidate with the required experience and passion for the role, Trócaire offers a competitive packageof salary and benefits. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply on or before 13th July 2018. Recruitment is subject to donor approval.
How to Apply

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