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Medical Team Leader Job in Kenya

Medecins Sans Frontieres - Switzerland, Dadaab Programme

Medical Team Leader (MTL)

Based in Dagahaley Refugee Camp

Project Summary:

The objective of our project is to provide primary and secondary level of health care to the Refugees in Dagahaley refugee camp. 

MSF provides a full package of medical care through 4 primary health care units and I hospital (100 beds) with 24 hour emergency and OT.

Health services include curative, preventative, nutritional activities and emergency preparedness and intervention with partners.

The selected candidate will be reporting technically to the Medical Coordinator and hierarchically to the Field Coordinator. 

He/she will be responsible of the overall management of medical activities of the Dagahaley Refugee Camp project.

Location: 25% Nairobi and 75% in Dagahaley according to the needs.

Start date: 15th May 2013

 Attractive salary package on offer with additional benefits including comprehensive health cover. Supportive learning environment within a large, dynamic International Medical Humanitarian Organization with dedicated career paths for proven staff.

Contract duration: 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension based on performance.

Main Tasks include:
  1. Overview and coordination of all medical activities at field level including Primary Health Care, Outreach, Hospital and Emergency response.
  2. The MTL works in collaboration with the field team to ensure quality of all medical activities in accordance with the MSF protocols and MSF guidelines.
  3. The MTL is the medical representative in the field and assists the Field Co with stakeholder relations and attendance and/or communication at official medical meetings.
  4. Helshe provides support and guidance to the Hospital Director, FMA and the Outreach Supervisor
  • Preference to Recognized Medical Doctor. Paramedical diploma/degree considered only IF exceptionally strong in other requirements of MTL role.
  • 2 years post graduate experience related to the diploma /degree (preferably pediatrics and maternity)
  • Basic epidemiological background
  • Previous experience as Field Coordinator or Medical Field Referent with INGO
  • A minimum of 1 year experience with MSF preferably or with other INGO
  • Health/project Management experience desirable,
  • Registered and licensed to practise by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Board.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong initiative, able to handle complex assignments with proactive attitude, organized, autonomous and attentive to details.
  • Due to the nature of the work, Kenyan nationals with ability to speak Somali will be highly advantaged.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your CV, motivation letter outlining HOW you fulfill each of the requirements in bullet points, copies of certificates/diplomas and current registration documents, mentioning on the envelope “Medical Team Leader” to The Medical Coordinator Deliver the application to:

MSF-Switzerland, Kenya Mission or Field Coordinator
P.O. Box 25091 — 00603 MSF Office - Dagahaley Refugee Camp
Lavington, Nairobi

Applications must be received on or before April 15th 2013. Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted.

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