For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.
Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.
MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.
MdM has been working in Tanzania since 1992 on HIV/AIDS development projects. Since 2010, MdM has implemented a harm reduction program in Temeke District focused on HIV and Hepatitis prevention among people who use drugs (PWUD). MdM’s programme is now focusing on sustaining and scaling up harm reduction across the city of Dar-es-Salaam through its training and resource center (TRC), which provides notably technical assistance to different stakeholders (local partners, authorities, health sector staff, peer educators…)
In Kenya, the programme focuses on:
-Handover and monitoring of the Drop In Centre (DIC) & outreach services to a local partner
-Integration of a harm reduction services package in a public health facility
-Capacity building of local, national and regional stakeholders
-Advocacy campaigns/workshops for the promotion of an adapted and holistic approach to Harm Reduction (HR) services
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direct supervision of the general coordinator, you bring support to the Tanzania and Kenya programmes.
More specifically, your responsibilities are to:
-Lead the design and development of the training strategy, programmes curricula and plans
-Coach TRC managers in management tasks, prioritisation and planning
-Build training and service implementation capacity of local partners and involve them in TRC activities
-Set up partnerships with other training institutions
-Identify, create and train a pool of national trainers
-Capitalize good practices and tools of the programme and contribute to develop blog/webpage for the TRC, as well as brochures promoting training offer
-Facilitate the documentation for standard operating procedures (SOPs) & operational guidelines on identified programmatic areas
-Ensure the quality of the training component of the programs and standardise full pedagogical approach of the TRCs
-Participate in programme proposal and reports writing, in preparation and follow-up of the programme’s budgets
-Participate in the elaboration and development of the national and regional strategies
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Contract: Fixed-term contract
Duration: 12 months
Starting date: mid-July 2019
Gross monthly salary: 2 763 euros
Premium equal to one month salary paid in two instalments – minimum of 6 months seniority required
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
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SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
Experience in building pedagogical tools and curricula
Experience in adult learning and training
Experience in Harm Reduction or HIV Programming is a plus
Ability to prioritize workload and plan activities
Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
Ability to work in collaboration with different levels of constraint and interlocutors
Good computer skills including MS Word, Excel & PPT
Languages: English fluent
Swahili is a plus
You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.
TELEPHONE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
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