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Friday, March 31, 2017

Job Vacancy at Medecins Du Monde

Medecins Du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to Healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Community Mobilization Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri
Length of Contract: 6 Months
Possibility of Extension: Yes
Starting Date:  Asap

Job Tasks
Program Activities:

  • Design the weekly and monthly activities plan for the Health Education programme, in collaboration with the relevant personnel in the programme team
  • Liaise with Nutrition, SRH and PHC colleagues to ensure required aspects of their departments are incorporated into the activities
  • Lead on the management of IEC materials for the Health Education activities, soliciting materials internally and externally from relevant stakeholders
  • Contribute to organize the health education trainings (Health, Immunization, IYCF, ANC, PNC and FP).
  • Responsible for Counsel individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues including mental health, GBV, Nutrition and Sexual Reproductive Health, physical abuse.
  • Provide the ongoing training to the community mobilisers on the field.
  • Organize regular meeting with the community leaders
  • Together with MDM other medical staff contribute in the development and designing of the new tools in case of needs
  • Ensure that all materials giving are well managed
  • Responsible for organizing referral from community to the health facilities
  • Assist with the design of the activities for the Health Education Programme, facilitating group workshops, door to door visits etc.
Team Management:
  • Recruit the team of Community Mobilisers in line with MDM HR policies
  • Manage the schedule of the community Mobilisers and submit the plan for the coming week to the Health Programme Coordinator for approval
  • Conduct weekly meeting for all Community Mobilisers ensuring timely feedback from their field activities reaches the senior management
  • Follow up and ensure  the presence of each community workers on the field
  • Ensure that every community mobiliser follow their Job description
  • Contribute to manage the misunderstanding between community leaders
Reporting and Attendance to Different Meetings:
  • Attend the program weekly meeting
  • In case of need attend to the meetings requested  by the health program coordinator
  • Write the minute of  meetings
  • Share all issues noticed in the field with the medical supervisors and to the health program coordinator
  • Contribute to the weekly and monthly health education data analyze and provide regularly the weekly program report.
  • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Adhere to MDM field protocols on security
Profile Required
  • Degree in Health Education
  • Experience in similar position (management) for at least 1 year
  • Experience in the non-profit sector
  • Good knowledge in social mobilization
  • Capacities in team management
  • Strong sense of responsibilities and organization skills
  • Languages (spoken and written): Required fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and English (other local languages as asset)
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Experience conducting trainings
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to:  Ensure to place “Community Mobilization Supervisor” in the subject line


  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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