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Job title: General Coordinator (head Of Mission) (m/f) At Medecins Du Monde (mdm)


Job description: Medecins du Monde (MdM) is a worldwide helpful association whose mission is to give clinical consideration to the most weak populaces, the world over, including France. It tries to animate willful responsibility from specialists, other medical services suppliers, and from those whose mastery in different fields is required for its exercises, to enroll all skilled help needed for the accomplishment of its tasks, and to look for consistently to empower close working associations with populaces in its consideration. MdM working in Nigeria, Borno state since October 2016.

We are enrolling to fill the position below:

Job Title: General Coordinator (Head of Mission) (M/F)

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Employee: Fixed-term contract
Duration: 12 months
Starting date: August 1, 2021
Punctual teleworking arrangement (40 days/year – least of a half year rank required)

Job Description

  • Under the oversight of the work area director, you are answerable for the general administration of the Nigeria mission. Specifically, you guarantee that projects meet operational, regulatory, monetary, human, material and authoritative destinations by organizing and driving a group of around 200 people.
  • You lead the execution of the undertakings in Maiduguri and Damboa territories, while managing security and wellbeing just as guaranteeing the sending of structures, arrangements and techniques. You additionally create and lead promotion work and partnerships.

Your Main Responsibilities Are
Program Design and Coordination:

  • Monitor the helpful circumstance and characterize the operational technique in the country in a joint effort with the coordination team
  • Propose and talk about new activities with the group and the work area supervisor when required, including the conduction of necessities evaluations, the reorientation of exercises or the execution of new activities
  • Analyse the general setting, foster an organization of contacts inside and outside Nigeria in accordance with the philanthropic situation
  • Supervise the planning of proposition, reports and different archives mentioned by benefactors and guarantee their quality
  • Lead the coordination gatherings, share their minutes and any activity plans
  • Ensure great data stream and keep up appropriate correspondence between the diverse departments

Mission Management:

  • Ensure the turn of events and the execution of the country strategy
  • Ensure cooperative energies among program and backing departments
  • Take the lead in characterizing the operational and backing methodology along with the coordination group and the work area manager
  • Provide direction and backing to the distinctive departments
  • Ensure great coordinated effort with partners
  • Ensure sufficient methods are accessible for the smooth running of programmes
  • Ensure the admiration of inner standards and guidelines just as the consistence with the destinations, rules and systems of donors
  • Contribute to the spending advancement, screen and control spending and financial plan revision


  • Ensure a public safety plan is refreshed and implemented
  • Define and carry out wellbeing rules state-of-the-art and assurance their application
  • Ensure the general administration of any security-related incident
  • Identify and change when required the security period of the mission with help from the mission supervisory crew and HQ
  • Monitor and dissect the security circumstance as a team with the security contact officer
  • Anticipate security improvements and consistently update the security guidelines
  • Ensure answering to the work area director and the remainder of the group on any security occurrence or development
  • Ensure all staff is advised on security and clings to security rules and procedures
  • Validate staff developments and travels
  • Build the limits of the security contact official and the coordinations organizer in dealing with the security of the team

Team Management:

  • Define the overall association of the mission and propose changes when needed
  • Ensure briefings for new arrivals
  • Support the coordination group in the day by day the board of the mission
  • Make sure execution examinations, activity plans and limit building plans are routinely led for the staff
  • Conduct execution examinations and activity designs and guarantee limit building procedure for the group under your direct supervision
  • Participate in the enrollment measures for the group under your direct supervision


  • Ensure normal connection, data sharing, and coordinated effort with other compassionate entertainers in Nigeria, specifically with clinical associations having comparative programmes
  • Represent MdM with the specialists and guarantee an ordinary correspondence with partners at focal level
  • Develop and keep up great associations with specialists at state and government levels
  • Undertake proactive contributor prospection, set up and foster customary contact with subsidizing partners


  • Ensure the degree of perceivability and public messages on programs are in accordance with MdM strategy
  • Be the representative for MdM in Nigeria with neighborhood and global media, in a joint effort with HQ
  • Report consistently and share data with the work area administrator through month to month reports


  • At least five (5) long stretches of involvement with a comparative situation in the philanthropic area Experience in oversight and the executives of an enormous ostracize and public group Experience in portrayal and arrangement with philanthropic entertainers, specialists and donors
  • Substantial experience in security and security management
  • Strategic vision
  • Communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Ability to take successful decisions
  • Adaptability, adaptability, reactivity Organizational skills
  • Proficient utilization of Pack Office 365
  • Languages: familiar English (composed and spoken) obligatory. Hausa or French is a resource. You embrace the guiding principle and backing the proactive way of thinking of Médecins du Monde.


  • Gross month to month Salary: 3,412 euros
  • Premium equivalent to one month pay paid in two portions – least of a half year rank required
  • Expatriation reward (10% gross compensation per month)
  • Transportation cost, immunizations and visas covered
  • Guesthouse housing
  • 22.5 RTT (recuperation days) each year
  • 5 long stretches of paid leaves per year
  • Health protection (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
  • Insurance (repatriation)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants should:


  • Given the current conditions of Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking extraordinary measures to apply wellbeing conventions and cleanliness measures to ensure the security of our staff.
  • Médecins du Monde advances trainings and inside mobility.

Expected salary:

Location: Ikeja, Lagos State

Job date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 03:00:01 GMT


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