Emergency Response Medical Officer
Save the Children International



 Gross Salary: 777 USD
 No. of Post: 2 Positions
 Duty Station: Roving in each state Darfur/ Kordofan
 Duration: Ten Months
 Closing Date: 20 Sept 2020


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.

 Duties and responsibilities:


The Emergency Response Medical Officer will play a critical role in the Emergency Response Team of SCI Sudan.  He/she will be based in a Health Facility (either in Darfur), and required to rapidly deploy to any other parts of Sudan SCI operational zones as needed for emergency response.

The Emergency Response Medical Officer is expected to participate in responding to disasters like disease outbreaks, floods, drought and population displacement. He/she will have overall responsibility for the delivery of quality clinical care to patients in emergency and non-emergency situations of the response.

The Emergency Response Medical Officer will work alongside other medical staff.  He/she will head the clinical team of Nurses, Midwife, WASH Officer and Nutrition Officer. The Emergency Response Medical Officer is responsible for the management of patients in OPD, Maternal and Child Health clinics, inpatient wards and patients in isolation wards like CTCs, and will participate in mass vaccination campaigns. He/she is expected to be capable of providing emergency surgical and obstetric care with minimal supervision.  He/she will provide overall technical support to other members of the emergency team.

The Emergency Response Medical Officer will ensure that an integrated response to emergencies is provided, by coordinating closely with non-medical stakeholders and partners.


Reports to:

  • (A) During Emergency Deployment: Humanitarian Response Manager.
  • (B) During Non-Emergency Periods: Programme Implementation Manager.



  • Delivering Results Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation.
  • Applying Technical and Professional Expertise Applies the required technical and professional expertise to the highest standards; promotes and shares best practice within and outside the organisation.
  • Working Effectively with Others: Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives. Knows when to lead, when to follow, and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
  • Communicating with Impact Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence, promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Education to BA level in Civil engineering, Geology, Public Health or a related subject,  or equivalent Diploma with extensive field experience,
  • Minimum 2-3  years’ experience with WASH sector, NGO/INGO/UN Agency, or a 10 yrs experience equivalent of Diploma
  • working in Health, Nutrition, WASH-related humanitarian programmes with special focus on Construction/ and waterworks

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be submit directly to www.sudanjob.net Only short listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly Save the Children international - Sudan. Closing date will be on day: 20/September/2020. This vacancy is posted in emergency basis, the selection process will start before the closing date, we encourage suitable applicant to apply immediately

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child-safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

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