Health Facility Supervisor
Premiere Urgence Internationale

Première Urgence Internationale is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious international NGO. Première Urgence Internationale helps civilians who are marginalised or excluded as a result of natural disasters, war and economic collapse. Our mission is to defend basic human rights, such as those set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948

 

 


 Gross Salary: 950 USD
 Creation/Replacement (incl. name): Creation
 Supervisor: Health Project Manager
 No. of Post: 4 Positions
 Duty Station: Gedarif, Sudan
 Duration: 7 Months
 Closing Date: 29 July 2021

 
 Background:

Context:

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The association leads in average 190 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PUI is assisting around 5 million people in 20 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.

 

PUI’s strategy/position in the country

Première Urgence Internationale was born in 2011 by the merging of Aide Médicale Internationale (AMI) and Première Urgence (PU). AMI was founded in 1979 to respond to humanitarian needs in Afghanistan, conducting health activates and supporting people affected by conflict and displacement. In Sudan, AMI had been active in Darfur from 2004 to 2009 conducting primary health activities in health facilities and through mobile health clinics. Since then, PUI has intervened in the region in Chad, the Central African Republic, Libya and South Sudan (until 2019). PUI implements projects through an integrated approach; to identify, understand and attempt to respond to the integrity of people’s needs affected by a crisis. The objective is to target priority actions, stabilize and improve the situation of the most vulnerable groups, in coordination and cooperation with all stakeholders and humanitarian actors. PUI strengthens public health systems, improves access to care for the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations, empowering local communities and preserving their dignity.

 

In 2020, PUI established a coordination office in Khartoum and a field office, in partnership with TGH, in Al Abbasiyah, one of the most under-served areas of South Kordofan. In 2021, following the evolution of the crisis in Tigray state in Ethiopia, PUI is planning to start activities in Gedaref state, to support and strengthen existing health facilities, providing quality health and nutrition services to host communities, migrants and refugees alike. Areas of intervention will include Al Mafaza, Bazonda and Al Fashaga Localities, along the border with Ethiopia.

 

Overall objective:

The health facility supervisor is responsible for the effective, qualitative and efficient implementation of all health activities in the health facility supported by PUI by providing technical support for MOH staff and supervision of the the PUI technical team in the health facility.  Under the direct supervision of health project manager, the health facility supervisor plans, supervises and ensure execution of all the health and nutrition activities. S/he ensures that the staff follows Sudan MOH guidelines and universal standards to ensure quality and continuity of care. 

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

1. Mentor and supervise the health workers at the health facilities and the community in the intervention area

  • Identifies training needs, reports them to the health project manager, and participates in the development of modules and provides training courses
  • Assess the needs of supplies in terms of drugs, consumables and medical equipment.
  • Prepare and carry out training and retraining for CSPS health care personnel.
  • To ensure formative supervision sessions in the CSPS. These supervisions concern the entire minimum activity package, as part of a fixed strategy.
  • Collect and analyze the health indicators of the CSPSs and provide feedback on this data.
  • Make sure that all PUI supported departments of the health facilities have necessary supplies to perfom their task
  • Work closely with health project manager to ensure timely request of supplies for the health facilities
  • Follow up and ensure propoer use of national and/or international standards and protocols by facility staff
  • In collaboration with the MOH facility in-charge to ensure/set up effective patient flow system
  • Provide orientation on data collection tools for the health staff and ensure their supply regularily
  • In collaboration with MOH facility in-charge, advise,organize patient referral when necessary
  • Compile and submit the data from each department to the health project manager in a weekly base    

  

2. Planning and organization of activities

  • Elaborate the schedule of activities to be submitted to the zone coordinator for validation;
  • Ensure the follow-up of the activity schedule in collaboration with his line supervisor;
  • Participate in weekly meetings and adapt the activity schedule to possible changes in context;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of any medical activity that is part of the PUI program or in response to an unforeseen situation;

 

3. Represent the organization to partners

  • To present the project and ensure the link with the various local partners;
  • Ensure a good relationship between the team and the target population;
  • Collaborate with other actors working in the different CSPSs under supervision.
  • Elaborate the reports necessary for the project: supervision report, monthly reports etc....

 

4. Other tasks

  • Participate in PUI project team meetings and strategic thinking.
  • Participate in meetings organized by PUI.
  • Contribute to the safety monitoring of the zone by reporting to his/her line supervisor any safety related constraints.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Required Profile

Required knowledge and skills

Required knowledge and skills

Required knowledge and skills

TRAINING

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Public Health with clinical experience
  • Nutrition

 

X

X

X

 

 

professionnal experiences

  • Similar experience
  • Expérience humanitarian experience

 

X

X

 

 

 

X

Knowledge and skills

  1. Knowledge of the computer tool
  2. Knowledge of the health system and the Sudanese context.

 

X

X

 

 

 

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

X

X

 

Personnal skills

  • Good communication skills, diplomacy and solution-oriented attitude
  • Curiosity and interest in the organization's activities
  • Good ability to manage deadlines in emergency response contexts (stress resistance)
  • Honesty, integrity
  • Adaptability, flexibility
  • Autonomy, sense of initiative and anticipation
  • Punctuality

 


This job description outlines the main responsibilities of this position. However, you may be asked to perform tasks other than those listed above, without this being considered a contract amendment. Thus, a great deal of flexibility is required in this position.

Those who are interested in the position are requested to submit their CV, Motivation Letter and copies of Academic/experience qualifications to SudanJob Website or by hand in a sealed envelope, properly marked the position to ONLY HAC labour office in Gedaref”.

 

P.S: The priority is for the applicants from Gedaref State. 




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