International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
The Health Special Needs Fund Officer is responsible for the overall implementation of Health SNF programme including ensuring the timely and efficient implementation of the program in collaboration with other sectors colleagues and ensuring the proper documentation of the Cases documents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Program Management
- Overall management of the cases referred to SNF.
- Participate in the weekly SNF committee to evaluate health special needs cases and determine tailored intervention
- Ensure the quality implementation of the SNF, including liaising with various Turkish Health Service providers to facilitate access for beneficiaries.
- Track the referrals to SNF and record of all the cases up to closing cases.
- Prepare procurement plans for SNF based on the cases.
- Manage outputs and maintain oversight of SNF budget lines.
- Contribute to regular reporting on achievements and challenges related to the SNF component of various projects.
- Participate in facilitating and coordinating activities within the team and with other IMC’s departments
- Training and building capacity
- Provide capacity building to service providers that serve as an entry point for SNF
- Coaching and mentoring of service providers for SNF support
- Referrals and Mainstreaming
- Work closely with the monitoring team on the timely monitoring and evaluation of the Health Special Needs Fund, referrals and assessments
- Facilitate the qualitative and quantitative monitoring of the project through team meetings, post-assistance visits, regular reporting and any other monitoring tools.
- Participate in the internal evaluation of the programme
- Ensure follow up on referral cases and keep record on outcomes
- Assessments and Reporting
- Coordinate with health team to plan and conduct necessary assessments to identify new areas of expansion for IMC’s Health Special Needs Fund programme
- Lead the production of Health Special Needs Fund reports and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information.
- Make sure that filling system for medical documents is in place; assist internal and external audits during auditing visits; follow up on their recommendations
- Working Relationships
- Maintain frequent communication with Program Coordinator to ensure program activities and objectives are communicated
- Pro-actively maintain open and professional relations with International Medical Corps team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions
- Ensure regular and effective communication with Logistics, Finance and all other International Medical Corps team members, and associated health facility leadership
- Attend health department coordination meetings
- Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies
- Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
- Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps
REQUIREMENTS (PERSONS SPECIFICATION):
- Turkish National or other nationalities with authorization to work in Turkey
- Must have a health degree in nursing or related fields of public health
- Must have at least 2 years of experience working with NGOs in humanitarian or development contexts; previous emergency response, conflict/post-conflict experience
- Ideally should have at least one year experience managing Special Needs Fund
- Must be able to analyze and interpret data and to track performance against program indicators
- Must be able to write narrative and produce analytical spread sheet reports.
- Must be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and Turkish.
- Must be skilled in Microsoft Office specially MS-Excel and MS-Word
- Must be able to travel to field sites
- Must have excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
- Must have the ability to work effectively with various personalities and cultures
- Experience of the management of budgets and the ability to prepare timely, complete and accurate reports
- Experience of Case Management.
- Sector Civil Society