International Medical Corps (IMC) 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 's 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. International Medical Corps has been present in Gaza since 2009. International Medical Corps is currently recruiting staff to be based in Gaza, for a US Agency for International Development funded project. Gaza 2020: Health Matters is a five-year intervention designed to improve the resilience of the health sector in Gaza by increasing access to and quality of emergency and essential health services provided by NGOs, CBOs, and private providers.
No. Of Candidates Required: 1
The Primary Health Care Assistant will provide administrative and technical support to ensure success for the sub-awards program to NGO and CBOs working in primary health care activities under the project activity including expanded access to primary health care services in the NGO sector and increased availability of targeted services in the NGO sector.
-Participation in quality programming related to emergency care, primary health care, reproductive health, community mental health, community health outreach, nutrition, pharmaceutical supply, and appropriate drug use.
-Coordinate program components between the service provision and the program partners (Care, Mercy Core and Juzoor)
-Work with sub-awardees on follow up of their application and their feedback reports for the program
-Keeping Database for the NGOs and CBO providing Primary health care services
-Participate in meetings related to the program with international Donors and the local related committees
-Working with the Emergency team and hospital team in developing emergency response plans to ensure health care facility and provider capabilities are integrated as one cohort of potential first responders.
-Preparation of the reports related to the progress of the program activities regular reporting on all activities under the project activities.
-Advanced Degree in one health sciences with Masters in Public Health or equivalent degree.
-At least 3 years of experience working in the area of primary health care.
-Demonstrated familiarity with the health system in Gaza, especially with the NGOs and CBOs that provide primary health care and health outreach services.
-Strong verbal and written English communication skills required. Arabic preferred
-Experience in use of Microsoft office and internet programs.
Based in Gaza, with frequent travel to project sites
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters to
No later than Wednesday February 24, 2016, and indicate the position title on the e-mail subject. We thank all applicants for their interest, but regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.