Vacancy at Doctors of the World international for Sex work project coordinator (M/F)-Samara Ethiopia

Under the direct responsibility of the general coordinator, you will have a very important role as an MdM regional representative and interlocutor between MdM, the local partners, the local government regulatory agencies and NGO at regional level. In general, you will have the responsibility to implement the project.

More precisely, you will be in charge of :

The program activities
Define a work plan preparation with local partners/actors/beneficiaries and to collaborate with them on project coordination, local partner needs assessment, activities implementation and monitoring of the results through indicators and qualitative surveys.
Collaborate with local NGO partners, actors and beneficiaries on design and implementation of awareness campaigns for the network (doctors, social workers, associations …), the community members and the beneficiaries themselves
Collaborate with local NGO/institutional actors on the curriculum / design of the all capacity building needs (implementation of specific trainings to the team on Harm reduction approach, SGBV issues/Sex workers in close collaboration with the medical coordinator)
Identify needs and monitor the supply of medical supplies/medical equipment/drugs to the health facilities for SGBV among sex worker in close collaboration with the medical coordinator
Assess regularly the medical, social and legal/security situation of the sex workers working in Zone 1 / SGBV
Establish a multidisciplinary intervention team and coordinate their field activities including “drop in center” services for SW and outreach activities
Promote harm reduction and harm reduction approach among the MdM team, the implementing partners and local stakeholders
Develop the network of associative and institutional partners for capacity building and empowerment in Harm Reduction approach for Sex workers

The partnership with the 2 local partners NGO, communication with local authorities, Government Offices and any other partners in Afar region
Represent officially Medecins du Monde France in Zone 5 – Afar Region
Coordinate the project activities with the local partners and stakeholders to be involved on the awareness activities
Participate to any relevant meeting organized by the Afar region president office, NGO, UN agencies, etc.
Develop and maintain good relations with identified government officials and regular bodies to facilitate different procedures.

The Administrative/financial/HR and logistics management, in collaboration with the administrator and logistic in Addis Ababa and local partners:
Pay the field expenditures and manage a petty cash respecting MdM rules and procedures after approval of the administrator of AA
Check and approve the local NGO partners’ quarterly request
Ensure the implementation of the MOU between MdM and local partners in term of finance and administration activities
Identify the logistic needs and send the requests

The monitoring of the context and the security situation
Monitor the social, economic and security context in Afar region, especially in zone 1
Share the information collected with the general coordinator and the logistics manager

The reporting
Write a monthly report on the progress activities to send to the general coordinator and write donor report as requested including the compilation of local partners activities

employment condition

Fixed-term contract
1 year

Starting date: 01/03/2018
Position based in Samara/Logia and one week every 6 weeks is in Addis Ababa office

2778 euro gross monthly salary on 13 months
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost (home-work), vaccines and visas covered
Housing allowance
Living allowance (per diem) for the accompanying member if unemployed
22.5 RTT per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM)
Insurance (repatriation…)
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility

Single posting


Project management previous experience required. Social, Public Health or Human Rights/Protection training Field Experience with key populations suffering medical and social exclusion (drug users, sex workers, migrants, etc.) required SGBV Sex Work or Harm Reduction project experience is an asset. Experience in Humanitarian context or low-middle income is an asset. Good Communication skills and conflict management/negotiation skills. Trainer competencies appreciated Previous experience working with partners Experience with peers educators appreciated Team work Flexibility to live in remote area Languages: English fluency oral and write required You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

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