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15 Jun 2017

Medical Doctor-Health Project (2 positions)

Job Description

Job Description

Vacancy Anouncement

Medical Doctor

Organization GREDO– Gargaar Relief and Development Organization
Position Title Medical DoctorHealth Project
Reports to Health Project Manager
Location/Duty Station Bay & Bakool
Announcing Date 14/6/2017
Closing Date 23/6/2017
Duration of the Project 1 year with possibility of extension
Commitment to Diversity GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.
Submission Email:

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GREDO is an indigenous local NGO. Nonprofit nonpartial, nonpolitical and voluntary organization based in Baidoa.
To reach the most affected grassroot communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently,
the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need,a group of Somali intellectuals
and wellwishers initiated in December 1992 a local nongovernmental organization called Gargaar Relief
and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief
and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.

Medical Doctor– 2 Position
TEAM/PROGRAMME: Health Programme LOCATION: Bay& Bakool
The Medical Doctors will be working in Bay& Bakool , Southwest Somalia and will have an overall responsibility for the management of OPD(out patients department ) consultations
and refer patients where patients need.

Key Area of accountability:


  • Overall responsibility for the delivery of Clinical services In Bay& Bakool.
  • Together with Project Manager will assume the highest technical responsibility for the delivery of
    curative services and preventive services from health center;
  • Responsible for coaching and training facility staff on technical matters;
  • Supervises activities of clinical teamnursing,
    pharmacy, Delivery, ANC/PNC section
  • Conducts performance appraisal of his staff;
  • Responsible for preparation duty rooster and timetable and work allocations of all clinical team;
  • Participates in regular meetings conducted by the project officer;
  • Submits monthly epidemiological reports concerning all department to Project officer and participates
    in the analysis of epidemiological data;
  • Lead all facility clinical activities;
  • Conducts elective, emergency and management of all complications
  • Participates in the conduction of studies and surveys;

Together with Project officer and other senior technical staff organizes inservice
training of technical facility personnel and participates in the training


In general:
To be flexible as required and willing to work in IDPs settings.
To be accountable, give feedback and appropriate information regarding the requested or ongoing tasks to
the person or department, for the duties and performances he/she is carrying out for them.



Delivering Results (Skilled level).

Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources

  • Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
  • Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives and Adapting
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making Applying Technical and Professional Expertise

Thinking (Skilled level)

  • Gathers the right information and uses critical thinking to make effective and timely decisions
  • Stays with a problem or challenge until a solution is reached or no longer reasonably attainable.
  • Knows when to involve others in a decision
  • Demonstrates awareness of the wider external influences that impact on decision making
  • Simplifies processes and procedures wherever possible.

ApplyingTechnical and Professional Expertise(Skilled level)

  • Delivers work that reflects a good knowledge and application of technical and professional standards
  • Keeps up to date with trends in their work area
  • Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conducts

Working Effectively with Others (Skilled level)

  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
  • Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their skills and
    how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups
  • Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximise impact


  • Bachelor degree and Qualified Medical doctor with at least 3 years of experience in general medicine.
  • Experience in communicable/non communicable diseases
  • Ability to work in a remote area with basic surgical facilities
  • Fluent spoken & written English language
  • Excellent management and communications skills
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to analyze and interpret health data
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports
  • Basic computer skills, including Word, Excel

How to Apply

All interested candidate are encouraged to forward a CVs and a mandatory application letter to: The closing date is on: 23 June 2017

NB. Indicate the position and location in the subject line

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