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Deputy Health Program Manager Professionnel

2 months ago Emplois & Formations Buea   41 vues


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Localité: Buea
Salaire: -- FCFA


The Deputy Health Program Manager is part of the Mentor Field Health Team. Under the supervision of the Health Program Manager, he / she participates in all the curative, preventive, training and supervision activities of health workers in the Mentor intervention areas in the Southwest Region of Cameroon.


Implementation and operational monitoring:

  • Implement activities in cooperation with the Health Program Manager (PM) and in compliance with the operational strategy, Health and Nutrition cluster technical requirements, proposals specifications and donor criteria
  • Provide support and advice to the logistic department for the purchase of materials specific to activities
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of activities that (s)he is responsible for, both on-time and within the set technical specifications, through weekly and global planning.
  • Support the logistics departments to develop weekly movement and delivery plan, according to objectives
  • Ensure that management, activity, results, and context monitoring tools are properly used by program teams
  • Respect the administrative, logistical and security procedures of the Mentor Initiative Project
  • Assess the relevance of activities, the effectiveness of interventions, and their appropriateness in light of changing circumstances and the needs of populations.
  • Ensure the achievement of results of the activities/program (s)he is responsible for.
  • Anticipate the difficulties associated with conducting activities and help solve problems related to programs.
  • Propose to the PM adjustments of activities or program according to the changing environment and indicators if necessary.
  • In collaboration with the PM and the administrative department, contribute to the development of program budgets forecast and supervise budget follow up for the program parts.
  • Develop the state of needs and the Treasury requests with the PM
  • When relevant, report the state of decentralized inventory to the logistics department (“field” inventory)

Human Resources Management:

  • In collaboration with PM, welcome and brief new employees or volunteers working under his/her responsibility.
  • Organize training sessions of key national staffs under his/her supervision, as needed.
  • Continue the on-going capacity reinforcement of the project's staffs, as needed.
  • Manage and support the team under his/her responsibility.
  • Make sure his/her team(s) follows the safety rules.
  • Maintain daily awareness on the safety/security risks and propose adaptation of safety/security rules if needed.

Reporting / representation / communication:

  • Report to the PM and Field Coordinator on any changes in the context of intervention
  • Assist the PM to write reports and annexes concerning his/her activity(ies) for donor reports and/or amendment, and ensure compliance with reporting deadlines and guidelines.
  • Assist the PM to write weekly report to Coordination and HQ regarding his/her activities progress, challenges and difficulties met.
  • Represent his/her program and activities, and support Field Coordinator for any coordination meeting during internal and external coordination meetings, at Buea level or in the field.
  • Represent The Mentor Initiative Project during Health and Nutrition technical working groups, and Health Cluster meeting on request.
  • Represent The Mentor Initiative Project on request and/or delegation.
  • Maintain a local operational communication network and positive relations with the local/governmental authorities, donor representatives, UN and other international agencies in cooperation with the PM and the Field Coordinator.

Needs assessment and project design:

  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of diagnostics/ needs assessment if requested
  • Participate in the design and the financial dimension of the human and logistical programs to implement if requested


  • Organize and supervise the daily capitalization, as hard and soft archiving

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)

Line manager: Health PM

Functional Manager: Program Coordinator


PERSONAL ABILITIES:Proven experience in working in complex and volatile environmentsPrevious experience with a INGO on similar programsStrong ability to respect confidentiality and neutrality principlesStrong knowledge of Humanitarian principlesLeadership and communication skills

Paramount: candidates need to have thorough knowledge of context and its challenges and preferable originate from one of the two or both targeted operational zones (Mamfe and/or Kumba)


  • Master's in Public Health, Or Bachelor in medicine/Nursing/public health with 5 years of experience managing Public Health programs.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in public health
  • Knowledge of the project cycle, of Health and Nutrition activities monitoring tools

Technical competences/required skills:

Good analysis capacity, skills in training and team management, skills in budget management, Computer knowledge: Word, Excel, and Outlook, capacity to manage priorities, capacity to share knowledge and train colleagues, flexible, CMAM protocol, ICCM & CMNCH protocols and IYCF policy.


Please submit your application (CV, cover letter, studies and work certificates, references) per email:[email protected] with the subject “Deputy health program manager”

Important: the position you want to apply for has to be specified in the subject of your e-mail, otherwise the application will not be considered as valid.

The Mentor Initiative reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date.

ONLY the selected candidate will be contacted.

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