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Medical Coordinator

Kuturpalong/ Balukhali

Doctors of the World Switzerland is looking for a Medical Coordinator to launch and coordinate its programes for the Rohingya refugees living in Kutupalong/ Balukhali camp in Bangladesh' Cox Bazaar District.


Wir suchen

Under the direct supervision of the Head of international programes in Crisis and Conflict settings, based in Switzerland, the Medical Coordinator will be in charge of the implementation and follow-up of Doctors of the World Switzerland's programes.

This will entail:



  • Follow-Up und analysis of the local and national context (geopolitical, health, humanitarian needs);
  • Elaboration of a country strategy, based on the analysis and evolution of needs and in collaboration with the authorities, with the Bangladeshi partner and with other MdM chapters in the country;
  • Contribution to the elaboration and update of the security plan and tools, in collaboration with HQ.



  •  Evaluation of the training needs of the partner's medical personnel;
  • Provision of technical support through the analysis of emdical data, the elaboration and validation of technical documents and the organisation and facilitation of trainings for the partner's medical and non-medical teams;
  • Conduct of supervision visit to guarantee the quality of the medical services offered;
  • Conduct of supervision visits to guarantee the quality of the partner's drug supply and warehousing;
  • Planification, follow-up, implementation and evaluation of the programe, in collaboration with the Bangladeshi partner.



  • Elaboration, update and follow-up of the monitoring tools, according to the needs identified, in collabortaion with the Bangladeshi partner;
  • Elaboration of the internal reports for HQ and regular follow-up and analysis of project indicators;
  • Sharing of analyses and data with the partners, including the other MdM chapters, other NGOs, UN agencies and the authoroties;
  • Participation and representation at local and regional humanitarian fora, including the weekly and monthly UN cluster meetings;
  • Identification of funding opportunities from institutional donors, based on analysis of donor priorities and deadlines;
  • Elaboration of external reports for donors, in collaboration with the Bangladeshi partner.  

Ihr Profil

  • Medical training
  • At least 4 years of of experience in the humanitarian and development sector
  • Field experience with an international medical NGO
  • Proven experience in planning, follow-up and evaluation of medical programes
  • Proven experience in organisation and facilitating medical trainings
  • Proven experience in context analysis and epidemilogical data
  • Proven experience in writing reports in English
  • Patients and diplomatic skills
  • Spoken and written English
  • Motivated and adherence to MdM principles

Wir bieten

Salaried position.


Fixed term contract for 6 monthe renewable.


Expected starting date: January 2019

Deadline for applications: 11.12.2018

Interviews will take place on: 17. and 18.12.2018 

Apply now!

If you're interested in the position please send your application to

Medical coordinator for Bangladesh


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