Mental Health Activity Manager

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Mental Health Activity Manager

  • Post Date:November 26, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Location: Beitbridge Migration Health Project, Tongogara Refugee Camp, Zimbabwe Mission
Type of Contract: Fixed term duration with a three month probation period
Immediate Supervisor: Project Medical response
Starting Date: January 2021

Organisation overview

Medecins Sans Frontieres – Belgium is an international, independent medical humanitarian organisation. We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistics and administrative staff – most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality

Position summary

The position is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the vertical mental health program including management of staff, ensuring the quality of care and analyzing statistics and reports, according to MSF protocols and pre-defined medical strategy, working closely with the Project Medical Responsible.

Position responsibilities

  • Responsible and accountable for defining and implementing MSF Mental Health Psychosocial Support interventions in Tongogara Refugee Camp;
  • Represent MSF in Tongogara Refugee Camp in place of the Project Coordinator;
  • Be responsible for establishing and maintaining good collaborations with government departments and implementing partners in Tongogara Refugee Camp and Chipinge District in collaboration with the Project Coordinator;
  • Participate in designing and reviewing the medical and operational strategies for Tongogara Refugee Camp;
  • Act as a technical referent in other sites (Beitbridge Main base and Plumtree base) for quality control of MSF Mental Health Psychosocial Support services;
  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation of the program and consolidate the progress and challenges at monthly or quarterly basis;
  • Represent MSF and responsible for establishing and maintaining good collaborations with governments actors and other partners in Tongogara Refugee Camp and Chipinge District in collaboration with the Project Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • Degree or master’s in nursing, psychology or social work or MBCHB degree with specialization in psychiatry;
  • Degree in psychiatric nursing may be eligible with demonstrated knowledge and experience in psychosocial and community activities;
  • Essential working experience of at least two years as specialized nursing care in psychiatry, psychologist or other similar profession;
  • Experience working in the medical humanitarian field, with an international NGO in an inter-cultural context;
  • Experience working with migrant population and or other people on the move is an asset;
  • English language and strong command of at least one local language, French and Swahili are strong assets;
  • Valid relevant Practicing Certificate

To apply

Interested, qualified and experienced candidates meeting the above criteria should apply stating position being applied for in the subject line, attaching detailed CVs & motivation letter to:

The Project HR/Fin Assistant
1715 Impala Extension,
Beitbridge

Or email to: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted; MSF-Belgium, Zimbabwe Mission does not solicit any organization or individual to recruit on their behalf. No fee is charged throughout the recruitment, selection and placement process; Canvassing will lead to disqualification of candidates.

Deadline: 28 November 2021