Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Islamic Relief Somalia Midwives Job Careers (Mogadishu)

Vacancy: Midwives 

3 Positions (Open to Somali National only)

Reporting:
 Health Officer
 
Duty Station: Mogadishu
 
Line Management Responsibilities: None

Duration of Initial Contract: 4 months with possibility of extension.
 
Background: Islamic Relief Somalia (IRS) has been operating in Somalia since 2006 and has responded to conflict and drought affected people through provision of life saving assistance. 

Through our projects, IR has continuously been providing safe drinking water, improving hygienic sanitation facilities, increasing hygiene awareness, particularly to ones living in IDP camps; empowering the urban poor and distressed working children, engaging in conflict management and mitigation and strengthening of community cohesiveness and co-existence.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
 

The health care providers should demonstrate empathy and non-judgmental attitude when managing a woman with an abortion. 

In particular, it is important to try to address the psychological and emotional aspects of abortion. 

Special attention will need to be paid on post abortion counselling and family planning services.
  • To prevent newborn problems by providing antenatal care:
  1. Maternal tetanus immunisation
  2. Malaria prevention (intermittent preventive treatment and insecticide treated bed nets)
  3. Screening and treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  4. Understand screening for HIV and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV with antiretroviral therapy
  5. Understand screening and treatment for anaemia and hookworm
  6. Micronutrient supplements in pregnancy (e.g. iron, folate, vitamin A)
  • Teach women and families about danger signs in pregnancy, labour and delivery, postpartum and the newborn.
  • Help women and families make birth plans
  • Promote access to and use of skilled attendants for delivery care
  • Use partographs to monitor labour and to identify women and babies who need prompt interventions to save lives
  • Monitor foetal condition during labour by listening to the foetal heart rate and by observing the colour of the amniotic fluid, and act when there is a problem
  • Promote child spacing
Qualification
  • Degree of midwifery from a recognized university.
  • Relevant further qualifications midwife training other relevant experience.
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure.
  • Good command of English written and spoken   
Skills and Work Experience
  • 3 Years  of Midwifery from recognized hospital experience
  • ANC\PAN  consultation experience
  • Ability to diagnose and proper treatments of suitable medication.
Sending Application: Interested applicants are requested to send their Application letters, CVs, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the email ID: hr.mogadishu@islamic-relief.or.ke  

With subject line as application for the position of MW_MG

Deadline: 
5th Aug  2014.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Islamic Relief Somalia Nurses Job Vacancies (Mogadishu)

Vacancy: Qualified Nurse 

3 Positions (Open to Somali National only)

Reporting: 
Health Officer

Duty Station: Mogadishu
 
Line Management Responsibilities: None
 
Duration of Initial Contract: 4 months with possibility of extension.

Background: Islamic Relief Somalia (IRS) has been operating in Somalia since 2006 and has responded to conflict and drought affected people through provision of life saving assistance. 

Through our projects, IR has continuously been providing safe drinking water, improving hygienic sanitation facilities, increasing hygiene awareness, particularly to ones living in IDP camps; empowering the urban poor and distressed working children, engaging in conflict management and mitigation and strengthening of community cohesiveness and co-existence.
Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide nursing care according to the prescription.
  • Control vital signs such as Blood Pressure, Temperature, and Pulse and Respiratory rate. 
  • Analyse the results and respond accordingly.
  • Correctly fill in patient files; record vital signs; findings etc;
  • Assess, follow up and evaluate the condition of all admitted patients, and inform the Supervisor/Consultant or Medical Doctor if any problem or deterioration in the patient's condition.
  • Assist the medical doctor/consultant during the in-patient rounds.
  • Assist the medical doctor/CO when interviewing and examining patients if need
  • Give general health education to patient/caretakers if needed
  • Inform the patients/caretakers about the treatment and medication given, and ensure that the message is understood.
  • Ensure that the patient gets the medication prescribe 
  • Collect drugs in the pharmacy, if necessary.
  • Distribute the medications prescribed and confirm the following; right patient, right time, right dosage, right drug; right administration route and check the expiry date of the drug.
  • Participate in planning and organizing the work.
  • Apply dressing according to the prescription and to protocol
  • In close collaboration with the other nurses ensure that the ward is never left unattended..
Qualification
  • Degree in Nursing from a recognized university.
  • Relevant further qualifications in medical training and other experience relevant,.
  • High level of integrity and ability work  as provisional team
  • English written and spoken is required.
Skills and Work Experience
  • 3 years medical consultation from recognized hospital experience
  • Language, English fluently,
  • High level of computer literacy, Inc. use of spreadsheets.
  • Ability to diagnose and proper treatments of suitable medication.
Sending Application: Interested applicants are requested to send their Application letters, CVs, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the email ID: hr.mogadishu@islamic-relief.or.ke  

With subject line as application for the position of Nurse_MG

Deadline: 5th Aug 2014.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.



Islamic Relief Somalia Reproductive Medical Doctor Job Vacancy (Mogadishu)

Vacancy:  Reproductive Medical Doctor 

1 Position  (Open to Somali National only)

Reporting: 
Health Officer
 
Duty Station: Mogadishu
 
Line Management Responsibilities: None
 
Duration of Initial Contract: 4 months with possibility of extension.
 
Background: Islamic Relief Somalia (IRS) has been operating in Somalia since 2006 and has responded to conflict and drought affected people through provision of life saving assistance. 

Through our projects, IR has continuously been providing safe drinking water, improving hygienic sanitation facilities, increasing hygiene awareness, particularly to ones living in IDP camps; empowering the urban poor and distressed working children, engaging in conflict management and mitigation and strengthening of community cohesiveness and co-existence.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To ensure quality of treatment and care in the mobile clinic supported by IRS medical 
  • Provision of technical support/supervision and training to the medical and paramedical staff involved in medical care for people affected by the floods
  • Performance of consultations for adults/children
  • Conduct OPD consultations according to correct medical knowledge and IRs clinical guidelines. 
  • You should be able to do quality consultation related to basic ANC patients (like prevention/treatment of anaemia, UTI etc).
  • Ensuring the patient has proper understanding of the prescribed medication
  • Educate patients on related health issues
  • Rational prescribing of medication according to IRs guidelines and IRS essential drugs
  • Conduct 2nd level consultations and be the focal point for treatment of chronic and complicated diseases
  • Supervise and support consultations done by IRs nurse and manage the complicated cases, write referral to hospital for admission
  • Organise with the pharmacist the medical (drugs, medical materials and equipments) and non-medical (stationary, furniture…) material needs of decentralisation team by requesting in time and monitoring the stocks with the dispenser.
  • Ensure security and safety of staff at outreach sites.
  • Assure proper daily data collection and reporting concerning mobile clinic activities.
Qualification
  • Degree from a recognized university with surgical skills
  • Relevant further qualifications in medical consultation Training,
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of professional team
  • Ability and willingness ta work under pressure
  • Good command of English writing and spoken     
Skills and Work Experience
  • 3 years  medical consultation from recognized hospital experience
  • High level competence and honestly of the work
  • Ability to diagnose and proper treatments of suitable medication
Sending Application: Interested applicants are requested to send their Application letters, CVs, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the email ID: hr.mogadishu@islamic-relief.or.ke  

With subject line as application for the position of MD_MG

Deadline: 5th Aug 2014.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Islamic Relief Somalia Finance Officer Job Vacancy (Mogadishu)

Vacancy: Finance Officer 
 

Reporting to: Finance & Administration Manager
 
Duty Station: Mogadishu
 
Line Management of: Finance Assistant
 
Contract Duration: 12 months (extendable)

Background: Islamic Relief Somalia (IRS) has been operating in Somalia since 2006 and has responded to conflict and drought affected people through provision of life saving assistance. 

Through our projects, IR has continuously been providing safe drinking water, improving hygienic sanitation facilities, increasing hygiene awareness, particularly to ones living in IDP camps; empowering the urban poor and distressed working children, engaging in conflict management and mitigation and strengthening of community cohesiveness and co-existence.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
 

Financial Management
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of adequate systems to facilitate accurate recording and reporting of all financial data
  • Provide financial management support for projects
Reporting and Analysis
  • Assist in the provision of financial reports in accurate and timely manner
  • Analyse and circulate of budget verses actual on monthly basis and when required
  • Prepare monthly funds report
Budgeting
  • Assist in the development of project budgets
Banking and Cash Management
  • Manage the reconciliation of bank accounts on monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly funds transfer requests
  • Monitor bank account balances and the transfer of funds between accounts and to field offices
  • Liaise with bank(s) to ensure that branch bank mandates are current and up to date
Accounts payables
  • Monitor accounts payables, and follow-ups with logistics and other relevant departments for timely processing of payments
Accounting
  • Process payments on regular basis
  • Prepare monthly accrual journals
  • Undertake account reconciliations, including with various balance sheet accounts
  • Investigate any unexpected items
  • Assist with the audit of annual and project financial statements
Business Processes
  • Maintain and update documentation on key business processes
  • Suggest improvements to financial systems, and/or procedures to the Finance Manager as required
  • Develop and Implement changes to systems or procedures on request
General duties
  • Maintain orderly and comprehensive filing systems (both in paper and computerised forms)
  • Assist with other financial or administrative tasks if required
Professional Qualification and Experience
 
Essentials
  • Bachelor degree in accounting and finance (i.e. BS – Finance, BBA – Finance)
  • Minimum two (02) years relevant experience
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly MS Word and MS Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with a strong command of both spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of using accounting software (i.e. Quickbooks)
  • Familiar with ERP system (i.e. MS Dynamics AX)
  • Ability to prioritise, use own initiative, take and implement decisions to achieve agreed objectives
Desirable
  • Master degree in finance will be added advantage
  • Professional certification will be preferred (i.e. ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Ability to absorb detail, and learn new skills and processes quickly
  • Flexibility and good sense humor
  • High degree of professional and personal integrity
  • Ability to work long hours under pressure
  • Team player
  • Commitment to the vision, mission, values, principles, and aims of Islamic Relief Worldwide
Sending Application: Interested applicants are requested to send their Application letters, CVs, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the email ID: hr.mogadishu@islamic-relief.or.ke 

With subject line as application for the position of Finance Officer_Mogadishu

Deadline: 4th August 2014

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.