Medical Supervisor

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Posted on 25 Nov, 2021
Closing on 11 Dec, 2021

Job Description

  For our program in Yemen, we are seeking a qualified and highly motivated applicant for [MEDICAL SUPERVISOR]; the position will be based in MARIB.


Written by: Health Program Manager

Date: 28/09/2021

Position: Medical Supervisor

Status: Salaried

Starting date: 01/01/2022

Availability: 01/01/2022

Country: Yemen

Base: Marib


Context of the mission

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organisation whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. It seeks to stimulate voluntary commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.


Under the supervision of the Health Program Coordinator, the Medical Supervisor – Hospital will be responsible for the following main activities:

  • Providing technical support to health facility (HF) medical and paramedics staff in the assigned PHCCs in Marib
  • Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data from all HFs and share with Pharmacist.
  • Developing coherent project implementation strategy.
  • Reporting and attendance to different meetings, especially at governorate levels.
  • Responsible for monitoring of the IPCs in the various HFs
  • Responsible for data validation at the HF facilities levels and ascertains the data currency.


Providing technical support to health facility (HF) medical and paramedics’ staff

  • Train HF staff on medical protocols including hygiene protocols.
  • Ensure use and respect of medical protocols through observation and supervision of medical and paramedic staff.
  • Implement regular On-Job Trainings (OJT) and supportive supervision according to a weekly/monthly schedule.
  • Establish mechanisms of providing regular weekly/monthly feedback on statistics and health activities to HF staff. Monitor the data collection and reporting in the HFs and guide doctors where necessary.
  • Plan and implement thematic capacity building or specific trainings according to the identified needs for HF staff. Lead in the training planning and organization.
  • Participate in establishing/improving referral system. Monitor the referral systems that are established in the HFs
  • Supervise drugs stock management in the HF. Revied the weekly drugs consumption in each HF with the support of the Pharmacist.

Collection and analysis of health & pharmaceutical data

  • Provide the HF staff with the necessary data collection tools and ensure that they are fully conversant with these tools. Print all the available tools and make them available all the time in the HFs.
  • Perform proper trainings on data collection tools to ensure accurate collection and analysis of HF data.
  • Monitor the drug consumption by establishing/maintaining mechanisms of consumption record and inform the deputy medical manager in case of any unusual consumption.
  • Identify and rectify gaps or weaknesses in medical activities by using monitoring and supervision tools.

Developing coherent project implementation strategy

  • Assist in implementing a comprehensive need assessment of targeted HF.
  • Assist in preparing and implementing operational action plan in supported HF in collaboration with MdM medical and coordination teams and HF managers
  • Assist in the implementation of the project activities in collaboration with MdM medical coordination teams
  • Assist MdM medical management in preparing data collection tools as well as medical and paramedics protocol according to MdM, national and international standards.

Reporting and attendance to different meetings

  • Representing MdM in stakeholder at district and governorate level; liaise and follow-up with DHOs,

GHOs on program activities.

  • Prepare weekly activities report to submit to the deputy medical manager.
  • Compile epidemiological reports for inclusion in medical reports or any other relevant reports.
  • Compile drug consumption per month and per health facility.
  • Participate in a pro-active way to MdM internal meetings (medical, security…).


  • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project.
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services.
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field.
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the Health Program Coordinator, Field coordinator and/or coordination team.

Functional links

Line of management: He/she works inside the project’s HR organizational chart. (See related document).

Line manager: Field Coordinator

Functional Manager: Medical Coordinator 


Background of the candidate




Humanitarian experience





Emergency experience





Coordination experience







Computer skills






Driving licence









Qualification required

  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine (medical doctor).

Skills required

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as team leader or supervisor preferably in INGOs.
  • Experience In community health public health (familiar with primary health care package services).
  • Experience in training clinical staff.
  • Experience in team management.

Personal skills required:

  • Strong Leadership/supervisory Skills and attention to details.
  • Active listening skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the context (flexible in performing his/her duties).
  • Openness : knowing one’s limits and being capable of seeking information from others (opinion of experts, reference works, etc.).
  • Strong mentorship skills.
  • Ability to give effective presentations.
  • Good relations with people, a taste for contact and like to work in team.
  • Proficiency with word, excel and other special software.
  • Data management and analysis.
  • Ability to write assessment, monitoring reports.
  • Good sense of organization is essential. 

Availability: 1ST January 2022

How to Apply

Interested to apply? Please apply through the below link:

  • Deadline for submission: Dec 11th, 2021
  • Candidates from local governorates are highly encouraged to apply. 
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Thanks to note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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