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  • Posted: Aug 21, 2020
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    The International Rescue Committee is a global humanitarian aid, relief and development nongovernmental organization.
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    Locum Medical Officer

    Requisition ID: req9963

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Location: Hagadera, Kenya

    Job Description

    Under the supervision of the medial officer in charge, the Medical Officer will offer quality health care to all patients in the hospital and work closely with other staff in all departments providing support and guidance.

    Key Responsibilities

    Program Management

    • In coordination with the Health Manager, formulate program goals, objectives and intervention strategies and participate in the budgeting process
    • Ensure that all health activities are implemented as outlined in the project documents
    • Review the program activities and priorities on a regular basis updating the Health manager on gaps and/or provide recommendations on how to improve quality of services.

    Human Resource

    • Be a team leader in patient management in all hospital departments, giving support and guidance.
    • Manage the Health Program in acting capacity when the Medical officer in charge/Health manager is not in office
    • Provide technical and administration work guidelines that are within the IRC policy

    Program Activities

    • Conduct daily ward rounds in the hospital
    • Ensure patient management is in line with the set MOH, WHO and UNHCR guidelines and protocols
    • Attend to all emergencies, both medical and surgical within 15 minutes.
    • Ensure proper and accurate documentation of patient management in patient files
    • Conduct all elective and emergency surgical cases in theatre, both surgical and obstetric/gynecological.
    • Conduct special outpatient clinics in the hospital on the allocated days every week i.e. SOPC, GOPC, HRC, HOPC, DOPC, and MOPC.
    • Attend to all medical legal cases, including filling of P3 forms and attend court sessions as required
    • Attend to sexual assault survivors on a timely basis in the GBV Support Centre
    • Ensure timely referrals both Emergency and Elective cases to secondary and tertiary care centers
    • Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital.
    • Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital handover meetings
    • Ensure adequate night coverage by developing a call list on a weekly basis with other Medical Officers
    • Lead in mortality audits to improve quality of care for patients. 
    • Participate in the Quality of Care Assessments done on a quarterly basis

    Reporting and Coordination

    • Attend inter-agency coordination meetings and case conferences as requested by the Health manager.
    • Assist in preparing donor reports as requested by the HM.
    • Monitor closely the morbidity and mortality trends together with all the other health indicators to ensure that prompt actions are taken.


    Carry out other relevant duties as may be required or assigned by your supervisor

    Key Result Areas

    • Ensure quality of care in the hospital
    • Ensure quality emergency obstetric and neonatal care in maternity ward
    • Prompt referral of patients
    • Proper documentation of patient care
    • Identification and prompt management of outbreaks


    • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from a recognized institution (MBChB)
    • Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
    • Minimum 2 years of working experience in a busy hospital setting

    Required Experience & Competencies

    • Good knowledge and skills in clinical medicine and surgery
    • Ability to write clear, concise reports and well developed communication skills
    • Good computer skills (Complete MS Office package and any database management and analysis)
    • Must be a team player, flexible and culturally sensitive
    • Ready to work in difficult environmental conditions
    • Ability to accept the possibility of insecurity in the project areas and obey security rules and standard operating procedures.

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    s Analyst.Business Systems Analyst

    Sector: Information Technology

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Job Description

    The IT department supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable applications and infrastructure for the IRC’s offices in the US and around the world, including many technologically challenging locations.

    Job Overview/Summary

    The IT department provides end-to-end solutions for the organization including Application Development, Integration and Management, Enterprise Architecture, User Experience, Quality Assurance & Testing, and overall Project Management in an effort to help the organization determine and implement the best solutions for its business needs.  In collaboration with IT colleagues and business partners, the Business Systems Analyst works to support the optimum configuration and delivery of Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (formerly AX) at IRC to meet end user needs and IRC’s mission, with a primary focus on financial, supply chain, and project management areas. The Business Systems Analyst has responsibility for gathering and analyzing system requirements from business users, systems configuration, reporting analysis and delivery, and ongoing L3 support.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Manage and problem solve as necessary the daily administration and performance of the IRC’s Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365) system for users throughout IRC’s field and headquarters operations and external partners
    • Ensure that IRC systems meet systems and security policy standards
    • Proactively develop subject matter expertise in the end-to-end processes and technologies related to financial, supply chain systems, and award management systems
    • Support additional systems requirements analysis and configuration
    • Collaborate with staff, including Enterprise Architect, Knowledge Managers, and Business System Managers to build and document the data, metadata, and overall systems architecture
    • Maintain up-to-date awareness of relevant market trends and near technologies relating to D365 and other systems as necessary
    • Support technical relationships with system vendors and implementation partners
    • Perform user requirements gathering and translate into functional, technical, and project requirements
    • Create and maintain the systems documentation for collaboration tools including processes and procedures, data architecture, functionality, security, and policies
    • Liaise with QA teams to participate in and ensure appropriate functional, user acceptance, and regression testing
    • Participate in business continuity testing for D365 and other systems
    • Perform third-level support functions for D365 and other systems
    • Participate in overall systems coordination and planning to ensure the optimum delivery and usability of IRC systems to the user community.
    • Liaise with vendor and internal software development teams as necessary to build necessary functionality
    • Participate in the design and execution of systems change management processes


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • 4+ years of experience implementing enterprise resource planning systems and functions, primarily Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations or earlier versions including finance, procurement, inventory, and awards management functions (project management and accounting).
    • 4+ years of gathering, analyzing, and implementing business, functional, and technical requirements in multiple formats, from analysis of current state through implementation of conceptual to-be states
    • 2+ years of experience developing and executing business case testing of enterprise systems
    • Experience with the support, analysis, documentation, administration, and change management for delivery of global ERP systems with substantial numbers of users across global time zones
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal (i.e. day-to-day discussions, team meetings, workshops) and written (requirements and design specifications) form, as well as an overall ability to be clear and concise in all communications
    • Good active listening skills and strong attention to detail
    • Working knowledge of data modeling and SQL
    • Strong analytic curiosity and innovative problem solving skills using a systems thinking and evidence-driven approach
    • Proven ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional team structure.
    • Proven ability to establish and maintain working relationships across all departments and levels of the organization.

    Preferred Skills

    • MS in Information Technology or MBA
    • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
    • Experience with SAAS ERP systems
    • Experience with Sage, Agresso, NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, SciQuest, Coupa
    • Experience with business and security compliance and auditing including SSAE16, ISO27001, and PCI
    • Experience with Business Intelligence tools and methods such as data warehouses, visualization tools, architectures and relational database systems (e.g.: MS SQL, PowerBI, Oracle, Qlik, LogiXML, Tableau, BIDS, and Cognos)
    • Experience with enterprise-level system master data, integrations, REST and SOAP APIs, and ETL processes
    • Experience in the NGO sector in the delivery of systems across varying IT infrastructure and low/intermittent bandwidth scenarios

    Working Environment

    • Standard office working environment.
    • Some international travel as needed.

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