Operational Director (Remote Health)

Main responsibility

Overall responsibility is to provide the management oversight for all MAM’s community-based programs and oversee operations. The Operational Director (Remote Health) is part of the management team together with the general director, the medical director, resource director and other Operational Directors.

Key Objectives and Responsibilities in general; Operational management:

• To manage the set-up of new and maintain existing projects in line with donor requirements and MAM strategies

• To ensure projects are well functioning through management of operational coordinators, project coordinators and their local staff working in the projects

• To follow up on the monthly project reporting and support the projects regarding constrains, challenges and donor requirements

• To manage the planning, supply, monitoring and evaluation of the project activities to ensure optimal functioning Community Health Workers

• To manage and ensure proper data collection, management and analysis regarding project outputs

• To analyse and monitor the project activities and make recommendations for improvements • To prepare bi-yearly donor reports in the defined time frame

• To prepare any requested relevant report in relation to the project

• To report to the director concerning the project progress, assist in strategic planning, project designs and new activities as well as business development

• To lead the effective implementation of all planned activities ensuring timely delivery of key milestones in accordance with agreed plans and budgets and maintaining highest quality in all the aspects of programs Human resources management:

• To recruit necessary key manpower and supervise recruitment on project level • To supervise and to coach the personnel in the project (approximately 100 staff)

• To perform briefings, performance discussions and debriefings of the key project staff

• To optimize the use of human resources potential

• To perform capacity building and training sessions for field staff 38/ B (1), Pyi Htaung Su lane, TharthanaYeiktha Quarter, Near Sayar San Road, Bahan Township, Yangon. www.mam.org.mm Medical Action Myanmar is a charitable medical organization, registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under no.: 34345953 Financial & logistic management:

• To monitor the project expenditure in cooperation with the financial team

• To identify budget difficulties and prepare for reprogramming and budge revisions

• To ensure proper logistic arrangements according to donor requirements in cooperation with Logistic team

• To prepare drug orders based on average monthly consumption and provided stock levels

• To prepare asset orders in line with donor agreements Representation:

• To represent the project on a national level

• To support project staff for representation on local and township level

• To negotiate with other project stakeholders

• To represent MAM in donor meetings, discussions and negotiations

• Coordinate with and maintain effective relationship with other key stakeholders (such as WHO, NHL, other partners/donors and EHO) both at central and regional level

• To represent MAM for the project at donor and technical working groups Regular Reporting

• Prepare regular high-quality reports for use by the organization internally/externally and for donors in line with donor requirements

• To follow up on the monthly project reporting and support the projects regarding constraints, challenges and donor requirements

• To report to the General Director concerning the project progress Donor relations

• To participate in proposal writing

• To participate in budgeting and output targeting

• To facilitate donor visits

• To deliver additional donor requests

MAM requires:

To be successful in this role you must have/be:

Education : Medical doctor degree is a strong advantage

Experience : At least 10 years of professional working experience in setting up and implementation of health-related humanitarian programs preferably Malaria, TB, MNCH and Nutrition activities Experience working with township health departments Language : Fluent in English, Myanmar

Specifications : Willing to travel in remote areas under difficult circumstances Able to advocate and negotiate with other stakeholders Firm, flexible, open and decisive, hard working and able to work independently.

Nationality : MAM prefers to hire a Myanmar national, however international candidates with experience working in Myanmar can also be considered.

MAM offers:

• Salary range depending on experience from 3,000 USD to 5,500 USD per month (on 12 months basis); • 20 days of annual leave

• Leave compensation upto one month of pay for untaken leave

• Pension/Gratuity

MAM welcomes applications from all sections of the community including people with disabilities .

How to apply

Application process: Interested applicant should submit updated CV/Resume in the link below:


No need to send scans or copies of certificates or diplomas, these will be requested later. For further information on Medical Action Myanmar, please consult our website mam.org.mm

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