|Published||September 15, 2022|
|Job Type||Full Time|
Pivot is an NGO that has been collaborating with Madagascar’s Ministry of Public Health (MSANP) since 2014 to upgrade the public health system in order to provide quality care to the population of Ifanadiana district. In partnership with the Malagasy government, we are building a health system model whose approach adapts and evolves according to its impact on the population. Our approach is based on the following actions at all levels of the health system - community, health center, district hospital: improving clinical care, upgrading the system’s capabilities, and scientific innovation. This model is in line with MSANP policies and aims to produce fast, consistent and sustainable outcomes for the population in terms of health and access to care, with a view to establishing Universal Health Coverage.
Pivot is seeking a new Director of Medical Programs, who will oversee the implementation of Pivot’s operating plan.
Job Title: Director of Medical Programs
Assignment Location: Ranomafana, Ifanadiana District
Commitment: 2 years, renewable
Salary Range: $21,000 to $48,000 per year, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Benefits: competitive with 35 days of vacation leave and comprehensive medical insurance.
Position Overview: Pivot is seeking a new Director of Medical Programs, who will oversee the implementation of the operating plan, specifically spearheading the development and implementation of clinical and primary-care program activities.
The Director of Medical Programs is responsible for the direct implementation of the following programs
Maternal and Reproductive Health (MRH)
Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Health (CAYAH)
Quality assurance of services
Clinical care and referral
Under the direct supervision of the National Director, the Medical Programs Manager:
Is part of and leads the Pivot Leadership Team (PLT)
Collaborates with the Director of Health Resources and Policy, who is also part of the Medical Department.
Directly supervises 6 program managers, 1 clinical specialist, 1 site coordinator and 1 deputy director.
Is a liaison with the Medical Committee of Pivot’s Board of Directors
Lead the strategy of the organization's Medical Department, especially the sub-department for primary and clinical care
Handle the execution of the strategic plan and the clinical goals of the operating plan
- Technical Support
Lead and continue to contribute to developing and/or revising primary care and clinical programs
Handle the development or updating of project documentation (project proposals, logical framework, terms of reference, etc.... )
Spearhead efforts to upgrade the quality of primary and clinical care and provide continuous learning and skills upgrading in program areas relevant to his/her management
Handle the coordination of complex clinical case management in collaboration with a Clinical Coordinator
- Management & Leadership
Coordinate and implement the department's activities
Spearhead and coordinate the development of the annual work plan and budget of his/her teams according to operating and strategic plans in force
Ensure effective and efficient use of resources dedicated to medical programs
Directly manage the team associated with his/her area and see to the proper management of human resources
Support the upgrading of leadership and management within his/her team
Ensure that meetings are held and periodic reports are prepared by his/her team
Travel regularly to the districts where Pivot works;
Collaborate on the front line with representatives of the Ministry of Health and other partners to set up and manage activities
Collaborate closely with the M&E and Research team (PIVOT Science) on specific research projects
Work closely with the engagement team, especially on fundraising
At least five years of work experience, including two years in a leadership role
Physician or Paramedic with training in public health - MPH or other equivalent degree required
Advanced experience in project design and implementation required
Certified project management training is a plus
Diverse experience in a variety of areas is a plus
International experience in an under-resources setting is a plus
Ability to work in French is mandatory, in English and Malagasy is a plus
Have a strong commitment to social justice and improving care for the poor in keeping with Pivot's values;
Adhere to Pivot’s vision, mission and values
Proactive, Rigorous, Available, Principled
How to apply
Documents to be provided :
Cover letter addressed to PIVOT’s Executive Director.
Detailed CV including email address and telephone number for quick contact;
Scanned copies (plain, uncertified copies) of diplomas and certificates;
Scanned copy of the national identity card;
Scanned copies (plain, uncertified copies) of work certificates and/or references proving prior employment.
Three professional reference persons (Name, Position, Email and telephone number),
Interested persons are requested to email their application package containing the above-mentioned documents with the subject line "Recruitment of Director of Medical Programs,"