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Médecins du Monde (MdM) is recruiting for Full time Accountability Officer

Job Description

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization 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.We are recruiting to to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountability Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Essential Duties

  • The Accountability Officer, under supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, is responsible for establishing a sustainable Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) in all clinics (Maiduguri and Damboa) in a way that ensures beneficiaries actively participate and/or make confidential complaints about its comprehensive PHC delivery processes.
  • All technical trainings and supports must be based National guidelines if available, MDM guidelines and Core Humanitarian Standard guidelines.

Specific Duties

  • Conduct context-oriented needs assessment in consultation girls, boys, women, and men beneficiaries to developing Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) guidelines and systems for MDM Nigeria mission.
  • Establish a sustainable Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM) in each targeted clinic that ensures all segments of target beneficiaries can make confidential complaints with their full confidence about MDM interventions.
  • Develop appropriate tools for capturing complaints and feedback and train the relevant staff/beneficiaries on related data management process.
  • Conduct ongoing capacity needs assessment of MDM staff, partners staff and target communities with special emphasis on humanitarian accountability standards.
  • Ensure that beneficiaries are aware of the key elements of MDM’s accountability policy, procedures, and expectations and standards required of MDM staff and partner staff.
  • Ensure proper filing systems for all complaints and feedback received with segregated data from the field and on time data entry to MDM complaint response mechanism database.
  • Lead collaborated efforts pertaining to on time investigation complaints and response through the established CRM, including monthly CFM report.
  • In consultation with the monitoring and evaluation officer and/or program coordinator, provide detailed summaries of complaint response mechanism trends, best practices, lessons learned, areas of improvement and pressing issues on monthly basis; as well on ad-hoc basis when needed as an input for operational meetings and forums.

Hierarchical & Functional links:

  • S/He works under the supervision of the M & E Officer; as well has functional link with the Health Services Quality Coordinator, Health Coordinator, Emergency Response Coordinator and Program Coordinator as needed.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Skills and Experience Needed

Required profile:

  • Diploma in the areas of Humanitarian Studies / Social Sciences / Health Sciences
  • At least 3 years of professional experience related to the position
  • Relevant short-term trainings (qualifications), such as CMR, HAP, CHS, SPHERE
  • Ability to create monitoring systems and tools
  • Work experience and strong knowledge of cultural/social influences in North East Nigeria.

Required personal skills:

  • Excellent training and coaching skills
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Able to prioritize
  • Flexible
  • Ability to work under stressful situation
  • Has a good team spirit
  • Able to work and live insecure context.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter in one single attachment via email to email below Clearly indicate "Accountability Officer" as the subject of your application.

Note: Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated.

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About Médecins du Monde (MdM)
Médecins du Monde (MdM) or Doctors of the World, provides emergency and long-term medical care to the world's most vulnerable people. It also advocates to end health inequities.Working in France and 64 countries worldwide, Doctors of the World - Médecins du Monde is an independent international movement of campaigning activists who provide care, bear witness and support social change. Through our 355 innovative medical programmes and evidence-based advocacy initiatives, we enable excluded indivi...
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