Health Project Manager

French Red Cross, Central African Republic

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2020

Job Description

resentation of the Red Cross

With 69 projects in 22 countries of intervention, in the same way as in the professions that it develops and implements in France, the French Red Cross (CRF) internationally includes all its missions in an action plan sustainable humanitarian. This translates into an articulation of emergency, post-emergency, crisis exit and reconstruction activities aimed at the best efficiency. The objective is to carry out actions with lasting effects and to allow populations to regain their full autonomy.

Our association also wants to strengthen its presence and promote its priority commitments within the International Movement.

By joining us, you will share our commitment and our ethics and develop your skills.

The post

Objectives of the position:

Placed under the authority of the Head of the sub-delegation in Berberati and in functional contact with the Health, psychosocial, pharmacy and construction coordinators in Bangui, the Head of the Health Project is in responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the project. In addition, he / she ensures compliance with donor procedures (European Union) and French Red Cross, by putting in place the appropriate monitoring and control tools.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Project coordination and monitoring
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting
  • Financial and logistical follow-up
  • Technical and operational support
  • Team management and internal training
  • Capitalization / Valuation
  • Representation and communication
  • Support for the supervision and implementation of COVID 19 response activities on the delegation

Hierarchical link :

  • The Health Project Manager works under the responsibility of the Sub-Delegation Manager of the CRF in Berberati
  • The Health Project Manager manages a team of three expatriates (rehabilitation expert, WASH expert and PBF expert) as well as a national team

Functional links:

Collaborates internally with:

  • The AAPRC Manager
  • The DMI SMPSP transversal to the two projects (IYO and Bêkou)
  • The IYO Project Manager
  • Bangui health department
  • The SMPSP Coordinator
  • The finance department (Bangui and Berberati)
  • The logistics department (Bangui and Berberati)
  • The health center of the CRF in Paris

Collaborates externally with:

  • The communal committees of the Central African Red Cross
  • Executives from health region n ° 2
  • The health district management teams
  • Representatives of the beneficiary populations of the action
  • Other humanitarian partners
  • The candidate's profile


  • Medical or paramedical training with higher education in public health
  • Training in project management is a plus

Job requirements:

  • Autonomy and initiative
  • Aptitude for decision making and team management
  • Very good listening, understanding and concertation skills
  • Analysis and synthesis skills
  • Very good writing skills
  • Very good ability to organize and coordinate work
  • Strong motivation to work in a multicultural and multisectoral team
  • Strong motivation to work in very close partnership with a national partner
  • Strong motivation to work in remote areas and volatile security

Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience in community health (implementation of the PSSBC would be a plus)
  • Experience and training in mother and child health and PPTD
  • Good knowledge of the rules related to performance-based financing (PBF)
  • Good knowledge of EU rules and procedures
  • Experience in health project management
  • Proven team management experience
  • Knowledge of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Mastery of data collection and analysis tools
  • Knowledge of Central Africa would be a plus, especially of their health systems

Language :

  • Excellent command of French, both oral and written
  • Understanding of Sango is an asset.


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