Health Coordinator Mobile Health Unit

Job Title:                       Health Coordinator Mobile Health

Reporting to:               SARC Medical Director

Workplace:                  SARC Headquarters/ Damascus


Purpose of position:

Under the supervision and direction of SARC Medical Director, the Health Coordinator is the focal point for SARC Mobile Health Unit Operations

He/she works in close collaboration with other HQ coordinators.


Main responsibility

To provide leadership and oversight in planning, implementing, monitoring of SARC Mobile Health Operations

  • Ongoing assessment of the health needs in newly accessible and other geographical to identify priority areas for mobile health interventions
  • In close cooperation with the clinic staff, develop implementation guidelines and mechanisms, including establishing common quality standards, approaches and participatory methodologies to work with vulnerable communities, reporting, and exit strategies.
  • In close cooperation with SARC branches, oversees the development, application of standard operating procedures related to mobile health
  • Ensure establishment and maintenance of minimum standards for practice are maintained as per MOH/WHO/Sphere standards.
  • Identify learning needs and organize for/or provides trainings and workshop to strengthen capacity
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to the field to supervise and support mobile health units and teams make recommendations for improvement
  • Ensure accountability of all drugs and medical equipment in collaboration with pharmacy coordinator and biomedical engineer
  • Review and analyze HIS data to ensure accurate reporting and analysis in collaboration with SARC HIS Officer
  • Submit regular reports and statistics required regularly by the Director of Medical Services for decision making and donor reporting


Internal collaboration

  • Collaborate with HQ coordinators (EHPs, Clinics, Nutrition, First Aid, Mental Health, PRP, Health Program Liaison Officer and operation department) to ensure efficiency and application of standards
  • Collaborate with branches and health facilities in the recruitment and orientation of MHU staff
  • Work closely with SARC communication team to promote activities within the mobile health program

External collaboration

  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with relevant partners supporting mobile health operations
  • Participate in external meetings as delegated by SARC Medical Director


  • Degree in medicine/ pharmacy /health
  • At least 2-3 years of humanitarian and/or development experience
  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic and English and ability to produce reports in both languages
  • Competent in Windows, MS office programs, internet and email
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Training and capacity building skills
  • Readiness to work in multicultural teams
  • Proactive, solution-focused, decisive, accountable, team-worker, flexible, resilient.


Duties applicable to all staff:

  • Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross Red Crescent fundamental principles.
  • Promote principles of the Red Cross Movement.
  • Understand and demonstrate accountability to the population reached by the services, and to donors.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by SARC Medical Director.


Deadline to apply:        21/10/2017


Interested candidates are requested to send their complete files in English (CV, motivation letter and references) to, email subject: “Application: Health Coordinator Mobile Health Unit – SARC HQ”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Incomplete files or applications in a language other than English will be rejected.

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