Position & Tasks
Member of a various group of Technical Advisors, the Senior MHPSS-Safety Advisor is chargeable for main and supporting the event and implementation of Medair’s MHPSS technique and programs at worldwide and nation program ranges. S/he’s anticipated to make sure Medair adheres to worldwide tips and requirements, sturdy beneficiary and donor accountability, and assembly reporting wants of different inside and exterior key stakeholders. The MHPSS-Safety Advisor shall be chargeable for supporting integration of psychological well being, psychosocial assist, and safety into humanitarian response companies at group and facility ranges. This can contain offering technical recommendation and coordination on MHPSS to nation applications and to GSO, coaching and capability constructing of Medair nation program workers concerned in MHPSS.
Medair World Help Workplace (GSO) gives operational steerage for nation programmes, together with each technical and compassionate assist for our reduction employees. Inside our GSO and affiliate workplaces, we’re additionally chargeable for selling the work of Medair to the world, to boost and handle the funds wanted to run our life-saving and sustaining programmes, and to recruit worldwide and GSO workers. The Worldwide Programmes Division is particularly chargeable for the well timed supply and high quality of Medair’s humanitarian companies in Medair nation programmes with assist from the HR, Engagement, Finance, Logistics and Info Know-how Providers departments.
Office & Working circumstances
World Help Workplace (GSO) place primarily based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Swiss or eligible EU residents, or these with a legitimate work allow for Switzerland, can apply. Distant work is feasible (circumstances apply). Journey to Medair nation programmes for as much as 2 to three months per yr. Out of hours/ weekend work could also be required now and again.
Beginning Date / Preliminary Contract Particulars
ASAP. Full-time open-ended contract.
Key Exercise Areas
Technique Implementation and Growth
- Evaluate and replace the Medair world MHPSS technique and place paper in session GSO Advisors and the Programmes group with ELT approval.
- Conduct annual strategic evaluate and updates to make sure that the technique aligns with humanitarian wants, greatest practices, and organizational priorities.
- Outline MHPSS and particular actions for involvement in MHPSS and safety mainstreaming which are acceptable for Medair, and establish the sources (human and monetary) which are wanted to implement these actions.
- Develop particular MHPSS organizational insurance policies and procedures to assist commonplace operation procedures (SOPs), and a code of conduct for Medair. Guarantee alignment to key worldwide tips and initiatives.
Programme High quality
- Present technical MHPSS recommendation in any respect key phases of the undertaking administration cycle. This contains journey to nation programmes in addition to evaluate of proposals.
- Enhance the standard and coherence of MHPSS throughout Medair nation programmes, by helping and supporting nation programmes within the growth and common evaluate and monitoring of their MHPSS methods and plans.
- Develop a supervision plan and requirements, for built-in psychological Well being and Safety programming that can be utilized in proposal growth and HR plans on the nation degree.
- Guarantee acceptable scientific and psychosocial assist supervision is in place for all MHPSS-Safety applications in Medair, in alignment with the outlined requirements.
Coaching and Supervision
- Develop and implement a plan for organisational capability constructing on MHPSS, together with induction and on-going coaching wants.
- Help undertaking managers to establish workers in any respect ranges, however particularly those that implement programmes straight, to obtain coaching in fundamental, superior, and supervisory expertise.
- Adapt or create commonplace coaching supplies and sources and supply coaching to workers.
- Share really useful exterior MHPSS associated coaching programs for employees with MHPSS focal factors and different related workers.
Human Assets/Employees Care
- Present steerage and suggestions for the psychological well-being of GSO, and subject workers to HR/Employees Wellbeing Advisor at GSO.
- Present MHPSS workers and focal factors with a assist bundle of up-front coaching, month-to-month supervision, ongoing peer assist, on-going coaching and facilitate entry to exterior counseling and assist.
- Symbolize Medair because the technical knowledgeable in MHPSS.
- Develop and keep MHPSS and humanitarian networks for shared studying and to remain knowledgeable on present MHPSS associated humanitarian support traits.
- Converse on behalf of Medair regarding MHPSS points to the humanitarian group and media.
Communication and Fundraising
- Evaluate and technically approve communication and fundraising materials associated to MHPSS.
- Construct Medair’s institutional profile through the use of high-quality information and articles for publication, talking at related skilled conferences and occasions, as time permits.
- Collaborate with the Engagement Staff to enhance documentation and sharing of Medair’s world achievements and impression in MHPSS.
Staff Non secular Life
- Replicate the values of Medair with group members, native workers, beneficiaries, and exterior contacts.
- Work, reside, and pray collectively in our Christian faith-based group settings. Absolutely contribute to the wealthy religious lifetime of your group, together with group devotions, prayers, and phrases of encouragement.
- Inspired to affix and contribute to Medair’s worldwide prayer community.
This job description covers the principle duties which are anticipated. Different duties could also be assigned as needed.
- Diploma in psychology, (world) psychological well being, social work or associated subject.
- Licensed psychological/behavioural well being skilled.
- Demonstrated coaching and expertise or specialisation in psychological well being and/or psychosocial assist of worldwide humanitarian programmes.
- Glorious working information of the English language (talking and writing).
- 3 years minimal expertise in MHPSS in worldwide programmes in growth and reduction settings
- Demonstrated success in growing and implementing MHPSS methods for initiatives, supervision, and workers care
- Intensive information of psychological well being and psychosocial assist requirements and greatest practices.
- Potential to speak MHPSS rules and to coach others.
- Capability to work beneath stress and handle private stress ranges
- Artistic, open-minded, versatile, self-learner
- Dedicated to a consultative method
- Glorious communication expertise—each written and oral
- Staff-player with good inter-personal expertise
How you can apply
Please guarantee you might be totally conscious of the:
a) Medair organizational values
b) Medair is dedicated to safeguarding the safety of beneficiaries, volunteers, workers and companions, and notably youngsters. Due to this fact, we don’t make use of workers whose background we perceive to be unsuitable for working with youngsters. Medair workers are required to provide the utmost respect to, and adjust to, Medair’s accountability insurance policies and greatest practices.
c) Medair Aid & Restoration Orientation Course (ROC) (which kinds a part of the recruitment choice course of for subject positions).
Software Course of
To use, go to this emptiness on our Medair Web page.
Please don’t make a number of purposes. We won’t evaluate electronic mail purposes. Solely English-language purposes / CVs shall be reviewed.