International Organization for Migration Vacancy: Migration Health Physician, Kupang - Kerja Ngo

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International Organization for Migration Vacancy: Migration Health Physician, Kupang

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Indonesia is looking for a Migration Health Physician according to the terms of reference below:

Reference No: VN/ID10/2015/065
Position title: Migration Health Physician
Position grade: General Service Staff, Grade 7
Base Salary: IDR 22.314.083 per month
Duty station: Kupang
Type of Contract: One Year Fixed Term Contract (the first three months shall be considered as probation period).
Reporting directly to: National Head of Sub-Office in Kupang, in close coordination with Senior Migration Heath Physician in Makassar and Senior Migration Health Adviser for technical guidance and supervision.
Overall supervision by: RCA Programme Coordinator (Eastern Region) in Makassar
Estimated start date: Immediately
Closing date: 9 September 2015

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Under the direct supervision by National Head of Sub-office Kupang, in close coordination with Senior Migration Health Physician (SMHP) in Makassar/Senior Migration Health Adviser in Jakarta and overall supervision of Head of Sub-Office/RCA Programme Coordinator (Eastern Region) in Makassar, the incumbent will provide oversight, coordinate, supervise, and monitor the implementation of the health care assistance to migrants in Kupang who are referred to IOM care by Indonesian authorities. The incumbent shall also assist in other migration health related activities as requested. The incumbent shall coordinate the activities of migration health team in the IOM sub office where he/she is based.

The incumbent is expected to carry out his/her duties in accordance with strictest moral and ethical standards and with due respect for gender and socio-cultural differences of the migrants.

  • Manage and supervise the provision of health support and care to migrants endorsed to IOM for assistance by the Government authorities of Indonesia. 
  • Supervise primary health service delivered by primary health care panel to ensure continuous provision of quality migration health services, and ensures that health assistance for beneficiaries adheres to essentials of primary care principles, rational utilization of referral to higher care level. 
  • Liaise with IOM referral health panel (secondary and tertiary care facilities) to maintain quality assurance respecting IOM procurement and financial procedures and regulations 
  • Liaise with relevant (health) authorities regarding the health issues of IOM beneficairies including managing their voice as well as inline within IOM Operations guideline 
  • Facilitate the initial medical examination and care of each migrant registered under the care of IOM while establishing mechanisms to adhere to confidentiality of medical information. When necessary, organize and facilitate the deployment of a local Medical Team to conduct initial medical examination and care of migrants in coordination with Senior Migration Health Physician and IOM operations staff. 
  • Identify, advocate and define on special health needs for individuals/groups and liaise with relevant actors to facilitate the service provisions, including guiding and monitoring of service provisions by IOM staff. 
  • Ensure the completion of pre-departure medical check up for fitness to travel for migrants who are willing to return home voluntarily and for migrants travelling under the auspices of IOM as requested and provide recommendations and support for their journey based on the IOM Medical escort Guidelines. 
  • Monitor and ensure the proper storage, maintenance and procurement of basic medical equipment and supplies for the IOM Migration Health Clinic including Emergency Medical Kits, Medical Escorts Kits, Mobile Migration Health Assessment Kits and other medical items. 
  • Write, review (reports of team members), consolidate and submit individual case reports, monthly progress and statistical reports and their timely submission to the Senior Migration Health Physician. 
  • Manage medical record comprehensively from intake medical examination and primary care level to be linked to secondary/tertiary care level and immigration medical examination including pre departure health check which adhere to confidentiality of medical information. 
  • Ensure that emergency medical referral systems are established in a time efficient medical attention to emergency medical needs in coordination with relevant authorities and IOM Health, Operations staff in the field, and panel health providers 
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies

a) Takes responsibility and manages constructive criticism; b) Works effectively with all clients and stakeholders; c) Promotes continuous learning; communicates clearly; d)Takes initiative and drives high levels of performance management; e)Plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility; f)Displays mastery of subject matter; g) Contributes to a collegial team environment; i) Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; j) Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions; k) Works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.

a) Knowledge in assisting emergency operations activities; b) Effectively applies knowledge of health issues in execution of responsibilities at appropriate level c) Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work

a) Registered Physician in Indonesia. b) University Degree in Medicine, preferably with post-graduate studies in public and /or community health c) At least seven years of experience in General Practice and/or Family Medicine, Independent program management skills, such as supervision capacity, quality assessment and control and report writing. d) Proven capacity to develop and supervise quality control/assurance mechanisms in medical activities; e) Previous work experience dealing with the health management and care of vulnerable groups; delivery of public health services, TB program , STI and reproductive health services and/or HIV/ AIDS programming are distinct advantages. f) Understanding of biostatistics and basic research concepts. g) Proven ability and experience in liaising with UN, Government Departments/Authorities and other international organizations; h) Proficient in computer applications: Ms-Office.

Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia, both oral and written

How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to send the application in ENGLISH, with: a) Cover letter, clearly specify suitability and availability date, b) Complete the Personal History Form which can be downloaded at the following link : HERE c) Detailed curriculum vitae, including historical salary and minimum three referees (preferably former direct supervisors). Please submit your application through this link or send by email to, indicating the reference code above (VN/ID10/2014/065) as subject. The deadline for applications is 9 September 2015.

Only applicant who meet the above qualification will be short-listed

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