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VAC-10439 Medical Doctor (MHU)


  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Kandahar
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Medical Practitioners
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Medical Doctor
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

Under the overall guidance of National Health Operation officer and direct supervision of the Senior Project assistant (Migration Health), the incumbent will actively engage in the health promotion activities including nutrition screening, risk communication and community engagement activities. S/he is expected to carry out her/his duties in accordance with strictest ethical standards and with due respect for gender and socio-cultural sensitivities.

Role objectives

1.Ensures that all cases in need of basic and emergency medical assistance are provided with adequate health services.

2.Provides basic medical screening, prescriptions for basic/essential medicines and makes referrals for chronic, emergency, or advanced care need cases.

3.Ensuring that medical protocols and prescriptions are in line with diagnosis made and are followed appropriately by health personnel.

4.Ensuring that universal infection control and precaution and hygiene standards are in place and maintained.

5.Maintains regular contact with Directorate of Public Health staff and other local health stakeholders.

6.Ensure proper documentation of patient information and daily entry into appropriate databases is maintained.

7.Prepare and submit daily, weekly, and monthly reports on the progress of field activities and challenges encountered, as well as summary information on patients screened, served, and referred.

8.Maintains a regular medical supply stock record and communicates the need for replenishment with the MHU pharmacy team.

9.Accompanies and supports the admission of emergency medical cases from received at the border or IOM transit center to the appropriate treatment center.

10.Maintain confidentiality of patient information and collaborative relationships with clients, partners, and health professionals.

11.Assist Migration Health National Programme Officer in project monitoring and identifying priority health needs and other activities including but not limited to regular disease outbreak monitoring and reporting, take part in health awareness campaign, etc.

12.Take part in coordination meetings, workshops, training events and conferences at health cluster/provincial level.

Other Functions

Perform any other tasks as assigned.

Project reporting


Key competencies


  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results:produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner;is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
  • MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES - Behavioural indicators 2
  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the Organization’s vision. Assists others to realize and develop their leadership and professional potential.
  • Empowering others: Creates an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Building Trust: Promotes shared values and creates an atmosphere of trust and honesty.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: Works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
  • Humility: Leads with humility and shows openness to acknowledging own shortcomings.
Team management


Further information


  • University degree in Human Medicine from an accredited academic institution and passed exit exam with Valid licence to practice with one year experience.


  • Minimum 1 year of clinical experience

  • A few years of experience in related medical field will be advantageous.

  • Previous experience in development and humanitarian field is expected. 


  • Ability to move or lift patients.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • A patient and compassionate disposition.


  • Fluency in Dari and Pashto

  • Working knowledge of English

Note: Applications from qualified female candidates are encourage.

NOTE: Candidates are requested to apply with their official email. (Outlook)

Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae along with educational certificates, through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 22nd September 2023 latest, applications with incomplete information/documents will not be considered. Also, please take note that IOM does not accept hard copies.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.

NOTE: Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email for Interviews, (Interviews to be held approx 25th Sep – 2nd Oct 2023), therefore, please monitor your emails.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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