Position details

Vacancy id VAC-9495
Job title VAC-9495 Psychiatrist (Sabha) - Re-advertisement
Location Sabha
Apply by 16-Apr-2023
Start date 16-Apr-2023
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Bachelor Degree or equivalent in - University degree in Medicine with a specialization in psychiatry and licenced to practice psychiatric medicine in Libya; OR - University degree in Medicine with Diploma in psychiatry or registered to Libyan or Arab board of Psychiatric medicine and licenced to practice psychiatric medicine in Libya. (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of - A strong level of analytical skills and computer literacy - A minimum of 5 years of demonstrable professional experience working as a psychiatrist in Libya - Good basic knowledge of neurology will be an advantage - Experience in implementing health services for migrants, refugees, displaced persons, and other vulnerable groups, including early recovery or post-crisis emergency health programming, would be an added advantage. - Experience coordinating and liaising with government authorities, knowledge, structures, and functions of Libya's primary health care system. year/s of demonstrable relevant Mental Health experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in Africa (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).
Working level in French (desirable).
Fluent in Arabic (essential).

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

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.


IOM in Libya assists in providing medical services to vulnerable migrants, IDPs, and vulnerable host populations, especially in detention centers and at disembarkation points and organizing community outreach services for stranded migrants. At the same time, IOM also extends support to southern Libya through the project entitled "Support to Integrated Border and Migration Management in Libya (SIBMMIL)", which aims to apply the health, border mobility management (HBMM) framework of IOM for a mobility-competent health system in coordination with the Integrated Border Management (IBM) unit. As part of the project activities, IOM supports eight health facilities by deploying a medical doctor to provide primary health consultations for the most vulnerable migrants, IDPs and host communities.


Under the overall guidance of the Project Officer (migration health), technical guidance of the Field Health Coordinator, and direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisors in Sabha, the incumbent will work in the Al Taniya Polyclinic, Sabha, to provide psychiatric services to patients visiting the facilities, including major and minor psychiatric disorders, mental deficiencies, and substance abuse problems. The incumbent will also coordinate with the relevant staff to regularly submit facility-based data.

Role objectives

- Provide routine and emergency psychiatric consultation to the patients visiting the health facility. 

- Provide the necessary treatment and follow-up for beneficiaries referred to secondary care facilities for treatment and/or investigation. 

- Provide counselling to patients with major and minor psychiatric disorders, mental deficiencies, and substance abuse problems. 

- Ensure timely information sharing to the facility management and clinical supervisor on any diseases of public health concerns. 

- Ensure timely submission of data related to daily consultations and the health activities conducted by IOM in coordination with the Clinical Supervisor. 

- Ensure that quality control/quality assurance procedures are adopted and followed while providing medical care to beneficiaries up to the national and IOM global standards. 

- Ensure that infection prevention and control, including for the COVID-19 mechanisms, are in place and followed at service provision points. 

- Assist in managing urgent medical cases in coordination with public health referral hospitals. 

- Assist and follow all the cases referred from the field to ensure quality management of medical conditions to the best available services in the area. 

- Ensure the confidentiality of the medical information of IOM beneficiaries. 

- Ensure daily or weekly reporting as requested by the supervisors. 

- Undertake duty travels as required. 

- Undertake other related duties as assigned. 



- Effective organizational skills and ability to establish priorities and plans, ability to work under pressure and cope with deadlines; 

- Good written and spoken communications skills, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a multicultural environment; 

Project reporting

Reports directly to : The project Clinical Supervisor

Key competencies


- Effective organizational skills and ability to establish priorities and plans, ability to work under pressure and cope with deadlines; 

- Good written and spoken communications skills, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work in a multicultural environment; 

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies: 


Values - all staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values: 

Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respect and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourage diversity and inclusion wherever possible. 

Integrity and transparency maintain high ethical standards and act consistently with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct. 

Professionalism: demonstrates the ability to work composed, competent and committedly and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges. 


Core Competencies – behavioral indicators level 3 

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, and innovate. 

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the organization's priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work. 

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way. 

Team management


Further information

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.