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Job Recruitment At The International Committee of the Red Cross, October 2017

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Biu Office and Yola Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancies below.

 

 

Job Title: Health Field Officer (9 months contract)
Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
  • Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
  • Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
  • In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders
  • Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip.
  • Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and relays it to the health delegate or health coordinator
  • Evaluates the health needs, prepares medical support and assists the health activities with close monitoring in the field

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse/Midwife registered with the Nursing & Midwifery council of Nigeria
  • Working experience in Public Health in the tropics & in Reproductive Health sector is mandatory
  • At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good knowledge of Borno (South) surrounding areas
  • Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
  • Able to translate local language Hausa and Fulani to English and vice versa
  • Knowledge in Data entry and analysis

Personal Attributes:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Team leadership and good communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
  • Team work and partnership working skills
  • Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills

 

 

Job Title: Nutrition Health Field Officer
Main Responsibilities:

  • Serves as focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Nutrition component in primary health care program in his/her area of responsibility
  • Understands the ICRC Primary Health Care (PHC) & Nutrition objectives and is able to communicate them to interlocutors
  • Attends nutrition cluster meetings as an observer and reports back to the ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC)/ Health Delegate on information shared and/or obtained.
  • Liaises and attends regular meetings with the relevant hospital management committee for Follow up, flow of communication and instilling ownership and capacity to the committee.
  • Monitors and analyses consumption and any inconsistencies in stock, reporting back to the Nutrition Delegate
  • Together with Health Delegate ensures appropriate and timely responses to emergencies
  • Conducts nutritional assessments when and where required

Required Qualifications:

  • Health Nutritionist registered with the relevant authorizing body in Nigeria
  • Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
  • Good command of Hausa, Bura, Margi and Kanuri languages
  • Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
  • Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and Medical Nutrition programs in Nigeria
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • At least 3 years work experience in public health nutrition

Personal Attributes:

  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
  • Field oriented and good networking
  • Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
  • Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
  • Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstances
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organizing skills
  • Prepared to spend at least 70% of time doing field visits

 

Job Title: Economic Security (EcoSec) Assistant
Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Ecosec Programme Management Tool( EPMT) and acts as the main focal point in Yola for Biu and Mubi
  • Assist the EcoSec delegate in following up operational activities in the field, through enforcing the EPMT procedures,
  • Maintains contacts with external interlocutors and beneficiaries
  • Ensures proper procedures are followed for all Ecosec emergency and livelihoods activities ( coordination field trip request, monthly cash forecasts, timely requisition order creation and follow up)
  • Management and organization of the EcoSec beneficiaries’ database. Supervises the data entry clerks when needed
  • Prepare the bi-weekly and monthly operational reports independently and contributes to other written reports including the quarterly, yearly ad hoc narrative and statistical reports
  • Participates in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the EcoSec programme activities mainly on emergencies and livelihoods response as needed,
  • Maintains regular exchange with Log and Admin teams on requisition orders (RO) related to EcoSec interventions in Yola, Mubi, Biu and monitors the results against the set monthly/quarterly/annual plan of action

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in Administration, business, Information Technology and social sciences.
  • 4 years’ work experience in field related to the work of the department
  • Fluent in English and Hausa.
  • Good report writing and analytical skills
  • Expert in computer knowledge especially in Excel and Word
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Communication (written & verbal), Planning, Organization & Assessment; Responsibility & Autonomy

Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrates Initiatives
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Ability to work independently and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
  • Team-work oriented with sound communication skills
  • Punctual, reliable, confirmed organisational skills
  • Sound empathy when dealing with people/beneficiaries
  • Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and working procedure

 

 

Job Title: Medical Field Officer
Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
  • Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
  • Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
  • In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders
  • Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
  • Evaluates the health needs, prepares the medical support and assists the health activities with close monitoring in the field, in coordination with the State Primary Health Care Development (SPHCDA).
  • Regularly trains the SPHCDA health teams in the ICRC supported health facilities, with on the job training. Particular focus to be given to implementation of clinical guidelines, reproductive health, pharmacy management and hygiene promotion
  • In an emergency, assists mobilization of NRCS Emergency Action Teams (EAT)

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor registered with the Nigerian Medical Board of Nigeria
  • Working experience in Public Health in the tropics is mandatory
  • At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good knowledge of Borno mainly, Gombe & Yobe surrounding areas
  • Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
  • Able to translate local language Hausa and Kanuri to English and vice versa.
  • Good knowledge of Hausa, Margi, Bura and Kanuri will be added advantage
  • Knowledge in Data entry and analysis

Personal Attributes:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Team leadership and good communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
  • Team work and partnership working skills
  • Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills

 

 

Job Title:  Urban Water Engineer
Main Responsibilities:

  • Communicates and coordinates WatHab department programs, needs and activities with internal and external parties on the instruction of the WatHab Delegate.
  • Undertakes or contributes to program and project planning, design and implementation.
  • Develop or supervise development of project documents, including project proposals, tender requests, contracts, cost estimations, technical drawings, specifications, planning and logistics needs,
  • Establishes strong communication and working relationships with relevant Government bodies (notably the State Ministry of Water Resources and the Adamawa State Water Board)
  • Directly coordinates and supervises complex technical rehabilitation projects, including ensuring quality, timeliness and cost effectiveness of project works.
  • Follows, respects and promotes the ICRC financial, administrative and logistical regulations and rules.
  • Follow up on tendering, contracting and purchasing activities with logistics department and provide support when required.
  • Provision of concise and pertinent progress reporting on programs, projects and other activities of the WatHab department, including quantifiable and statistic information.

Required Qualifications:

  • Higher education degree (Bachelors, Masters, or equivalent) in water supply, sanitation, civil or related technical fields.
  • Additional vocational training in relevant technical fields.
  • 8+ years of engineering experience in water supply, sanitation, construction or similar technical fields
  • 2+ years of experience working for or with government institution, public service, or community driven projects.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Strong communication and reporting skills for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiarity with Adamawa State
  • Familiarity with standard norms, rules, regulations, local techniques and requirements for construction in Borno State.

Personal Attributes:

  • Adaptable
  • Organized
  • Efficient
  • Communicative and clear
  • Responsible, reliable and accountable
  • Autonomous

 How to Apply
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Please clearly indicate the job position and location eg: “Urban Water Engineer (Yola)” as the subject of your application

(Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 13.10.2017, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

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