NGOs, Agencies Job Vacancies in Nigeria

Job Title: Health Field Officer in International Committee of the Red Cross
Location: Borno

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
Required Qualifications
• Registered Nurse/Midwife registered with the Nursing 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 Gombe, Yobe and Borno (BIU Area) surrounding areas
• Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
• Able to translate local language Fulani, Tangale and Hausa 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

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to:
• Please clearly indicate the preferred position E.G; “Supply Chain Officer" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated).
• 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.

Closing Date: 16:30h; 19th August, 2016

Return To:
Agencies and Organizations Vacancies Index
Main Job Vacancies Index

Connect With Us