Tuesday, November 30, 2021

International Rescue Committee Internship & Job Recruitment (15 Positions)

International Rescue Committee (IRC) Internship & Job Recruitment: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following internship and experienced positions listed below.


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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International Rescue Committee (IRC) Internship & Job Recruitment.

IRC entered Nigeria in October 2012 in response to a widespread flood disaster. IRC’s Emergency Response Team, with local partner CISCOPE (Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication), implemented a project to support livelihoods and improve WASH in Kogi State from February to May 2013. This was followed by a 3-month nutrition and food security program in the same location from October 2013 to January 2014. The IRC is now in the process of establishing long term presence in Nigeria. An office has been established in Adamawa State, North East Nigeria and are providing critical humanitarian assistance to conflict affected people.

The International Rescue Committee (IRC), in partnership with Plan International, the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Inclusive Development Partners (IDP), and Restoration of Hope Initiative (ROHI) is implementing activities under the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding for the Opportunities to Learn (OTL) activity in Nigeria. Under OTL, IRC and its consortium partners will work with students, teachers, community-based organizations, local government education authorities (LGEA) and state education authorities, and the private sector to design, implement, and scale lasting results which foster a healthier, better educated population by improving learning outcomes for Borno and Yobe’s most vulnerable children and youth.

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We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

HR / Admin Assistant (Maiduguri) at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title: HR / Admin Assistant

Requisition ID: req20992
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

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  • The Admin/HR Assistant is responsible for day-to-day HR & administrative requirements, functions and general office management of the IRC offices and to assist the HR Team in all related HR & Admin functions.

Responsibilities

  • Support onboarding and integration of new hires
  • Support in performance management and staff development
  • Support in staff management and administration
  • Maintain staff database-(timesheet, leave and other benefits).
  • Assist with staff training sessions, workshops and activities.
  • Document all HR filing system and catalogue HR materials.
  • Assist with payroll management.
  • Support exit management
  • Perform other job related tasks as requested by the Supervisor.

Assist in Administration Management:

  • Track and monitor IRC office and guesthouse administration and maintenance.
  • Manage rental agreements for offices and housing.
  • Assure that all facilities are well functioning, including housekeeping, office supplies, electricity, maintenance and repair, internet and other communications functions in the field office.
  • Assure proper use and functionality of office equipment.
  • Supervise cleaners and cooks.
  • Track and monitor subscriptions and monthly telephone and Internet communications, and assure that all are paid on time.
  • Assist in processing travel documents (visa, ticket, etc.)

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: HR Manager
  • Indirect Reporting: Other Internal and/or external contacts:
  • Internal: Required to be a good team player, works effectively within the team

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Administration or related field.

Work Experience:


  • Approximately 0-1 year of relevant experience.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Professional HR & Administration experience preferably with an INGO.
  • Good computer skill
  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to details.
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity.
  • Team work skills.

Working Environment

  • The position is located in the northeast Nigeria where the situation continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.
  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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International Rescue Committee Recruitment for HR / Admin Assistant (Damaturu)

Job Title: HR / Admin Assistant

Requisition ID: req20990
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Admin/HR Assistant is responsible for day-to-day HR & administrative requirements, functions and general office management of the IRC offices and to assist the HR Team in all related HR & Admin functions.

Responsibilities

  • Support onboarding and integration of new hires
  • Support in performance management and staff development
  • Support in staff management and administration
  • Maintain staff database-(timesheet, leave and other benefits).
  • Assist with staff training sessions, workshops and activities.
  • Document all HR filing system and catalogue HR materials.
  • Assist with payroll management.
  • Support exit management
  • Perform other job related tasks as requested by the Supervisor.

Assist in Administration Management:

  • Track and monitor IRC office and guesthouse administration and maintenance.
  • Manage rental agreements for offices and housing.
  • Assure that all facilities are well functioning, including housekeeping, office supplies, electricity, maintenance and repair, internet and other communications functions in the field office.
  • Assure proper use and functionality of office equipment.
  • Supervise cleaners and cooks.
  • Track and monitor subscriptions and monthly telephone and Internet communications, and assure that all are paid on time.
  • Assist in processing travel documents (visa, ticket, etc.).

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: HR Manager
  • Indirect Reporting: Other Internal and/or external contacts:
  • Internal: Required to be a good team player, works effectively within the team

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelors Degree or HND in Administration or related field.

Work Experience:

  • Approximately 0-1 year of relevant experience.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Professional HR & Administration experience preferably with an INGO.
  • Good computer skill
  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to details.
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity.
  • Team work skills.

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English and Hausa.

Working Environment

  • The position is located in the northeast Nigeria where the situation continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.
  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Recruitment Intern

Job Title: Recruitment Intern

Requisition ID: req20984
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Intern
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work / Main Purpose of Job

  • This includes, but not limited to, management of both electronic and hardcopies of recruitment documents, conducting reference check, terror check for consultant and new hires.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains employment files and records per IRC policy and legal regulation.
  • Update our internal databases with new employee information, including contact details and employment forms
  • Screen resumes and application forms for casuals and enumerators.
  • Schedule and confirm interviews with candidates.
  • Post, update and remove job ads from job boards for lower-level recruitment.
  • Support recruitment exercise
  • Support in creation of new staff recruitment files
  • Updating the existing personal files, ensuring that they all have the necessary information.
  • General organization of Recruitment Office documents/paperwork
  • Any other official duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Management, or relevant field.
  • Possess a high degree of integrity, and the ability to work with confidential information.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Very good attention to detail, and strong interpersonal skills
  • Should be fluent in English. Any additional language skills is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.
  • Good understanding of full cycle recruiting.
  • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • Candidate should have the desire to learn about all aspects of HR
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills, including ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate fluently and effectively in English, Hausa and or Kanuri
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills: the ability to multi-task, learn quickly, and work independently and productively in a fast-paced and detail-oriented environment.
  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Standards of Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others.

Gender Equality:

  • IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for HR Manager

Job Title: HR Manager

Requisition ID: req20985
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Open to Expatriates: No

Major Responsibilities
HR Leadership & Management:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Recruitment Officers, analyze Maiduguri approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people with the right skills and make recommendations and implement short-term solutions to improve recruitment time to fill and quality.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly HR metrics and analysis to inform HR Lead decision-making.
  • Review job position requests and submit to HR Lead with accurate form, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy, consistency and use of IRC JD and salary benchmarking.
  • Manage benefit plans and communicate updates and conduct information campaigns for national staff.
  • Oversee HR-related administrative duties and ensure compliance with existing legal and governmental reporting requirements. Ensure all legal obligations are fulfilled.
  • Manage employee relations issues and conflicts with professional grace with the aim of empowering employees and supervisors to have the tools and resources necessary to resolve conflicts with mutual respect.
  • Escalate code of conduct issues with HR Lead investigations and ensure issues are resolved and appropriate follow-up is carried out, in collaboration with the Ethics and Compliance Unit.
  • Act as impartial mediator in disciplinary procedures and ensure it is administered in an equitable and fair manner and meets all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Lead exit management procedure to ensure seamless and positive transition for departing employees; apply learning gained from exit interviews.
  • Implement IRC Way Training on Quarterly basis for All Field Program staff.
  • Carry-out daily HR-related administrative duties such as updating contracts, generating employee reports and executing compliance-related activities with all existing legal and government reporting requirements
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Staff Performance Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development and guidance.
  • Provide constructive feedback and counsel on appropriate career paths and professional development.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Support HR Lead to continue to pursue nationalization of senior and management positions.
  • Conduct online learning campaigns to tangibly increase the percentage of staff benefiting from e-Cornell and LINGOs courses.

Communications:

  • Communicate frequently and regularly on HR changes, initiatives, programs and offerings.
  • Model and encourage active practice of the principles of the “IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct” throughout the country program.
  • Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: DOF

Other Internal and / or External Contacts:

  • Internal: Sector leads
  • External: INGOs/NGOs.

Job Requirements
The requirements should establish a baseline (minimum) for educational background, previous work experience, professional knowledge or certification, specific skills and strengths and any other skill necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in HR required. Master’s University Degree is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years, preferably 3 years as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years staff management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • At least 2 years of experience with an international organization or international experience.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and vision.
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits administration, compensation benchmarking and utilizing HR metrics to inform decision-making.
  • Strong training and development skills; experience conducting Training of the Trainer
  • Experience and knowledge of recruitment process and practice, including marketing and branding.
  • Proven ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional grace.
  • Proven sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross-cultural context.
  • Ability to demonstrate a supportive and consultative approach with direct reports and staff at senior and junior levels.
  • Very strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Working knowledge of Nigeria labor law.

Language Skills:

  • English fluency is required.

Certificates or Licenses:

  • CIPM membership is desirable.

Working Environment

  • Describe the work environment of the office (“Standard office work environment” will be applicable for most jobs in the U.S.) and if applicable, the housing.   For example, internet connections, electricity, amenities, group housing, etc.  Include travel requirements.
  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Finance Officer

Job Title: Finance Officer

Requisition ID: req20988
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Fixed Term
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Finance Officer reports to the Director Of Finance in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department assisting in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems and ensuring compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.

Major Responsibilities

  • Supporting DOF in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in field office.
  • Assist in the implementation of Finance policies, procedures and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines.
  • Supervise the Finance Assistant and ensure copies of all finance documents are properly filed.
  • Submit expenditure worksheets to the Finance Head Office on or before 3rd of every subsequent month.
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back up.
  • Review expenditure worksheets for accuracy and completeness.
  • Liaison with Logistics, Administration and Program, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports.
  • Prepare bank reconciliation for field office by 2nd of every month.
  • Liaison with field office bank on all banking issues.
  • Ensure that statutory deductions are paid on time to avoid any penalty.
  • Forward to the payroll Administrator every month, an outstanding personnel advances and charges related to T7 for recovery. Ensure that advances taken in a given month are liquidated appropriately.
  • Conduct occasional time sheet audits for field office.
  • Assist Finance Manager with balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Help in following up advances’ liquidations.
  • Manage Field Office Daily cash

Personnel Management:

  • Serve as technical resource person for the accounting department.

Logistics Duties:

  • Review all POs and PRs for proper coding and budget adequacy before approval.
  • In liaison with Procurements and Logistics to prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered into but not captured in financial reports

Finance / Budgeting:

  • Act at all times in accordance with local law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review with the objective of gaining a clear understanding budget guideline and instructions.
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by Director of Finance

Security / Communication:

  • Communicate with Finance main office on security issues within the office and outside the office.
  • Report to the Finance Officer/Finance Controller any irregularities that occur within the IRC office, staff compound and sites on policy and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications

  • HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions.

Experience:

  • Minimum of Three (3) years of professional accounting experience.
  • Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.
  • INGO Finance experience is highly desired.

Skills:

  • Able to work in a high-pressure situation, solve problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Able to independently organize work, prioritize tasks and manage time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to coach and support others.
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in local context language is highly desirable.
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Work Environment

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Health Assistant – SBCC (Gwoza)

Job Title: Health Assistant – SBCC

Requisition ID: req20958
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care services (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCAH) services), while using antimicrobials rationally.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC will work closely with the health officer -SBCC to ensure that SBCC activities of the project are implemented according to the project deliverables across the targeted locations.
  • She/he is directly manage and coordinate the activities of CHIPS, community volunteer and responsible for implementation of Increase awareness, knowledge and behavioral change on AMR and related topics at the health facilities and the communities.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC reports to the Health Officer -SBCC.

Major Responsibilities
Program Implementation, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Support the health officer -SBCC and ensure implementation of a focused social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities within the catchment locations of the supported health facilities.
  • Facilitate the regular periodic and random sampling of blood and urine from the target population, with samples from neonates, children under 5, and pregnant women in in any phase of expansion of new and existing AMR testing.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC will assist the health officer to manage and train the CHIPS and volunteers on key messages sensitization.
  • Mobilize and conduct periodic awareness campaign across the supported locations.
  • Campaign for adherence to the treatment protocol among stakeholders, HWs and private providers.
  • Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
  • Promote positive behavioral change among health system stakeholders and community members regarding improved knowledge and attitudes about the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use.
  • Engage stakeholders to increase public awareness on AMR and related topics in communities, HF and private providers using existing communication approaches such as for community mobilization, fixed post, outreach and interpersonal communication activities, town announcers, community dialogue, public gatherings, mass media, radio jingle, (And champion World Antimicrobial Awareness)
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are always maintained in the facility.
  • Ensure health basic protocols and other IEC materials are well displayed in the facilities and outreach locations.
  • Support training of HWs on the rational use of antimicrobials within these services, and on infection prevention and control (IPC).
  • Support health facilities with information, education and communication (IEC) materials (billboards, posters, roll-up banners, wall painting, flex banner), registers, printed clinical algorithms, clinical job aids and guidelines booklets/protocols and ensure IEC materials are displayed and put into use.
  • Develop and share distribution plan, ensure that supplies are delivered with good track of attendance and documentations.
  • Mobilize for supportive supervision sessions jointly conducted by the IRC, State MoH and NCDC to monitor improvement in diagnostics, prescribing practices and IPC.
  • Ensure samples collected at health facilities are timely transported to testing location where necessary.
  • Ensure beneficiary participation, feedback and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of SBCC activities to the officer and manager.
  • Ensure proper communication of filed based data tools to the HWs at the supported facilities

Human Resource Management:

  • Supervise Community health volunteers, CHIPS agents, HWs at supported health facilities and Health Assistants -SBCC to ensure implementation of planned SBCC strategies at both communities and facilities level.
  • Motivate community health influencers, promoters, and services agents and other networks community Volunteers and oversee performance, build volunteers’ capacity where required.

Operations:

  • Ensure proper follow-up for timely submission of data.
  • Adhere to, monitor and ensure the proper usage of distribution plan, pharmaceutical and other health program supplies.
  • Submit weekly work plans and movement plan and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Support Health Officer -SBCC in compiling statistical reports from the supported health facilities and communities for weekly, monthly and annually submissions.
  • Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervises with constant feedback as may be required.
  • Carry out additional relevant or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor.

Key Result Areas:

  • Improvement improved knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of health system stakeholders and community members regarding the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use
  • Through strategized SBCC interventions, support the health officer -SBCC to increased uptake of quality primary health care services, IPC and rational antimicrobial use.
  • Ensure CHIPS are engaged for active participation in health services within their communities.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: Health Officer –SBCC
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting: Health Officer -Laboratory and Health Manager -AMR
  • Position directly Supervises: Incentive workers, community volunteers, CHIPS agents.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Health program assistant, Senior health promotion officer, senior capacity building officers, health/RH managers, M&E officer

Key External Contacts:

  • MOH, NCDC, UMTH, other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders, health facility management team and private providers.

Qualifications

  • RN/RM, Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education or related field.
  • Certificate SBC program monitoring, psychological first-aid, Antimicrobial resistance is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • One to two years’ experience in in SBCC work in health, hygiene, and/or nutrition (participatory methodologies, training and teaching, behavior change theory and community.
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead team of CHIPS/community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team and able to lead a team.

Demonstrated Technical / Leadership/interpersonal Skills:

  • Good knowledge of community health, social work in health, health and wellbeing.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to respect staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Good sense of integrity, service and accountability.

Languages:

  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa
  • Ability to speak local languages (Kanuri, Shuwa etc.) will be added advantage.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Health Assistant – SBCC (Maiduguri)

Job Title: Health Assistant – SBCC

Requisition ID: req20960
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care services (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCAH) services), while using antimicrobials rationally.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC will work closely with the health officer -SBCC to ensure that SBCC activities of the project are implemented according to the project deliverables across the targeted locations.
  • She/he is directly manage and coordinate the activities of CHIPS, community volunteer and responsible for implementation of Increase awareness, knowledge and behavioral change on AMR and related topics at the health facilities and the communities.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC reports to the Health Officer -SBCC.

Major Responsibilities
Program Implementation, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Support the health officer -SBCC and ensure implementation of a focused social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities within the catchment locations of the supported health facilities.
  • Facilitate the regular periodic and random sampling of blood and urine from the target population, with samples from neonates, children under 5, and pregnant women in in any phase of expansion of new and existing AMR testing.
  • The Health Assistant -SBCC will assist the health officer to manage and train the CHIPS and volunteers on key messages sensitization.
  • Mobilize and conduct periodic awareness campaign across the supported locations.
  • Campaign for adherence to the treatment protocol among stakeholders, HWs and private providers.
  • Complete project documentation for assigned activities. Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.
  • Promote positive behavioral change among health system stakeholders and community members regarding improved knowledge and attitudes about the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use.
  • Engage stakeholders to increase public awareness on AMR and related topics in communities, HF and private providers using existing communication approaches such as for community mobilization, fixed post, outreach and interpersonal communication activities, town announcers, community dialogue, public gatherings, mass media, radio jingle, (And champion World Antimicrobial Awareness)
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are always maintained in the facility.
  • Ensure health basic protocols and other IEC materials are well displayed in the facilities and outreach locations.
  • Support training of HWs on the rational use of antimicrobials within these services, and on infection prevention and control (IPC).
  • Support health facilities with information, education and communication (IEC) materials (billboards, posters, roll-up banners, wall painting, flex banner), registers, printed clinical algorithms, clinical job aids and guidelines booklets/protocols and ensure IEC materials are displayed and put into use.
  • Develop and share distribution plan, ensure that supplies are delivered with good track of attendance and documentations.
  • Mobilize for supportive supervision sessions jointly conducted by the IRC, State MoH and NCDC to monitor improvement in diagnostics, prescribing practices and IPC.
  • Ensure samples collected at health facilities are timely transported to testing location where necessary.
  • Ensure beneficiary participation, feedback and accountability in all aspects of the project.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of SBCC activities to the officer and manager.
  • Ensure proper communication of filed based data tools to the HWs at the supported facilities

Human Resource Management:

  • Supervise Community health volunteers, CHIPS agents, HWs at supported health facilities and Health Assistants -SBCC to ensure implementation of planned SBCC strategies at both communities and facilities level.
  • Motivate community health influencers, promoters, and services agents and other networks community Volunteers and oversee performance, build volunteers’ capacity where required.

Operations:

  • Ensure proper follow up for timely submission of data.
  • Adhere to, monitor and ensure the proper usage of distribution plan, pharmaceutical and other health program supplies.
  • Submit weekly work plans and movement plan and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Support Health Officer -SBCC in compiling statistical reports from the supported health facilities and communities for weekly, monthly and annually submissions.
  • Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervises with constant feedback as may be required.
  • Carry out additional relevant or requested duties as may be required by the supervisor.

Key Result Areas

  • Improvement improved knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of health system stakeholders and community members regarding the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use
  • Through strategized SBCC interventions, support the health officer -SBCC to increased uptake of quality primary health care services, IPC and rational antimicrobial use.
  • Ensure CHIPS are engaged for active participation in health services within their communities.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: Health Officer -SBCC
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting: Health Officer -Laboratory and Health Manager -AMR
  • Position directly Supervises: Incentive workers, community volunteers, CHIPS agents.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Health program assistant, Senior health promotion officer, senior capacity building officers, health/RH managers, M&E officer

Key External Contacts:

  • MOH, NCDC, UMTH, other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders, health facility management team and private providers.

Qualifications

  • RN/RM, Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree in Health Education or related field.
  • Certificate SBC program monitoring, psychological first-aid, Antimicrobial resistance is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • One to two years’ experience in in SBCC work in health, hygiene, and/or nutrition (participatory methodologies, training and teaching, behavior change theory and community.
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead team of CHIPS/community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team and able to lead a team.

Demonstrated Technical / Leadership / Interpersonal Skills:

  • Good knowledge of community health, social work in health, health and wellbeing.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to respect staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Good sense of integrity, service and accountability.

Languages:

  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa
  • Ability to speak local languages (Kanuri, Shuwa etc.) will be added advantage.

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Health Officer – SBCC

Job Title: Health Officer – SBCC

Requisition ID: req20961
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care services (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services), while using antimicrobials rationally.
  • The Health Officer -SBCC will work closely with state MoH officials to implement a focused social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategy within intervention locations in Borno State.
  • She/he is also responsible for ensuring adherence to the implementation of program activities according to proposal and nationally accepted standards.
  • The Health Officer -SBCC reports to the Health Manager -AMR.

Major Responsibilities
Program Implementation, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • In collaboration with the state MoH , ensure implementation of a focused social and behavior change communication (SBCC) activities within the catchment locations of the  supported health facilities.
  • Promote positive behavioral change among health system stakeholders and community members regarding improved knowledge and attitudes about the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use
  • Ensure adequate infection prevention and control standards are always maintained in the facility.
  • Ensure health basic protocols and other IEC materials are well displayed in the facilities and outreach locations.
  • Facilitate community dialogues between the ward development committee; engagement of community health influencers, promoters and services (CHIPS); health facility management team, private providers and with social, political, and religious leaders to promote the importance of rational use of antimicrobials; and the development of radio jingles and period radio program discussions.
  • Support trainings (antenatal care, basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care (BEmONC), postpartum care, integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness (IMNCI), sexual transmitted infections (STIs), and immunizations), of health workers in targeted health facilities. The trainings will also focus on the rational use of antimicrobials within these services, and on infection prevention and control (IPC).
  • Closely work with collaborated diverse health system stakeholders – MoH health care workers, community health workers (CHWs), health facility management teams, state MoH officials, and private providers – on proper dissemination of information on the risk of AMR and rationale use of antimicrobials.
  • Support health facilities with information, education and communication (IEC) materials (billboards, posters, roll-up banners, wall painting, flex banner), registers, printed clinical algorithms, clinical job aids and guidelines booklets/protocols.
  • Ensure proper distribution plan, store release order and manage supplies to the supported health facilities.
  • Support supportive supervision sessions jointly conducted by the IRC, State MoH and NCDC to monitor improvement in diagnostics, prescribing practices and IPC.
  • Implementation of communication campaigns to increase awareness on appropriate antimicrobial use and adoption of infection prevention measures among the public, policymakers, tripartite professionals and other relevant stakeholders in community, schools, workplaces and health facilities as planned.

Human Resource Management:

  • Supervise and monitor Community health volunteers, CHIPS agents, HWs at supported health facilities and Health Assistants -SBCC to ensure implementation of planned SBCC strategies at both communities and facilities level.
  • Develop and conduct training for HWs on antenatal care, basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care (BEmONC), postpartum care, integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness (IMNCI), sexual transmitted infections (STIs), immunizations, risk of AMR, rationale use of antimicrobials and IPC.

Operations:

  • Maintain an updated record and compile and submit monthly reports of all services given.
  • Monitor and ensure the proper usage of pharmaceutical and other health program supplies.
  • Prepare weekly work plans and movement plan and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.
  • As team officer, maintain vigilance and monitor surroundings for security of the team for outreach activities and adhere to IRC’s safety and security protocols.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Support Health Manager -AMR in compiling statistical reports from the supported health facilities and communities for weekly, monthly and annually submissions.
  • Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervises with constant feedback as may be required.
  • Carry out other relevant or requested duties as may be required.

Key Result Areas

  • Improvement of key project objectives, milestones and deliverables within the timeframe.
  • Through strategized SBCC interventions, increased uptake of quality primary health care services and rational antimicrobial use.
  • Increased uptake of positive practices related to health, nutrition and hygiene.
  • Timely and quality health care services to displaced persons, refugees and other vulnerable groups.
  • CHIPS actively participate in health services within their community.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to: Health Manager -AMR
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting: Senior Health Manager and Health Coordinator
  • Position directly Supervises: Health assistants -SBCC, incentive workers, community volunteers, CHIPS agents.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Health program assistant, Senior health promotion officer, senior capacity building officers, health/RH managers, M&E

Key External Contacts:

  • MOH, NCDC, UMTH, other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders, health facility management team and private providers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences directly related to the substantive area identified in the job description of the post., and evidence of completion of NYSC (Discharge / Exemption Certificate)
  • Must possess the practicing license or qualifying certificate.
  • certificate in RMNCH & SBC program monitoring is an added advantage.

 Work Experience:

  • Two to three years’ experience in clinical health or public health, with background in Health and Nutrition, Social and Behavioral Change and communication.
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead CHIPS/community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team and able to lead a team.

Demonstrated Technical / Leadership / Interpersonal Skills:

  • Good knowledge of clinical care especially at the PHC settings.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to respect staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Good sense of integrity, service and accountability.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Ability to Travel: 5 % of time if applicable

Languages:

  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa
  • Ability to speak local languages (Kanuri, Shuwa etc.) will be added advantage.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint with data processing and management.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Health Officer – Laboratory

Job Title: Health Officer – Laboratory

Requisition ID: req20962
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care services (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services), while using antimicrobials rationally.
  • The Health Officer -Laboratory will be responsible for improvement of access to quality antimicrobial agents for infections in humans through enhancement of laboratory capacity, appropriate sample handling and transportation, ensure correct AMR testing and HWs capacity building.
  • She/he will work closely with University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital laboratory and ensure implementation of program activities according to proposal objectives and nationally accepted standards.
  • The Health Officer -Laboratory reports to the Health Manager -AMR.
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Major Responsibilities
Program Implementation, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Work to improve diagnostics within the 12 supported health facilities including UMTH.
  • Ensure timely supplies of the project diagnostic tools like rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), reagents, specimen containers, agar, specimen plates, solar operating equipment (microscope, centrifuge, incubators) and other supplies to the supported health facilities on need based.
  • Identify needs and support improvement in structural laboratory capacity of the supported facility.
  • Build capacity of the laboratory staff and ensure good supervision better track results through a tablet for data collection.
  • Plan and support quarterly supportive supervision sessions jointly conducted by the IRC, State MoH and NCDC to monitor improvement in diagnostics, prescribing practices and IPC.
  • Ensure regular monthly and random sampling of blood and urine from the targeted population, with samples from neonates, children under 5, and pregnant women and ensure that this testing is geared towards expansion of the existing resistance testing and will be used to form an antibiogram for future antibiotic use locally.
  • Facilitate test positive cultures for bacteria, particularly for Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella species, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, by disk susceptibility to penicillin, ceftriaxone, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin) among the targeted groups.
  • Ensure supplies and provision of antimalaria resistance testing at the UMTH.
  • Support and monitor rationale use of antimicrobials, and infection prevention and control (IPC) and facilitate quality of care audits.
  • When need arises, ensure yeast or fungal samples are collected and tested monthly or as periodically planned for fluconazole resistance among the targeted groups.
  • Identify training needs and organize trainings for laboratory staff, HWs, MoH officials and private providers on risk of AMR, rational antimicrobial use, fundamental of bioterrorism, IPC in line with the project deliverables.
  • Support and follow up with collection of samples and testing clinical failures of gonorrhea treatment for potential resistance testing among the target groups as need may be.
  • Provide support for accurate diagnosis by improving adherence to protocols and bolstering laboratory capacity at supported health facilities.
  • Develop distribution plan and ensure laboratory and other medical supplies to supported health facilities are planned on need based.

Human Resource Management:

  • Supervise and monitor Community health volunteers, CHIPS agents, HWs at supported health facilities and micromanaging Health Assistants -SBCC to improve access to quality primary health care and enhancement of laboratory capacity.
  • Develop and conduct capacity building activities for HWs on antimicrobial testing, risk of AMR and rational antimicrobial use.

Operations:

  • Maintain an updated record and compile and submit monthly reports of all services given.
  • Monitor and ensure the proper usage of laboratory, pharmaceutical and other health program supplies.
  • Prepare weekly work plans and movement plan and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.
  • As team officer, maintain vigilance and monitor surroundings for security of the team for outreach activities and adhere to IRC’s safety and security protocols.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Support Health Manager -AMR in compiling statistical reports from the supported health facilities and communities for weekly, monthly and annually submissions.
  • Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervises with constant feedback as may be required.
  • Carry out other relevant or requested duties as may be required.

Key Result Areas

  • Improvement of key project objectives, milestones and deliverables within the timeframe.
  • Improvement of uptake of quality primary health care services and rational antimicrobial use.
  • Increased uptake of positive practices related to health and hygiene.
  • Timely and quality health care services to displaced persons, refugees and other vulnerable groups.
  • AMR surveillance, biosecurity and antimicrobial stewardship in the supported health facilities.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to:  Health Manager -AMR
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting:  Senior Health Manager and Health Coordinator
  • Position directly Supervises: incentive workers, community volunteers, CHIPS agents, HWs in supported health facilities especially those in the laboratory and micromanaging health assistants -SBCC.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Health program assistant, Senior health promotion officer, senior capacity building officers, health/RH managers, M&E officer

Key External Contacts:

  • MOH, NCDC, UMTH, other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders, health facility management team and private providers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Laboratory Science, Clinical / Medical Microbiology or related field, and evidence of completion of NYSC (Discharge / Exemption Certificate)
  • Must possess the practicing license or qualifying certificate.
  • certificate in AMR, biosecurity, biotechnology is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • Two to three years’ experience in clinical laboratory or public health, with background in Health, SRH and Nutrition, Social and Behavioral Change and communication.
  • Proven experience in community-based programming with the ability to motivate and lead CHIPS/community volunteers.
  • Ability to work with tertiary health institution laboratory like UMTH.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team and able to lead a team.

Demonstrated Technical / Leadership / Interpersonal Skills:

  • Good knowledge of clinical care especially laboratory practices.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding program delivery
  • Ability to work well with others and to respect staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Good sense of integrity, service and accountability.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.

Languages:

  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa
  • Ability to speak local languages (Kanuri, Shuwa etc.) will be added advantage.

Computer / Other Tech Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint with data processing and management.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Health Manager – AMR

Job Title: Health Manager – AMR

Requisition ID: req20963
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview / Summary

  • This project employs a health system strengthening approach to provide a high-quality primary health care services (reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) services), while using antimicrobials rationally.
  • Under the direct supervision of Senior Health Manager, the Health Manager -AMR is the focal point
  • for IRC Borno State AMR project intervention. He/she will be responsible for supervising health staff of AMR project and will carry over, implementation, monitoring, support with the overall capacity building of health program staff, and progress reporting of AMR projects.
  • The Health Manager -AMR ensures that the IRC’s AMR project interventions are guided by the Nigeria Country Program SAP Implementation Plan.
  • He/she reports to the Senior Health Manager and works closely with other health managers, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager and sectors.

Major Responsibilities
Program Management, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

  • Provide overall managerial oversight for implementation of the health program activities.
  • Ensure health projects implementation are of high quality and meets the IRC/MOH/NCDC/International standard.
  • Support Health Officer -SBCC and Health Office to prepare project work plans with clear targets/achievement benchmarks based on project milestones and deliverables.
  • Employ a health system strengthening approach and manage the AMR health team to create meaningful and sustainable solutions to prevent, correctly diagnose, and appropriately treat infectious diseases in the targeted populations.
  • In collaboration with RH, Nutrition, WPE and protection, initiate activities that culminate to reducing Maternal/Child Mortality and Combatting the Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance in the targeted population.
  • On need based, develop protocols, SOP and IEC materials and ensure they are put into use in supported health facilities.
  • Provide technical support to health staff and provide them necessary mentoring and trainings as needed to build their capacity and enabling them to perform their tasks, including project management skills.
  • Develop and coordinate work plans, and budgets aimed at sustained and effective implementation of the awareness raising activities for better results and coordination.
  • Advocate for the preservation of antimicrobials through effective coordination and partnership with state MOH, NCDC, UMTH and other stakeholders for strengthened impact and result at the state level.
  • Coordinate and organize global advocacy campaigns, including annual World Antimicrobial Awareness Week and facilitate its evaluation.
  • Provide oversight and support trainings (antenatal care, basic emergency obstetric and neonatal care (BEmONC), postpartum care, integrated management of neonatal and childhood illness (IMNCI), sexual transmitted infections (STIs), immunizations, rational use of antimicrobials and IPC), of HWs and stakeholders in the supported locations. And ensure Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to AMR will be assessed before and after the trainings, and again at the end of the project
  • Follow up and ensure quarterly supportive supervision sessions jointly conducted by the IRC, State MoH and NCDC to monitor improvement in diagnostics, prescribing practices and IPC with quality-of-care audits are duly carried out.
  • Support advocacy meetings with diverse stakeholders, such as MOH, NCDC; National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC); professional bodies; social, political, and religious leaders; and private medical providers/ chemists’ representatives, who are not government health care workers.
  • Ensured an AMR technical working group in Borno state are convened and operational.
  • Ensure and support that health system stakeholders and community members have improved knowledge, attitudes and behaviors about the risk of antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use as planned.
  • Promote a culture of learning whereby lessons-learned and good practices are documented and shared for institutional memory.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Program Development / Grant Management:

  • Review monthly BvA and submit monthly BvA corrections.
  • Prepare and keep updated budget spent out plans in order to maintain program expenditure within budget.
  • Participate in project opening meeting (POM), Mid-Term and Closing meetings.
  • Prepare internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using IRC and donor formats, as required.
  • Assure appropriate and timely spending of grants to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources.
  • In collaboration with senior health Manager, develop and expenditure plan, review budget vs. actual expenditure for health grants on a monthly basis and take necessary actions.
  • Ensuring budgets are used appropriately and efficiently and spending is in line with the IRC financial procedures and donor requirements.
  • Ensure data collection, data compilation, timely preparation and submission of all internal reports including weekly and other associated monthly, quarterly, donor and special reports.

Staff Performance Management, Learning & Development:

  • Undertake RMNCH and AMR capacity-development activities/training for health and clinical health staff.
  • Hire, supervise, and build the capacity of team members in relevant technical and management competencies.
  • Develop and implement remote management capacity-building approaches to build the strengths of the team in Nigeria.
  • Coach, train, supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting annual performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Approve and manage all time, attendance and leave requests to ensure adequate departmental coverage; ensure monthly, accurate timesheet submission and carry out probationary reviews.
  • Hold high-quality meetings with each direct report on a regular and predictable basis, at least monthly.
  • Provide a measurable development plan including on-the-job learning with the aim of strengthening technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing guidance on career paths.
  • As required identify staff performance issues and work with Human Resources to document and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being. Model healthy work-life balance practices. Support appropriate interventions in response to identified staff care needs of both national and international staff.
  • Adhere to and act in accordance with the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures and communicates through word and example a high standard of compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.

Research, Learning and Analysis:

  • Monitoring health program implementation:
  • Make regular field visits to monitor project implementation and provide on spot support to field teams and propose modifications as necessary.
  • Ensure regular health program data analysis and review, take follow up action on project implementation and prepare relevant action reports.
  • Supervise and provide technical oversight in the interpretation of data for improved programming and implementation.
  • Monitor and promote integrated programming in a way that increases overall impact of health program at the community level.

Coordination & Representation:

  • Represent the program to State and Local government representatives, partner agencies, etc. as required.
  • In coordination with the senior health manager and health coordinator, actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders with government actors, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors.
  • Attend all relevant meetings in relation to the health program as may be required and feed in the IRC priorities during meetings.
  • Facilitate field visits for internal and external stakeholders, when required.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: Senior Health Manager
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting: Health Coordinator
  • Position directly Supervises; Health Officer -SBCC and Health Officer -Laboratory.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: SPC, Deputy Director Program, Finance Manager, Supply chain Manager,
  • Field coordinator, DDFM. Region/Global:

Key External Contacts:

  • MOH, NCDC, UMTH, other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders, health facility management team and private providers.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Health professional (MD, RN, or CO) with strong Public Health background, Epidemiology or MPH preferred and evidence of completion of NYSC (Discharge / Exemption Certificate)
  • Must possess the practicing license or qualifying certificate.
  • Certificate in AMR, biosecurity, biotechnology is an added advantage.

Work Experience:

  • At least 3-4 years’ experience in coordinating, implementing and managing Health and RH programs preferably in insecure location.
  • Experience in technically supervising health staff in a complex setting.
  • Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision.
  • Ability to validate and interpret health data.
  • Demonstrated ability to support and build staff capacity.
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member.

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Background in situation analysis, health assessments M&E and program implementation.

Demonstrated Managerial / Leadership Competencies:

  • Skills and experience of remote management and willingness to travel to hard-to-reach areas
  • Flexible, diplomatic and have ability and willingness live and work under pressure of workloads.

Languages:

  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa.

Ability to Travel:

  • 10 % of time if applicable.

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Add position-specific (e.g., accounting software, statistical software, etc.).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Stabilization Centre Doctor

Job Title: Stabilization Centre Doctor

Requisition ID: req20957
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work

  • The Stabilization Doctor will be responsible for running day to day activities of GUJBA stabilization centre and he/she reports to the stabilization center manager and works closely with the Health and Nutrition Manager of Yobe state for Day to day administrative issues.
  • The stabilization center Doctor ensures the implementation of a quality clinical care of children admitted to the center in accordance with National and international standards.
  • The Medical Doctor will identify gaps in SC and take the necessary steps to address those gaps.
  • He/she provides technical oversight assistance in planning, implementing, and monitoring of high impact intervention and provides support in system strengthening and promotion of childhood nutrition, with special focus to the most vulnerable and unreached population groups.
  • He/she will directly supervise clinical staff and ensure staff maintain high professionalism throughout.
  • The stabilization Doctor will ensure quality of services in the stabilization center CMAM PROGRA through strengthening capacities on the clinical management of SAM and facilitating integration of services related to newborn and child health, with the support of the Nutrition coordinator and stabilization center manager.
  • The stabilization center Doctor will oversee night coverage activities / services provided to admitted cases (and caregivers) at the stabilization center and will generally be responsible for documentation and stock management of commodities, medicines / consumables and data tools.

Key Areas of Accountability
Under direct supervision of the stabilization center manager, the stabilization center Doctor will have the following stabilization center functions:

  • Daily calculation of the quantity of food needed for the day to day based on the number of children present in phase I and transition or refers the work to somebody who will calculate and he supervises him.
  • Order the food for the SC In collaboration with the hospital dietician.
  • Order the drugs for the SC In collaboration with the pharmacist.
  • Manage the daily collection of the number of new admissions and exists and attendance from the registrar.
  • Weekly checks and transmit the statistics to the stabilization center manager
  • Give feed back to the team and take appropriate action
  • Compiles monthly reports and submits to coordinators and hospital/state leadership
  • Provision of high quality care to complicated SAM cases
  • Provide clinical care to complicated cases of SAM admitted at the stabilization center(SC)
  • Ensure clinical care provided at the SC is in accordance with the National guidelines for inpatient Management of SAM
  • Mentor and provide on the- job training on stabilization care and documentation to nurses and other health workers deployed to the SC to ensure:
  • Respect of approved protocol for management of acute malnutrition
  • Correct use of programme monitoring and evaluation (recording tool)
  • Appropriate use of resources, stock control and ordering procedures
  • Programme Management and Documentation
  • Monitor the in-patient Management of SAM
  • Supervise the use of medicines, medical supplies, and nutrition related commodities and data tools in the SC
  • Participate in the development and review of programme monitoring and evaluation tools where necessary
  • Ensure timely collection, compilation, and analysis of quality data as well as production of quantitative and qualitative reports regarding all IRC activities
  • Produce case studies related to in patient care, at least one per quarter or as per line manager’s request
  • Evaluate regularly the impact of the activities and propose changes for improvement
  • Prepare weekly and monthly activities reports and any other ad hoc report that may be required
  • Support the supply chain management and forecast for medicines, Medical supplies, Nutrition commodities (F-75, F-100, Resomal,) and data tools
  • Monitor the stock of commodities, medicines, medical supplies: calculate needs, decide quantities to be delivered to the stabilization center
  • Plan logistics and materials needs for the SC
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings on crosscutting health issues
  • Facilitate integration of services for a holistic approach of SAM by working in collaboration with partners
  • Therapeutic Feeding Functions:
  • Checks the pharmacy correct drug preparation, storage and stock balance etc
  • Checks food stock: food consumption and cleaning of the store
  • Food distribution: works with hospital dietician to ensure meals distributed on time and resect of the quantity
  • Maintains and supervises quality of medical care dispensed: drugs distribution correct application of the medical protocols : clinical follow up, rehydration , detection in times of the medical complication
  • Nutritional follow up: correct measurements and follow-up of the weight and edema
  • Individual cards and the attendance register book correct filling
  • Ensure and quality checks admission and exit: respect of criteria
  • Ensures and role-models respect for the dignity of the patients and the accompanying caretaker
  • Resolution of problems occurring between the patient and the personnel
  • Ensure that mothers are well informed about the functioning of the center, the state and the evolution of their child.

Clinical Functions:

  • Set work schedule to include overnights shared with emergency health manager and hospital physicians
  • Clinical examination of all patients with signs of complicated pathologies or presenting complication or refer by the nurses
  • Prescription management and follow up of severe and complicated cases in consultation with hospital physician
  • Adaptation and change of specific medical treatment and differential diagnosis in partnership with hospital physician
  • Authorizes and interprete rapid clinical laboratory
  • Referral of patients to hospital and between hospital
  • Training of hospital IRC nurses on routine treatment prescription (theoretical and on the job training)
  • Works in collaboration with the nurses to ensure medical care of quality
  • Works as a member of the team taking in consideration the non-medical problems encountered by the patients (feeding and psychosocial)
  • Develop relationship with medical counterparts with hospital
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Staff Management:

  • Maintain an updated job descriptions conduct interviews, orient new staffs to the IRC and the stabilization center manager
  • Supervise the stabilization center staff (Nurse, help mothers, Mothers) directly provide ongoing leadership to the project team and overseeing implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met
  • Provide ongoing supervision, leadership, training and technical support and guidance to nutrition staff and ensure all stabilization center staff adhere to best-practice principles in all aspects of program implementation
  • Overall responsibility for stabilization center staff team’s timesheet, workplan vacation schedules and staff training/development activities
  • Ensure performance management system documentation for all staff is in place and followed up regularly
  • Build staff capacity in workplan development and reporting to ensure accurate monitoring and documentation of activities
  • Recommend and implement a capacity building/development plan for project staff based on documented capacity needs assestment exercise
  • Ensure stabilization center staff understands and follows IRC and donor policies and procedures
  • Participate in nutrition related meetings seminars and workshop and feed information acquired back into programming
  • Work and strengthen relationship with YOBE State ministry of health and hospital management board UNICEF and other partners implementing CMAM in the state

Qualifications

  • Medical Degree (MBBS:MB, Bch) from a recognized / accredited university in Nigeria and registered with Nigeria Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Dentist on board and have a valid practice license
  • At least three (3) years post-graduation experience
  • Previous experience with other local and International NGO’S
  • Experience inn Nutrition in community based programs
  • Training and experience on treatment of acute malnutrition
  • Advocacy and logistics experience
  • Fluency in English, Hausa spoken and written, Kanuri added advantage
  • Experience in managing Nutrition program in complex emergencies
  • Excellent management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to live under pressure in an unstable security environment
  • Excellent computer skills MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Epi- info/SPSS outlook and the internet

Work Environment:

  • The position will be based in Damaturu, Yobe state, Nigeria but will be working with the other SC doctor to ensure coverage and continuous service delivery due to accessibity challenges. The situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family
  • Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for HR / Admin Officer

Job Title: HR / Admin Officer

Requisition ID: req20923
Location: Monguno, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Human Resources
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Position Overview

  • The  HR & Admin  Officer  reports to the Human Resources Manager in Maiduguri.
  • The Human Resources & Admin officer will be responsible in all HR matters, functions and general office management of the IRC office in Monguno, and to assist the HR Manager & the HR Lead in all related HR & Admin functions and ensuring compliance with IRC Way.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to hiring policies and procedures.
  • Support in the recruitment cycle, along with our recruitment team
  • Manage staff contracts and all personal files, & track the new hires on boarding, this includes file all their new paper works in both personal & E personal files.
  • Liaise with the hiring managers regarding staff contracts, paperwork, ATCs & all other documents related to the new hires
  • Compile and submit updated IRC Monguno contact List by the 1st of every month.
  • Follow up on employee’s benefits; health insurance, life insurance, & social security.
  • Maintain knowledge of  national staff entitlements and benefits.
  • Maintain up-to-date leave tracking record, and follow up on leaves for all staff, make sure that everything is reflected on the report.
  • Make sure to collect the timesheet for all staff on a timely manner and track it.
  • Maintain tracking for the IRC staff emails, and coordinate with IT department for any new updates in this regard.
  • Make sure to follow up correctly on the exit process following the IRC internal manual & practice for all employees and release the final settlement and other paperwork to Finance department on a timely manner.
  • Always maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive HR information
  • Perform other job-related tasks as requested by the HR Manager and HR Lead
  • Assist in ensuring payment request for office consumables are raised
  • Provide support for New Hire orientation and onboarding including communicating orientation timetables to all facilitators, coordinate new hire documentation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives as may be required.
  • Work with the HR Manager to identify and assess training needs and development opportunities using staff performance and development plans as a standard and working with Unit Heads.
  • Facilitate staff annual PME processes.
  • Provide regular briefings to HR Manager and Coordinator on HR matters, including the status of  trainings, leave balances, timesheet submission etc.
  • Serve as a link between the HR and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts, and helping to resolve work related problems in consultation with HR Manager and Coordinator.
  • Educate and support management & staff in implementation of HR programs, practices and initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Manage lease agreement in close coordination with senior Admin officer Maiduguri.
  • Manage Guest house and supervise Admin Assistant.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Management, Human Resources, Administration or related fields.
  • Approximately 2 – 4 years of  professional experience in Administration/Office Management.
  • Previous experience with Human Resources generalist.
  • INGO experience preferred.
  • Fluency in  English, Hausa, knowledge  of  Kanuri will be an added advantage
  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Flexibility.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility in teamwork.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and statuses on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Recordkeeping, report preparation, and records management techniques.
  • Use a computer to enter and retrieve data and information accurately and rapidly.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g., Nigerian labor law/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to IRC Nigeria.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.

Work Environment:

  • The position will be based in Monguno, Borno State.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Senior Finance Officer

Job Title: Senior Finance Officer

Requisition ID: req20899
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Regular
Open to Expatriates: No

Specific Duties

  • Help in managing all aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department
  • Assist in the implementation of finance policies, procedures, and systems
  • Ensure compliance with IRC procedures and guidelines
  • Review all payment documents for proper and adequate back-up
  • Review all expenditure worksheets for accuracy and completeness
  • Review spreadsheets from field sites before uploading to sun.
  • Conduct regular timesheets audit to ensure consistent adherence.
  • In liaison with Logistics and Administration departments, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered but not captured in financial reports.
  • Review bank reconciliation monthly from main office Cashier and field site.
  • Liaison with bank on all banking issues.
  • Forward to the Payroll Administrator every month, outstanding personnel advances and charges related to T7, for recovery.
  • Review Payrolls
  • Prepare Payroll JV for upload to SUN

Personnel Management:

  • Serve as a technical resource person for the accounting department. Assist on matters relating to payroll processing and be a finance focal person on payroll issues.

Administrative Duties:

  • Supervise all activities done daily in the Accounts department.

Logistics / Procurements Duties:

  • Review all POs and PRs for proper coding and budget adequacy before approval.
  • In liaison with Logistics department, prepare commitment lists every month for financial obligations already entered but not captured in financial reports,

Finance / Budgeting:

  • Act, at all times in accordance with country law and standards of accounting practice.
  • Review, with the objective of gaining a clear understanding, budget guidelines and instructions.
  • Review funding allocations to enable proper guidance to programs and proper coding.
  • Provide training to program staff on finance issues.
  • Be receptive to training provided and to develop his or her technical and professional competence.
  • Follow any new procedures and guidelines designated in circulars from the Country Director and Finance Controller.
  • Do the month end up loading to SUN.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly reports to be reviewed by Finance Manager.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to:  Finance Coordinator
  • Position directly supervises:  Finance Assistant
  • Indirect Reporting: Finance Manager and Assistant Finance Controller

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

  • Internal: All Sectors within IRC Nigeria
  • External:  N/A

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or Finance or CPA.
  • Advanced Diploma in Accounting from recognized College/Institutions with a minimum of three (3) years of accounting experience.
  • Computer literate with significant experience in excel, accounting package knowledge (SUN system) will be an added advantage.
  • The candidate should be mature, with stable personality and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Standards for Professional Conduct

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for Finance Intern

Job Title: Finance Intern

Requisition ID: req20875
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Finance
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Overview

  • IRC entered Nigeria in October 2012 to respond to a widespread flood disaster. IRC’s Emergency Response Team, with local partner CISCOPE (Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication), implemented a project to support livelihoods and improve WASH in Kogi State from February to May 2013; 54 communities benefited from distribution of seeds and seedlings, new farming techniques trainings, household items, water, sanitation and hygiene promotion activities.
  • This was followed by a 3-month nutrition and food security program in the same location from October 2013 to January 2014. Our current project addresses malnutrition and associated health concerns among conflict-affected children in the newly liberated areas of Adamawa State.

Scope of Work

  • The Intern reports to the Finance Office Mubi. She / he supports the Finance Assistant / Office in aspects of day-to-day operations of accounting department in the Mubi Field office.
  • Assist the finance assistant when making payments to suppliers, contractors and program staff based on approved documents and in line with authority delineation.
  • Assist the finance assistant in ensure scrutiny of the entire bill for accuracy and receipt of goods before process for payment.
  • Assist the finance officer on documentation, preparation of cash disbursement voucher for all cash transactions related to Mubi field office.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all financial and other job-related information.
  • Assist the finance Assistant on proper documentation, Stamping, Labelling, and filing of all financial documents.
  • Assist the finance office on compiling support documents for audit purposes and retuning back to their original location of the audit exercise.
  • Help finance unit in moving documents in the office system for approval purposes
  • With the guidance of the finance Assistant/officer Scan any Finance Document before sending it to the country office for month closing. Common duties:
  • Attend and participate in trainings identified / organized by your supervisor
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Accounts or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from recognized College / Institutions.

Experience:

  • A minimum of one (1) year of accounting experience including NYSC service year. Computer literate with significant knowledge/experience in excel.

Skills:

  • Able to work in a high-pressure situation,
  • Ability to independently organize work, prioritize task and manage time.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, and open to learn new skills
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English.

Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and several others.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. Working
  • Environment: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants based on merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

 

International Rescue Committee Recruitment for EH Hygiene Promotion Assistant

Job Title: EH Hygiene Promotion Assistant

Requisition ID: req20759
Location: Konduga – Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Regular
Sector: Environmental Health
Open to Expatriates: No

Job Overview/Summary

  • The EH Assistant-Hygiene Promotion will be based in MMC LGA and report to the EH Officer – Hygiene Promotion.
  • S/he will be primarily responsible for supervising the implementation of hygiene promotion activities at the community and IDP Camps level as directed by the EH Officer-Hygiene Promotion.
  • The main objective of this position is to support the EH Officer-Hygiene promotion in implementing hygiene promotion activities in the camp and communities.
  • This includes training of Community Hygiene promoters, establishing and training WASH committees, and directly carrying out hygiene awareness in the communities.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the hygiene promotion activities in the communities are implemented in a timely and professional manner and in line with beneficiary needs.
  • Maintain close links and collaboration with other EH teams and sectors including Health, Nutrition, Protection, CYPD (Child and Youth Protection and Development), Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Economic Recovery and Development (ERD).

Grant Planning & Implementation:

  • Directly implement hygiene promotion activities in the communities; this includes household visits, hygiene awareness sessions and distribution of hygiene promotion materials/ NFI’s.
  • Coordinate closely with the EH Officer-Water and Sanitation and Hygiene Promoters over water quality and beneficiary needs and preferences regarding water collection points
  • If requested, participate in any inter sectorial assessment process, including analysis and planning.
  • Directly manage the day-to-day hygiene promotion activities in the field locations.
  • Ensure that hygiene promotion activities meet agreed objectives within the timeframe.
  • Ensure program activities foster accountability to beneficiaries, gender and protection sensitivity and inclusion are adequately addressed in programming.
  • Distribute Information, Communication and Education (IEC) materials to Community hygiene Promoters and train hygiene promoters on their appropriate use.
  • Provide technical support and training for hygiene promoters, community volunteers, community leaders, kid’s hygiene clubs and WASH committees.
  • Provide regular reports, document results, and maintain detailed records
  • Provide weekly reports of progress on hygiene promotion activities.
  • Maintain comprehensive control systems on materials and tools used including notes on the quality of materials and detailed NFI distribution records.

Grant Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Participate in daily monitoring and recording of Hygiene promotion activities including household visits, Group Hygiene sessions, Mass Hygiene awareness campaigns, NFI distributions and other Hygiene related activities.
  • Participate in Monthly HH surveys and KAP surveys depending on need.

Coordination & Representation:

  • Work closely and coordinate with IRC logistics, finance, and grant staff to ensure timely and complaint program activities and expenditures, including active participation in grant opening/closing and review meetings
  • Undertake/participate in liaison, coordination, and information sharing activities with national NGOs, international organizations, donors and government at the field level.

Program Development:

  • Assist the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion to identify, train and support Community hygiene promoters, WASH committee members and Kids hygiene club members.
  • Supervise and manage community Hygiene promoters.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable work teams to successfully complete their tasks on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for community hygiene promoter’s weekly reports, and weekly work plans.

Other:

  • Consistently and proactively monitor/assess the safety and security of the team; promptly reporting concerns or incidents to the EH Officer – Hygiene promotion, and liaising with community leaders and other external parties as required to maintain/enhance the security environment for IRC programs
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Diploma or B.Sc. / High National Diploma in Social Sciences or Public Health.
  • At least 1-3 years professional experience with NGOs (INGO experience preferred
  • Experience in the implementation of hygiene promotion activities.
  • Experience in establishment and training of Hygiene Promoters, WASH committees and School hygiene Clubs.
  • Good communication skills, effective representation and liaison with community members and leaders.
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, is comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Competent user of MS Applications: Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of English, Kanuri, and Hausa.

Working Environment


  • Security level orange. The situation in Maiduguri is calm at the moment but remains tense and unpredictable; concerns include criminality.
  • There is active conflict in many parts of the country and a possibility for further expansion of the conflict and violence into other areas and other states.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: EH Hygiene Promotion Officer
  • Position directly supervises:
  • Indirect Reporting: EH Manager.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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