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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Health Delegate, the Health Field Officer 2 (Nutrition) is the focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported nutrition component in Primary Health Care and Hospitals program in Adamawa/Borno state including Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), Growth Monitoring Promotion (GMP), Family MUAC program and
Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) program.
Main Responsibilities

  • Works with Yola Health Team, Nutrition delegate and Economic Security (EcoSec) teams to identify nutrition needs.
  • Supports multi-disciplinary assessments, identifies needs and contributes to planning new programs and ongoing monitoring of existing programs.
  • Develops and maintains a dialogue with health staff/LGA nutrition authorities in catchment areas of ICRC PHC programs
  • Identifies training needs with Yola Health Team, Nutrition Delegate, prepares plan/budget and implements training programs including on-site training
  • Ensures that appropriate supervision/monitoring plans are in place considering the limited access in most program sites
  • In collaboration with SMOH/LGA nutrition focal persons and PHC in charge/ nutrition staff ensure case finding structure through screening and defaulter/absentee tracing is functional and the link between Community, PHC and Stabilisation centres is clearly defined and operational
  • Monitor the achievement of nutrition objectives as per the PfR (planning for results) and the related Plan of Action.
  • Liaise with health authorities – State Primary Health Care Board (SPHCB), State Ministry of Health (SMoH), Local
  • Government Authorities (LGAs) and humanitarian organisations – working in nutrition and health as required by his/her supervisor.
  • Prepares timely weekly field movement plan, Field Trip Reports.
  • Coordinates with LOGISTICS / ADMIN departments on supply requests, cash forecast as required.
  • Ensures timely data collection and reporting on PHC and nutrition program in areas under Yola sub-delegation i.e.
  • Medical Activities Database, Beneficiary statistics.
  • Ensures relevant CMAM reports are compiled, filled and submitted as necessary – Quarterly Health Technical Reports,
  • Training reports, Minutes of Meeting, assessments reports are completed and filed in Team space.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Degree in Nursing, with valid registration.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing emergency health and nutrition programs.
  • Familiar with Nigerian public health sector systems, primary health care and first aid program is highly desirable.

Personal Attributes

  • Previous experience in Emergency health and nutrition programs.
  • Conversant with Nigerian National CMAM, IYCF and GMP technical protocols.
  • Previous experience in humanitarian context in Northeast and/or North-Central Nigeria.
  • Understanding of humanitarian cluster/sector systems.
  • Fluent in local language e.g Hausa.
  • Good reporting and analytical skills and well-developed computer skills
  • Works well within the team.
  • Able to travel within Adamawa State.

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First Aid Field Officer 2

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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Health Delegate, the First Aid Field Officer 2 is a Member of the Health team and supports planning, implementation and monitoring of health activities including emergency response. S/He has the overall responsibility for First Aid Activities and Health Care in Danger (HCID).
Main Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in planning and overall implementation of the health programs in Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Participates in the planning, implementation and monitoring of emergency health response as required.
  • Participates in the identification of pathways of referral for wounded and sick, including victims of sexual violence
  • Participates in data collection for Healthcare in Danger and reporting.
  • Overall responsibility for First Aid Program.
  • Collaborates with Deputy Head of Sub Delegation (HoSD), Protection to identify target groups including weapon bearers
  • Coordinates, facilitates and provides First Aid (FA) training
  • Ensures a collaborative approach to FA trainings ie Protection, Communication, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS),
  • Health Care in Danger (HCID).
  • Ensures accurate data collection for FA activities.
  • Contributes to institutional reporting including Medical Activity Database (MAD), Monitoring for Results (MFR), Quarterly
  • Health Technical Report (QHTR), Field trip reports, Bi-weekly operational reports, project documents i.e. assessments,
  • Proposals, Plan of Actions (PoAs) as required.
  • Provides support for health logistics ie preparation of SRs monitoring emergency stock.
  • Ensures appropriate Team space filing and retention of institutional documents.
  • Supports logistic component of health programs and preparation of SRs
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Registered Nurse with Valid license from Nigerian Nursing and Midwifery council
  • Minimum of 5 years as active
  • Previous experience with humanitarian work and advantage.
  • First Aid training skills an advantage.

Personal Attributes

  • Good understanding of culture/health structure in Central Nigeria.
  • Fluent in written and oral English
  • Fluent in local languages ie Hausa
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel)

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate for “Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross” should Send Curriculum vitae, cover letter and NYSC Certificate to

  • Clearly indicate “ABJ202100215 Health Field Officer 2 (Nutrition) YOL”  OR “ABJ202100214 First Aid Field Officer 2 YOL” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 12.10.2021, 16:30hrs. Late application will not be considered

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.

(Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

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Deadline: October 12, 2021

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