Red Cross Society of Nigeria Jobs Recruitment [5 Positions]

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


Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer – Essential Drugs & Logistics | Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom State | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Technical Officer-Clinical Services, the ATO-Log is expected to support theimplementation of the logistics and essential drugs components of the intervention.
  • Provide Logistics support to the outreach team and PHCs focusing on reporting, distribution, storage, and warehousing of PHC essential drugs and commodities.
  • Provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems including laboratory logistics.
  • Work with the team in developing, maintaining, and improving a logistics management information for PHCs
  • Ensure establishment and strengthening of Performance Based Financing and Drug Revolving Fund systems committees for health facilities through engagement of host and refugee communities.
  • Support coordinated systems for NRCS to transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all documentation for health commodities in the team is complete and compliant to established standards.
  • Monitor disbursements of Medication, drugs and consumables.
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on LMIS.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
  • Must be registered with Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the project sites is required
  • Ability to collect, analyze and produce good quality data and information
  • Proven skills in data management with concrete knowledge of open-source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox.
  • Computer literacy with possible advanced Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms access
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Must be flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrate experience in management and supervision of outreach services.
  • Demonstrate experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.

Application Closing Date
10th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter (as one single document) to: [email protected] explaining why you should be considered for the position you applied for.

Note

  • Pay close attention to job description requirements as applicants that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
  • State the Position applied for/State/Name as subject of the email.
  • Applicants who fail to comply with application instructions above will not be considered.

Job Title: Technical Officer – Clinical Services | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) | Location: Gembu, Sardauna LGA, Taraba State
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description
Administrative responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the TO-CS will provide administrative and technical leadership at Branch level to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved in the State.
  • In sync with the Branch Secretary, the TO-CS will lead the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project at the branch.
  • Works closely with the Project Manager and Branch Secretary in defining the project scope to facilitate decision-making for project implementation.
  • Works closely with the Branch Secretary for the development of monthly proposal and working advances budget for the project.
  • Assists with the implementation of finance and accounting, records management, communications, and feedback to facilitate project implementation.
  • Assists the Project Manager and the Branch Secretary with the establishment of sustainability and project exit strategies for the project.
  • Interfaces with key stakeholders in the State, keeps track of their deliverables, and keeps the Project Manager up to date.
  • Engage, interacts with other implementing partners form INGO, NGO, CSO, CBO etc.
  • Prepares regular reports to assist the Project Manager to track the progress of project components to ensure schedules and deadlines are being met.
  • Identify project issues and possible solutions and bring them to the attention of the Project Manager for action.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the project management team.

Technical responsibilities:

  • TO-CS shall be responsible for ensuring that effective, efficient and quality clinical services are provided at the respective health facilities where he/she shall be stationed.
  • Provide technical guidance to Assistant Technical Officers – Nutrition, Mental Health, Logistics, Monitoring and Evaluation in the team.
  • Undertakespatients’ consultation and physical examination of patients before referral to secondary or tertiary care
  • Coordinate and lead the medical outreach team in providing health care to the POC’s/HC in the settlements.
  • Liaising daily with clinical staff Including other doctors, none medical management staffs and health care professionals
  • Be responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical supplies are available for effective service delivery.
  • He/ She shall also give oversight and guidance to health workers on proper management of medical conditions according to the Ministry of Health guidelines.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Must be registered with Nigeria Medical and Dental Practitioner’s council
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the project sites is required
  • Ability to respect and maintain medical secrets and confidentiality at all times
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions like long distance walking to distribution sites.
  • High level of integrity
  • Excellent written and oral proficiency in the local language.
  • Excellent Advocacy skills
  • In-depth Knowledge of PHC services in Nigeria
  • Excellent report writing
  • Coordination and team-building skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent MS Office skills (including Word, Excel, Power-point etc.)

Application Closing Date
10th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter (as one single document) to: [email protected] explaining why you should be considered for the position you applied for.

Note

  • Pay close attention to job description requirements as applicants that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
  • State the Position applied for/State/Name as subject of the email.
  • Applicants who fail to comply with application instructions above will not be considered.

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer – Nutrition | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) | Location: Uyo, Akwa Ibom
Employment Type: Contract

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Technical Officer – Clinical Services, the ATO-N is expected to support the implementation of the nutrition components of the intervention.
  • ATO-N is a member of the health outreach team working collaboratively to ensure integration of nutrition services are provided for refugees and host communities in settlements and PHCs
  • Identify training needs and build technical capacity of PHC nutrition unit, support mothers club, group promoters and Community IYCF.
  • Support CMAM and IYCF services including Growth Promotion and Monitoring, organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically, conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers and effective referrals
  • Ensure monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies ensuring stock levels are accounted for and adequate for the outreach teams and PHCs.
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on nutrition services
  • Organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically in supported PHCs, communities and settlements
  • Work with the Mothers Club volunteers to identify locally available nutritional foods for prevention of malnutrition and community management of acute malnutrition.
  • Conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers to optimal IYCF uptake
  • Ensure Gender mainstreaming in nutrition, and integration of other sectors
  • Engagein community dialogue, sensitize stakeholders/community on IYCF-E activities and specific humanitarian programs implemented by NRCS.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Must be registered with appropriate regulatory body
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Ability and willingness to stay at the project sites is required
  • Ability to collect, analyze and produce good quality data and information
  • Proven skills in data management with concrete knowledge of open-source tools such as ODK collect, KoBo Toolbox.
  • Computer literacy with possible advanced Ms Word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms access
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of staff
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Must be flexible and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrate experience in management and supervision of outreach services.
  • Demonstrate experience working in a multi-cultural/religious setting.

Application Closing Date
10th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter (as one single document) to: [email protected] explaining why you should be considered for the position you applied for.

Note

  • Pay close attention to job description requirements as applicants who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
  • State the Position applied for/State/Name as subject of the email
  • Applicants who fail to comply with application instructions above will not be considered.

Job Title: Logistics Site Manager 1 | International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) | Job ID: ABJ202100211
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation, Logistics Site Manager 1 is in charge of logistics activities within a Sub- delegation (SD).
  • S/he ensures that logistics systems are in place and operational and provides technical and operational support for purchasing, warehousing, stock management, import-export activities and statistics, in accordance with the ICRC’s logistics standards.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for implementing logistics procedures on-site in accordance with financial procedures and the logistics strategy for the country.
  • Maintains and ensures proper use of general and specialized logistics IT tools.
  • Oversees and coordinates statistical reporting, queries and inventories.
  • Manages supply-chain requests and ensures they are treated in a timely fashion; supervises customer desk service and carries out related reporting
  • Ensures that purchasing is carried out in accordance with ICRC standards, is auditable and fully transparent and is carried out to the satisfaction of the requesting department.
  • Plans and oversees procurement activities (purchase orders, supplier files, sourcing, etc.).
  • Supervises the work of the purchaser including drafting and filing of ICRC PO or Purchase Contract for the selected supplier, market assessment, etc.
  • Oversees fleet management, transport and distribution activities.
  • Supervises the Car dispatcher and Mechanic. Ensures replacement mechanism during their absences.
  • Ensures Maximum fleet efficiency and effectiveness through planned resource allocation and maintenance with the fleet in Abuja.
  • Supervises dispatch of ICRC goods with Carpool and/or commercial transport companies.
  • Sets up, operates and manages the rented warehouse and stock inventory.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience, preferably in commercial, military or humanitarian logistics, including management experience.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Excellent computer proficiency.
  • Desired profile and skills

Skilled in the following competencies:

  • Adapting, Learning, Responsibility and Autonomy;
  • Honest & Trustworthy
  • Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
  • Good knowledge of the local market
  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures
  • Needs flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.

Application Closing date
8th September, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Cover Letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] Clearly indicate “ABJ202100211 Logistics Site Manager 1 POH&quot” 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.

Main

  • Monitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office AoR, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences, as well as other issues relevant to the ICRC’s reputation/perception and capacity to operate in the geographic area covered.
  • Contributes to the development of the structure’s network of relevant stakeholders. Facilitates internal or external meetings with authorities and stakeholders at local level.
  • Assists the Head of Office/HoO in the security management of the office and its field activities, within the framework of
  • ICRC’s Security Assessment and Risk Analysis, implementing the Security Planning and Security Rules. This includes following up on passive security, with the administration assistant’s support, and continuous input for updating mitigation measures.
  • Contributes to communication/prevention objectives, strategies and plans of action for the AoR. Carries out relevant operational communication with identified audiences/stakeholders, contributing to enhancing the desired identity and acceptance of the ICRC and its operations.
  • Identifies and reports protection concerns of the civilian population affected by the conflict, including monitoring of assistance needs.
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation with ICRC activities and contributes to written/other reporting.
  • Participates regularly in field missions, which at times is to be carried out independently. Assists HoO in coordination
  • and planning of field visits of various teams. Ensures administrative and financial follow up after field missions.

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