Health Field Officer/Nurse at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Health Field Officer at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
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.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Yola Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Health Field Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Main Responsibilities

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

Required Qualifications

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

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

Method of Application
  • · Interested and qualified candidates should send their application        letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to:

  • · Please clearly indicate the preferred position E.G; “Health Field      Officer Yola" as the subject of your application (Applications             intended for this role without this subject will not be treated).

  • ·    Late application will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates   will be contacted.

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

Application Closing Date

7th April, 2017.

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