Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for suitable candidate to fill the vacancies below.

HEALTH FIELD OFFICER (NUTRITIONIST)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Stabilisation Centre and the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition program in his/her area of responsibility.
Assists the ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC) in running Nutrition Medical Care within Stabilisation Centre and Follow-Up OTP services
In coordination with ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC), works in very close collaboration with the stabilisation centre staff and hospital management committee.
Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program
Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of Nutrition situation in area of responsibility
Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
Timely oral and written report writing


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Nurse or Nutritionist registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
4 years work experience in a similar function
At least 2 years work experience in nutrition
Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and Nutrition programs in Nigeria

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Well-developed analytical skills
Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
Field oriented and good networking
Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstances
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
Prepared to spend 90% of time working in Stabilization Center (SC)

HEALTH FIELD OFFICER (PHC NUTRITIONIST)

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the mobile nutritionist, the PHC/Nut HFO is the focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Nutrition component in primary health care program in his/her area of responsibility. This program covers Out Patient Therapeutic (OTP) & CMAM components including Outreach.
Monitors the achievement of the objectives as per the PfR (planning for results) and the related Plan of Action.
Builds up the capacity of the PHCC staff to run this component  and monitors its efficiency and effectiveness
In coordination with ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC), works in very close collaboration with the PHCC staff and Nutrition responsible from SPHCDA.
Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program
Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of Nutrition situation in area of responsibility
Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
Timely oral and written report writing

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Nurse or Nutritionist registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
4 years work experience in a similar function
At least 2 years work experience in nutrition
Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and Medical Nutrition programs in Nigeria

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Well-developed analytical skills
Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
Field oriented and good networking
Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstance
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
Prepared to spend 70% of time doing field visits

IMPORT/EXPORT (IMPEX) OFFICER

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Receives and expedites freight outside of Nigeria in collaboration with external commercial companies
Follows up and ensure the messaging (monitoring, follow up and writing) and import/export documents (expedition details, acknowledgement of receipt, reclamations, note verbal, letters, etc.), including filing and archiving
Verifies and submits to the relevant hierarchy and/or department the invoicing concerning the freight (custom invoices, freight forwarder invoices, etc.).
Reports problems and/or irregularities regarding Impex as well as what touches security.
Handles claims in conjunction with the logistician
Maintains contact with freight forwarder and Border Clearing agents
Remains up-to-date regarding customs regulations and changes that might affect the ICRC.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
First University degree or high school diploma
Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding would be an asset
2 Years working experience in a clearing and forwarding organization
Confirmed ability in applying procedures
Good knowledge of customs and Impex procedures
Excellent knowledge spoken and written of English
Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office).
Valid IATA dangerous goods certificate

Personal Attributes:
Communication skills
Work independently
Analytic skills

SUPPLY CHAIN ASSISTANT

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for receiving orders in the Logistics Services data base (STM)
Responsible for submitting the orders for validation after checking and verifying all necessary information
Prioritizes urgent orders for the Purchasing Unit in Abuja.
Ensures that all orders are timely processed and dispatched to relevant departments and sites.
Liaises with Dispatch, AirOps, ImpEx to decide on transport mode and prioritizes cargo shipments
Updates the requesters on the status of orders on a bi-weekly basis or as per the request from any department
Following up on all orders from the day of reception until the delivery of the goods to the customers

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
University degree in logistics or administration
Minimum 4 years of experience in a similar field
Good command of spoken and written English
Good computer skills (Word and Excel), including the ICRC standard computer systems
Excellent knowledge of the ICRC Financial Rules and purchasing procedures

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Proactivity and Flexibility
Capacity to carry out complex activities
Good communication and negotiation skills
Ability to work independently and sense of initiative
Capacity to deal with people, to deal and to develop contacts
Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistics procedures
Strong sense of responsibility and adaptability
Availability to work overtime when needed
Willingness to learn

TO APPLY
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to

ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Please clearly indicate job title, E.G; “Health Field Officer (Nutritionist) BIU" as the subject of your application. (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated). The deadline for the submission of applications will be 24.06.2016. 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.

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.

For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org

DUE DATE: 24 June, 2016

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