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International Medical Corps (IMC), is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations.

ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION COORDINATOR
LOCATION:
Maiduguri

JOB SUMMARY
The Routine Immunization (RI) Coordinator is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of monitoring all activities and outputs of the Routine Immunization activities.
S/He will undertake training responsibilities to equip the local government, partner organization and community level staff/volunteers to undertake Routine Immunization tasks.
The RI Coordinator will contribute to CGPP’s efforts in outcome Routine Immunization and will draft and submit RI reports to the PO.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
The main responsibility of the RI Coordinator is to strengthen immunization along international (Cameroon/Chad/Niger), state and local government area borders through the following:
Apply the output indicators of the Routine Immunization project to measure the achievement of each task and objective.
Support the conduct of border synchronization meetings
Ensure that RI social mobilization/BCC sessions in border communities are conducted
Ensure that RI outreach sessions in border communities are conducted
Ensure that RI fixed post sessions in border health facilities are conducted
Conduct supportive supervision of RI fixed post sessions in border communities
Conduct supportive supervision of RI outreach sessions in border communities
Plan and conduct regular site visits to objectively observe the status of RI implementation using the developed program supervisory & monitoring checklist as per CGPP/SMoH guidance
Provide training along to partner organization staff and community volunteers on RI social mobilization, behavior change communications.
Monitor partner organization’s performance on all project activities related to routine immunization.
Attend Working Group meetings on routine immunizations and other discussion forums; participate in State, LGA and Ward level RI meetings and activities.
Write success stories on RI intervention, to submit to the PO.
Maintain frequent communication with Project Officer to ensure program activities and objectives related to RI are communicated.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master degree in public health (or its equivalent) from a recognized university.
At least three years of Routine immunization experience, preferably with interventions such as immunization and maternal and child health.
Demonstrated  experience in training government and NGO staff in technical areas such as immunization.
Must have experience in implementing and monitoring behavior change interventions; and the use of information, education and communication materials.
Must have problem solving and technical presentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills, and attention to details.
Must be competent in operating Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially MS word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must be fluent in English and Hausa, and have excellent technical writing and verbal skills.
Must be a Nigerian citizen.
Candidates with working experience in Borno State will be preferred.

HEALTH OFFICER
LOCATION:
Maiduguri

JOB SUMMARY
Under the direct supervision of the Health Manager, the Health Officer will be responsible for supervision of direct implementation of the Health Field activities in the various communities/IDP camps in Maiduguri, Borno State.
He/She will closely work with the Health team, partners, IDPs and all stakeholders to ensure efficient delivery of safe Health services in the assigned area.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Overall management and supervision of the community health volunteers/workers assigned to various communities in Maiduguri
Ensure regular coordination with the State Ministry of Health and the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency
Ensure an appropriate assessment of the health facilities to be supported by the MoH and document needs in terms of essential drugs supply, training and any other area that can be supported by IMC
Work as the liaison person between IMC and the Health facilities supported by IMC through the State Ministry of Health
Work with the Health Manager to develop and implement appropriate tools for drugs consumption monitoring in the supported health facilities
Support the Health Manager in conducting regular supportive supervision to the supported health facilities
Work with the Health Manager and M&E team to carry out regular assessments and draft concept notes on the health needs in target communities.
Work with Health Manager to provide regular follow and supervision of contractors engaged in the rehabilitation of health facilities in the target communities.
Work with Health Manager and the M&E team to design templates, construction contracts for health centres rehabilitation, and a system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of hired contractor.
Developing a participatory community led approach for the management of rehabilitated health facilities
Plan, organise and facilitate trainings for the health staff in the supported facilities as well as community health workers as per identified training needs.
Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct
Ensure submission of weekly, monthly and inputs to the quarterly/donor progress reports to the Health Manager and/or project management team in a timely manner

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
Bachelor's degree in Health Science, Nursing, or any related field
Previous experience implementing health programs for displaced populations
Three (3) years working experience in health programs, preferably with an INGO
Previous experience implementing capacity building programs for health partners
Strong skills in drugs consumption monitoring ( designing and implementing tools to this effect)
Experience in dealing with local contractors (follow up and supervision of rehabilitation work on health facilities)
Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and power point),
Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills.

WASH TECHNICIAN

JOB ID: #1922443
LOCATION:
Maiduguri

JOB SUMMARY

The WASH Technician will be responsible for providing support to the WASH team on the hardware components of the WASH program including construction and drilling/rehabilitation of water points especially in the areas of BOQ development, following up and day to day supervision of field works to ensure contractors are delivering quality infrastructures including but not limited to latrines, water points, health centers, etc.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with WASH Officer to conduct continual review of the designs and functionality of the water supply systems (and other water points) to ensure efficient operation as well as reliability and safe water distribution.
 Act as the main technical person in the development of BoQs for all WASH works on the various projects including but not limited to latrines construction, water points drilling and rehabilitation, and the rehabilitation of health centers.
Work with the WASH Officer to design templates, construction contracts for WASH related works, and a system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of hired contractor.
Provide rigorous supervision of WASH hardware works in the various communities and projects ( latrines construction, water points, and Health centres rehabilitation)
Provide technical supervision to contractors undertaking various IMC works in the communities and ensure delivered work is up to standard as required by IMC
Review technical reports from the various contractors and provide recommendations to the WASH Officer as to whether the delivered infrastructures meet the required standards and quality by IMC
Provide technical inputs in assessments for new project areas
Provide technical inputs in the production of IMC regular reports both internally and externally: Weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

B.Engr. or HND in Civil Engineering or equivalent
Technical design skills using AutoCAD or Arch CAD, and WaterCAD or any other hydraulic modeling software
Three (3) years working experience in Water, Hygiene and Sanitation with an NGO
Extensive experience in the area of BoQs development
Extensive experience in the supervision and oversight of work done through contractors
Strong technical back ground in assessing the water supply systems.
Ability to assess and identify the defects in the water systems.
Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel and power point),
Excellent report writing, communication and analytical skills.

RECEPTIONIST / ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
LOCATION:
Maiduguri

JOB SUMMARY

Provides office services by assisting the Administrative Officer in maintaining, procedures, policies, and monitoring administrative projects.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage front desk administrative operations and procedures
Act as first point of contact for all visitors and callers
Keep visitors log
Daily and timely review/ supervision and support of domestics staff ,sign-off on daily check lists (include documentation of any exception noted on daily basis and report such to Supervisor)
Manage internal communication network (reception, management of internal calls, dispatching of received emails and Parcels etc).
Manage administrative operations and procedures under the Supervision of the Administrative Officer
Clerical duties (photocopying, filing, scanning, binding documents etc.).
Perform document retention procedures such as filling of documents/record keeping ,serialization both soft and hard copy
Advocate and promote a healthy, creative and safe work environment.
Ensure proper functioning of the office organize team meetings, circulate agendas, take and circulate minutes.
Assist the Administrative Officer in updating the Office Staff list
Responsible for updating master contact databases (Both staff and Vendors).
Coordinating submission of staff Time sheet
Assist the Administrative Officer to ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies;
Verifying receipt of supplies.
Assist the Administrative Officer in all office and Guest house acquisitions, administration and maintenance.
Ensure the management and monitoring of subscriptions and monthly telephone and Internet communications.
Maintain proper records for all correspondences

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Degree in Business Administration or any related course
1 year cognate experience in an NGO setting is an added advantage.
Administrative Skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Organizational and analytical Skills
Inventory keeping Skills

WASH ASSISTANT

Job ID: #1922478
Location: Maiduguri

JOB SUMMARY
Under the supervision of WASH Officer, the WASH assistant will be responsible to participate in hygiene campaigns, to participate in house to house Hygiene promotion, and to prepare written material for the field, elaborate clear and adapt message for beneficiaries, as well as oversee the hygiene promotion and other WASH activities conducted by the community hygiene volunteers.
The WASH assistant will also take an active role in identification of beneficiaries and distribution of WASH NFIs to target beneficiaries in assigned communities.
They will also support the WASH technician in the day to day supervision and follow up of infrastructure work that is implemented by IMC through contractors at community level.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
The WASH Assistant will be responsible for:
Selection and training of the hygiene promoters (VCM).
Collection of bio data for both VCMs and beneficiaries in communities.
Input beneficiaries’ data into spread sheet in preparation for distribution of NFI kits in communities.
Train and monitor VCMs on how to conduct hygiene promotion sessions and fill their log sheets properly document topics discussed, advice provided, document issues of concern for IMC follow up action, number of attendees to sessions, etc…
Collection of VCM log sheet on monthly basis and certifying work done by VCMs.
Identification of the most appropriate messages regarding the target population.
Organise training sessions and participate in facilitation in IDP camps and host communities.
Evaluate the necessary material needed for a campaign/activity.
Mobilize the community on change of behaviour regarding hygiene practices.
Participate in hygiene campaigns, doing shows in schools and at community level and IDP camps in close coordination with community volunteers
Actively participate alongside community volunteers in identifying locations/sites for WASH infrastructures (latrines construction/rehabilitation, borehole drilling/rehabilitation, etc) in the beneficiary communities.
Animate focus group, giving clear messages on good hygiene practice.
Report the progress of the work to the supervisor and the Head of project
Report possible problems or conflict during the activities or any other issues that requires IMC follow up/ action
Conduct House hold assessments.
Conduct the Distribution of water, hygiene and sanitation items.
Collection of water sample from household and source and also conduct quality tests using the delaqua KIT
Write daily reports on VCMs evaluation, water testing and NFI distribution.
Relating closely with VCMs to identify informal settlements in host communities.
Relate with M & E in providing accurate data for impact analysis during post distribution survey and also to input into monthly and quarterly reports
Regular reporting of Hygiene Promotion activities to supervisor/ WASH Officer
Provide support to other areas of the department as may be required by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
Minimum of Bachelor Degree or HND in public health, social sciences, education, or related fields
Strong communication skills
Two (2) to Three (3) years of experience working with an NGO
Experience in hygiene promotion in local communities, with children and vulnerable people,
Experience in community mobilization and participation,
Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint),
Fluent in English language (reading and writing).
Able to communicate fluently in Hausa and / or Kanuri is an advantage
Good understanding of the culture in area of assignment (Maiduguri/Borno State).
Familiarity with the local culture, ability to develop respect from a wide range of people and strong ability to communicate effectively on hygiene matters.
Experience implementing PHAST or CLTS behaviour change methodology.
Prior experience in humanitarian response programs is an added advantage.

TO APPLY
Applicants should send their applications and CV's addressed to the "Human Resource Manager" International Medical Corps via: imcnigeriavacancy@gmail.com

Note
Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.
Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae should be in a single Ms Word Files.

DUE DATE: 14 March, 2017

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