International Medical Corps (IMC) Recruitment

International Medical Corps (IMC) job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Consultant – EASE,
  2. Communication Officer,
  3. Community Outreach Worker,
  4. GBV Women Center Facilitator,
  5. GBV Case Worker,
  6. Warehouse Officer.
  7. Nutrition Assistant,
  8. Stabilization Centre Nurse.

International Medical Corps (IMC) Recruitment

Apply for International Medical Corps (IMC) Jobs.

International Medical Corps (IMC) is looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for International Medical Corps (IMC) jobs online.

Application Procedure:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to the “Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via the email: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org

Note

  • Candidates Must state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • We are an equal opportunity organization so Damboa Based candidates are encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Nigerian nationals only.

See the requirements and deadline for each position below:

Communication Officer

Job Location: Kano

Qualification and Experience

  • First degree or its equivalent in Social/ Behavioral Sciences (Development Studies, Anthropology, Psychology, and Health Education) or any other relevant discipline of study
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience on strategic communication planning for behavior development, social mobilization, participatory communication, and research.
  • Minimum of Three (3) years “Hands On” work experience in advocacy, social and or community mobilization in polio projects or any health programs.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; – and- ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level.
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures in the relevant states of operations and ability to communicate fluently in Hausa.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines.
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams.
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment.
  • Female candidate desirable

Deadline: 12th July, 2019.

Community Outreach Worker

Job Location: Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • As part of IMC’s gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response program, the Community Outreach Worker will work to increase the community’s understanding of GBV (including its causes and consequences) and to engage men, women, boys and girls in developing their own strategies to prevent violence and create safer, healthier communities. The Community Outreach Worker will also contribute to the weekly and monthly reporting of the Prevention component implemented in Maiduguri or Damboa of Borno state.
  • This position reports directly to the GBV Manager.

Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • University degree in Civil Law, Human Rights, Gender, Development, Psychology, Social Work or a Gender related program;
  • Willingness to work with the Community Outreach Volunteers at the community level.
  • Advanced understanding of the root causes of violence against women and girls
  • Experience in implementing and facilitating EMAP and other GBV prevention curriculums
  • Strong background in human rights and familiarity with practical challenges faced by displaced and other vulnerable persons,
  • Experience conducting assessments and a willingness to help plan assessments;
  • Commitment to supporting quality programs through promotion and integration of protection principles in project work in line with international best practices (meeting or exceeding minimum standards);
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites (including all outreach and community centre locations);
  • Proven experience in humanitarian action and in fragile contexts
  • Ability and willingness to work during irregular working hours when needed
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, etc.)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) Hausa and Kanuri is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff and other stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work and live in very basic living conditions in deep field locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision,
  • Self-starter.
  • Resident of Damboa a plus.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Deadline: 12th July, 2019.

GBV Women Center Facilitator

Job Location: Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • The Women’s Center Facilitator will be responsible for organizing and implementing group psychosocial activities at the women center including skills and knowledge building activities and recreational activities. She is overall lead in community mobilization for GBV awareness and sensitization at community level of the project sites in Damboa,

Academic Qualifications

  • Educated to university level (First degree or HND preferably in Social Science, Psychology, Gender Law or a related Field)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in relevant field
  • Hausa Language required; English language preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Experience facilitating group activities an asset
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • Resident of Damboa a plus.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Deadline: 12th July, 2019.

GBV Case Worker

Job Location: Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • The Women’s Center Case Worker will be responsible for case management and psycho-social support of vulnerable women, including survivors of violence, in the project sites in Maiduguri

Qualifications and Experience

  • Educated to university level (First degree or HND preferably in social science, psychology or a related Field)
  • Hausa and English languages required; Kanuri language be must
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others.
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
  • Experience working with survivors of GBV an asset
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • A resident of Damboa a plus

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Deadline: 12th July, 2019.

Warehouse Officer

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The Warehouse Officer will work within the Logistics department of Operational Support structure, committed to provide reliable and compliant support to program activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries.
  • The Warehouse Officer will ensure smooth operations of IMC warehouses and directly manage the receipt, dispatch and inventory keeping of all food and goods that enter the storage facilities.
  • Through implementing IMC and donor’s Warehousing procedures the Warehouse Officer will ensures that all food and inventories will be accounted for in accordance to IMC and donor requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Graduate in a relevant Business field is desired.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in large scale logistics operation
  • Experience in North East Nigeria is an added advantage.

Required Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and discipline to follow outlined procedures
  • Ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel.
  • Excellent oral and written English skills.
  • High computer skills on MS Office (Excel, Words, Outlook) programs.
  • A demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to not delay program activities.
  • A clear understanding of procurement ethics and donor compliance is essential.
  • Willingness to travel throughout the project areas in Borno state is required.
  • Must have the ability to read, understand and demonstrate willingness to follow guidelines.
  • Good knowledge and experience with different data entry management software within a humanitarian organization,
  • Good human relations and diplomacy. Analytical and capacity to organize work and team, to work under stressful situations. Strong organizational and time management skills and capacity to coordinate work across multiple departments and sites.
  • Experience living in remote or isolated work stations, or insecure locations.

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

Nutrition Assistant

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • Plan and organize OTP at designated OTP sites in liaison with SMoH staff and nutrition officer.
  • Supporting targeting of beneficiaries; formation and establishment of Care groups; selection of community volunteers and members of community structures.
  • Work closely with care group promoters and lead mothers to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed and appropriate referrals take place to and from the community to OTP sites.
  • Take lead on the CMAM services at fixed and mobile outreach OTP sites.
  • Work closely with the teams to ensure all children are screened correctly.
  • Ensure all criteria are respected and understood by the teams, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP/SC.
  • Ensure comprehensive health checks and correct clinical diagnosis at the time of assessment according to the CMAM protocols so that the patient receives appropriate treatment in the relevant program.
  • Ensure all children in OTP are immunized according to the national protocols.
  • Ensure timely identification of complications, non-responders, and referrals to the SC.
  • Ensure correctness, consistence and completeness of the information in the nutrition registers.
  • Ensure adequate availability of all medical and food supplies and ensure stock is pre-positioned as planned by discussing with logistics
  • Through liaison with the community volunteers provide effective follow up of all cases: particularly tracing of children who are absent from the program, sick children, long stay children, children not gaining weight, and children with social problems… etc.
  • Provide key health and nutrition education messages to beneficiaries based on the protocol and guidelines
  • Respond to inquiries regarding the technical aspects of the program admission and discharge whenever necessary at the OTP sites.
  • Follow-up and ensure the field team interacts with the beneficiaries properly
  • Provide a daily and weekly CMAM report to the nutrition officer.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps.
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.
  • Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Registered Nurse with a Degree in Nursing from a recognized Nursing institute.
  • Over two (2) years’ experience in CMAM and IYCF programmes
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption letter
  • Valid and current practicing license.
  • Excellent report-writing skills is an additive
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of IMC’s aims, values and principles.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver IMC’s strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

Stabilization Centre Nurse

Job Location: Damboa, Borno
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The principal objective of the Stabilization Centre (SC) Nurse role is to manage acute malnutrition as part of the basic health services in line with the national and international guidelines.
  • The SC Nurse is responsible for nutrition rehabilitation of the admitted children through treatment of medical complications of Severe Acute Malnutrition and prevention of further deterioration of the nutrition situation through provision of therapeutic feeds, routine and specialized medicines, health and nutrition counselling.
  • The SC Nurse is also responsible for ensuring quality of services through capacity building and technical support to the SC nutrition assistants in the management of complications associated with Severe Acute Malnutrition in line with the SC national and international protocols.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensuring comprehensive medical examination, vital signs, frequent medicines and treatment according to the protocols.
  • Following and adhering to the current protocols on drug administration i.e. antibiotics, antimalarial, anthelminthic.
  • Ensuring timely therapeutic preparation and administering the appropriate feeds and medicines for the malnourished children in the SC.
  • Carrying out daily nutritional status monitoring of severely malnourished children as prescribed in the protocol.
  • Providing appropriate nutrition counselling and health education to the mothers and caretakers in the SC based on the protocols and guidelines.
  • Ensuring adequate availability of all drugs and nutrition supply and ensuring stock is pre-positioned as planned.
  • Consulting and informing the SC Doctor and/or Nutrition Manager on issues that may affect the smooth operations of the stabilization Centre.
  • Ensuring proper handing over of duties within the SC.
  • Preparing and updating the medical and nutritional record for ward rounds on a daily basis.
  • Ensuring all criteria are adhered to and documented, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the OTP
  • Completing and updating the patient file to ensure a track of patient progress.
  • Compiling the statistical data (admission, default, cured, absent, death) and drafting a report on activities.
  • Maintaining supply consumption reports.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors
  • Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Registered Nurse with a Degree in Nursing from a recognized Nursing institute.
  • Over two (2) years’ experience in CMAM and IYCF programmes
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption letter
  • Valid and current practicing license.
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of IMC’s aims, values and principles.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver IMC’s strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

Consultant – EASE

Job Location: Nigeria
Department: International Programs

Background to the Assignment

  • International Medical Corps (IMC) has received funding from the Government of Netherlands to sustain and scale-up gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response interventions services across four (4) LGAs of Borno state in North East Nigeria.
  • In conjunction with the Dutch funded project, International Medical Corps is implementing emergency GBV prevention and response interventions in Damboa and Maiduguri LGAs of Borno State funded by USAID/OFDA.
  • In order to ensure effective delivery of the GBV program and enhance aid effectiveness in the GBV sector, IMC works in close coordination and collaboration with the State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Gender-Based Violence Sub-Sector and relevant partners.
  • A key component under this project is the improvement of the economic and social empowerment of women using International Rescue Committee’s Economic and Social Empowerment (EASE) model. To prepare the project team for the roll-out of the Economic and Social Empowerment (EASE) model, IMC will organize an assessment and conduct necessary trainings facilitated jointly by IMC staff and an external consultant.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Development, Business Administration, Social Science, Economics or related field

Experience:

  • Experience in implementing and facilitating EASE and other economic empowerment approaches
  • Experience leading community assessments
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience
  • Experience working in GBV programs in rural/conflict settings

Competency:

  • Extensive training and mentoring skills
  • Familiarity with savings and credit schemes, business administration and/or livelihoods programming
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Belief in, and understanding of gender equality, women’s rights and empowerment
  • Willingness to travel to field sites frequently

Languages:

  • Excellent English communication and writing skills and ability to work as part of a team.

Deadline: Not Indicated.

About International Medical Corps (IMC).

International Medical Corps 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.


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  1. Avatar Muhammad Abubakar July 8, 2019

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