Current Job Positions at ICRC Nigeria

ICRC - International Committee of the Red CrossThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for a suitable candidate to
 fill the vacancy below.

Premises Technician

    Job TypeFull Time

    QualificationSecondary School (SSCE) 
    Location Adamawa
    Job Field Engineering / Technical 



Main Responsibilities:

    Performs repairs and maintenance on the premises including plumbing, carpentry, electricity, mechanic, and welding
    Monitors premises service suppliers in case of an external intervention in ICRC premises.
    Checks regularly critical points on premises including electricity, safety, passive security (walls, gates, lights) water circulation, sewage, and reports to Administrator and/or logistician for swift correction
    Performs and follows up regular reading and  recharging of electric meters and of water and any other meter where it applies
    Performs purchases related to premises (tools, consumables, small equipment, services) under supervision of the logistician

Required Qualifications:

    Secondary School or Equivalent
    Similar work experience desirable
    Good physical condition
    Good command of English

Personal Attributes:

    Honest and trustworthy
    Very well organized and paying attention to details
    Sense of economy and efficiency

Medical Officer

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years
    Location Borno
    Job Field Medical / Health 



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:

    Medical Doctor Registered with the Nigerian Medical Board of Nigeria
    Working experience in Public Health in the tropics 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 Borno mainly & Yobe surrounding areas
    Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
    Able to translate local language Hausa and Kanuri 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

Hospital Administrative Assistant

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years
    Location Borno
    Job Field Administration / Secretarial   Medical / Health 



Main Responsibilities:

    Initiates and justifies requisition orders, liaises and co-ordinates with the ICRC medical logistician in regards to medical orders and deliveries and manages medical / emergency stock in the hospital.
    Ensures proper storage of medication, monthly (imprest) consumption, participates in the monthly stocks inventory and ordering
    Directly responsible for the proper functioning of non-medical support services in the hospital, including pharmacy, Laundry and kitchen department
    Co-ordinates attendance, Venue and other logistical considerations following planned ICRC training programs
    Compiles Hospital clinical data

Required Qualifications:

    Health professional with 2-3 years of experience in hospital administration and medical logistics
    Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
    Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
    Proven team leading skills
    Excellent analysis and problem solving skills

Personal Attributes:

    Very good communication skills, especially when it comes to speaking and listening
    Emotional stability and to be able to work in stressful and traumatic situations, while keeping empathy towards patients
    Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule, to be able to work for long hours and act swiftly in emergencies.
    Great interpersonal skills, to be able to work well with a variety of situation with different people.
    Good physical endurance and to be able to perform frequent physical tasks, standing for long time while maintaining good energy
    Good problem solving skills and to be able to think quickly and address problems as/or before they arise.
    Be able to maintain respect to his/her patients, colleagues and profession/duty in different circumstances

Anaesthetic Nurse

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years
    Location Borno
    Job Field Medical / Health 



Main Responsibilities:

    Trains and supervises the local Anaesthetists nurses and to introduce safe anaesthetic techniques where possible into the hospital project
    Assists the mobile anesthesiologist in performing anesthesia during surgical operations, in accordance with the internationally/ICRC recognized anesthesia standards
    Contributes to the initial assessment of the daily organisation of the anaesthesia and ICU department in the hospitals visited by the team
    Establishes a sound working relationship with the hospital staff involved in emergency care
    Contributes to good stock control and efficient use of hospital equipment
    Compiles clinical data from Anaesthesia department

Required Qualifications:

    Registered Nurse with 2-3 years of experience with specific qualification and anaesthesia.
    Up to date knowledge and skills on trauma, medical & surgical procedures.
    Ability to provide support and education to the junior hospital anaesthetic especially in the management of critical surgical emergencies.
    Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
    Flexible, diplomatic and able to work independently and as part of a team
    Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
    Ability to clinically supervise ongoing work practice, safe staffing levels and problem solving

Personal Attributes:

    Very good communication skills, especially when it comes to speaking and listening
    Emotional stability and to be able to work in stressful and traumatic situations, while keeping empathy towards patients
    Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule, to be able to work for long hours and act swiftly in emergencies.
    Great interpersonal skills, to be able to work well with a variety of situation with different people.
    Good physical endurance and to be able to perform frequent physical tasks, standing for long time while maintaining good energy
    Good problem solving skills and to be able to think quickly and address problems as/or before they arise.
    Be able to maintain respect to his/her patients, colleagues and profession/duty in different circumstances

Health Field Officer

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years
    Location Borno
    Job Field Medical / Health 



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 Yobe and Borno surrounding areas
    Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
    Able to translate local language Kanuri and Hausa to English and vice versa; knowledge of Fulani will be an asset
    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

Accident and Emergency Room Nurse

    Job TypeFull Time
    QualificationBA/BSc/HND 
    Experience 2 years
    Location Borno
    Job Field Medical / Health 



Main Responsibilities:
Responsible for the organization, implementation of standard operational procedures and providing support to the hospital nurses in delivery of quality emergency surgical care to patients
Contributes to organization of the set-up of the Accident & Emergency (A&E)  department at State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri
Clinical supervision of operational activities in the Accident & Emergency area
Establishes a sound working relationship with the hospital staff involved in emergency care
Contributes to good stock control and efficient use of hospital equipment
Compiles clinical data from Accident & Emergency department

Required Qualifications:

    Registered Nurse with 2-3 years of experience A&E room and in surgical care
    Provide support and education to medical staff and nurses in the Emergency department especially in the management of critical surgical emergencies.
    Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
    Flexible, diplomatic and able to work independently and as part of a team
    Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
    Ability to clinically supervise ongoing work practice, safe staffing levels and problem solving
    Good coordination and communication skills

Personal Attributes:

    Very good communication skills, especially when it comes to speaking and listening
    Emotional stability and to be able to work in stressful and traumatic situations, while keeping empathy towards patients
    Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule, to be able to work for long hours and act swiftly in emergencies.
    Great interpersonal skills, to be able to work well with a variety of situation with different people.
    Good physical endurance and to be able to perform frequent physical tasks, standing for long time while maintaining good energy
    Good problem solving skills and to be able to think quickly and address problems as/or before they arise.
    Be able to maintain respect to his/her patients, colleagues and profession/duty in different circumstances

Method of Application

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 “Premises Technician" 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 19.02.2016. 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.

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