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Job Openings at the International Medical Corps (IMC) March 2017

Job Openings at the International Medical Corps (IMC) March 2017

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.

We are therefore looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Job Title: 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
  • 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.
  • 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

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 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.
  • Must have experience in implementing and monitoring behavior change interventions; and the use of information, education and communication materials.

  

Job Title: 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 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
  • 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.

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.

  

Job Title: 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.
  • 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
  •  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.

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
  • 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.
  • Three (3) years working experience in Water, Hygiene and Sanitation with an NGO
  • Extensive experience in the area of BoQs development


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s addressed to the “Human Resource Manager” International Medical Corps via: imcnigeriavacancy@gmail.com

Application Deadline: 14th March, 2017 .

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