International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Health Field Officer (Nutritionist)

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Job Description

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.

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

Job Title: Health Field Officer (Nutritionist)
Location:
Borno
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

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

4

Other Requirements

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)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees through the Apply button

Note

  • Please clearly indicate “Supply Chain Assistant Maiduguri" 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 the date above. 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

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About International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. State parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 (Protocol I, Protocol II) and 2005 have given the ICRC a mandate to protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees, civilians, and other non-combatants.The ICRC is part of th...
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Job Summary
Published
June 14, 2016
Offer Type
fulltime
Experience
Minimum of 4years
Location
Borno
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
Deadline
June 17, 2016
Specialization
Medical/ Health /NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / International Agencies
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