International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is recruiting for fulltime Health Field Officer (PHC Nutritionist) .
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 (PHC Nutritionist) Location: Maiduguri Main Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the mobile nutritionist, the PHC/Nut HFO is the focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Nutrition component in primary health care program in his/her area of responsibility. This program covers Out Patient Therapeutic (OTP) & CMAM components including Outreach.
Monitors the achievement of the objectives as per the PfR (planning for results) and the related Plan of Action.
Builds up the capacity of the PHCC staff to run this component and monitors its efficiency and effectiveness
In coordination with ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC), works in very close collaboration with the PHCC staff and Nutrition responsible from SPHCDA.
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
Min Required Experience:
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 Medical Nutrition programs in Nigeria
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 circumstance
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
Prepared to spend 70% of time doing field visits
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees through the Apply button
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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