Food Distributor

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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 looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Job Title: Food Distributor

Locations: Maiduguri and Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • The selected candidate(s) will work as part of the core team implementing daily food distribution and all activities at food distribution points during the General Food Distribution to IDPs and host communities and Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) for vulnerable children and Pregnant and Lactating women in the State.

Implementation of Programs Activities:

  • Work with M&E and data clerks to conduct beneficiary registration and update the registry with new arrivals and exits
  • Compile and timely submit the food requests to WFP logistics and program unit,
  • Conduct beneficiary sensitization on- food rations, distribution days, distribution points, beneficiary rights, etc
  • Maintain open line of communication with the beneficiaries to obtain feedback, complaints
  • Conduct beneficiary verification, validation and registration on distribution days
  • Identify and prioritize vulnerable people on distribution days
  • Update and reconcile stock issues against the distribution list for every distribution
  • Work with the team to maintain a log of feedback, complaints and corrective actions.
  • Disseminate findings from PDM
  • Coordinate the food committee and SEMA/NEMA officials in the implementation of activities
  • Work with the security manager to ensure effective crowd control and safety of beneficiaries and staff
  • Work with team leaders to organize vehicles and materials required for food distribution
  • Timely report to the team leaders about food received, suspected or confirmed losses or damages
  • Supervise and coordinate with the casual workers, transporters and other team members to ensure effective distribution, safety and no losses of commodity
  • Plan and carry out MUAC screenings at BSFP
  • Ensure proper referral of cases between the BSFP and other components of CMAM.

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.


    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Bachelor Degree in Nutrition or health, Social Science, Social Works related discipline
    • At least two (2) years of professional experience in food assistance interventions.
    • Experience in north east Nigeria is an added advantage

    Required Skills:

    • Experience in community mobilization and sensitization
    • Experience in food distribution and NFI distribution
    • Good computer skills especially Word and Excel, access. Knowledge of other databases preferred
    • Good human relations and diplomacy
    • Analytical capacity
    • Capacity to organize work
    • Demonstrated strategic thinking and analytical skills.
    • Attention to detail
    • Good knowledge of English (reading, writing, speaking). Knowledge of Hausa is an added advantage
    • Capacity to work under stressful situations.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills and capacity to coordinate work across multiple departments.
    • Experience living in remote or isolated work stations, or insecure locations.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV's addressed to the "Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps" via email.

    • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.
    • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document.

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    About International Medical Corps (IMC)
    International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization established by volunteer doctors and nurses. The organization provides disaster relief, delivers health care to underserved regions, builds clinics, and trains local health care workers with the goal of creating self-reliant, self-sustaining medical services and infrastructure in places where that had previously been lacking.IMC focuses on primary and secondary health care, prevention and treatment of infectious di...
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    Job Summary
    July 12, 2017
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 2years
    July 14, 2017
    NGO / Community Services
    NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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