International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Staff Health Officer

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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is recruiting for Full time Staff Health Officer

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.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Staff Health Officer

Grade: B2

Main Responsibilities

  • Reviews medical invoices for anonymization and approval of medical expenses.
  • Reports to staff health delegate and provides feedback and recommendations on issues related to the staff's health.
  • Collects accurate and reliable data on illnesses, accidents and absenteeism, with a view to providing statistics on illnesses and the medical risks taken by all staff.
  • Provides advice and support to ICRC staff with health problems.
  • Provides advice on the medical needs of ICRC staff during transportation and coordinates medical evacuations from the field to the capital with the staff health delegate.
  • Implements and supervises staff health policies and the ICRC HIV/AIDS programme (where applicable) at all sites under responsibility (delegation/sub-delegations).
  • Monitoring drugs dispensing to the sites & handle the staff health medical supplies in delegation and sub delegations ( First aid and VTT kits)
  • Carries out health briefings for all new ICRC residents’ staff.
  • Assesses and supervises living conditions in the delegation and all sub-sites, promotes general hygiene standards (e.g. housing, use of mosquito nets, water filters, hygiene standards of cooks and cleaners, nutritional advice).
  • Carries out defusing and creates peer support groups following critical incidents in the field; follows up if further intervention is required
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

2

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent higher education degree in Health (Pharmacist /Assistant, Nurses)
  • Post Graduate Degree public health is an asset.
  • 2-3 years of experience in HIV/AIDS programme (during or after education period)
  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Knowledge of Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo and Pidgin are an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Three years' public health experience.
  • Experience in medical supply management.
  • Knowledge on HIV/AIDS program.
  • Knowledge of tropical health and public health.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Clearly indicate “the job title and location" as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated). 

In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience
  • NYSC status

Note

  • Late application will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Please note that 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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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
September 14, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 2years
Location
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Deadline
September 18, 2018
Specialization
Medical/ Health
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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