International Rescue Committee (IRC) Recruitment 2019/2020

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Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the 2019/2020 International Rescue Committee (IRC) recruitment. The IRC recruitment application deadline varies depending on the position.

IRC recruitment

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Economic Recovery and Development (ERD) M&E Officer

Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Job Overview/Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, under direct supervision of Economic Recovery and Development Manager, is responsible for the development and administration of high quality Monitoring and Evaluation system for the Economic Recovery and Development sector.
  • S/he will collect, collate/organize, analyze and produce data for further improvement of program, reporting and information sharing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical oversight and direction on all monitoring and evaluation needs across ERD sector areas.
  • In close coordination with, ERD Manager and ERD Coordinator, conduct periodical assessments (baselines, PDMs and endline surveys) to measure program impact.
  • Maintain routine/ real time and accurate ITS updates for the sector, and box storage system.
  • Manage and maintain accurate Commcare online updates on projects under implementation.
  • Produce analytical, timely and accurate M&E reports on weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly basis or as scheduled.
  • Develop schedule for data collection and coordinate with the PM to ensure timely collection of data.
  • Ensure program team collect high quality monitoring data timely manner collate/ organise data for reporting.
  • Product and disseminate project reports with PMs
  • Work closely with the program teams to conduct market assessments and produce reports Lead and undertake Post Distribution Monitoring of beneficiaries as scheduled.
  • Train staff and enumerators on administration of various data collection tools related to project monitoring, baseline and evaluations.
  • Develop program factsheets and lessons learnt for sharing with wider stakeholders.
  • Foster participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving primary stakeholder groups in the M&E of activities.
  • Ensure program documents are save and store in a centralized data base online and offline
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by Supervisor.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: ERD Program Manager, with technical oversight support from M&E Manager
  • Position directly work: Livelihoods Officers, Agriculture Officer and Livelihoods Assistants

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science and Development Studies or related field required.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 progressive years of Monitoring and Evaluation and/or Research work with skills.
  • Good understanding of ERD sector indicators.
  • Demonstrated ability to write/produce quality reports.
  • Experience in electronic data collection and management.

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • A strong foundation in research methods, statistics, monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong technical skills in data analysis using advanced excel and other statistical softwares.
  • Strong capacity in the use of digital data collection applications (particularly, Commcare, KoboCollect, ODK etc)
  • Demonstrated understanding of intermediate and advanced statistics and the ability to summarize generalize, and make predictions from large data sets
  • Communication experience and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques

Demonstrated Management/Leadership Competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly assess priorities and effectively manage a variety of activities at a time while paying appropriate attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with staff and project stakeholders

Languages:

  • Fluency in English Language (written and oral) required.
  • Good knowledge of Hausa Language will be considered

Computer/Other Tech Requirements:

  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience or
  • Strong knowledge of CommCare, Kobocollect, or ODK applications
  • Good knowledge and skills in Infographics

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Mubi, Adamawa State. The security situation in Mubi is relatively stable with periodic tensions. All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Adamawa.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2019.

Method of Application

Candidates who have met the above criteria should CLICK HERE to apply.

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: Senior Environmental Health Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Scope of Work

  • Under the supervision of the Environmental Health Coordinator, the senior environmental health manager will be responsible for IRC WASH component in Borno state ensuring WASH intervention within Monguno, Gwoza, Konduga, Magumeri, MMC and Jere LGAs in Borno are in accordance with IRC and donor requirement.
  • S/he reports to the environmental health coordinator and will work closely with other environmental health managers in Borno to ensure efficient use of resources, s/he will provide leadership and provide technical support to the IRC WASH team in Borno and ensure all WASH project are implemented within the standards and proposed project time frame.

Responsibilities
Project implementation:

  • Ensure that all IRC WASH related activities across Borno meets the need of the beneficiaries and in line with sphere, IRC, donor regulations and in line with Nigeria’s standards.
  • Ensure high quality implementation of the WASH component across Borno field sites, in a timely manner, within budget, and in full compliance with the donor contract and IRC rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that WASH interventions are appropriately-planned, adequately resourced and implemented in according to the IRC integration strategy for WASH and other sector in line with accountability guidelines.
  • Ensure good internal coordination, communication and spirit with the WASH teams across Borno offices
  • Actively participate in internal and external coordination such as IRC internal coordination meeting and the WASH cluster meeting in Maiduguri and other LGAs.
  • Establish good relations and coordination with WASH humanitarian actors in Borno and other LGAs where the IRC is addressing the WASH needs
  • In collaboration with the other IRC sectors including RH, protection and WPE, ensure that protection mainstreaming and menstrual hygiene management (MHM) cut across WASH activities in Borno whilst the quality and timeliness of all WASH outcome are met during project implementation.
  • Work closely with M&E team in Borno to develop and improve M&E and feedback mechanisms for the EH Borno program, ensuring that the EH teams in the field actively monitor set indicators and effectively address concerns of the target communities.
  • Work closely with Supply Chain department to develop and monitor procurement and distribution plans for all active grants in Borno on a monthly basis. Lead in all WASH assessment with in Borno location ensuring that proposals and reports are informed by the findings of the assessments.
  • Lead the internal and external reporting and proposal development for WASH in Borno by ensuring that all reports and proposal are submitted to EH coordination on time to allow for review before final submission to the country office.
  • Review progress of all active grants in Borno; in achieving program objectives and targets in collaboration with the program managers.
  • Participate in all Borno grant opening, mid-term review, and grant closing meetings.
  • Draft technical aspects of internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using IRC and donor formats, as required and share with the EH Coordinator.
  • In collaboration with the program support officer, managers, review Budget vs. Actual expenditures for EH programs on a monthly basis. Bring any over/under expenditure issues to the attention of the EH Coordinator in a timely manner.

Human Resources, Finance, Logistics and Security:

  • Supervise other WASH Managers in Borno by applying the IRC’s performance management tools and by providing technical and non-technical management support and advice;
  • Participate in the recruitment of new WASH staff and Manage the WASH budget lines of related active grants
  • Provide support to others WASH Managers in Borno by ensure that all IRC WASH spending in different grants is carried out and accounted for in a manner that is compliant with IRC procurement and financial regulations ensuring no overspending or underspending.
  • Provide support to others WASH managers by working with the logistics department to ensure that WASH teams receive the necessary support in terms of transport, procurement and warehousing.
  • Ensure compliance with IRC security procedures for WASH interventions, as well as a high degree of security awareness and preparedness among the WASH teams.

Technical guidance and training:

  • Spend significant time on WASH intervention sites to monitor activities and provide practical technical guidance to the team.
  • Based on needs and gaps, provide formal and informal technical training to WASH managers and staffs and identify external training opportunities as needed.
  • Proactively liaise with the EH Coordinator for additional technical support.

Others:

  • Actively participate in the couching and capacity building of other EH managers on report writing and proposal development.
  • Ensure that all EH work meets the IRC standard within the targets LGAs in Borno by visiting the sites appropriately.
  • Work closely with the senior environmental health manager Adamawa to coordinate activities with Borno and enhance consolidation and reports to the EH Coordinator.

Skills and Experience

  • M.Sc/B. Eng/B. Sc. in Geology, Civil and Water Resources Engineering, Public Health, Environmental Health, and other WASH related courses with minimum of three years’ experience practicing WASH in humanitarian and development context.
  • Practical experience in project development, proposal writing and donor reporting.
  • Command of written English to produce documents and reports in good standard
  • Ability to maintain good working relationship with colleagues and partners
  • Experience in collecting and collating qualitative and quantitative data
  • High experience in budget analysis related to budget tracking for different donor funds
  • Ability to work with data collection and analysis software
  • Accuracy and keen attention to details, in order to produce high quality documents and maintain good records.
  • Commitment to IRC values and principles
  • Very good command in MS Office a MUST, Auto CAD, EPANET and other related soft wares will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local languages and Hausa will be an added advantage

Work Environment:

  • Security level red 4. The situation in in Borno remains tense and unpredictable; concerns include AOG attacks in different location. There is active conflict in many parts of the country and a possibility for further expansion of the conflict and violence into other areas and other states.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2019.

How to Apply

Candidates who have met the above criteria should CLICK HERE to apply.
Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Officer

Location: Borno
Position Reports to: Senior Talent Acquisition Officer

Job Overview/Summary

  • Under the direct supervision of the Senior Talent Acquisition Officer, the Talent Acquisition Officer serves as part of focal point for the coordination of recruitment related activities as well as provision of recruitment support to ensure effective and efficient execution of processes, projects and activities.

Key Working Relationships
Support the Talent Acquisition Officer in achieving the core objectives to:

  • Ensure strategic management, development and recruitment of national staff in line with mission human resources requirements for programs and support positions.
  • Provide professional support to hiring managers and candidates throughout the recruitment process, from offer to start as well as ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to achieve the mission’s values and principles.
  • Ensure national staff benefits, data and information administration are carried out effectively, in close coordination with supervisors/managers and administrators at all bases to ensure smooth delivery of internal services to employees.
  • Provide comprehensive support function to the HR team for adhoc tasks and future organizational projects.
  • Support the management team with all administrative tasks related to both national and international staff recruitment.

Recruitments:

  • Participate in the recruitment and selection of national staff.
  • Participate in the coordination of all aspects of recruitment and selection process including; scheduling interviews and tests with candidates, provide feedback as appropriate and conduct reference checks.
  • Support the long listing of applicants.
  • Prepare recruitment materials and documents as required.
  • Pro-active search for IRC based hard to fill roles and support business development.
  • Support the Senior Talent Acquisition Officer to ensure the maintenance of IRC recruitment module and all candidates receive timely communication and feedback.
  • Participate in ensuring job description is in line with mission staffing requirements.
  • Work in accordance with agreed timescales to reduce time to hire figures and retain the best candidates.
  • Draft offer letters and employment contracts and all other employee related letters for all national employees including collection and maintenance of new starters’ documents.
  • Maintenance of recruitment data such job descriptions, interview grids, reference checks tests.
  • Ensure consistency in the filing system of Abuja and Base HR Documents.
  • Collate, maintain and provide recruitment reports as agreed with the Senior Talent Acquisition Officer
  • Assist in ensuring the mission’s recruitment and selection policy guidelines are followed.
  • Maintain and update the mission’s recruitment and employment offer contract tracker.
  • Participate in HR related projects aimed at developing and implementing new HR tools and strategies.
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  • Research and recommend new sources for attracting and screening active candidate.
  • Recommend industry best practices to the Senior Talent Acquisition Officer providing current and accurate market trend information.
  • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale and source new candidates’ leads.
  • Ensure consistency in the application of the human resources policies across IRC humanitarian programmes.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task.
  • Work effectively as a member of the HR team to ensure optimization of resources across the team as well as delivering consistency and effectiveness of practice.
  • Other relevant duties and project work as directed by the Senior Talent Acquisition Officer.
  • Maintenance of high technical standards.
  • Conduct all duties in a professional manner following IRC Nigeria staff regulations

Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Resource Management /Business Administration and relevant field required
  • Master’s degrees in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage
  • Society of Human Resource Management Certified professional (SHRM- CP) or relevant body desirous
  • Not less than 12 months work experience in Human Resources, Recruitment and Talent Management

Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access and Microsoft Outlook
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to organize tasks simultaneously, prioritize work and ensure tasks are completed by deadline
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion and confidentiality
  • Willing to adhere to and carry out the IRC rules.
  • Skills in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software.
  • Able to cope with basic living conditions during field trip

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State. The security situation in Maiduguri is relatively stable with periodic tensions.
  • All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Maiduguri.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months. Application Closing Date: 15 January 2019

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2019.

How to Apply
Candidates who have met the above criteria should CLICK HERE to apply.

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: Environmental Health M&E Officer

Location: Adamawa

Job Summary

  • The purpose of the M&E Officer position help is to coordinate Environmental Health (EH) sector data collection, compilation, consolidation and analysis.
  • S/he will support research, assessments and evaluations focused on helping IRC to monitor, document and improve on impact measurement.
  • He/she will be engaged in reflective practice to generate lessons from projects/program and prepare M&E plans for the sector.
  • S/he is responsible for establishing, updating and maintaining Environmental Health sector indicator tracking sheets and ensure functional data collection systems for EH sector.
  • S/he will support the M&E manager in the supervision, coaching and mentoring of EH Assistant M&E Officer/s on M&E aspects.
  • S/he will support implementation of the IRC community accountability mechanisms and devise a strategy for program staff participation in M&E activities.
  • The position holder will closely work with the front line program staff and community volunteers to support the IRC interventions in program locations.
  • S/he is a member of the M&E unit on technical matters and reports to the M&E Manager, but will have dotted lines to EH managers on programmatic M&E issues.

Responsibilities
Program/project design and learning (15% of time):

  • Design, develop and continuously update project M&E, and measurement tools and systems on timely fashion;
  • Develop and make sure all the projects in the sub-sector have tested monitoring tools that capture both program activity and indicators progresses;
  • Organize panel monitoring and/or similar M&E events to ensure accountability to the target community, with relevant stakeholders including communities and ensure their dissemination to concerned parties;
  • With support from the M&E Manager and M&E Coordinator, establish and maintain project level information management system;
  • Facilitate implementation of the IR community accountability mechanism, and ensure that program stakeholders have correct information on the IRC activities.
  • Proactively ensure networking and sharing of lessons from the core program with strategic partners and other stakeholders including government;
  • Coordinate synergy and cross-learning among different projects and programs;
  • Cross fertilize learning among projects by regularly producing (compiling) summary monitoring reports and sharing to staff and partners.

Monitoring and evaluation (50% of time):

  • Track progress against monitoring work plans;
  • Coordinate the field level community participatory monitoring and evaluation, reflective practice and impact measurement;
  • Ensues the on time execution of projects major monitoring and evaluation events including but not limited to baseline survey, mid-term evaluation, final evaluation, data quality audit and field supervision;
  • Provide technical assistance to staff and partner organization on information management system, proper data collection and record keeping;
  • Provide consistent, supportive supervision to strengthen staff performance as necessary to meet monitoring objectives;
  • Update M&E plan timely and provide feedback to program staff on status and quality of implementation.
  • Assist with monthly and/or quarterly performance indicator analysis, including generation of reports as well as presentations for staff related to on-going performance;
  • Conduct regular data verification exercises to ensure reporting and collection of quality data;
  • Verify entered data for completeness, correctness, and consistency and follow up on any data quality issues;
  • Document findings from data quality audits and store in project files to ensure collective and sustainable access;
  • Actively participate in and contribute to M&E team activities, system assessments, development and implementation of new systems and/or tools aimed at strengthening overall M&E practices at IRC Nigeria;
  • Closely work with staff to ensure they follow correct procedures and criteria during beneficiary registration;
  • Take part in the recruitment of enumerators and survey consultants;
  • Provide M&E inputs for reports written during project implementation;
  • Periodically leads reflective practice forums at field office/ project level and compile lessons from project implementation processes.

Information management and reporting (15% of time):

  • Establish and maintain project information management system;
  • Submit data set to update country office wide program database on monthly basis;
  • Compile regular project monitoring report, including lessons learned, prepared by different projects and application of evaluation recommendations;
  • Ensure all projects have downward/ forward accountability mechanisms and works with project staff to make sure its implementation;
  • Compile quarter, biannual and annual tabular and narrative reports (as required by project stakeholders) on projects’ accomplishments by cost and alert the management for special deviations form the plan.

Capacity building and supervision (15% of time):

  • Assist local partners in designing monitoring and reporting tools and establishing database management systems.
  • Organize orientation for front line staff, partners’ staff and volunteers on the monitoring tools and train them how to use data for decision making;
  • Let the front line staff and volunteers understand IRC’s program principles and the bigger picture, in general;
  • Coach, mentor and supervise Assistant M&E Officer/s,
  • Assist her/his subordinate/s in completing performance management activities including: performance planning, monitoring, and annual performance appraisals;

Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor (5% of time):

  • Perform other task related assignment proposed by his/her supervisor/s

Skills and Experiences

  • Degree/Diploma in Statistics, Computer Science/IT/or any sector or sub-sector related field;
  • Excellent computer skills are required (particularly Microsoft Excel, Access and Word);
  • At least two year experience working in monitoring and evaluation preferred;
  • Strong data collection, analysis, and report writing skills required;
  • Ability to work independently, think analytically and take initiative in solving problems;
  • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively;
  • Familiarity with logframe analysis and M&E plan;
  • Experience in conducting assessment;
  • Desirable – Working with highly vulnerable and displaced people would be added advantage;
  • Good verbal communication skills in local languages and working knowledge of English;
  • Most importantly, commitment to IRC values and principles;
  • A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with groups of diverse backgrounds.

Working Environment:

  • The position will be based in Mubi, Adamawa State. The security situation in Mubi is relatively stable with periodic tensions.
  • All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Adamawa.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months. 

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Title: Health Nurse Midwife

Location: Nganzai, Borno

Scope of Work

  • He / she will work closely with the other members of the health team, Peer Educators and community health workers in Maiduguri and Jere. The Health Nurse-Midwife is responsible for supportive Supervision and patient care at health facilities. The Nurse reports to the team leader or Health Manager.

Roles and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Health Manager, the responsibilities of the Health Nurse/Midwife includes but are not limited to the following:

Community Activities:

  • Participation in the design, plan and input to the work-plans, based on identified trends and needs with particular focus on the EU grant.
  • Implementation of reproductive health services supervision for PHC staff working in government supported health centers in “hard to reach” and vulnerable beneficiaries.
  • Organize culturally sensitive educational and promotional activities to raise awareness on RH topics/services, including:
    • Family Planning
    • Mother and Neonatal health, Antenatal Care and Postnatal Care , o Awareness of STIs and infection prevention o Referral and guidance for survivors of sexual assault.
  • Develop and adapt a variety of health education material and tools to fit the context.
  • Mobilize the community, women and girls, women’s groups, community groups etc. to increase RH awareness and service utilization, together with RH and GBV teams.
  • Liaise with midwives and Community Health Workers/Peer Educators to track and monitor women/clients targeted by the program.
  • Ensure the safe and confidential referral of identified survivors of sexual assault to GBV services.
  • Organize meetings with community representatives, and target groups as needed.
  • Engage community leaders and women’s groups in raising awareness on Reproductive Health
  • Participate in the recruitment of Community Health Workers and/or Peer Educators
  • Training of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and or Peer Educators on RH topics/service promotion, hygiene promotion, waste management, infection prevention etc.
  • Supervise CHWs/ Peer Educators during planned community activities.
  • Participate in community workshops, meetings or any discussions on reproductive health
  • Assist in the collection of all data required from the community for reproductive health project
  • Participate in the development and translation of all messages in the most appropriate language as it will be required.
  • Active participation in the regular RH/GBV meetings.
  • Conduct skills assessments of PHC staff in nursing care and Midwifery.
  • Human Resource Management
  • Supervise and monitor PHC midwifery staff.
  • Build staff capacity through on Job coaching, skill training and supportive supervision.
  • Jointly with the team, provide ongoing education for clinic staff and CVs. Operations:
  • Maintain an updated record and compile and submit monthly reports of all services given.
  • Monitor and ensure the proper usage of health and program supplies.
  • Prepare weekly work plans and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.
  • Support health clinical Officer in compiling statistical reports from the facilities for submission weekly, monthly and annually.
  • Ensure adequate flow of information for all supervisees with constant feedback as may be required.
  • Carry out other relevant or requested duties as may be required.

Key Result Areas:

  • Improvement of key health indicators mainly maternal mortality ratio, neonatal mortality ratio, and community population coverage.
  • Increased uptake of health services as a strategy of reducing mortality
  • Increased uptake of positive practices related to health, nutrition and hygiene.
  • Timely and quality health care services to displaced persons, refugees and other vulnerable groups. Community volunteers actively participate in health services within their community.

Qualifications for Health Supervisor

  • Registered Nurse/midwife
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
  • Must possess the practicing license or qualifying certificate.
  • Certificate in child health or nutrition is an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • Two to three years’ experience in midwifery.
  • Proven experience in community based programming with the ability to motivate and lead community volunteers.
  • Proven ability to coach and train health workers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team.
  • Flexible to travel and work in different locations.
  • Ability to speak local languages will be added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel is an added advantage.

Work Environment:

  • The position will work in the Maiduguri Field Office as outlet to support Nganzai L.G.A. The program site in Northern Nigeria. This is security level 3 – orange

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
11th January, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:  Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Job Title: Health Community Mobilizer

Location: Nganzai, Borno

Scope of Work

  • The Health community Mobilizer is responsible for community participation in health facilities and /or mobile clinics in Nganzai LGA, Borno state.
  • The community Mobilizer reports to the health manager.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with community leaders and other members of targeted communities in identifying community volunteers and existing community groups interested in health and nutrition activities.
  • Conduct regular focus group discussions to identify existing barriers to uptake of services and develop communication strategies to overcome these barriers.
  • Develop and conduct training for the community volunteers/group on positive health practices, safe motherhood, infant and young child feeding practices, and general child care and hygiene promotion.
  • Support community sensitization activities at the clinics and in the community by community volunteers and other group.
  • Identify and provide tools and IEC material to assist in dissemination of information.
  • Prepare weekly work plan and ensure timely implementation of the project activities.
  • Prepare activity reporting formats and collect weekly activity reports from community volunteers.
  • Compile monthly activity report for submission to the health manager.
  • Carry out other relevant or requested duties as may be required.

Human Resource Management:

  • Supervise and monitor PHC midwifery staff.
  • Build staff capacity through on Job coaching, skill training and supportive supervision. Jointly with the team, provide ongoing education for clinic staff and CVs.

Key Result Areas

  • Improvement of key health indicators mainly maternal mortality ratio, neonatal mortality ratio, and community population coverage.
  • Increased uptake of health services as a strategy of reducing mortality
  • Increased uptake of positive practices related to health, nutrition and hygiene.
  • Timely and quality health care services to displaced persons, refugees and other vulnerable groups.
  • Community volunteers actively participate in health services within their community.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Health Education, Social Sciences or Community Health.
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
  • Certificate in public health or nutrition is an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • Two to three years of experience in community mobilization, education, social services or public health.
  • Proven experience in community based programming with the ability to motivate and lead community volunteers.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, be self-driven and proactive as well as creative in engaging with communities and volunteers.
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in working in a team and able to lead a team.
  • Flexible to travel and work in different locations.
  • Ability to speak local languages will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in computer skills, especially in MS Word and Excel is an added advantage.
  • Working Environment: The position will be based in Borno State with frequent travels to Nganzai. The security situation in Borno is relatively stable with periodic tensions. All IRC offices are provided with internet facilities and there is reliable mobile telecommunication network in Borno.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary,
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive,
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
11th January, 2019.

How to Apply
Interestes and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Job Title: HR/Admin Assistant

Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Scope of Work

  • The HR Assistant is responsible for day-to-day HR & administrative requirements, functions and general office management of the IRC offices and to assist the HR Team in all related HR & Admin functions.

Specific HR Responsibilities

  • Support onboarding and integration of new hires
  • Support in recruitment ( post job advertisement in Monguno with collaboration with recruitment team)
  • Support in performance management and staff development
  • Support in staff management and administration
  • Conduct monthly orientation of new hires.
  • Maintain staff database-( timesheet, leave and other benefits)
  • Assist with staff training sessions, workshops and activities.
  • Document control for all HR filing system and catalogue HR materials.
  • Assist with payroll management.
  • Support exit management
  • Perform other job related tasks as requested by the HR Manager.
  • Assist in Administration Management
  • Track and monitor IRC office and guesthouse administration and maintenance.
  • Manage rental agreements for offices and housing.
  • Assure that all facilities are well functioning, including housekeeping, office supplies, electricity, maintenance and repair, internet and other communications functions in the field office.
  • Assure proper use and functionality of office equipment.
  • Supervise cleaners and cooks.
  • Track and monitor subscriptions and monthly telephone and Internet communications, and assure that all are paid on time.
  • Assist in processing travel documents (visa, ticket, etc.)

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: The HR Officer
  • Position directly supervises: none
  • Indirect Reporting: none
  • Other Internal and/or external contacts.
  • Internal: IRC Mubi staff
  • External: none

Job Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor degree
  • Work Experience: Approximately 0-1 year of relevant experience

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Professional HR & Administration experience preferably with an INGO.
  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to details.
  • Additional qualities: ability to multitask, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity.
  • Team work skills.
  • Language Skills: Fluent in English and Hausa

Working Environment:

  • The positions are located in Mubi the situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location. This is a national position.

Benefits

  • Competitive Monthly salary
  • 13th Month Salary Inclusive
  • Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.

Application Closing Date
9th January, 2019.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Only Shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
  • IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability. However, only Monguno indigenes are encouraged to apply.

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