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International Medical Corps (IMC) Recruitment Application Registration Form (8 Positions). The International Medical Corps (IMC), is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the various job positions available.

International Medical Corps (IMC) Recruitment

International Medical Corps 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.

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International Medical Corps Recruitment Job Positions

The International Medical Corps (IMC), is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

1.) Surveillance Officer

Loactions: Kano and Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The position of Surveillance Officer has a state role and is responsible and accountable for the quality of poliovirus surveillance in the state to which he/she is assigned. he/she will work closely with the local implementing partners, surveillance working groups both at the states and also CGPP secretariat, The Surveillance Officer is expected to provide strategic and technical leadership to district teams.
  • The incumbent to this post would be specifically accountable for: the management and oversight of all surveillance-related activities and associated databases, as well as other specialized surveillance systems; and, ensuring full implementation of the Surveillance-specific Work Plan
  • Organizational context: Under the technical supervision of the Senior Program Officer and under the overall supervision of the Project Coordinator and in close collaboration with the state WHO and State Surveillance Officer.:

Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinate CGPP state/LGA activities in all aspects of surveillance for acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) in the community
  • To plan and conduct regular/periodic field supervision visits to LGA of concern to assess and evaluate the implementation of surveillance activities, identify gaps and recommend corrective actions based on key performance indicators.
  • To assure a line-list of AFP cases is maintained by each LGA and an updated list is sent to the State each week, and that a computerized line-list of all cases from each LGA is maintained in the state and provided to the national level weekly.
  • To conduct monthly/quarterly meetings with LGACs, some of which may include the participation of State Surveillance Officers.
  • Participate in meetings of the state surveillance stakeholders to review AFP cases.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of AFP surveillance training workshops within the state for Ministry of Health staff, NGOs and LGA level.
  • Strengthen the capacities of the surveillance teams for the effective and sustained surveillance of epidemic prone diseases through training courses on field investigation, detection, data management, and rapid response to epidemics and health outbreaks.
  • Coordinate and manage surveillance activities to support the State Epidemiologist and the Disease Surveillance Notification Officer Coordinator.
  • Assist in maintaining regular contact with the partner organizations and/or bodies for AFP surveillance.
  • Organize meetings with community informant and other relevant community stakeholders to improve awareness on AFP surveillance.
  • Support training and supervision of VCMs and Community Informants and agents working under the polio project.
  • Support the M&E Officers and Senior Program Officer to effectively collect, collate and report surveillance data as required.
  • Collaborate with State Team Lead, State M&E Officers and State Social Mobilization officer to ensure documentation of all community surveillance activities.
  • To collect, review and analyse the monthly reports of field technical staff and provide summaries to the LGACs and technical feedback to the report originators.
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects.
  • The Surveillance officers will use his/her expertise to actively participate in strengthening the efforts to improve the vaccination coverage of target children through supplemental immunization campaigns conducted in the LGA specifically include: Technical input for planning, supervision, and monitoring of LGA Supplemental Immunization Activities (SIAs) required for polio eradication, including National Immunization Days (NIDs), mopping-up campaigns and outbreak response vaccination.
  • Perform any other related duties as requested by the supervisor(s).

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree or its equivalent in Field Epidemiology) or Degree in Statistics, Database Management or Public Health – Essential
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery or any other relevant discipline of study
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Strong technical knowledge in public health, epidemiology, infectious disease surveillance, disease outbreak investigation and data management, including analysis and interpretation of infectious disease surveillance data.
  • At least 4 years’ related experience, at the state levels required, of which 2 years should be specific to surveillance of infectious diseases and other vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Efficient use of computer software applications, including: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Epi Info or similar software.
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures in the relevant states of operations and ability to communicate fluently in Hausa.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines.
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams.
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment.

Application Closing Date
27th September, 2018

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2.) Social Mobilization Officer

Job Title: Social Mobilization Officer

Location: Kano

Program Background
In Kano and Borno, IMC is a consortium member of the Core Group Polio Project in Nigeria. This is a five year Polio Eradication program in covering 6 LGAs in Kano and 10 in Borno. IMC is implementing this project in partnership with CSADI and AHIF in Kano and Borno respectively

IMC is utilizing a three-pronged strategy to implement the Project to increase rates of routine immunization and supplementary immunization activities for children under 5 years of age, focusing especially on polio vaccination. The project 1) re-enforces the Ministry of Health’s routine immunization program to improve its performance, 2) strengthen supplemental polio immunization efforts, and 3) improves community mobilization in support of child immunization and acute flaccid paralysis surveillance. This is to improve the Expanded Program on Immunization services contributing to CGPP’s goal of polio eradication in hard-to-reach communities.

Job Summary

  • The Social Mobilization Officer will be responsible for designing, planning and providing technical guidance on social mobilisation activities in the polio eradication project in Kano states.
  • He/she will work closely with the local implementing partners, social mobilization working groups both at the states and also CGPP secretariat, to ensure efficient and effective social mobilisation in the implementation of the PEI activities in the two states.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support implementation of social and community mobilization activities in collaboration with the local implementing partners’ staff (LGACs, VWS, VCMs), state social mobilization working groups
  • Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits of polio and routine immunization and promote uptake of these services during immunization plus days campaigns and at the health facilities.
  • Organize meetings with religious, traditional and community leaders, village heads, community groups and other relevant community stakeholders to improve awareness on polio, routine immunization, AFP surveillance.
  • Support training and supervision of Voluntary Community Mobilizers and other social and or community mobilization agents working under the polio project.
  • Support the M&E Officers and State Project Managers to effectively collect, collate and report social and community mobilization data as required.
  • Collaborate with State Project Managers and State M&E Officers to ensure documentation of all community mobilization activities.
  • Prepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • Carry out other tasks to support the polio project activities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree or its equivalent in Social/ Behavioural Sciences (Development Studies, Anthropology, Psychology, and Health Education) or any other relevant discipline of study
  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Proven experience on strategic communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilization, participatory communication, and research.
  • Minimum of Three (3) years “Hands On” work experience in advocacy, social and or community mobilization in polio projects or any health programs.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; – and- ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level.
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures in the relevant states of operations and ability to communicate fluently in Hausa.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to travel and work in difficult settings, including remote rural areas of Nigeria.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines.
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams.
  • Ability to work successfully in cross-cultural, team-based environment.

Application Closing Date
27th September, 2018.

3.) Senior Program Officer

Location: Kano

Program Background

  • In Kano and Borno, IMC is a consortium member of the Core Group Polio Project in Nigeria. This is a five year Polio Eradication program in covering 6 LGAs in Kano and 10 in Borno. IMC is implementing this project in partnership with CSADI and AHIF in Kano and Borno respectively
  • IMC is utilizing a three-pronged strategy to implement the Project to increase rates of routine immunization and supplementary immunization activities for children under 5 years of age, focusing especially on polio vaccination. The project 1.) re-enforces the Ministry of Health’s routine immunization program to improve its performance, 2.) strengthen supplemental polio immunization efforts, and 3.) improves community mobilization in support of child immunization and acute flaccid paralysis surveillance.
  • This is to improve the Expanded Program on Immunization services contributing to CGPP’s goal of polio eradication in hard-to-reach communities.

The senior program officer will be responsible for:

  • Coordination and technical implementation of the Initiative for Supporting Polio Eradication in Northeastern Nigeria (ISPENN) five-year USAID founding project, by ensuring program quality, completion of activities within allocated funding and project period.
  • Field level activity planning, supportive supervision and problem solving will be among his/her key responsibilities.
  • Supervising the project staff and training government and partner organization staff,
  • Interact and liaise with representatives from CGPP, NPHCDA, SMoH, WHO, UNICEF, CDC and other stakeholders.
  • Problem identification and problem solving, program reporting, capacity building of staff and partners, resolving conflicts and undertaking representation activities as needed.
  • Ensure correct use of programmatic resources, including management of project budget line items such as project input (supplies and activities), equipment, and direct project hires. Understanding of project award agreements and donor standards, compliance requirements and regulations (including those related to procurement).
  • Organize and coordinate regular project reviews, financial pipeline inputs and close-out meetings with CBO.
  • To support and build capacity of local CBO that are working in partnership with IMC

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Program Finance, Logistics and Administration:

  • Lead the field planning activities in consultation with the CGPP Secretariat and in collaboration with the local health authorities.
  • Participate in program review meetings, and partnership and coordination meetings, and contribute to increase program visibility.
  • Develop and manage program work plan to ensure timely completion of all project activities.
  • Ensure all deliverables are completed and submitted in a timely and satisfactory manner.
  • Monitor project activities to ensure high quality of outputs, and identify areas for improvement.
  • Supervise the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (MEO), Social Mobilization officers, Surveillance officer and Finance and Administrative Officer (FAO), as well as collaborate with the partner organization (CBO) Project Coordinator. Conduct their performance appraisal.
  • Train CBO, government and partners staff on immunization related activities.
  • Interact with officials at the CGPP Secretariat, State Emergency Operations Centre, SMoH, WHO, UNICEF and other stakeholders and represent the ISPENN project to external audience at the state levels.
  • Supporting Kano state and providing technical assistance including on capacity building of program staff and other government health workers for effective implementation of thematic areas of immunization programme.
  • Developing and implementation strategic framework for all programmatic thematic areas of International Medical Corps project in Kano state.
  • Act as primary point of contact between the organization and government and non-government stakeholders in Kano state.
  • Resolve conflicts and problems for ensuring smooth project operations.
  • Manage all organization related security operations issues in Kano state
  • Contribute to long term new program development efforts.
  • Developing Work plan and Budget for program activities
  • Prepare a detailed weekly/monthly activity and budget plan for CGPP activities and ensure implementation of planned activities according to the work plan adhering to the budget according to IMC standards.
  • Work with logistics and administrative/finance to conduct training, coaching and supervision of health facility staff
  • Personnel management and capacity building
  • Assist and support State Polio Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in planning polio programme.
  • Support the Social Mobilization officer to follow up and document regular meetings with key influencers
  • Document monthly quality, action-oriented monthly review meetings at State level.
  • Participate in planning events & meetings Support the local CBO and provide analytical and constructive feedback to monthly reports from CBOs
  • Conduct regular and frequent supportive supervision to CBOs to improve program quality and accountability

Representation:

  • Represent International Medical Corps at all relevant coordination meetings at state level as appropriate.
  • Create and maintain smooth relations and open collaboration with Government and local stakeholders and serve as the health resource person
  • Program Implementation and Development
  • Work closely with the M&E officer to ensure robust and comprehensive reporting systems and data flow mechanisms
  • Ensure proper functioning of reporting systems for regular assessment, monitoring and evaluation of the program against its objectives and expected results.
  • Conduct critical monitoring of all aspects of the project identify areas of concern. Prepare and implement workable solutions for identified challenges
  • Follow up of project implementation to review progress towards objectives through organizing regular review meetings, update and experience sharing meeting among staffs.
  • Oversight of IMC staff across the field sites. Provide technical support and direct supervision of field site support staff and collaboration with district medical team on proper implementation of the service.

Reporting:

  • Work with the M&E officer to implement and evaluate data quality assurance measures and ensure appropriate follow up.
  • Ensure that the community based feedback mechanism is integrated in all LGAs sites where IMC is implementing the CGPP activities. Utilize this mechanism to provide response and feedback to target communities.
  • Prepare and submit timely project reports to CGPP Coordinator in Abuja for onward transmission to CGPP Secretariat.
  • Prepare and provide regular weekly, monthly, quarterly & annual progress reports of project interventions in coordination with the M&E Officer
  • Provide CBO and IMC staff monthly detail implementation work-plan update

General International Medical Corps code of conduct and ethics:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies ; serve as security focal point in the field sites

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. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.
  • The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive

Qualifications And Experience
Education:

  • A degree in Medicine, Nursing, Environment Health with an advanced university degree Public Health, Epidemiology is required.
  • Certified training in project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation, is an added advantage
  • Data management, data analysis, and information operations.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible public health project management work experience
  • Experience in high-risk environments required, experience in L3/L2 emergency is preferred.
  • Experience in remote management
  • Experience of facilitation of training review meetings and workshops
  • Experience on budget and administration logistics and Human Resources management
  • Experience on writing / developing project proposals including implementation reports
  • Knowledge of North Eastern Nigeria as well as speaking Hausa language is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to cope with stress; hardship; patience and flexibility and willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work effectively with government, community leaders, international/national organizations, donors, partners and other International Medical Corps relationships.
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office, and other computer applications
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work in rural areas where the project is implemented
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in ensuring community participation and gender issues in humanitarian programming
  • Ability to provide technical support for IMC staffs and government health workers on proper implementation of the service.

Application Closing Date
27th September, 2018.

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4.) Field Site Manager

Location: Gombe

Program Background

  • The main purpose of the role is to provide program support, development and implementation. Ensure relevant International Medical Corps procedures and best practices are followed in relation to logistics, security, and human resource management.
  • Ensure all relevant authorities are included in the planning and implementation of projects as appropriate; draw up plans, proposals and budgets for new projects/extensions of projects in conjunction with the relevant team, medical and financial staff; proactively contributed to program development and strategy.

Job Summary

  • The primary function of the Site manager is to provide leadership and overall day to day management of IMC activities in Gombe LGA. Together with Program Director, Nutrition Coordinator, Program Manager, and program staff, he/she participate in defining intervention priorities, develop necessary contacts and relationships with government, non-government, donors and UN agencies at the field level; Contribute to the development of strategies and manage existing programs and resources, and provide day to day supervision, management and coaching to a wide team of IMC staff in Gombe.
  • Ensure that International Medical Corps programs are delivering the highest level of quality of nutrition services in line to national and international guidelines. Report any security issue and ensures all IMC internal procedures are followed-up.

Main Responsibilities
Internal Coordination and Program Management:

  • Ensures that program needs at the field site are met with adequate operations support through regular meetings with WFP project staff, Finance-Administration, Human Resources, and Procurement
  • Participate in program activity planning, implementation, strategy, needs assessment, meetings, etc
  • Ensure staff training and capacity building as necessary to meet the needs of implementing programs
  • Report to Emergency Program Coordinator, and copy WFP project manager, logistics Coordinator and Finance Director in a timely manner
  • Logistics management (with technical support from Logistic Coordinator, field logistics officer ensure that IMC logistics procedures are implemented and respected
  • Finance/HR/Admin management: with technical support from finance and admin director, to ensure that IMC finance and HR procedures were implemented and respected
  • Submit regular cash requests and forecasts based on activity needs
  • Coordinate with budget holders and Finance/Admin unit to ensure adequate for support for program operations
  • Ensure that field finance/admin and implement appropriate accounting, cash management, salary payments, HR procedures and file other administrative issues

Security Management:

  • With technical support from security Manager and Country Director, ensure that security procedures are implemented
  • Take necessary security steps to ensure site and staff safety
  • Monitor security on each day including evaluations
  • Ensure external liaison with main actors but also develop an information diversified network
  • Validate all staff and logistics movements between bases

External Coordination:

  • Responsible for IMC representation in the field site and general coordination (the technical expatriates liaise directly for technical matters with MOH)
  • Ensured reporting and liaison to local authorities , as needed
  • Supervise national staff
  • Provide oversight support and guidance to staff

Staff Management:

  • Supervise the operational staff to ensure that work is done properly and efficiently.
  • Routinely monitor staff performance according to their job description and set objectives.
  • Evaluation and appraisal of staff through the IMC Performance Management.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders – including community leaders, NGOs, UN agencies, community based organisations and other IMC sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination;
  • Ensure that information from coordination meetings is shared internally and with other sectors, as appropriate.
  • Represent the IMC in coordination mechanisms and meetings with other agencies, including the Ministry of Health, WHO and other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, or donors.
  • Advocate with and/or advise peer agencies, local government, and other stakeholders to influence responses to promote delivery of inclusive and high quality nutrition response services.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.

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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Management Studies (Business Administration, Project Management, Social Science, Social Works and Administration, International Development, Public Health),
  • Working experience in managing WASH, Nutrition projects is desirable
  • At least 2 years’ experience in coordinating, implementing and programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee or IDP settings;
  • Experience in technically supervising staff in a complex setting;
  • Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision;
  • Ability to validate and interpret data;
  • Demonstrated ability to support and build staff capacity;
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to live in a high security environment;

Preferred:

  • Work experiences in Gombe is preferred
  • High level of communication and public relations skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office packages

Application Closing Date
21st September, 2018.

5.) Wash Technician

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The WASH Technician will be responsible for providing support to the WASH team on the hardware components of the WASH program including construction and drilling/rehabilitation of water points especially in the areas of BOQ development, drawing/designs and day to day supervision of field works to ensure contractors are delivering quality infrastructures including but not limited to latrines, water points, etc.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with WASH Officer to conduct continual review of the designs and functionality of the water supply systems (and other water points) to ensure efficient operation as well as reliability and safe water distribution.
  • Act as the main technical personal in the development of BoQs and designs for all WASH works on the various projects including but not limited to latrines construction, water points drilling and rehabilitation.
  • Work with the WASH Officer to design templates, construction contracts for WASH related works, and a system for monitoring the progress of works and performance of hired contractor.
  • Provide rigorous supervision of WASH hardware works in the various communities and projects ( latrines construction, water points rehabilitation)
  • Provide technical supervision to contractors undertaking various IMC works in the communities and ensure delivered work is up to stand as required by IMC
  • Review technical reports from the various contractors and provide recommendations to the WASH Officer as to whether the delivered infrastructures meet the required standards and quality by IMC
  • Provide technical inputs in assessments for new project areas
  • Provide technical inputs in the production of IMC regular reports both internally and externally: Weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc.
  • Provide technical input/ verification in the quality and quantity of materials received from suppliers before it is received by the logistics.
  • Liaise with contractors on the quantity and quality of materials to be requested form logistic and makes the request on time for prompt delivery to site.
  • Be involved in capacity building of Water Management and Sanitation committees especially with regards to routine maintenance techniques.
  • Provide updates to WASH Officer on state of IMC Water and Sanitation infrastructure by working closely with the trained WATSAN committees in the communities on regular basis.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Polytechnic certificate (OND / HND) in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or Architecture or any relevant technical qualification.
  • HND at least two (2) years of graduation experience ND at least five (5) years of graduation experience with a non-profit, non-governmental organization or private engineering firm.
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of AutoCad, CAD, GIS software, and GPS device.
  • Experience in drafting Bill of Quantities for civil works (infrastructure rehabilitation and installation)
  • Experience in ground water development and rehabilitation.
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Excel, including use of formulas and pivot tables
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Flexible, able to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
  • Willingness to travel to other Borno LGAs outside of MMC for up to 2 weeks as required by supervisor.

Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff

  • The International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported /by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved.
  • Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization which employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award.
  • IMC officers, employees, or agents shall neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, or parties to sub-agreements. These standards shall provide for disciplinary actions to be applied for violations of such standards by IMC officers, employees, or agents.

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

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. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values
  • Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2018.

6.) Supply Chain Coordinator

Ref Id: 18-285
Location: Nigeria
Department: Logistics

Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work
International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013, and currently has projects in Kano and Borno States. In Borno, International Medical Corps has been actively implementing interventions to support vulnerable populations recently affected by conflict and displacement due to Boko Haram insurgency. Northeastern Nigeria has experienced large-scale population displacement over the last few years because of the Boko Haram insurgency. Currently it is estimated that at 8.5 million people need humanitarian assistance in the three affected states of Yobe, Adamawa and Borno in North eastern Nigeria., of these, 4.4 million are in Borno state alone.

There are 1.4 million IDPs in Borno, accounting for 69% of all IDPs in the three states. The IDPs are either living in informal settlements, host communities, and government designated formal IDP camps around Maiduguri town, the capital city of Borno State. Since Oct 2016, International Medical Corps has been implementing an Emergency Nutrition Response project supported by the World Food Program/WFP. In Oct- December 2016, the program distributed over 1.5 MT of food commodities. The current WFP aims to reach 136,000 beneficiaries with 8.5 MT commodities for BSFP under 5 years, PLW and General Food Distribution. IMC runs sister programs with support from OFDA, International Medical Corps is currently implementing integrated emergency humanitarian response programs in Borno focusing on WASH, Health and GBV by targeting internally displaced persons and host community.

Job Summary

  • The Supply Chain Coordinator will lead IMC’s Logistics Department operational support structure, committed to provide reliable and timely program activities support in order to achieve efficient services to our beneficiaries.
  • The jobholder will ensure in strategically steering the country office logs leadership by effectively ensuring SCM standards are practiced, manage Procurement Manager, ensure proper planning is conducted, proper coordination and compliance are met according to Donor/IMC procedures for the country mission in Nigeria (Abuja, Kano in Kano State, Maiduguri and Damboa in Borno State and Gombe).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:

Management, Leadership and Representation:

  • Ensure new staff receive appropriate inductions on logistics issues.
  • Supervise all filing and document management within the logistics department in a systematic, coherent and transparent way as per IMC needs and obligations and donor requirements.
  • Establish and maintain good contacts with suppliers, government offices, UN agencies and other NGOs with regards to logistical matters.
  • Ensure the implementation of actions in support of IMC values and policy, including gender and diversity mainstreaming.

Planning & Learning:

  • Maintain an overview of the logistics needs of the Emergency programme.
  • Work with programme managers/coordinators to identify logistics needs and develop strategies to meet them
  • Support managers and proactively get involved in other aspects of programme planning, such as proposal writing, budgeting and procurement planning and staffing needs.
  • Compile comprehensive country logistics plans for management team, at Abuja/Maidugri/Kano/Gombe and International procurement team
  • Undertake short periods of research or project work to document experience and build up institutional learning on logistical aspects of IMC work.
  • Assist and facilitate in any new programme set-up by providing support to the relevant field base.
  • Made regular support visits and recommendations to project offices.
  • Provide to supervisor the technical oversight, and input to manage staff support to, delivery of, and implementation of, all logistics support systems according to International Medical Corps Logistics policies and procedures.
  • Work with supervisor to provide planning support and advice to those making a procurement request, then process and manage the procurement process (either locally or internationally) in accordance with IMC policies and procedures, in a transparent, accountable, efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Work with procurement team to ensure that local market surveys are regularly carried out, to ensure a full knowledge of the availability and price of local items. Ensure that all procurements are managed, tracked and recorded. Identify, and suggest items that should be part of a pre-approved tender process, and ensure that open and free competition for procurements is adhered too. BPA processes are done according to IMC requirements.
  • Work with supervisor to actively engage with freight forwarding agencies, freight handling/clearance agents, and local Customs, to ensure that cargo is managed at all points of the supply chain, and that all tracking and reporting deadlines are met.
  • Proactively ensure the tracking of all medical supplies, equipment, material and WFP food, through its receipt, storage, and onward distribution to include providing input on the location and negotiation of contracting for storage/warehousing that is secure, well-maintained, and meets health and safe working practice requirements by the team.
  • Manage the capture of pipeline information, and the supply chain ensuring that Program staff are well-informed and well-prepared for incoming goods and materiel.
  • Ensure timely reporting on stock status, to help Program staff with planning of stock replenishment and that tracking through to the end-user has occurred. And/or advise and support Program staff to verify that distribution has occurred according to the intentions and plans of supervisor, donors, IMC, and project partners.
  • Ensure proper fleet management is practiced relating to transport and fuel management, to ensure that vehicles are insured, asset managed correctly, being driven safely, maintained appropriately, damages are reported, and ensure that vehicles internal equipment (tools, comms etc) are complete and serviceable; and that usage of fuel is correctly managed, and logged and recorded. Liaise with security personnel on security-related transport issues, such as booking in/out, satellite phones, etc.
  • Support supervisors to manage all matters logistics regarding satellite communications and radio communications to ensure that equipment’s are insured, asset managed diligently, operated in the most cost efficient manner, and maintained appropriately.
  • Work with supervisor to capture, plan and regularly update preparedness reporting for the logistic systems in place at the mission. Work to ensure that logistic systems are robust and flexible enough to cope if a crisis occurs to include assessments of airports, transport available, warehousing, access routes, fuel availability, field communication issues, staffing challenges, training required etc.
  • Contribute weekly and monthly report, Quarterly logistics reports to the in-country management team, and Global logistics pursuant with IMC policies and procedures.

Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with IMC policies and procedures, donor regulations and local laws
  • Ensure that the procurement and disposal of commodities, especially those subject to US Export Compliance regulations, are in line with applicable licenses and are properly documented.
  • Ensure that vendor eligibility screening is carried out in a timely fashion, updated regularly, and, recorded appropriately.

Human Resources:

  • Manage all staff you supervise with integrity and foresight, and in accordance with HR procedures and policies to ensure that they maintain the highest standards of accountability and professionalism.
  • Make frequent site visits to where staff supervised by you are working, to ensure that the appropriate care and support is being offered.
  • Ensure that staff supervised by you are evaluated regularly, trained and/or mentored in a structured accountable manner, and written records of such are retained.
  • Provide input to the recruitment, selection and performance of logistics staff, as required.

Training/Capacity Building:

  • Advocate and plan for professional development for expat and national staff determine training needs for staff supervised by you.
  • Provide input, and deliver where applicable, training for national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity, and ensure sustainability of programs.

Working Relationships:

  • Proactively engage with supervisor, and key staff (CD, Program, Finance, Medical Coordinator) on all matters logistic to assist with ensuring that programmatic and project planning incorporates sufficient funding for logistical staff and logistical support mechanisms
  • Proactively engage on a regular basis with regional IMC logistics teams and logistics manager colleagues, and logistics managers from other organizations to ensure appropriate links for interagency logistics coordination.
  • Where directed, proactively engage with donors, Logistics Clusters, local government, project partners, UN agencies and other non-governmental organizations in order to manage the distribution of goods and materiel as, well as to ensure adequate information sharing, address common concerns/problems and seek solutions.

Compliance & Ethics

  • Promotes, encourages and ensure 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. Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.

PSEA:

  • Create and maintain an environment that prevents sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) of beneficiaries, by clearly defining the standards of behavior that are expected of IMC staff, as described in the organizations
  • Code of Conduct; Ensure that mechanisms supporting these standards and principles are promoted, disseminated, and integrated into personnel requirements, and that the organizations SEA complaints procedures are in place and functioning properly.

Requirements

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or relevant field of work.
  • Evidence of practical experience in logistics within the field of supply chain management (procurement, tendering, contracting, clearance, transport, warehousing, asset management, etc.)
  • Evidence of management of logistics systems. Evidence of 3 to 4 field deployments; 2 to 3 humanitarian emergency deployments and 3 to 4 international deployments; minimum 6 weeks in length.
  • Evidence of the ability to plan for, and conduct training in all areas of logistics for national and international staff(suitable to staff knowledge level). Some record of experience with donor specific procedures.
  • It is desirable that experience is supported by study by academic study, such as completion of the Certification in Humanitarian Logistics.
  • Experience of the provision of support to the management of budgets and the ability to provide input to the timely, complete and accurate reports.
  • The commitment and some demonstrated training skills to build national staff capacity, in the areas of supply chain management.
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills, with an analytical approach
  • Good interpersonal,management and leadership skills Evidence of ability to work in a participatory manner with staff to assess needs, implement and monitor activities.
  • Ability to integrate and work well within multi-ethnic and multicultural teams
  • Ability to work in harsh conditions, often in remote areas.
  • Negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Proficiency with MSWord and Excel (minimum requirement). Language Skills:
  • Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language is required
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note: The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

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7.) Country Security Manager

Job Ref: 18-213
Location: Nigeria
Department: Security

Job summary

  • The Country Security Manager works at the direction of the Country Director and the Director of Global Security.
  • The primary function of the Country Security Manager is provide assistance to the Country Director and country programs, as assigned, on all issues of safety and security as they relate to staff at a program site.
  • The Country Security Manager oversees daily security management of a country program site and manages the National Security Officers, as well as trains and mentors Security Focal Points. The Country Security Manager will monitor and assess security conditions, assist and provide direction to country management teams and Security Focal Points (SFP’s).
  • The Director of Global Security (DGS) is the technical manager for the Country Security Manager.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.

Security Management:

  • Develop and update the Security Risk Assessments (SRA’s), SOP’s and Contingency Plans
  • Supervise and train National Security Manager and Security Focal Points
  • Coordinate and monitor security activities to ensure that safety and security policies and procedures are implemented
  • Ensure that all field staff is fully cognizant of prevailing security threats and fully advised on means to reduce staff vulnerability to those threats
  • Design and drill warden systems, emergency communications networks, and provisioning of emergency supplies for field personnel
  • Ensure internal incident tracking system is utilized properly and perform incident mapping and analysis
  • Collects security related information from local and regional resources as it applies to sites and communicates with Director of Global Security (DGS) and Country Director (CD) as appropriate
  • Monitors the security preparedness of country staff and works with CD to enforce staff compliance with internal security policies and SOPs
  • When directed by the DGS, carry out investigations and capture lessons learned to be incorporated into future staff trainings
  • Act as a key member of the Field Incident Team when required during a crisis so that safety policies and procedures are implemented
  • Ensures logistics follows a servicing and maintenance schedule for vehicles
  • Audits communications equipment and facilitates communications-related assistance when necessary.
  • Recommends changes in country security plans to CD and DGS as needed
  • Ensure induction security briefings are conducted to all arriving staff, visitors or volunteers

Compliance:

  • Ensure weekly security reports are completed and sent to headquarters, providing timely updates of all situational and security developments including investigation of security incidents
  • Conducts and submits Security Risk Assessments of programs, as required.
  • Conducts and submits full Site Security Surveys of every site visited.
  • Conducts and submits Trip Reports of all high-risk field deployments.
  • The above should be completed using the Security Department approved templates, and be submitted to the Director of Global Security and the other HQ security staff.
  • Keep excellent records and logs to ensure continuity of this position

Human Resources:

  • Oversee the recruitment and selection of qualified national security field staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with the Country Director
  • Make frequent site visits to facilities to carry out security assessments and ensure appropriate care and training are being conducted. Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff

Training/ Capacity Building:

  • Determine training needs for the security staff
  • Train senior national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability
  • Works with DGS and CD to conduct any staff security training that is warranted.

Working Relationships:

  • Maintain excellent working relationships as a member of the country team senior management.
  • Build strong professional relationships with UN agencies, local authorities and other NGO’s
  • Maintain local networks to ensure community acceptance and local information

Representation:

  • Attends security coordination meetings and updates CD on current security issues
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors

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.

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.

Qualifications

  • 5 years of field security experience in hostile environments
  • Previous experience working in NGO
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
  • Extremely flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
  • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
  • Creativity and the ability to work with limited resources
  • Must work independently under difficult conditions.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

8.) Compliance Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary

  • The Compliance Manager will work closely with the Regional Compliance Coordinator in coordinating and leading the entire compliance review work, provide technical support and supervise and review the compliance review work under her/his supervision. Moreover the Compliance Manager is expected to provide guidance and facilitate the compliance review engagement under, field offices, partner organizations and country office departments assigned to him/her.
  • The Compliance Manager will be responsible in providing professional advice on preventive, detective and corrective internal control and organizational risk management to respective field, and country office management. S/he is responsible to supervise compliance officers.
  • Field Compliance is independent of all country program management and the Compliance Manager is expected to maintain a professional and ethical demeanour beyond reproach and to always protect confidentiality.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Employee will serve as the Compliance lead in the implementation of OFDA, USAID, and WFP programs in Nigeria. Specifically, the Coordinator will complete the following tasks:
    • Develop a compliance review plan with the Senior Management Team.
    • Design compliance review engagement schedule.
    • Review samples prepared by the compliance officers before the compliance review execution starts and, receive approval from Regional Compliance Coordinator for compliance review executed by him/her.
    • Assist management to effectively identify, document and mitigate compliance risks associated with program and operations activities.
    • Ensure Compliance Officers are following up on the developed Issue Log for management agreed upon action plan that includes compliance, internal and external audit recommendations to track their timely implementation.
    • Perform and supervise the Compliance Officer/s under his supervision on compliance review procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques with proper standard compliance review working papers and/or other suitable mechanism
    • Prepares timely compliance review reports based on the standard template and review the assignment conducted by compliance Officers prior to submission to the Regional Compliance Coordinator.
    • Build and develop the capacity of the compliance officers through the use of effective training, on job coaching, performance management frameworks and development plan.
    • Exemplify the role model behavior when it comes to ethics and organizational values.
    • In the absence of Compliance Officer/s conduct all types of standard compliance review areas as per Compliance Charter.
    • Communicate periodically with management in order to verify progress made with regards to the internal and external audit recommendations.
    • Assist in investigations upon request and approval of the Regional Compliance Coordinator.
  • Any other task as required by the Regional Compliance Coordinator and the Global Director of Field Compliance.

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience, preferably in a similar position.
  • Strong time management and follow up skills.
  • Strong team management and leadership skills.
  • Solid experience in Audit, Risk and/or Compliance.
  • Solid knowledge of Excel, Word and Power Point.
  • Strong knowledge of the different types of instruments (Grants, Contracts, sub-awards, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of various business controls (HR, Finance, Procurement, Logs, I.T, Program)
  • Solid experience with various donor rules and regulations such as DFID, USAID, ECHO etc.
  • Education: University degree, preferably in Business Administration and/or Audit. A CIA, CPA or CRM is a plus.
  • Language Skills: Local language and English with solid communication and writing skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

How to Apply International Medical Corps (IMC) Recruitment Application Registration Form

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, addressed to the “Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org

Note

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

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