Health & Nutrition Supervisor at Première Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The PUI Nigerian Mission has been officially opened in April 2016, with a focus on meeting urgent needs, including improving access to food commodities, primary health care and nutrition for Internally Displaced People (IDP) and host communities (HC) living in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC). 

The progressive sectorial widening allowed PUI to start implementing an integrated approach from 2017 in food security, livelihoods, nutrition and health sectors, with the support of ECHO, FFP, OFDA and CIAA/CDC, in line with PUI’s global strategy. From the launch of the health care services in February 2017 to the end of April 2018, a total of 119 913 OPD consultations were reached in Bolori II, while more than 60.000 beneficiaries have been reached by our cash project.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health & Nutrition Supervisor

Location: Monguno, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

Monitoring and Supervision:

  • Ensure consultations and nursing duties organization, including triage, dressings, injections, and distribution of drugs according to nurses’ protocols, precautions, hygiene standards, and clinicians’ prescriptions.
  • Plan, organize and ensure the implementation of all sexual and reproductive health activities including ANC, PNC, Family planning, delivery, vaccination, and laboratory.
  • Verify on daily basis in that the consultation rooms are provided with necessary equipment and consumables.
  • Provide technical support to the SRH staff for to diagnoses and manage cases.
  • Assist Midwives in the management of the referral cases.
  • Assist the staffs during certain health care acts if necessary
  • Evaluate the quality of consultations by assessing midwives and midwife assistants once-twice a month
  • Assist the clinicians in the management of the referral cases.
  • Ensure that health education according to the protocols and key messages are well provided.
  • Evaluate the quality of consultations by assessing clinicians once or twice/month.
  • Propose any implementation of medical protocols, update it if necessary, and ensure that the medical staff follow it.
  • Monitor the rational use of medicines and the proper administration of treatments in step with national international protocols.
  • Ensure smooth implementation and integration of services among the health team and other PUI sector team (MHPSS, Nutrition, food security, protection).
  • Ensure the SGBV survivors are handled with confidentiality and the record properly secured as designed by PUI
  • Verify on a daily basis that the consultation rooms are provided with necessary equipment and consumables.
  • Ensure that newborn babies are correctly monitored from delivery to discharge and that all pregnant women and new-borns are referred to the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI
  • Provide technical support to the clinician for diagnoses and management cases.

Drugs and Medical Equipment:

  • Ensure that PHC is properly supplied with materials and drugs.
  • Prepare drugs and materials requests in collaboration with the team, DPM and SRH supervisor.
  • Ensure that expiry dates of drugs are checked.
  • Ensure that drugs and materials storage respect standard rules (hygiene, notification, stock cards…)
  • Ensure that the medical material is clean and sterilized.

Team Management:

  • Plan Monthly schedule for the OPD and SRH team member with DPM and PHC In charge, and follow up.
  • Ensure that all administrative procedures and documents (individual patient cards and registration book, referral form, death report from etc.) and existing data management tools are used correctly.
  • Schedule regular meetings with OPD and SRH staff to communicate updates and raise challenges encountered by the team.
  • Ensure that all patients are treated equally with respect of ethical and confidential issues and Première Urgence Internationale Charter
  • Work in close collaboration with the deputy health program manager and report all his/her activities, observations and needs
  • Manage staff timetable, annual leaves, and attendance sheets.
  • Organize team work regarding team capacity in order to cover all PHC needs.
  • Ensure the respect of Première Urgence Internationale rules and inform the DPM of any disrespect of the rules.
  • Participate in the regular evaluation of medical staff in collaboration with the DPM.
  • Organize and monitor the waste management according to the waste management procedures
  • Ensure that the workplace is clean.
  • Support the OPD and SRH teams in its daily work.
  • Debrief any new PUI or MOH staff of the PHC system and regulations.

Medical Data Collection and Reporting:

  • Supervise the data collection:
  • Medical prescription (readable, dated and signed);
  • General information about the people living conditions;
  • Ensure the archiving the documents, tools and training materials in the context of project/s and ensures the availability of the verification sources mentioned in the proposals.
  • Epidemiological data;
  • Drugs and medical materials consumption;


  • Ensure training of the medical team in collaboration with DPM
  • Ensure training of awareness team in collaboration with HPM
  • Assess the training needs of the staff
  • Assess the level of knowledge after the trainings

Other Duties:

  • Be the focal point in the PHC with external partners. Explain how the PHC works, difficulties faced, and strengths.
  • Ensure verbal and written handover at every duty shift to the team and emphasize on specific events.
  • Translates documents and/or interprets conversation when necessary.
  • Participate actively in meetings as required.
  • Comply with PUI security procedures at all times.
  • Remain aware of the security situation in office and clinic locations at all times and provide feedback to the health program manager.
  • Be available for any emergency.
  • Participate in any other activities such as vaccination, survey, etc. according to the needs
  • Report to the DPM/PM any problem in the clinic especially the gap/loss/robbery/damage of medical equipment or medicines or any patient and organizational issue

N412,000 Monthly.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  29th April, 2024.