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International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations. We are recruiting to fill the positions below:     Job Title: Routine Immunization (RI) Officer  Location: Borno Candidates: Nationals only Job Summary

  • The Routine Immunization (RI) Officer is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of monitoring all activities and outputs of the Routine Immunization activities.
  • S/He will undertake training responsibilities to equip the local government, partner organization and community level staff/volunteers to undertake Routine Immunization tasks.
  • The RI Officer will contribute to CGPP’s efforts in outcome Routine Immunization and will draft and submit RI reports to the PO.
Essential Responsibilities The main responsibility of the RI Officer is to strengthen immunization along international (Cameroon/Chad/Niger), state and local government area borders through the following:
  • Apply the output indicators of the Routine Immunization project to measure the achievement of each task and objective.
  • Support the conduct of border synchronization meetings
  • Ensure that RI social mobilization/BCC sessions in border communities are conducted
  • Ensure that RI outreach sessions in border communities are conducted
  • Ensure that RI fixed post sessions in border health facilities are conducted
  • Conduct supportive supervision of RI fixed post sessions in border communities
  • Conduct supportive supervision of RI outreach sessions in border communities
  • Plan and conduct regular site visits to objectively observe the status of RI implementation using the developed program supervisory & monitoring checklist as per CGPP/SMoH guidance
  • Provide training along to partner organization staff and community volunteers on RI social mobilization, behavior change communications.
  • Monitor partner organization’s performance on all project activities related to routine immunization.
  • Attend Working Group meetings on routine immunizations and other discussion forums; participate in State, LGA and Ward level RI meetings and activities.
  • Write success stories on RI intervention, to submit to the PO.
  • Maintain frequent communication with Project Officer to ensure program activities and objectives related to RI are communicated.
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
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within IMC and amongst beneficiaries served by IMC.
Qualifications and Experience
  • B.Sc in Public Health (or its equivalent) from a recognized University.
  • At least three years post NYSC or discharge certificate Routine immunization experience, preferably with interventions such as immunization and maternal and child health.
  • Demonstrated experience in training government and NGO staff in technical areas such as immunization.
  • Must have experience in implementing and monitoring behavior change interventions; and the use of information, education and communication materials.
  • Must have problem solving and technical presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills, and attention to details.
  • Must be competent in operating Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially MS word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be fluent in English and Hausa, and have excellent technical writing and verbal skills.
  • Must be a Nigerian citizen.
  • Candidates with working experience in Borno State will be preferred.
  • 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 Deadline   22nd November, 2017.       Job Title: GBV Case Worker  Location: Damboa, Dikwa, Maiduguri, Borno Slots: Damboa (1), Dikwa (2), Maiduguri (6) Job Summary
  • The Case Worker will be responsible for case management and psychosocial support of vulnerable women, and girls including survivors of gender based violence, in the project sites in Maiduguri, Jere and Konduga
Major Responsibilities
  • Provide direct, one-on-one and ongoing case management services, including safety planning
  • Provide direct, one-on-one emotional support to survivors throughout case management process including final case evaluation and closure
  • Provide referrals for survivors to other services including child protection and specialized mental health services, accompany of survivors where appropriate and conduct follow- up to ensure appropriate services have been provided to the survivor.
  • Identify gaps in referral services and report these gaps to the GBV Manager for action.
  • Liaise with community volunteers for purposes of survivor follow-up as part of case management to individual survivors.
  • Ensure survivor-centered services, including adherence to guiding principles of respect, confidentiality, safety and security and non-discrimination
  • Complete and maintain case management records to maximize confidentiality and safety
  • Participate in case review meetings and referral coordination meetings if needed
  • Submit case management reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Conduct an analysis of trends of GBV incidences and related information on a quarterly basis and present report to the GBV manager for advocacy and program future program
  • Contribute to a positive team environment
  • Practice self-care
  • Maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct
  • Submit weekly and monthly activities reports to the supervisor every Friday and at the end of each month
  • 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.
Qualifications
  • B.Sc or HND preferably in Social science, Psychology, Gender Law or a related course
  • Hausa and English language required; Kanuri language is a must
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
  • Working with GBV Survivors is an asset
  • Facilitating group activities experience an asset
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • GBVIMS knowledge
  • Comfortable in living and working in Maiduguri , Damboa or Dikwa
  • Minimum of One (1) year post NYSC experience or present discharge certificate
  • This is a woman-only position. Qualified women applicants are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline  22nd November, 2017.       Job Title: Women Center Facilitator  Locations: Maiduguri, Dikwa - Borno Slot: Maiduguri (5), Dikwa (3) Job Summary
  • The Women’s Center Facilitator will be responsible for organizing and implementing group psychosocial activities at the women center including skills and knowledge building activities and recreational activities.
  • She is overall lead in community mobilization for GBV awareness and sensitization at community level of the project sites in Maiduguri.
Main Responsibilities
  • In coordination with beneficiaries, identify relevant skills building and recreational activities to be conducted at the women friendly spaces and draw up a schedule for activity implementation
  • In coordination with volunteers / partners a weekly schedule for activities in the women center.
  • Identify and make a requisition for all materials required to conduct Women Friendly Space activities
  • Organize feedback sessions each quarter with beneficiaries of WFS activities to identify strengths and weaknesses of the space and identify solutions for sharing with GBV manager for improvement.
  • Coordinate with the case worker to ensure survivors who have been referred to the women center receive timely and quality services.
  • In coordination with the GBV Manager, identify barriers to GBV and develop subsequent messages to overcome the barriers
  • In coordination with women, leaders / SEMA / NEMA organize and oversee the implementation on calendar day celebrations such as 16 days of activism, international women’s day, day of the African child, international day of the girl child etc.
  • Conduct training and coaching sessions for volunteers / partners to deliver appropriate GBV messages to community members.
  • Supervise community volunteers / partners during field work to ensure correct GBV messages are disseminated to the community.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with volunteers / partners to collect sensitization reports, develop messages for the following week.
  • Organize and implement bi weekly discussions with men in the community on GBV related topics
  • Organize and implement monthly discussion sessions with adolescents on GBV related topics
  • Compile weekly and monthly WFS activity reports
  • Contribute to a positive team environment
  • Practice self-care
  • Maintain confidentiality and ethical conduct
  • Submit weekly and monthly activities reports to the supervisor every Friday and at the end of each month
  • 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.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors
Qualifications and Expereince
  • Bsc or HND preferably in Social science, Psychology or a related course
  • 1 year post NYSC (or discharge Certificate) cognate experience.
  • Hausa Language required; English language preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping others
  • Demonstrated discretion and good judgment
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Facilitating group activities experience an asset
  • Previous training/experience in GBV programming an asset
  • Comfort in living and working in Maiduguri
Other Comments:
  • This is woman only position so qualified women are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline  22nd November, 2017.       Job Title: GBV Deputy Manager Location: Dikwa Office Candidates: Nigerian nationals only Job Summary
  • The GBV Deputy Manager will lead the recruitment and training of new GBV volunteers, provide technical support to GBV staff and lead close coordination with a community-based organization (CBO) partner to ensure program quality and the achievement of program targets.
Main Responsibilities Staff Supervision & Development:
  • Provide ongoing supervision, leadership and technical support and guidance to all GBV program staff in the field
  • Develop training and capacity building plans for all GBV program staff based on job descriptions and identified needs to encourage innovative and quality programming.
  • Organize and facilitate trainings to develop capacity of GBV staff and other partner organizations to respond to cases of GBV in line with international standards
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of monthly timesheets, probations reviews and annual performance reviews. Coordinate and oversee staff workplans, work and vacation schedules.
  • If/as required identify staff performance issues and work with Human Resources to document and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies
  • Adapt existing training materials to reflect field adaptations and GBV staff skills requirements; modify existing training modules and tools, develop facilitation guides, and train GBV staff as required. Related training topics include: GBV core concepts, principles of case management, guiding principles of responding to GBV
Activity Planning & Implementation:
  • Work closely with GBV staff to design activities that respond to identified needs and program goals and objectives
  • Prepare and update detailed program workplans that support and achieve the overall program goal and objectives within the desired timeline (PMT)
  • Provide direction and monitor staff in their implementation of the workplan and quality of technical activities, share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve time-bound goals
  • Complete and share GBV data via GBVIMS tools
  • Plan timely for procurement of resources to ensure smooth and timely implementation of activities
  • Monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets; approve expenditures to designated level
  • Closely coordinate with GBV manager and GBV consultant to ensure timely and compliant implementation of program activities and expenditures
  • Work closely with the GBV Coordinator Manager and EPC to understand program goals and to meet expectations
  • Set program strategies and a work plan, in coordination with the GBV coordinator, to meet program goals and to determine operational needs
  • Analyze trends of GBV and develop/adjust program strategies to meet need
  • Contribute to production of proposals for any new projects
  • Work with the GBV Manager and coordinator to conduct a GBV and situational analysis in the areas of operation
  • Lead the establishment of Women’s Centers/ community centers as hubs for recreational activities, life skills trainings, information and case management support
  • Identify local partners and points of service and support for individuals in need of protection assistance
  • Work in collaboration with the Protection partners to establish/reinforce appropriate community outreach and support structures as well as establish and/or reinforce referral pathways.
HR Management & Staff Support:
  • Support the development of codes of conduct for GBV program staff and volunteers
  • Supervise and mentor GBV staff working for the project
  • Develop support strategies for GBV staff and volunteers and introduce principles of self-care,
  • Provide technical and program management trainings for staff and volunteers
Grant Monitoring & Reporting
  • Undertake regular communication with GBV staff to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required
  • Build capacity of staff in using M&E systems and tools
  • Draft weekly program updates in collaboration with GBV Program Assistants and the GBV Coordinator/Consultant
  • Contribute to internal and donor reports as per set schedules (bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually) on activities, indicators and achievements.
  • Support the collection, analysis and dissemination of project data and information for program review and information sharing
  • Provide evidence-based input in development of program proposals for expansion or continuation of GBV activities
  • Develop financial pipelines in line with program implementation plans
  • Ensure planned program activities are in line with the budget and executed in a timely manner
  • Work with Logistics to procure program supplies within program budgets
  • Adhere to IMC and donor requirements and flag any funding challenges
Coordination & Representation:
  • Coordinate and advocate with other governmental and non-governmental service providers to promote mainstreaming of GBV across sectors and delivery of quality multi-sectoral GBV response, at the national level
  • Coordinate with UNFPA, government and NGO partners to ensure well-coordinated prevention and response activities
  • Attend regular management meetings to share information and lessons learnt and make joint decisions and ensure harmonization of tools and approaches across programs
  • Represent IMC GBV program in all coordination meeting in the field and share the minutes with GBV Senior Management team in Maiduguri
  • Actively participate in GBV working group and relevant task force meetings for collaboration and program planning and Contribute to joint action plans
  • Work with partners and community members to monitor and strengthen referral pathways
Personal Conduct/security:
  • Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct
  • Maintain confidentiality and uphold other principles in line with protection programming
  • Ensure application and compliance of security protocols and policies
  • Consider security implications of all program activities, reviewing all new initiatives with staff teams and community leaders
Other:
  • Consistently and proactively monitor the safety and security of the team, promptly reporting concerns or incidents to IMC management
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IMC programs
Measurable Outputs and Performance Indicators
  • Number of Training conduct for staff and other partners,
  • Number of assessment conduct or in with you have involve in,
  • Number of proposal you are involved in,
  • Number of WFS established and are functional
  • Number of coordination meeting attended and minutes shared with GBV SMT
  • Timely reports you have submitted (weekly, monthly and annually) to GBV SMT
  • Timely data reports you have submitted to M&E and GBV manager etc.
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.
Qualifications And Experience
  • Master's in Civil Law, Human Rights, Gender, Development, Psychology or a relevant equivalent;
  • Strong background in human rights and familiarity with practical challenges faced by displaced and other vulnerable persons,
  • Direct experience and/or broad knowledge of information, referral assistance or community center-based programming;
  • Experience conducting assessments and a willingness to help plan assessments;
  • Familiarity with systems and concepts for monitoring and evaluating project performance;
  • Commitment to supporting quality programs through promotion and integration of protection principles in project work in line with international best practices (meeting or exceeding minimum standards);
  • Interest in building staff capacity via trainings, resource development, shadow visits, etc.;
  • Experience working with local organizations in developing contexts;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites (including all outreach and community center locations);
  • Proven experience in humanitarian action and in fragile contexts
  • Experience in project management, including donor relations and staff supervision with relief/emergency response activities, especially assessment, logistics and monitoring, are an advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to work during irregular working hours when needed
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) Hausa and Kanuri is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff and other stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work and live in very basic living conditions in deep field locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision,
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse staff group.
Application Deadline  22nd November, 2017.       Job Title: Social Mobilization Officer Locations: Borno and Kano 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 both Borno and 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
  • 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 post NYSC or discharge certificate “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  Deadline  22nd November, 2017.       Job Title: Human Resource and Administrative Coordinator Location: Maiduguri, Borno Job Summary
  • The Human Resource and Administration Manager is the strategic HR business partner for the Senior Management Team and reports directly to Finance and Administration Director.
  • The HR & Admin Manager’s job is to implement HR programs and policies, and to manage every aspect of employee development and relations.
  • The main responsibility of this position is to manage recruiting and staffing, performance management, training benefits and compensation administration, organizational development, employee counseling services, administration support to the program.
Main Responsibilities
  • Developing an employee-oriented organization culture that emphasizes continuous improvement, team- work, high performance and quality.
  • Developing and monitoring the HR strategy for the country, while ensuring its alignment to the country’s strategy.
  • Ensuring organization conformity with applicable HR practice related to regulations and statutes as well as organizational procedures and policies.
  • Ensuring compliance with Nigerian laws as well as with all IMC compliance and due diligence requirements in the field of Human Resources and Administration
  • Implementing HR programs and policies as needed by the organization.
  • Identifying, evaluating, and resolving human relations, employee morale, work performance, and organizational productivity concerns.
  • Ensuring smooth onboarding and separation for every employee, including ensuring that job descriptions for every position is up-to-date and accurate, ID Cards, performance evaluations and other required processes are implemented on time and to high quality.
  • Developing staffing strategies and implementing HR, Admin and IT programs and plans. Identifying and cultivating effective and appropriate sources for employees for all levels, including forward planning for staff development and succession planning.
  • Creating employee training and organizational development programs.
  • Coordinating performance reviews and management with managers and monitoring employee attitudes, productivity, and performance outcomes.
  • Managing the human resource information management system and payroll system and providing staff and managers with the essential reports to support decision making and management.
  • Managing employee development and retention.
  • Developing compensation plans and providing administration support on employee welfare.
  • Insuring that every aspect of human resource management incorporates the vision, values, and culture of the organization.
  • Managing the risk management work functions and assisting in developing a healthy and safety programs for staff.
  • Directly supervise Senior HR & Admin Officers, HR and Admin Officers and HR and Admin Assistants
  • Contributing to the creation of a positive work environment with a positive image and overall credibility of the organization notably through the code of conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regards to internal and external actors.
  • Participating as a senior management team member in country management meetings.
  • Ensuring that administrative procedures are continually updated and implemented to high quality
  • Maintain expatriate legal status for expatriates visiting Nigeria - work permits, visas and passes
  • Facilitation of international staff movement - travel and accommodation.
Qualifications
  • Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other relevant degree from an accredited university and with at least 5 years’ experience in similar roles, preferably with a non-government organization.
  • Affiliation to a HR professional body and a professional HR qualification is highly desirable.
Required Skills:
  • Ability to develop HR programs and policies based on business new requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience in managing a workforce of over 200 staff.
  • Solid problem-solving, decision making and business acumen skills.
  • Ability to mentor and supervise staff.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts.
  • Excellent communicator with ability to speak, write and read the English language.
  • Proactive in championing HR matters
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.
  • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.
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 Deadline  17th November, 2017.     Job Title: Emergency Program Coordinator Location: Nigeria Department: International Programs Program Background
  • International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since 2013. International Medical Corps has received funding from the European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO) for a nutrition project in Sokoto State aiming at reducing the burden of malnutrition in children under five and pregnant and lactating women in Binji and Wamakko LGAs.
  • There is also an ECHO, OFDA and WFP funding in Borno for Emergency WASH, Food Security, Nutrition Health and Gender Based Violence Interventions for Conflict Affected populations in Maiduguri.
  • In Kano and Borno, the Core Group Polio Project (CGPP) is a multi-partner initiative that coordinates NGO activities to strengthen national and state immunization system to eradicate polio.
  • IMC is an implementing partner under CGPP polio eradication project in six LGAs through the local partner in Kano and eleven LGAs in Borno.
  • This project contributes to eradicate polio by increasing immunization rate and improving acute flaccid paralysis surveillance in the project population.
  • The project is supporting MOH and LGA efforts to strengthen immunization systems, building effective partnership with the state officials as well as local partners.
Job Summary
  • The Emergency Program Coordinator oversees International Medical Corps' response in assigned Field Site (Borno office) and is responsible for timely program implementation and support.
  • The Emergency Program Coordinator provides supervision and leadership to both program and operational staff at the field site (in collaboration with Department Heads, Program Managers, budget holders and Program Director, ensuring adherence to agreed work plans and reporting schedules as well as full compliance to International Medical Corps’ policies in the areas of Finance, HR, Logistics and Information Management.
  • The Emergency Program Coordinator works in close coordination with Program, Finance, HR and Logistics senior staff, as well as technical staff to ensure the operation in Borno site.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
Program Management and Development:
  • Support and oversee the day-to-day implementation of the operation in the field site, providing constructive supervision to the Program Coordinators, Managers to implement, monitor and evaluate work plans and monitoring & evaluation mechanisms.
  • In close collaboration with the Program Director, Department Heads, Program Coordinator and Program Managers, lead the field-based teams in the development of new proposals and initiatives in accordance with the country strategic aims.
  • Participate in the development of new business, program proposals and budgets in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). Contribute to the policies, structure and strategic development of IMC.
  • Ensure accurate reports are submitted in a timely manner for all activities occurring within the project sites.
  • Be ready for any emergency response that may occur and be able to respond accordingly in collaboration with the Programme Coordinator
Human Resource Management:
  • Provide direct administrative support and supervision to the field site's HR lead, ensuring recruitment, staff orientation, payroll preparation, leave management and exit management processes are carried out timely and in line with relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all staff in the field site know and understand IMC’s global and in-country HR policies and standards for professional conduct.
  • Document and address breaches of policy and disciplinary issues in coordination with the HR Manager.
  • Ensure all mandatory training is undertaken.
  • EPC should work with HR Manager and FAD in ensuring personnel is managed appropriately
Finance, Logistics and Information Management:
  • In close coordination with the Finance department, ensure proper financial, logistics and information management systems and control mechanisms are in place and adhered to in line with the International Medical Corps' global and in-country finance and logistics policies in Borno site (including Damboa and Dikwa suboffices).
  • Provide administrative supervision and leadership to the field site's finance and logistic personnel.
  • Review and ensure timely submission of finance and logistics reports from the field site as required.
Representation and Coordination:
  • Represent International Medical Corps with local government authority, UN agencies, NGOs, and donors at the field site level.
  • Engage and or delegate to program staff for sector representation as appropriate.
  • Represent International Medical Corps with beneficiaries and communities to encourage accountability to those we serve.
  • Upon request by the Senior Leadership Team, organize and facilitate field visits for stakeholders interested in International Medical Corps' field response.
  • Ensure regular and strong coordination between all staff and their department supervisors
Security Management:
  • Working with the Borno Security staffs (Security Manager and Rover) to ensure all staff in the field site know and understand International Medical Corps' local security regulations; to monitor the field area of operations security situation, attend security meetings and inform Senior Management of any relevant issues.
  • Assist with the development of SOPs for the area.
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.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • “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.”
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably in Humanitarian or other relevant studies
  • Over three years of professional experience in Humanitarian/Emergency at least one year in developing countries or resource deprived environment
  • Experience in project development and management with Supervisory experience
  • Experience in different sectors such as Nutrition, WASH, NFI distribution, Health, Food security, Protection
  • Familiarity with relevant stakeholders, especially potential donors (USG funding, ECHO, international organizations (UN agencies)
  • Good understanding of financial management and strategic planning
  • Understanding and ability to work in unstable and multi-cultural environment (cultural sensitivity)
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
  • Full computer literacy and adequate administrative skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to applyfor this Position   Application Deadline  31st December, 2017.       How To Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications which should be addressed to "the Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps" for the rest of other positions apart from "Emergency Program Coordinator" via: [email protected] Note
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document.
     


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