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Recruitment at The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)


The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960, statutorily to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions. The NRCS has its operational structures in its 37 Branches countrywide, one in each State andthe Federal Capital Territory, with over 800,000 volunteers across the 774 Local Government Areas of the Federation.

Our mandate as a National Society is to prevent and alleviate human suffering and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, religion or political opinions.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Technical Officer - Clinical services
Dotted line: Manager - PMER Supervisor

Background

  • The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.
  • With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.
  • NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the operationalization of M&E systems on the projects to ensure compliance with donor and NRCS M&E standards
  • Provide technical inputs in the design, implementation, and refinement of a comprehensive M&E system to track and monitor progress based on the Performance Framework for the project.
  • Lead on the implementation of qualitative and participatory tools, including focus group discussions and key informant interviews to collect data from beneficiaries.
  • Ensure timely and quality data collection, entry, analysis, and interpretation by working closely with the outreach and PHC team
  • Support the team to identify lessons learned and best practices, and produce case studies and human interest stories through collation and analysis of M&E information
  • Be available to participate in sectorial training organized by NRCS/UNHCR or external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Nutrition, international development, Public health, Epidemiology, Demography, or other related subjects
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Accountability of humanitarian or development programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of M&E concepts and international humanitarian quality standard

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Technical Officer - Clinical services
Dotted line: manager - Nutrition Supervisor and Mothers Club Coordinator

Background

  • The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.
  • With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.
  • NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Member of the outreach team working collaboratively to ensure integration of nutrition services are provided for refugees and host communities in settlements and PHCs
  • Identify training needs and build technical capacity of PHC nutrition unit, support mothers club, group promoters and Community IYCF.
  • Support CMAM and IYCF services including Growth Promotion and Monitoring, organize and participate in food demonstration sessions periodically, conduct regular focus group discussions with beneficiaries to assess barriers and effective referrals
  • Ensure monthly physical inventory of all nutrition supplies ensuring stock levels are accounted for and adequate for the outreach teams and PHCs.
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on nutrition services

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Must be registered with appropriate regulatory body
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Logistics

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Technical Officer - Clinical services
Dotted line: Manager - Assistant Coordinator, Procurement and Logistics

Background

  • The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.
  • With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.
  • NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide Logistics support to the outreach teamand PHCs focusing on reporting, distribution, storage, and warehousing of commodities
  • Provide technical coordination in product selection, quality assurance, receipt of commodities and efficient storage and distribution systems including laboratory logistics.
  • Work with the team in developing, maintaining, and improving a logistics management information for PHCs
  • Ensure establishment and strengthening of DRF committees at health facilities, settlements and the communities
  • Work with the Logistics officerin designing coordinated systems forNRCSto transport health commodities report and forecast delivery times, transport costs and performance to reduce stock-outs, eliminate wastes and lower costs.
  • Ensure that all documentation for health commodities inthe team is complete and compliant to established standards.
  • Monitor disbursements of Medication, drugs and consumables
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on LMIS

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
  • Must be registered with Pharmacy Council of Nigeria
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Mental Health

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Technical Officer - Clinical services
Dotted line: Manager - Nutrition Supervisor and Mothers Club Coordinator

Background

  • The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.
  • With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.
  • NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Member of the medical outreach team that ensure integration of mental health in all medical outreaches and PHC services
  • Will ensure management of mental healthcare at the PHC level and initiating referrals where necessary
  • Providing Psychological First Aid and Psychosocial support for Victims of violence and sexual abuse
  • He/She will identify and adequately refer protection cases
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on proper management andtreating trauma related problems

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Social work, Psychiatry
  • Registered and possess valid license with appropriate regulatory body
  • 2 years’ working experience in emergency mental health/crisis interventions

 

 

Job Title: Technical Officer - Clinical Services

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Project Officer
Dotted line: Manager - Project Manager

Background
The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.

With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.

NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • The Medical Officer will coordinate and lead the medical outreach team in providing health care to the refugees in the settlements and health care facilities.
  • The Medical Officer will be responsible for ensuring that effective, efficient and quality clinical services are provided at the respective health facilities where he/she shall be stationed.
  • He/She undertakespatients consultation and physical examination and promoting health education
  • The medical officer will work in collaboration with other officers in community health and reproductive health to ensure that there is an on-going provision of services that are safe for the beneficiaries both at the community level and health facility.
  • He/ She shall also provide mentorship and guidance to health workers in PHCs on proper management of medical conditions according to the National guidelines.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical supplies are available for the outreach team for effective service delivery.
  • Submit trip reports for the outreach team

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Must be registered with Nigeria Medical and Dental Practitioner’s council
  • Must possess a valid practicing license
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical work or humanitarian settings.

 

 

 

Job Title: Project Officer

Locations: Calabar, Ogoja-Cross River, Adikpo-Benue, (Takum, Gembu) - Taraba
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: Project Manager
Dotted Line: Manager - Branch Secretary

Background
The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was established through an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to complement public authorities in humanitarian interventions with the mandate to prevent and alleviate human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to support individuals and communities to respond effectively to emergencies, without any form of discrimination as to class, gender, race, political opinions or religion.

With support from UNHCR, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) is implementing ‘Delivering Health and Nutrition Assistance to Cameroon Refugees project’. The project aims to strengthen access and delivery of quality healthcare and nutrition services to 6000 Cameroon refugees and host communities in Benue, CrossRivers and Taraba state of Nigeria. Since the conflict in southern Cameroon began in October 2016, displaced persons cross the border into neighboring Nigeria in search of safety, stability and a better life. As of 31 October 2019, there are more than 46,000 Cameroonian refugees registered in Cross River, Benue, Taraba, and Akwa Ibom States in the south-eastern region of Nigeria.

NRCS is focusingon strengthening the health care systems in refugees host communities and camps in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba Statesthrough support tofree delivery of healthcare to pregnant women, children under 5 years of age, the elderly (above 60years of age) and most vulnerable including but not limited to the disable and mentally ill. The project also supports medical outreach and referral linkages of affected population to national free priority health interventions including but not limited to immunization, HIV care, and sexual and reproductive health in order to improve health outcomes.

Job Summary

  • Nigerian Red Cross Society is seeking qualified and committed medical and health care professionals for medical outreach and Primary Health Care services to strengthen and expand the provision of essential health services to refugee population in Benue, Cross Rivers and Taraba States.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the project officer will provide administrative and technical leadership at Branch level to ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved in the State.
  • In sync with the Branch Secretary, the Project Officer will lead the planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project at the branch.
  • Works closely with the Project Manager and Branch Secretary in defining the project scope to facilitate decision-making for project implementation.
  • Works closely with the Branch Secretary for the development of monthly proposal and working advances budget for the project
  • Conducts budget reviews and analyses in conjunction with the project accountant for discussion with the Project Manager.
  • Assists with the implementation of finance and accounting, records management, communications, and feedback to facilitate project implementation.
  • Assists the Project Manager and the Branch Secretary with the establishment of sustainability and project exit strategies from the inception of the project.
  • Interfaces with key stakeholders in the State, keeps track of their deliverables, and keeps the Project Manager up to date.
  • Engage, interacts with, and supports the national and Donors teams during oversight and monitoring and supervision of the project components.
  • Prepares regular reports to assist the Project Manager to track the progress of project components to ensure schedules and deadlines are being met.
  • Identify project issues and possible solutions and bring them to the attention of the Project Manager for action.
  • Performs any other related duties as assigned by the project management team.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate degree, MBBS, Public Health, Nursing or related discipline
  • At least 5 years senior level work experience in health program management in or equivalent.
  • Previous supervision or team leader experience.

 

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate who are passionate and willing to contribute towards the achievement of our goals should send their CV and Cover Letter as one document in PDF format saved with their name to: recruitment@redcrossnigeria.org Subject of the mail: Position_State Example: Assistant Technical Officer, Nutrition_Benue State

Note

  • Kindly note that applications who do not follow this specification, will be disqualified.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Application Deadline  11th December, 2020.


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