International Medical Corps (IMC) Job Recruitment 2018

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International Medical Corps (IMC) Job Recruitment 2018 – International Medical Corps is a worldwide, philanthropic, not-for-profit association devoted to sparing lives and diminishing enduring medicinal services preparing and alleviation and improvement programs.

Set up in 1984 by volunteer specialists and attendants, International Medical Corps is a private, willful, nonpolitical, nonsectarian association.

Its main goal is to enhance the personal satisfaction through wellbeing intercessions and related exercises that construct neighborhood limit in underserved groups around the world.

By offering preparing and medicinal services to nearby populaces and restorative help to individuals at most noteworthy hazard, and with the adaptability to react quickly to crisis circumstances, International Medical Corps rehabilitates crushed social insurance frameworks and takes them back to independence.

We are enrolling to fill the accompanying positions underneath in Nigeria:

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Title: Country Security Manager

Ref Id: 17-564
Location: Nigeria
Department: Security

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 Responsibilities
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

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


Title: Consultant – Nutrition Coordinator

Job ID: 17-316
Location: Nigeria
Department: Nutrition and Food Security

Purpose of Consultancy

  • The purpose of the Consultancy is to assist International Medical Corps in delivering life-saving programs in disasters in a holistic and sustainable way, keeping in mind how the emergency response will set the ground for transitions and development programming.

Key Tasks

  • Conduct initial nutrition sector-specific assessments and make technical recommendations for appropriate activities, both for initial disaster response phase and for longer-term disaster risk reduction and transition phase.
  • At the field level, provide assessments of the nutrition situation as it relates to food security, WASH, and Health. Be able to assess health sector’s ability to respond to the nutritional needs of acutely malnourished children and make recommendations to the International Medical Corps ERT and to headquarters on how to best respond to those needs programmatically.
  • Be able to determine the cause of the malnutrition in the emergency response and formulate appropriate responses that will address the cause.
  • Be able to assess the immediate lifesaving nutrition interventions needed (such as CMAM) in addition to the prevention activities (ENA, IFE, etc) that need to be implemented at the same time.
  • Actively represent International Medical Corps in nutrition sector discussions and activities, serve as an International Medical Corps nutrition sector resource person, and display technical and organizational leadership in sectoral activity commensurate with the role as a primary resource person for nutrition on the International Medical Corps Emergency Response Team.
  • Coordinate International Medical Corps’s nutrition response and recovery activities across a wide range of actors within International Medical Corps, donors, host governments, UN and NGO partners to ensure consistency of programming.
  • Actively participate and represent IMC in country-based nutrition Cluster meetings.
  • Develop the nutrition program strategies, with support from NFS, for the specific disaster response
  • Assist in development of, or provide technical review for, emergency response proposals to be submitted by International Medical Corps to ensure that proposed activities and programs align with best practice in the nutrition sector. As appropriate, apply new developments in the nutrition sector to International Medical Corps programming.
  • If appropriate during the response, provide technical support to assist in the development of disaster risk reduction programs that mitigate the effects of disasters on populations and communities; identify disaster mitigation measures, where appropriate, that could be linked to disaster response activities.
  • 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.

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.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Nutrition Degree or Post Nutrition graduate or Public Health/Nursing qualifications (with significant nutrition experience);
  • At least 5 years minimum experience internationally within developing country managing a nutrition programme, especially CMAM- IYCF and Food Security program;
  • Experience in programmes with component of food voucher especially e voucher is mandatory;
  • Experience in analysing and interpreting data and writing reports to high technical standard;
  • Experience in training and mentoring of nutrition and health staff;
  • Involvement in the nutrition and food security cluster coordination and technical working groups to review and develop guidelines;
  • Experience in PMD and reporting and proposal writing
  • Experience of working in active and/or post conflict volatile contexts;
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational, communication and networking skills. Good training and persuasions skills;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to adapt fast. Culturally sensitive and ability to work and remain calm under pressure;
  • Ability to work both independently, and as part of a team. Willingness and ready to travel and live in basic conditions;

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


Title: Nutrition Coordinator

Job ID: 17-562
Location: Nigeria
Department: International Programs

Program Background

  • IMC has been present in Nigeria since 2013 and is currently active in Sokoto and Kano States in North-West and in Borno State in the North-East with a Country Office in Abuja.
  • 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 partner.

Job Summary

  • The Nutrition Coordinator will be responsible for leading the nutrition team and providing technical support and capacity building of the team to successfully plan, implement and monitor International Medical Corps nutrition program activities in Nigeria. The Coordinator must have the ability to organize and support all aspects of the nutrition program including liaising with the Ministry of Health, nutrition cluster, other international and national agencies, and donors.
  • The Nutrition Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the nutrition programs in Borno State and surrounding LGAs in North East Nigeria are implemented in line with the Ministry’s guidelines and international humanitarian standards and donor guidelines.
  • Additionally, the Nutrition Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director and Emergency Program Coordinator to provide input into proposal development and country level strategies as required.

Qualifications
Training, Education and Experience:

  • Masters in Public Health Nutrition or equivalent in Nutrition/Public Health from recognized learning institution plus 5 years of experience in related field or Bachelor degree in Nutrition or related field of study with 8 years of experience in related field
  • Proven experience in emergency nutrition settings including CMAM, IYCF, SBC
  • 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 local context is preferred but not required.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Experience with food vouchers and food distribution activities and post-distribution monitoring highly preferred
  • Experience with food vouchers and food distribution activities and post-distribution monitoring highly preferred
  • Competency in local Northern languages, highly desired
  • Familiarity with design and programming processes of different donors (ECHO, OFDA, WFP, FFP, DFID, UNDP, etc)
  • Knowledge in designing and implementing appropriate and effective holistic nutrition programs including ensuring that the nutrition program is integrated with food security, health and WASH programming where appropriate
  • Ability to read, analyse and interpret data and familiarity with nutrition surveys (Coverage, SMART and KAP surveys).
  • Ability to work effectively with government, community leaders, international/national organizations, donors, partners and other International Medical Corps relationships.
  • Strong communication skills, able to effectively present information clearly and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers and headquarters staff, counterparts, senior government leaders and donors
  • Strong supervisory and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in ensuring community participation and gender issues in humanitarian programming
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of MS Office, and other computer applications
  • Ability to cope with stress; hardship; patience and flexibility and willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability and willingness to travel to field sites and nutrition facilities.

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Strong skills in technical proposal writing and donor reporting, designing and implementing nutrition programs
  • Ability to provide technical support for IMC staff and government staff on proper implementation of CMAM, IYCF, SBC and other nutrition activities.

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

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