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Job Title: Medical Officer

Company: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Type: Full Time

Experience: 2 years

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  

Location: Borno, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy above.


Main Responsibilities: – Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program – Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs – Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility – In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders – Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip – Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and relays it to the health delegate or health coordinator


Required Qualifications: – Medical Doctor Registered with the Nigerian Medical Board of Nigeria – Working experience in Public Health in the tropics is mandatory – At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System  – Good command of both written and spoken English – Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office – Good knowledge of Borno mainly & Yobe surrounding areas – Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits – Able to translate local language Hausa and Kanuri to English and vice versa – Knowledge in Data entry and analysis


Personal Attributes: – Strongly motivated by humanitarian work – Team leadership and good communication skills – Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative – Team work and partnership working skills – Willingness to learn and support others in their learning – Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills.

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