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Job Title: First Aid Field Officer

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

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND 

Experience: 3 years

Location: Abuja, Plateau, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health   NGO/Non-Profit  


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.


Main Responsibilities: – Facilitates the implementation of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Benue, Nasarawa and Niger states in line with the developed frame including financial and security stipulations. – Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground. – Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care – Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available – Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals


Required Qualifications: – Strong knowledge in First Aid or a degree in health field – 3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity – Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences – Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa – Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search – Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment


Personal Attributes: – Strongly motivated by humanitarian work – Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders. – Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills – Ability to travel in all parts of the country – Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment – Good analytical skills – Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedures.

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