The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) - Since its creation in 1863, the ICRC's sole objective has been to ensure protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and strife. It does so through its direct action around the world, as well as by encouraging the development of international humanitarian law (IHL) and promoting respect for it by governments and all weapon bearers. Its story is about the development of humanitarian action, the Geneva Conventions and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:
Medical Field Officers
Job TypeFull Time
Experience 3 years
Location Adamawa, Borno
Job Field Medical / Health / Safety
Assists the ICRC Health Delegate in running ICRC Primary Health Care PHC)
Organises and implements midwifery training together with ICRC Reproductive Health (RH) focal person
Participates with emergency responses in the field
Participate to the organizations of seminars
Replaces other Field Officers whenever necessary.
Provides support to the field activities in any sub delegation whenever needed.
Required Qualification and Experience
A medical doctor with 3 years Primary Health related experience with knowledge in Reproductive Health
Fluent in Hausa, Fulani and very good command in written and spoken English
Excellent knowledge of Nigeria health system and in particular the Adamawa State
Excellent analytical and communication skills
Able to use Microsoft office efficiently
Team leadership skills, with interest in teaching and facilitation of the learning process
Experience working with an International Organizaton is an asset
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Ability to work independently and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
Team-work oriented with sound communication skills
Punctual, reliable, confirmed organisational skills
Sound empathy when dealing with people/beneficiaries
Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes
Method of Application
Interested and qualified should send their application letter, curriculum vitae, and contact details of three referees to:
31 Pope John Paul II Street,
ICRC Yola Office,
No 5 Girei Street,
The Administrator ICRC Maiduguri Office,
House no. 7 Bifam Road,
Off Circular Road (Damboa Junction),
Please clearly indicate "Medical Field Officer" on your envelope
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.