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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Senior Health Manager Vacancy at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Health Manager
Requisition ID: req9678
Location: Maiduguri, Borno State
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No

Scope of Work
The Senior Health Manager is the focal point for IRC's Health program at assigned LGAs (7 and 8 LGAs each) which includes emergency health response, recovery and resilience in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Promotes Health System Strengthening initiatives. In addition, she/he regularly supports health teams assigned to her/him.
She/he reports to the Assistant Health Coordinator and works closely with the Senior Reproductive Health Manager, Senior Environmental Health Manager, Nutrition Manager and Monitoring and Evaluation Manager in implementation of health program.

Master's degree in Public Health preferred, but not required ,
At least 3 Years work experience in  health system strengthening and health programs both at clinical and community based programs, working in maternal and child health, drugs and medical supplies management  and other primary Health care components is preferable,
Flexible to travel frequently and work  in different locations (ability to travel up to 50% time)
Demonstrated grants and program management experience, preferably health related,
Demonstrated experience working with multiple partners and stakeholders,
Excellent report writing skills,
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
Excellent budget management skills,
Thorough knowledge and understanding Health Policy of Nigeria,
Previous experience working in Northern Nigeria, willingness to work in Northern Nigeria,
Experience delivering MCH and related trainings to health staff  using national or WHO guidelines,
Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in programs management and technical staff in Quality Improvement

The position will be based in Maiduguri –Borno State, Nigeria. The situation in northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile and the security phase is orange or red depending on location;
Benefit package for national position is inclusive;
Competitive Monthly salary;
Health Insurance Coverage for Family;
Annual earned leave days;
Pension scheme.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online 


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