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.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Jos Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:
Job Title: First Aid and Prehospital Care Officer 2
Location: Jos, Plateau
Actively participates in the planning and overall implementation of the First Aid activities including the monitoring and follow-up.
Coordinates, facilitates and provides First Aid training for the communities, armed forces and other weapon bearers, National Society volunteers and Emergency First Aid Teams in addition to other selected groups.
Review the activities of the First Aid trainers and support them (coaching during sessions they are facilitating).
Monitors simulation exercises in previously trained communities.
Collaborates with NRCS branches to ensure a coherent, standardised and quality First Aid program is being presented to the participants.
Contributes to the implementation, monitoring and follow up of the First Aid program, including analysis of outcomes.
Requests for logistical aspects of orders for First Aid requirements, monitors quantity and quality of stocks and reorders in a timely manner.
Supports, follows up and evaluates the pre-hospital emergency response of trained first aid responders during mass emergency situations.
Actively participates in the collection, analysis and archiving of data in relation to the First Aid program.
Provides written reports with recommendations following all First Aid training programs.
Shares lessons learned and relevant reports.
As a representative of the ICRC, promotes the mandate and values of the organization, maintains contacts and negotiates with relevant actors in order to ensure the work is carried out as securely and effectively as possible
A degree in Nursing or Medicine and strong knowledge in First Aid
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 Kanuri, English and Hausa
Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
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
Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedures
Application Closing Date
16:30 h; 31st March, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Clearly indicate “First Aid Field OfficerJOS as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
Languages you speak
Years of relevant experience
Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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