Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist person on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria m 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, HIV and health extractives and governance, and peace building programming.
IDP Case Management Officer
Department: Global Fund Malaria Project
Reports To: GF Malaria Program Officer
Location: Adamawa, Gombe, Yobe and Taraba
Job Ref Code: ICMO211118
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In Nigeria, CRS is the principal recipient (PR) of the Global Fund (GF) Malaria grant from 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2020. As PR, CRS will partner with the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), 3 subrecipients (SRs), various state governments, malaria partners and stakeholders, to build on current level of achievements by the RBM partnership in-country and contribute to the attainment of the goals and objectives of the NMSP 2014-2020 by providing technical support to State Ministries of Health/ State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMoH/SMEPs). As part of the grant, resources have been earmarked to reach out to vulnerable persons and populations-at-risk in line with addressing gender and human rights issues. The vulnerable persons include internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have been displaced because of insurgency in North East (NE) Nigeria. Four of the 13 supported states are within the NE zone including Adamawa, Yobe, Gombe and Taraba. CRS conducted a needs assessment for IDPs and host communities in these 4 NE states, the results of which were used to develop an IDP Malaria Response Strategy in North East Nigeria.
To ensure optimal implementation of the malaria intervention for maximum impact on IDPs, the strategy includes the engagement of full time staff who will be fully focused on the various aspects of the strategy. To this end, CRS will engage 1 staff for a two-year period in each of the 4 states. All staff will be supported by the GF Malaria technical leads on the grant. Below are the job descriptions for the Case Management Officer
S/he will lead on partnership and collaboration in the state for the strategy implementation, working with all the relevant government agencies, UN humanitarian partners (UN/OCHA, IOM, UNICEF, UNHCR), WHO, ICRC/IFRC, other NGOs, and any other relevant stakeholders. The case Management officer will coordinate GF Malaria IDP activities and engage closely with the IDP leadership in the state. In addition, S/he will develop close working relationships with the IDPs and their host communities across the state to monitor the activities of the IDP CORPs. S/he will be a member of the humanitarian coordinating mechanism in the state (the Camp Coordination Cluster and the Health Sector Coordination Cluster) to maximize opportunities for collaboration. S/he will report to the Program officer, GF Malaria Project with technical oversight from all Unit Heads. S/he will also have a close working relationship with SR staff in the state.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
Qualifications and Experience:
Qualities and Skills
Key working relationships:
Internal: CRS GF Malaria Chief of Party (CoP), Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP), Senior Program Manager, Senior Manager Vector Control, Senior Manager M&E, Senior Manager SCM, Program Officer, Deputy Country Representative (DCR) Health/Agric, DCR North East, HoO Yobe, Security Manager, and North-East team.
External: SR staff, SMEP Program Managers, State Primary Health Care Agency (SPHCDA), State LMCU Coordinators, LGA LMCU Coordinators, Humanitarian Coordinating Mechanisms (such as Camp Coordination cluster and Health Sector Coordination cluster), UN/OCHA, IOM, Nigerian Red Cross, WHO, IDP Leaders, other I/NGOs working with IDPs in the state.
Interested candidates should download the CRS Application Form using the link, fill and send with a detailed resume as one document in pdf indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application
Completed applications are to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for submission is COB (i.e. 5:00pm), December 4, 2018.
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Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”.
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