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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2020
  • The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers. The International Red Cross a...
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    Hospital Administrator

    Under supervision of the Health Project Manager (HPM), the Hospital Administrator works in close collaboration with HPM
    and the Mobile Surgical Team (MST) members of ICRC at State Specialist Hospital Maiduguri (SSHM). S/He is
    responsible for Pharmacy management, stocks management of all medical and surgical equipment and consumables,
    management of the Imprest system for ordering and local purchases in collaboration with the medical logistician.
    Main duties and responsibilities

    • Responsible for the ICRC resident Health Field Officers (HFO) including job descriptions, planning, training and the dissemination of administrative information
    • In charge of hospital pharmacy and training resident pharmacy staff.
    • Supports monthly stock inventory, prepares requisition orders and follow up of medical supplies and equipment including repairs and non-medical items.
    • Responsible for the general supply chain management in cooperation with the ICRC logistics department and the Biomedical Engineer
    • Coordinates the distribution of all goods purchased for the hospital program
    • Coordinates hospital Cleaning, Food Services, Transport, and Maintenance.
    • Coordinate and approve all ICRC local purchases for hospitals.
    • Organise and monitor food for patients in the hospital, tracks number of patients and caretakers fed and approves the daily delivery note and monthly invoices.
    • Works with Hospital Project Manager to prepare Plan of Action for program.
    • Participates in the ICRC annual programme planning (PfR exercise)
    • Contributes and coaches others in institutional reporting for MST program ensuring concise and timely reporting

    Education and Experience Required

    • Holds at least a bachelor's degree in a related field: Nursing, Medical Laboratory, Business Admin, Hospital
    • Administration (other health related degrees)
    • Masters degree/background in Public Health, Project Management, Business Administration would be an asset.
    • At least 3 years of experience as Hospital Administrator with exposure to Operating Theatre, Anaesthesia, or
    • Emergency departments (where applicable).

    Desired profile and skills

    • Up to date knowledge/exposure and skills on trauma, medical & surgical procedures, stocks and pharmacy management.
    • Ability to provide support and education to the junior hospital admin/support staff
    • Very good command of English and local languages (priority Hausa, Kanuri, Shua desirable)
    • Proven ability to work with people of varied cultural and social backgrounds
    • Flexible, diplomatic and able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Excellent analysis; problem solving skills and project management

    Method of Application

    Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to
    Clearly indicate “ABJ202000115 ICT Specialist 2 MIU (If youre applying for ICT Specialist II) OR “ABJ202000114 Hospital Administrator MIU (If youre applying for Hospital Administrator) ; as the subject of your application (Applications intended for these roles without these subjects will not be treated)
    In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

    • Qualification(s)
    • Current location
    • Languages you speak
    • Years of relevant experience

    The deadline for the submission of applications will be 30.01.20, 16.30h. Late application will not be considered
    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
    Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability
    and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
    (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

    However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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