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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 29, 2020
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    Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. With 151 member states, a further 12 states holding observer status and offices in over 100 countries, IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the ben...
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    National Medical Officer, International Humanitarian Community (IHC) Isolation and Treatment Centre

    SVN No: CFCV2020.047
    Location: Maiduguri, Borno
    Organizational Unit: Humanitarian Hub
    IOM Classification: Ungraded
    Type of Appointment: Special Short-Term Contract
    Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

    Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission, direct administrative supervision of the Project Coordinator (Humanitarian Hubs), under Technical supervision of Chief Migration Health Officer, and in coordination with a team of doctors from WHO, UNICEF and the UN Clinic, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day operations of the COVID-19 Isolation and treatment Centre for theInternational Humanitarian Community (IHC) located at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) in Maiduguri.

    Job Resposibilities
    Specifically, the incumbents shall:

    • Undertake day-to-day clinical duties at the IHC COVID-19 Isolation Center.
    • Provide overall supervision and coordination of clinical operations of the Center.
    • Follow up and track positive cases and direct contacts.
    • Determine and endorse laboratory services required by the patients admitted at the IHC Isolation Center.
    • Coordinate with the medical consultants UMTH deployed to the Center in the case management of the patients admitted at the Center.
    • Evaluate and monitor the management of each patient admitted at the Center from the time the patient is admitted until the patient is discharged. Keep a complete record of the medical condition / complication and medical intervention / treatment given to each patient admitted to the Center.
    • Supervise the nurses and non-medical staff of UMTH assigned to the Center.
    • Organize the shift roster of the nurses and non-medical staff assigned by UMTH to the Center.
    • Prepare pertinent weekly reports on the operation of the Center.
    • Monitor consumables of the center to ensure sufficient stock at any given time.
    • Perform any other responsibilities as assigned

    Required Qualifications and Experience

    • Master's Degree in Medicine - MBChB from an accredited academic institution with two years of continuous professional working experience preferably in Epidemiology and Public Health; or
    • Bachelor's degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
    • Mandatory valid registration license with the National Medical Board
    • Mandatory valid certificate in BLS and ALS within in the past 2 years.


    • Clinical experience progressively responsible in one of the areas of medicine including residency / internship in one of the medical specialties, preferably internal medicine, ICU, or family medicine with relevant experience in emergency room or ICU.
    • Experience working on health crisis issues and management of infectious diseases.
    • Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is highly desirable.
    • Experience working in COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Centre is highly desirable.
    • Proven experience of a minimum of six month at an Intensive Care Unit in the past 5 years is highly desirable


    • Skills in project or programmed management, administration, international relations, or related area.
    • Experience in drafting reports, statements and briefing materials for senior management is required


    •  Fluency in English and Hausa / Kanuri

    Required Competencies

    The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:


    • Inclusion and respect for diversity respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
    • Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules and standards of conduct.
    • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

    Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1:

    • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
    • Delivering results produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
    • Managing and sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
    • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
    • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Applications via email to: indicating Position applied on subject line

    Important Information & Notice

    • In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a Cover Letter not more than one page specifying the "Motivation for Application", addressed to Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line CFCV2020.047 National Medical Officer, International Humanitarian Community (IHC) Isolation and Treatment Centre OR "SVN2020.050 Abuja Administrative Assistant (HR)" OR CFCV2020/051 Lagos. Consultant (MM / Prosecution-Development of Training Manuals) OR CFCV2020 / 053 Lagos. Consultant (MM / Investigator-Development of Training Manuals) OR CFCV2020/052 Lagos. Consultant (MM/Investigator-Development of Training Manuals) "
    • All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers, and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
    • Please note that this position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


    • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
    • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa, and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.
    • Only candidates residing in the country of the duty station within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered.
    • IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as firsttier candidates.
    • Women with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply

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