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  • Posted on: 30 January, 2017 Deadline: 13 February, 2017
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  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network, reaching 150 million people each year through its 190 member National Societies. The Organisation acts before, during and after disasters and health emergences to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. Our work is guided by seven fundamental principles (humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality) and by Strategy 2020, which voices our collective vision and determination to move forward in tackling the major challenges that confront humanity in the present decade.

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, in its commitment to building strong National Societies and to supporting scaling up of National Societies’ services to the most vulnerable populations, has established a Cluster office in Abuja to support five countries of Benin, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo as well as Liberia and Sierra Leone which are country offices.
    The Cluster works in close collaboration with the Regional office in Nairobi Kenya. The Regional Office has counterparts in various technical fields including Health, DCPRR, OD, PMER, PRD, Finance and Administration

    Senior Security Officer

     

    Classification Level Senior Officer

    Organizational Unit / Duty Station (Department / Zone Office / Delegation..... etc)

    Abuja Cluster Office

    Immediate Supervisor’s Title Head of Cluster (HOC)

    Technical Manager’s Title (if applicable)

    Sub-regional Security Delegate, West & Central Africa, (if this post is extended) or Regional Security Coordinator, Africa

    Job Purpose

    • To assist the Abuja Cluster in managing all matters related to security management.
    • Assist the Abuja Cluster in coordinating effective security processes and procedures that aim to further improve
    • the Federation’s overall security management in the Cluster with a major focus on Nigeria.

    Job duties and responsibilities

    • Evaluate, monitor, and assist in improving the IFRC Security Minimum Security Requirement (MSR) compliance.
    • Evaluate, monitor compliance with mandatory IFRC trainings (e-learning programs), and device
    • mechanisms to ensure full compliance by all IFRC personnel (incl. integrated PNS personnel).
    • In close coordination with RSC, SRSD, or Security Unit Geneva, organise training sessions for IFRC and NRCS staff on security & safety management.
    • Ensure the security and contingency plans are updated and rehearsed, on a regular basis (minimum bi- yearly).
    • Monitor the security environment across the Cluster countries, and keep the HoC, Sub-regional security
    • delegate, and Regional Security Coordinator informed of developments as well as major incidents and events in a timely manner.
    • Monitor and report on IFRC security incident and support the HoC and staff in addressing security incidents.

    Job description

    • Monitor and review Cluster travel security clearance requests.
    • Provide newly arrived delegates, newly employed local staff, and visitors from abroad with up-to- date security briefing.
    • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with the staff of PNS’s, the ICRC, the NRCS, UN,
    • INGO’s, and with government authorities (military, police, civil and the government intelligence agencies), Liaise and coordinate with Private Security Provider in Nigeria.
    • Supervise and ensure that security guards deployed undertake their duties on a 24/7 basis in Nigeria.
    • Train security guards in relation to post orders, incl. access control, alarm response, fire etinguishers, and other standard safety equipment.
    • Undertake other tasks assigned by HoC.
    • Duties applicable to all staff
    • Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals
    • Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles
    • Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

    Position Requirements

    Education 

    Preferred

    • Successfully completed the Stay Safe e-learning courses (basic and managers)

    Required

    • UNDSS security certification programme (SCP) trained and qualified
    • A relevant education at undergraduate level, e.g. BA, BSc, LLB

    Experience

    Required

    • Minimum 5 years’ working eperience in a humanitarian organization (e.g. UN,INGO, Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement)
    • Minimum 3 year’s working eperience in an emergency response unit (UN,commercial security, police, or military)
    • Robust in-country contetual understanding and operational eperience

    Preferred

    • Minimum 3 year’s first-hand eperience with IFRC security management system

    Knowledge and Skills

    Required

    • Good communication skills
    • Very good analytical skills in political, socio-economic, and security areas
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
    • Good stress management skills
    • Self supporting in computers [Windows, Microsoft Office, database, e-mail (Outlook) etc.] and security technology (e.g. physical security measures, CCTV systems, HF & VHF radios, satellite communications)
    • Valid driving license (light vehicles)

    Languages 

    Required

    • Fluently spoken and written English

    Preferred

    • Knowledge of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic)

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    Senior Health Officer

     

    Job Purpose

    The scope of the Senior Health Officer position is to provide support to the five countries covered by the West Coast country support team; Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo. S/he shall be based in Abuja and as a secondary responsibility, be supporting the Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) in their day to day Health and care related activities. His/her primary responsibility will be to implement the Cluster Health strategy.

    The primary duties of the Focal point for Health and Care are to:

    • Support capacity building of the NS Health and Care departments at Headquarters and branch levels.
    • Work closely with the NS Counterparts to contribute towards integrated disaster preparedness, Risk
    • Reduction, operation response, Resilience building and recovery.
    • Liaise with and encourage NS to engage effectively with other key health sector players at national level,
    • Monitor the National and Regional spread and severity of current epidemic diseases and proactively communicate emerging health related issues to focal points of contact as appropriate, in collaboration with relevant agencies.
    • Represent IFRC in relevant health sector forums and networks and share among these sectors and forums, information about RC/RC technical knowhow developed and lessons learned.
    • Have the responsibility to support the NSs in proposal development for funding with an aim towards epanding the current health portfolio
    • Liaise with partners to identify opportunities for engagement, to work with the NS to enhance its visibility vis-àvis the Ministries of Health and relevant departments in the five countries;
    • Support regular monitoring and evaluation of country level community based health programmes.
    • Support development of a training curriculum/strategy for the NS Health Staff at Headquarter and
    • Branch levels covering areas such as: community based health and nutrition approaches and topics as well as in project planning, budgeting, reporting and proposal writing.
    • Document best practices and lessons learnt in community based health programme implementation

    Job description

    • Build and maintain a knowledge database and disseminate technical information, updates and innovation in the health sector to PNS and Cluster.
    • Participate in health trainings, meetings and forums when applicable.
    • Produce regular quality technical reports to the Cluster and in collaboration with the PMER Delegate

    The secondary duties of the Focal point for Health and Care are to

    • Support any projects that are currently being implemented by the Nigeria RC to ensure quality of activities and timely and accurate reporting.
    • Monitor the National spread and severity of current epidemic diseases
    • Represent IFRC in relevant health sector forums and networks in Nigeria
    • Liaise with partners to identify opportunities for engagement, to work with the NS to enhance its visibility vis-àvis the Ministries of Health and relevant departments in Nigeria;
    • Support regular monitoring and evaluation of country level community based health programmes.
    • Participate in health trainings, meetings and forums when applicable.
    • Ensure effective working relationships with NS technical counterparts and leadership.
    • Duties applicable to all staff
    • Actively work towards the achievement of the Federation Secretariat’s goals
    • Abide by and work in accordance with the Red Cross and Red Crescent principles
    • Perform any other work related duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the line manager

    Position Requirements

    Education

    Required
     

    • Relevant university degree (such as Management, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Sciences, etc.)
    • Master’s Degree in Public Health or related Discipline

    Experience

    Required

    • A Minimum of 2 years’ eperience in leading and managing public health programs in a humanitarian organization in developing countries.
    • Good understanding of the humanitarian environment, strong analytical skills and capacity to translate analysis into strategy and planning.
    • A very good track record of networking, influencing and negotiating and building relationships effectively.
    • Experience in proposal development, report writing, and developing budgets.
    • Experience of field based implementation.
    • Experience of financial management to ensure compliance.

    Knowledge and Skills

    Required

    • Self-supporting in computers
    • Coordination and partner relationship building
    • Demonstrated technical epertise in strategic management, project planning and budgeting, resource management, implementation ability as well as programme monitoring and evaluationSkills in training and developing National Society capacity
    • Skills in training and developing staff capacity
    • Excellent skills in networking with other agencies and organisations
    • Valid international driving licence (manual gears)

    Languages

    Required

    • Fluent in written and spoken English.

    Competencies

    • Professionalism
    • National society relations
    • Managerial effectiveness
    • Teamwork and Team building
    • Judgement-Decisionmaking
    • Managing performance
    • Strategic orientation
    • Communication
    • Innovation
    • Integrity
    • Diversity

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send Cvs by clicking the apply now button or send hard copy sealed and delivered at:

    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,
    Plot 589 T.O.S. Benson Crescent,
    Off Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Way,
    Utako District, Abuja - Nigeria.

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