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    International Medical Corps (IMC) is recruiting to fill the position of:

    Care Group Promoter Supervisor


    Reporting to: Public Health Officer
    Location: Wawakko, Binji, Shagari and Kebbe LGA Sokoto State

    Job Summary:

    The Care Group Promoter Supervisor Lead program planning and provide strategic direction to CG Promoter Supervisor. Ensure internal and external reporting and documentation requirements are on-time and accurate, Assess staff capacities and coordinate initial or ongoing trainings based en need and program goals. Plays lead role in the orientation and training of new technical program staff, Models leadership to all staff and intentionally develops the leadership potential of the CG Promoters and Prepare a monthly report using the information provided by Care Group Promoters This is a an outreach position requiring traveling to community locations

    Specific Duties:

    •     Coordinates with project partners, project staff, the SMoH, LGA PHCDA and other stakeholders regarding upcoming activities and needs at the community and State/LGA levels.
    •     Collect CO Promoter reports on a monthly basis, review the reports and assure the information presented is reasonable and complete.
    •     Responsible to supervise each CO Promoter who reports to him or her in the field at least twice a month, conducting QIVC5 and completing all sections of the CO Promoter Supervision Checklist every quarter.
    •     Responsible to liaison with the appropriate people in a timely and professional manner to ensure the financial, logistical and procurement issues required to implement project activities.
    •     Other duties as assigned

    Supervisory responsibilities:

    • Care Group Promoters


    •     B.Sc /HND/Diploma in Clinical Nurse/ Psychology/ Education/ Sociology
    •     0-2 years’ work experience on Nutrition/Sociology/Psychology
    •     Preferably NGO experience
    •     Fluency in English and Hausa

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    Nutrition Officers


    Reporting to: Nutrition Coordinator
    Duty Station: Binji, Shagari and Kebbe LGA Sokoto State

    Job Summary
    To ensure that the CMAM program of Health Facilities is functioning properly, providing care of quality to all the beneficiaries, respecting protocols and principles of good caring practices

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    •     Work with health staff and LGA officials to ensure all aspects of the program are understood and agreed by LGA Nutrition Officers and appropriate referrals take place to and from Health facilities to Hospitals and the OTP/SC
    •     Working with the Community Volunteers, Care Group promoters ensure engagement of community leaders / their designates for the mobilization, screening and referral
    •     Working with the Care Group Promoters, ensure CMAM beneficiaries are referred to CG-IYCF services when required and understood by the, health facility staffs, including admission, discharge and transfer to and from the various components of the program
    •     Ensure comprehensive health checks and treatment according to the agreed protocols

    Background and Experience:

    •     Bachelor's degree in Public Health or Nutrition
    •     0-2 years’ work experience on Nutrition or Public Health Preferably NGO experience
    •     Experience of nutrition work (preferably CMAM) and implementation of feeding programs, including monitoring and evaluation
    •     Experience in conducting nutrition assessments and an understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems
    •     Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their careers
    •     Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
    •     Demonstrable ability at report writing
    •     Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment
    •     Ability and willingness to frequently travel and stay at the field
    •     Commitment to and understanding of International Medical Corps aims, values and principles
    •     Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages
    •     Computer literacy


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    Public Health Officers


    Reporting to: Nutrition Coordinator

    Job Summary
    Reporting to the Nutrition Coordinator, the Public Health Officer will provide leadership and management of all aspects of the hygiene promotion and sanitation component of IMC /WASH, IYCF and CMAM project/s at Wamakko, Binji, Shagari and Kebbe LGAs. He/ She will be responsible for the implementation hygiene promotion and sanitation component and ensuring program quality, completion of activities within allocated funding and project period, and identifying new needs for program expansion and improvement. The Public Health Officer will be spending full of his/her time in all four LGAs.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    •     Respect the dignity of the beneficiaries, careers and members of the community
    •     In coordination with LGAs WASH officers and CO Promoters as well as supervisors, undertake/take part in quantitative/qualitative assessments to identify key risky hygiene behaviors to work on and to capture key achievements with-in the framework of project/s.
    •     Work with Environmental Agents and target beneficiaries to identify volunteers/incentive workers for hygiene promotion/education,
    •     Train volunteers/incentive workers on basics of hygiene promotion/education, hygiene promotion/education methods/approaches, communication and facilitation skills,
    •     Assist CO Supervisors on preparation of detail implementation plan for hygiene promotion/education activities.
    •     Ensure implementation of hygiene promotion activities as per planned approaches/methods through use of EHA, and volunteers/incentive workers.
    •     Work with LGA WASH officer on development, testing, printing and positioning of culturally appropriate IEC material, and monitoring tools and ensure proper use of the same,
    •     Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports/updates,
    •     Ensure needs of most vulnerable are taken in to account at all stages of hygiene promotion intervention/a,
    •     Coordinate and integrate with other IPs in harmonizing hygiene promotion/education interventions,
    •     Document and share lessons learned and success stories in relation to hygiene to inform future programming
    •     Ensure proper implementation of hygiene and sanitation component of WASH projects with-in allocated budget and timeline meeting international standards;
    •     Ensure integration of Water, sanitation and hygiene promotion components of projects
    •     Undertake need assessments and contribute in the preparation of new proposals,
    •     Assist Nutrition Coordinator monitor and ensure spending against plan, and analyze monthly financial reports.

    Background and Experience:

    •     Bachelor's degree in Public Health. Environmental Health or any Other related field from recognized University with a minimum of three year relevant work experience on hygiene promotion with I/NGO
    •     Previous experience of implementing participatory hygiene promotion and sanitation methods (e.g. PHAST, CLTS/H,) and organizing campaigns on key hygiene themes;
    •     Previous experience of implementing institutional (schools & health facilities) hygiene promotions/educations;
    •     Ability to work in stressful conditions and with limited social services and insecure environments.
    •     Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and in a highly results oriented work culture
    •     Knowledge, skill and experience in participatory methods for promoting sustainability of WASH interventions
    •     NGO experience is plus.
    •     Commitment to and understanding of International Medical Corps aims, values and principles

    Skills and Abilities:

    •     Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
    •     Ability to work as part of a team as well as to work autonomously when required;
    •     Very good at computer- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail);
    •     Fluent spoken and written English
    •     Supervisory/basic managerial skills
    •     Technical and report writing skills

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    Summary of the position:
    The cashier will be based in Sokoto and will provide all necessary financial assistance to project as well as handle other office cash related duties. S/he will maintain Cash and Bank transaction journal, make cash disbursements and reconciliations, prepare cash projections and requests and will also be responsible for the custody of all the financial files related to the project.

    Description of the responsibilities/activities:
    To run and manage COSTPOINT accounting software, which includes but not limited to:

    •     To review the field accounting reports and record them in COSTPOINT, including monthly cash reconciliation for Sokoto site.
    •     Input into COSTPOINT and calculation of average exchange rates for all sites, for review by the Finance Officer.
    •     Reconciliation of various records, investigating unusual items and bringing these to the prompt attention of the Finance Officer. This includes reconciliation of field records and Abuja office records.
    •     Cash and bank management in consultation with the Finance Officer.
    •     To prepare and verify all payments and receipts including supporting documentation.
    •     To maintain and file bank and receipt documents.
    •     To maintain the float and advise supervisor as necessary.
    •     To prepare and send Daily Cash Reports to L.A. that includes both cash and bank balances.
    •     To maintain and monitor the national staff advances register.
    •     Carry out monthly Finance scanning,
    •     Assist with audits of various sites and functions as needed.

    This is to include field visits to various sites, and training of staff per audit schedule/plan.


    •     B.Sc/HND/OND/NCE in Accounting or related field.
    •     Demonstrate a capacity and willingness to learn and to further an Accounting career.
    •     Subscribe to a high moral code of ethic.
    •     Fluency in English and Hausa.
    •     Willingness to work in hardship area.
    •     Team Player and ability to work with people of multicultural and diverse interests

    Method of Application

    All interested applicants are invited to send their detailed CV with cover letter on or before September 4th, 2014 to;

    The Human Resources and Admin Officer,
    International Medical Corps,
    Plot 3 Tsafe Road off Sama Road Sokoto,
    Sokoto State



    Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. International Medical Corps is an equal opportunity employer; Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply.

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