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Graduate Public Health Officer At International Medical Corps (IMC)

Date Posted: 21/Aug/2014
Deadline: 04/Sep/2014

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


Public Health Officer

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

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


Email: [email protected]
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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