International Rescue Committee Team Leader - Health Resilience of North East Nigeria Jobs

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster.


At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

International Rescue Committee Team Leader - Health Resilience of North East Nigeria Jobs

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall technical leadership, financial and operational management of the programme
  • Serve as the consottium’s representative to the donor, State Ministry of Health (SMoH) and other technical agencies and organizations
  • Provide high quality leadership and strategic vision to the consortium, with hands on management ensuring programme activities achieve the greatest coverage and impact possible, coordinated inputs and technical/managerial quality and programming that is data driven and adapts and changes with the context
  • Supervise the Senior Programme Management Team, likely to include the Deputy Team Leader, the Finance Lead, the Operations Lead, and Technical Advisors
  • Overall management of a team of diverse staff, cultivating and maintaining a work environment that promotes collaboration, trust, mutual respect, and empowers staff to take responsibility
  • Ensure a culture of Client Responsivenss though policies that facilitate client responsiveness through resource allocation, advocacy, and project design and by requesting and using client feedback data to make decisions
  • Regular coordination with the supplier implementing the DFID contract aspects of their Health Business Case
  • Representation to donor and partners including government officials, CSOs, INGOs and development partners
  • Engagement and coordination with humanitarian and development coordination mechanisms, ensuring regular programme updates to partners and stakeholders and promotion of joint planning and implementation
  • Programme implementation in compliance with DFID regulations, agreements signed with partners and IRC internal policies and procedures.

    Requirements

  • Demonstrated expertise in health and nutrition service delivery in insecure environments and areas affected by crisis
  • Minimum of 10 years of
    increasingly responsible experience in humanitarian and development program management
  • Master’s degree in relevant health related subject, post-graduate medical degree (MPH, MD, RN, PA, or midwife), or other relevant degree
    Validated leadership and strategic planning capabilities
  • Experience running large, geographically dispersed teams and working in tandem with local and international partners
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing inter-institutional coordinating functions within a multi-cultural operating environment
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (government, private sector, NGOs, research institutions)
  • Demonstrated good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
    Excellent IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to handle a large and dynamic workload, work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Previous work experience in Africa, field experience in Nigeria is preferred
  • Strong internal and external communications skills, experience with advocacy an advantage
    Nigeria nationals or long-term residents are particularly encouraged to apply

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 5th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Team Leader - Health Resilience of North East Nigeria Jobs

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