First Aid Field Officer in Abuja, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates the implementation of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Benue, Nasarawa and Niger states in line with the developed frame including financial and security stipulations.
  • Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground.
  • Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care
  • Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available
  • Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge in First Aid or a degree in health field
  • 3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity
  • Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders.
  • Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills
  • Ability to travel in all parts of the country
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedures.
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