International Committee of the Red Cross Vacancy 2022


Jobs in Nigeria at the International Committee of the Red Cross. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Staff Health Field Officer I

Job Code: ABJ202200313
Location: Yola, Adamawa

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Prevention, Clinical Care and Emergencies:

  • Makes a context- specific health risks assessment.
  • Carries out context-specific health briefing for all new ICRC staff and debriefing for departing staff.
  • Identifies vaccination centers and ensure that vaccinations of ICRC staff are complete as determined in the staff health policy and depending on the local available vaccines.
  • Counsels for medical screening at recruitment and for specific professional categories and the yearly medical Green Light for mobile staff.
  • Assesses referral facilities for ICRC staff and supervises the medical kits (first aid, field trip, etc.)
  • Manages the PEP and post-rape kits (procurement, placement in main sites, use, correct disposal, reports use).
  • Implements and manages the HIV/AIDS WWP, as and when needed.
  • Facilitate First-aid trainings for staff on regular basis in collaboration with National Society
  • Participate in integrating the Medical Contingency Plan in the contingency plan of the sub delegation.

Case Management, Medical Evacuation, and repatriation, 24/7 Medical Hotline:

  • Keeps strict medical confidentiality: all individual health information of ICRC staff is strictly confidential. Upon agreement of the concerned person, it may be shared among medical staff bound by the same medical confidentiality.
  • Applies standard ICRC guidelines as established by RH_COE_SAN in case of medical evacuation, illness and accident, accidental exposure, and rape.
  • Liaises with the WEC delegates regarding staff health concerns.

Stress Management, Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Ensures support in the implementation of the institutional stress policy.
  • Monitor’s client satisfaction and implement relevant improvements.

Medical Insurance and Information:

  • Administrative accounting tasks related to staff health/insurance are performed confidential
  • Creates confidential database/patient file in the sub delegation.

Education and Experience Required

  • MBBS, with minimum of 3 years of clinical experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in mental health, stress management is an asset.
  • Experience in medical evacuation and transportation is an asset.
  • Knowledge of tropical health and public health systems.
  • Proficiency with MS-Office and internet tools.

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Good rigor, Management, method, and analytical skills
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of her/his time, as per needs (domestic as well as international)
  • Keeps strict medical confidentiality
  • Respect of medical professional regulations.

Application Closing Date
26th August, 2022 at 4:30PM.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to: clearly indicating “ABJ202200313 Staff Health Field Officer I YOL” as the subject of their application.


  • Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated.
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
    • Qualification(s)
    • Current location
    • Languages you speak
    • Years of relevant experience
  • Late application will not be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc. (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.


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