International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at the highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Job Position: FSL Officer
Job Location: Monguno, Borno
- The selected candidate will work as part of the core team implementing general food distribution, nutrition for pregnant and nursing mothers and complimentary livelihood.
- This will include activities during the General Food Distribution in-kind and cash-based transfers to IDPs and host communities and any other livelihood activities implemented within the program areas in Monguno LGA. The FSL Officer will be technically supervised and supported by the FSL Manager.
Implementation of Programs Activities:
- Work with SCOPE team to conduct beneficiary registration and update the register with new arrivals and exits regularly.
- Conduct beneficiary sensitization on- food rations, cash entitlement, distribution days, distribution points, beneficiary rights, etc.
- Maintain open line of communication with the beneficiaries to obtain feedback and complaints and pass them on to the CFM team or appropriate authority.
- Identify and prioritize vulnerable people on distribution days with support from the protection team and Project Management Committee (PMC) members.
- Disseminate findings from Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) conducted to the beneficiaries.
- Coordinate the food committee and SEMA/NEMA officials in the implementation of program activities and engage them in meetings to discuss program related issues.
- Work with the security manager to ensure effective crowd control and safety of beneficiaries and staff at the distribution and redemption points.
- Work with FSL Manager to organize vehicles and materials required for food and cash distributions and any other program materials needed.
- Send timely reports to the supervisor about food received, suspected or confirm
- Supervise and coordinate FSL Assistants, shop monitors and other team members to ensure effective CBT implementation during E-Voucher redemptions.
- Ensure cases that have been referred by the CFM, protection officers or other actors that need food or cash assistance are addressed accordingly.
- Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by supervisors.
- Develop lines of communication and close collaboration with the other implementing stakeholders and contribute to a coordinated humanitarian response.
- Liaise with logistic and procurement to ensure implementation activities have the required resources in good time.
- Complete and keep records of the necessary reports.
- Attend external meetings in coordination with Program Manager.
- Coordinate field activities with other IMC teams.
- Attend internal and external FSL related meetings.
- Organize and prepare regular activities reports.
- Contribute in daily/ biweekly/monthly reports, donor reports and proposals.
- Support and coordinate with M&E Officers and for surveys, post-distribution other monitoring activities.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:
- Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Compliance & Ethics:
- Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Food Security or Agriculture, Social Science, Social Works related discipline and at least two years of professional experience in food and cash assistance interventions.
- Experience in northeast Nigeria is an added advantage
- Experience in community mobilization and sensitization
- Experience in food, cash and NFI distribution
- Good computer skills especially Word and Excel, access. Knowledge of other databases preferred.
- Good human relations and diplomacy.
- Possess a high analytical capacity.
- Demonstrate strategic thinking and analytical skills.
- Attention to detail and able to work with minimum supervision.
- Fluent in English, Hausa and Kanuri.
- Capacity to work under stressful situations.
- Strong organizational and time management skills and capacity to coordinate work across multiple departments.
- Experience living in remote or isolated work stations, or insecure locations.
2nd April, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should be sent and addressed to the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps via the email: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the email.