Apply: ICRC Health Field Officer

Health Field Officer

Deadline: 14 December, 2023

Location: Borno, Nigeria

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Health Field Officer.

ICRC works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and armed violence.


  • Develop a health response in line with the health strategy/ICRC mandate and in collaboration with the health delegate
  • Collaborate with the health delegate in the development of health strategy and a work plan to ensure appropriate planning, implementation, and monitoring for specific programmes by health field officers
  • Ensure a support role to the Ministry of Health at the state and LGA level
  • Represent the ICRC in relation to health activities with the health sector, communities, and the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)
  • Maintain an ongoing overview of health situation
  • Promote/strengthen community involvement and participation to facilitate health promotion
  • Support training and capacity building
  • Work closely with nutrition delegates, hospital staff and MoH nutrition teams
  • Provide clinical expertise to nutrition stabilisation centres in Mubi and Biu
  • Participate in a multidisciplinary approach to assessment, response, and support
  • Support the development of a basic emergency training programme in Adamawa State
  • Support emergency training/response in collaboration with NRCS and MoH
  • Contribute to institutional reporting including monitoring for results, ad-hoc reports, field trip reports, bi-weekly operational reports, minutes of meetings, CMAM/IYCF reports, project documents


  • Medical doctor or university degree in Nursing/Midwifery
  • Be registered with strong five years of experience in public health
  • Paediatric and nutritional clinical experience will be a plus
  • Fluency in written and oral English
  • Fluency in local languages including Hausa is an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to work within a team
  • Good negotiation and diplomatic skills
  • Computer literacy (Word and Excel)

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