Health Program Assistant (ALMANACH Program)

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is looking for a suitable candidate to fill this role



  • Implements an electronic version on tablet for the (IMCI) Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in several Ministry of Health clinics (ALMANACH PROJECT)
  • Trains and Supports the consulting staff (Doctors and Midwives) on weekly basis
  • Monitors the results based on the monitoring framework for the project
  • Meets WHO IMCI department at least twice per month to coordinate and update on progresses and challenges. Involves the WHO in charge if needed to solve issues in the field, in collaboration with MoH
  • Provides a written monthly update on project indicators to the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute consultants in collaboration with ICRC PHC Manager
  • Translates documents from English to National languages and vice versa as required
  • Acts as reference point during delegate's/supervisor's absences.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent in Health sector
  • 4 years work experience in a similar function
  • At least 2 years work experience in health project management
  • Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
  • Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and World Health Organization programs in Nigeria
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
  • Field oriented and good networking
  • Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
  • Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
  • Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstance
  • Willingness to go to the field i.e Abuja (20%) / Field (80%: Mubi / Yola)

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International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years