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International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since 2013. International Medical Corps has received funding from the European Commission Humanitarian Office (ECHO) for a nutrition project in Sokoto State aiming at reducing the burden of malnutrition in children under five and pregnant and lactating women in Binji and Wamakko LGAs.
There is also an ECHO, OFDA and WFP funding in Borno for Emergency WASH, Food Security, Nutrition Health and Gender-Based Violence Interventions for Conflict-Affected populations in Maiduguri.
In Kano and Borno, the Core Group Polio Project (CGPP) is a multi-partner initiative that coordinates NGO activities to strengthen national and state immunization system to eradicate polio.
IMC is an implementing partner under CGPP polio eradication project in six LGAs through the local partner in Kano and eleven LGAs in Borno.
This project contributes to eradicating polio by increasing immunization rate and improving acute flaccid paralysis surveillance in the project population.
The project is supporting MOH and LGA efforts to strengthen immunization systems, building an effective partnership with the state officials as well as local partners.
The Emergency Program Coordinator oversees International Medical Corps' response in assigned Field Site (Borno office) and is responsible for timely program implementation and support.
The Emergency Program Coordinator provides supervision and leadership to both program and operational staff at the field site (in collaboration with Department Heads, Program Managers, budget holders and Program Director, ensuring adherence to agreed work plans and reporting schedules as well as full compliance to International Medical Corps’ policies in the areas of Finance, HR, Logistics and Information Management.
The Emergency Program Coordinator works in close coordination with Program, Finance, HR, and Logistics senior staff, as well as technical staff to ensure the operation of Borno site.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
Program Management and Development:
Human Resource Management:
Finance, Logistics and Information Management:
In close coordination with the Finance department, ensure proper financial, logistics and information management systems and control mechanisms are in place and adhered to in line with the International Medical Corps' global and in-country finance and logistics policies in Borno site (including Damboa and Dikwa suboffices).
Provide administrative supervision and leadership to the field site's finance and logistics personnel.
Review and ensure timely submission of finance and logistics reports from the field site as required.
Representation and Coordination:
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.
Communicates these values to staff and to partners and requires them to adhere to these values.