International Committee of the Red Cross
Health Field Officer
International Committee of the Red Cross
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Posted date 27th June, 2024 Last date to apply 10th July, 2024
Country Pakistan Locations Peshawar
Category Community & Social Services
Salary Base salary range; PKR 154,000- PKR 212,000
Type Full Time Position 1
Experience 3 years
Status Closed

Purpose

Health Field Officer contributes to implementing, running, and monitoring the health program(s) in cooperation with the health team, according to the objectives set out in the delegation's annual planning (Planning for Results) for a specific geographic area or field of activities.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Implements health programs (primary health care, first aid & and prehospital emergency care, and hospital care) within his/her geographic area or field of responsibility/ expertise.
  • Ensures proper supply of health programs in his/her geographic area of responsibility and stock management according to health and logistic procedures in place.
  • Assists in designing operational strategies and planning the health program(s) at local/facility and national levels.
  • Conducts assessments and regular field visits (when relevant) to monitor activities and provide on-the-job technical support.          
  • Maintains an overview of health issues in his/her geographic area of responsibility and contributes to responding to health emergencies.
  • Ensures proper management of information collected and appropriate/ relevant reporting on activities and health events.                                                                                                
  • Helps organizing meetings; advises staff members on various matters in her/his area of responsibility such as culture, politics, economy, security, etc
  • Ensures proper follow-up and clearance of program-related expenses in collaboration with administration and finance department according to procedures in place.
  • Liaises and builds networks with local stakeholders to facilitate communication and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more efficient implementation of health programs.
  • Identifies training needs and organizes training sessions for supported facilities staff when relevant.

* This Job description may have not captured all the tasks and responsibilities an individual has to perform. Detailed JD shall be provided at the conclusion of the recruitment process.

Main Requirements: 

  • University degree in Medicine (MBBS) Or Nursing (BSN) Or Public Health / Health Project Management or Allied Health qualification with Project Management qualification and / or experience. 
  • Experience in emergency department management, operations would be highly regarded.
  • Minimum of three, (03) years of relevant professional experience, some experience within the Humanitarian sector /INGOs would be advantageous.
  • Good Knowledge of geographic area (KPK and newly merged Districts) is desirable.
  • Excellent analytics and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in computer skills (e.g., MS Office, Outlook, and excel well regarded).
  • Strong fluency in English and Urdu is required, and knowledge of a local language i.e., Pashtu desirable.
  • Ability to analyze and understand health indicators, analyzing health statistics.
  • Good knowledge of local health authorities and groups of interest for the ICRC.
  • Basic understanding of Red Cross movement which includes ICRC.

*The position may require travel within KPK and merged districts. By applying, you confirm no issue with the travel.

 Your application should include:

  • A cover/motivation letter in English setting out your motivation and suitability for the position.
  • Complete and up-to-date CV.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. For this position, qualified females and candidates with disabilities, minorities or different backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply.

 

If your profile matches the requirement and you are interested in the position, then your application should be submitted by 10 July 2024.

 Application submitted after the closing date shall not be entertained.

Requirements


  1. Requires you to add cover letter.
  2. Resume attachment is required.
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