International Rescue Committee (IRC) Job Recruitment (5 Positions)


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Human Resource Manager (People & Culture)

Location: Katsina
Job Overview / Summary

  • Reporting to the Senior HR Coordinator, the HR Manager (P&C) will manage an HR team in the Northwest offices that provides an efficient HR administration handling service.  
  • The HR Manager will coordinate the teams’ daily work tasks, improve processes, and develop the team. Working closely with other areas of the People Centre and Employee Relations, the Manager will answer queries and raise any potential issues, ensure the organization’s people and culture initiatives are engaging, collaborative in design, and of a high standard to attract, retain and build the capabilities of staff members.
  • Team management is key to this role; you will be involved in carrying out individual meetings, development reviews, recruitment, and training.
  • You will also look for ways to motivate and develop high engagement across the team. The team handles a large volume of work daily and this role requires someone who can multitask and prioritize.
  • In return, you will benefit from working with an excellent group of people within a global business, renowned for the services they provide.
  • The HR Manager will support the HR lead to adapt and implement Global HR initiatives and practices and serve as an advisor to maximize staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk, and ensure the economy and efficiency of work processes. 
  • The HR Manager, People & Culture  role is primarily responsible for partnering with the business needs of the organization  to design, develop and implement strategies that will attract, engage, and develop employees and build upon a high-performance culture.


  • Bachelor’s required. Master’s University Degree is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years, preferably 6 years as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years staff management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • At least 4 year of experience with an international organization or international experience.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and vision
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits administration, compensation benchmarking and utilizing HR metrics to inform decision-making.
  • Strong training and development skills; experience conducting Training of the Trainer
  • Experience and knowledge of recruitment process and practice, including marketing and branding
  • Proven ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional grace.
  • Proven sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Top-tier written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross-cultural context.
  • Ability to demonstrate a supportive and consultative approach with direct reports and staff at senior and junior levels
  • Very strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint is required.
  • Working knowledge of Nigeria labor law.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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Location: Monguno, Borno

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Storekeeper is responsible for the efficient and effective management of the IRC’s fleet, warehouse, and assets in the Monguno base office.

Major Responsibilities

  • Advise supervisor of potential inventory shortage.
  • Manage casual laborers in the warehouse.
  • Ensure the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.
  • Understand, implement, and/or maintain standard IRC inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Document the receipt, handling, storage, and release of goods through the IRC warehouse(s).
  • Implement and ensure clear safety procedures within and around the Warehouse Premises.
  • Implement and ensure clear loading / offloading procedures and correct stacking and turnover (FIFO) procedures.
  • Advise the Logistics Officer of warehouse-specific issues or improvements.
  • Maintain the Warehouse activity book or Register recording all outgoing and incoming receipts and activities.
  • Any Other duties as delegated by the Logistics Officer

Warehousing and Inventory:

  • Monitor the security of IRC’s storage and supplies.
  • Receive completed store request/ release forms and prepare the goods for issuance.
  • On a monthly basis, work with the Supply Chain Coordinator to reconcile the Warehouse register in the Asset tracking sheet and equipment issuance forms.
  • Update the stock record cards and Bin Cards regularly.
  • Responsible for maintaining the warehouse location mapping.
  • Ensure that regular warehouse rearrangement is done for ease of warehouse operations such as FIFO, FEFO, good stacking, and shelve management.
  • Coordinating and managing items in the MSU Monguno Common Storage.
  • Responsible for managing program requests through SRFs, ROFs, and CRMs for program implementation.
  • Ensuring the use of MS Dynamics 365 (ERP software called Integra) to perform warehouse functions.
  • Provide support to the logistics officer training and supporting the program staff on the use of the Integra System

  Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to Logistics Officer/Equivalent – Monguno


  • Certificate / TVET, Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or any related field of study.
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience for high school graduate and certificate/TVET
  • Two years of related work experience for diploma/TVET
  • Knowledge of generic procurement procedures and practices (IRC or NGO experience advantageous).
  • Familiarity with major donors and local regulations/laws is advantageous.
  • One year of work experience as a storekeeper
  • Competent in spoken and written English – Good mathematical skills.
  • Competent use of PC especially spreadsheets.
  • Maintain complete and accurate stock card and bin card records.
  • Partake (documented) in monthly and ad-hoc physical inventory checks.
  • Ensure the Warehouse is properly arranged according to accepted standards (stacking and spacing).

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong sense of personal integrity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Team spirit and problem-solving abilities.

Application Closing Date
Not specified

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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LWR, Nigeria Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

Health Admin Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Sector: Health
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
Work Arrangement: Open to Remote

Job Overview / Summary

  • The Health Admin Officer will work closely with the health team and operational departments across intervention locations.  
  • S/he will support the health sector’s daily office procedures and ensure administrative activities run smoothly on a daily and long-term basis including office stock management٫ processing requests for training/workshop٫ organizing the sector’s records and providing administrative support to team members.

Major Responsibilities

  • Establish an office data management tool capturing the administrative tasks for monitoring of expenditures, procurements as well as recruitments.
  • Prepare procurement, spending plans and item forecast together with the health managers including items submission on INTEGRA and NON-PO generation.
  • Raise purchase requests, payment requests, and recruitment requests as directed by the health managers and coordinator.
  • Follow up on PRSs raised with the Supply Chain department throughout the procurement process and tracking of distribution activities within the sector including health sector supplies tracking.  
  • Follow up on recruitment requests raised with the Human Resources department throughout the recruitment process.
  • Assist in the preparation of training/workshops as directed by the health managers.
  • Provide weekly tracking reports on all administrative tasks performed to the health coordinator and health managers.
  • Manage correspondence (including letters٫ emails and packages)٫ arrange travel and accommodations
  • Assist in any other task as requested by the line manager, which remains within the Office admin officer’s capacity.

Grants Management:

  • Ensure procurement and spending plans are adhered to and updated as needed.
  • Prepare weekly tracking reports in procurement and recruitment processes.
  • Provide recommendations and interventions to correct any identified deviations that impact budget adherence.
  • Prepare inputs for and participates in the monthly Budget versus Actuals meetings.

Key Working Relationships

  • Position Reports to:  Health Coordinator
  • Indirect/Technical Reporting:  Senior Health Managers and Health/RH Managers
  • Position directly Supervises none.

Key Internal Contacts:

  • Country Program: Health program assistant, Nurses/midwives, health officers, Senior health promotion officer, senior capacity building officers, health/RH managers, M&E officer, HR team, supply chain and finance team.

Key External Contacts: 

  • MOH, and other INGOs (e.g., possible collaborative partners), Community leaders and health facility management team.


  • Degree in Business Administration or related Business Management Degree.
  • Additional qualifications in Office Administration are a plus

 Work Experience:

  • Three years experience of working as an Administrative Officer٫ Administrator or other similar position
  • Significant experience of organizing office procedures.
  • Experience with office management software like MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word, specifically)
  • Strong organization skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Very good in time management and ability to work under pressure with high level of flexibility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with close attention to detail.


  • Fluent in written/spoken English and Hausa.

Application Closing Date
Not specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Senior Technical Specialist HSS

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Overview / Summary

  • The Senior Technical Specialist (HSS) is a senior position within the Health and Governance Technical Units (H/G TUs).
  • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring strategic leadership for the HSS workstream to set the foundations to put forward Systems Strengthening as one of IRC’s Strategy 100 Phase 2 ambitions starting in FY2025.
  • He/She will contribute to building HSS capacity within TUs and where required support IRC’s country programs on business development, while promoting a continuous learning and communication culture across the organization.
  • This position will work in close collaboration with the Health and Governance Unit Senior Management teams, Senior Technical Advisors and other technical staff working in different HTU sectors.
  • This position will also play an important role in partners and donor engagement, advocacy, and IRC representation related to the delivery of HSS programming.

Major Responsibilities
Technical Influence:

  • Build on the existing resources and governance structures (HSS steering committee, HSS working group) established by H/G TUs to update and develop HSS-related strategic guidance documents and tools that will ultimately feed into the development of IRC’s Systems Strengthening ambition.
  • Lead the internal dissemination process and ownership building of the above-mentioned key resources among TU and CP staff through seamless coordination and communication
  • Develop a capacity-building plan for TU staff and support capacity building/recruitment of systems-strengthening country program staff as needed.
  • Contribute to global workstreams on HSS such as the HSS in fragile settings WG, donor-led HSS workstreams, etc.
  • Ensure internal dissemination and use of donor and operational partner strategies on HSS

Partnership and Resource Mobilization:

  • Contribute to the design of HSS proposals and the HSS component/strategy of health proposals.
  • Support country facing TAs in identifying and building strategic partnerships that will improve health outcomes at the national and sub-national levels, in a close working relationship with the HU Director for Partnerships and Program Development, AMU, Grants, Operations & Analytics Team (GOAT).

Technical Assistance to country programs:

  • Support health and governance TAs to provide result-oriented technical assistance to existing strategic health projects. This may include engagement with local and national health authorities to facilitate discussions on innovative approaches or reforms.
  • Guide and coordinate evidence generation around HSS, documentation of best practices and lessons learned including on models of service delivery, human resources, medications and technologies, health information systems, financing, and governance and leadership.
  • Contribute to quality assessment of HSS projects.
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of Collaborating, Learning and Adapting processes that involve key partners.

Key Working Relationships: 

  • Position Reports to:  STA – SS, Governance Unit and STA Country Support, Health Unit (Management in Partnership)  
  • Directly supervises: May temporarily supervise interns or consultants
  • Other Internal contacts: This position requires a collaborative working relationship with health and governance unit teams, other technical units, Awards Management Unit, Grants, Operations & Analytics Team, Private Fundraising, country programs and regional offices and departments – particularly with other STAs in the health unit and other technical units. 

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Job Requirements

  • Public Administration and Management in the Health sector, or other related experience plus a Degree in MPH or equivalent
  • Experience in designing and supporting the implementation of the WHO HSS six core components or “building blocks”: (i) service delivery, (ii) health workforce, (iii) health information systems, (iv) access to essential medicines, (v) financing, and (vi) leadership/governance
  • 6-8 years of public health experience in senior technical and management positions, designing, implementing, managing and evaluating HSS programs and activities for developing countries including provision of remote technical support.
  • Demonstrated expertise in primary health care service delivery in humanitarian and development settings and strategic areas (e.g., governance, health systems strengthening and research), and program management and fund-raising (e.g., program development, proposal writing, monitoring & evaluation, and management of donor relations).
  • Excellent team player – the ability to work with a multidisciplinary team, motivate staff and promote productivity, resolve conflict, and contributes to a pleasant work environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – the ability to write professional documents, and create and deliver presentations to different audiences: project/program staff, management staff, mature professionals, policymakers, donors etc.
  • Solid organizational skills – the ability to be flexible and work well under pressure, dealing with competing priorities, in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Professional-level fluency in English; French proficiency would be a strong advantage. Proficiency in Arabic and Spanish would be a plus
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% of the time.

Application Closing Date
Not specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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 Nutrition Capacity Building Officer

Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Overview / Summary

  • Under the supervision of Nutrition Capacity building Manager, the Nutrition Capacity Building Officer will be responsible for all UKAID project in his/her Local Government Area and is expected to ensure integrity, high level transparency and commitment in the implementation of the project.
  • He or she is responsible for overseeing all nutrition activities for IRC supported OTPs in assigned LGA in Borno state.
  • The Nutrition Capacity Building Officer will oversee and supervise supported SMOH OTPs staff/CHVs and reports to the Nutrition Manager.

Major Responsibilities
Program Management, Technical Quality, and Strategy:

Nutrition program management:

  • Support planning and implementing of the project activities and outputs at the field level to ensure the project achieves its objective of improving access to quality Nutrition services
  • The Nutrition Capacity Building Officer will take lead in coordinating with LGA authorities reviewing all the technical reports from the Implementing Partners which authorities assigned to them.
  • Track the performance of the project activities and targets against the expected results and advise on implementation process to ensure the project is progressing towards attaining its targets in each LGA.
  • Conduct periodic analysis of progress of the project at the LGA  level and promote learning and sharing of best practices and lessons learnt through documentation
  • Identifying program gaps in the supported OTP services with immediate solution for further necessary steps to address those gap.
  • Provide capacity building and on-job coaching to Facility staff in CMAM services including IYCF best practices in supported facilities.
  • Oversee the implementation of quality Nutrition program activities at all IRC supported health facilities in the targeted areas
  • Design and lead assessments to ensure the voices of women and girls inform Nutrition program design
  • Support proper Nutrition data collection and recording in the IRC supported OTP units and support the compilation of data and generation of quality Nutrition reports on a regular and timely manner;
  • Support health facility-level reporting to SMOHs through LGA health authorities especially the HMIS.
  • In line with the communication strategies of the consortium, ensure visibility of the project and project strategies at field level
  • Support collection of stories and photographs that demonstrate the positive impact of the project.
  • Monitor the performance of each supported OTP facilities with regular visits to the LGA health office, health facilities and communities
  • Track work plan progress and participate in the review meetings with LGAs and Implementing Partners in the assigned LGAs.
  • Coordinate assigned LGA needs assessments and capacity building plans leading to potential support in future in identified gaps.
  • Act as liaison between the IRC, LGA and other implementing partners in the assigned LGA.
  • Create an enabling environment to promote information sharing, partnerships and cordial relationship between community, government structures and target communities where the project works
  • Foster inter program linkages, exchange information and experiences and contribute actively to protection and disaster risk reduction mainstreaming in the Nutrition program.
  • Collaborate with other relevant sectors especially Environmental Health, as well as Health, Women Protection & Empowerment, and Child Protection to ensure holistic service package is available in response to the needs
  • Participate in the development of nutrition sector proposals, including budgets and following up on their effective implementation.
  • Develop nutrition sector work plans for all the IRC nutrition grants assigned to him/her by the nutrition coordinator. Supervise and coordinate the implementation and monitoring of nutrition project activities in line with proposal targets and work plan timelines.
  • Coordinate routine project reporting, including mid-term and end of grant reports to the donor.
  • Conduct nutritional surveillance in the program sites, including host community and internally displaced persons (IDPs)based on agreed methodologies including surveys, process monitoring, SMART, LQAS, SQUEAC and other rapid methods.
  • Work with the field-based nutrition staff and community health Volunteers to establish, implement and monitor community based management of acute malnutrition activities, coupled with patient follow up, referrals and education for their better management at community level.
  • Coordinate with other IRC departments and implementing partners to develop training curricula and implementation plans for community Health Volunteers (CHV’s).
  • Assist in response and management of any nutrition emergencies e.g., acute food shortages and participate in the development of disaster preparedness systems.
  • Promote mother infant and young child feeding best practices in various health facilities.
  • Oversee implementation and integration of comprehensive growth monitoring program/Mass MUAC screenings at community level and report accordingly.
  • Participate actively in execution of operational research and Documentation of Best Nutrition practices in various health facilities/Outreach sites if need be.
  • Participate actively in planned program Rapid Nutrition assessment, nutrition surveys and KAP Assessments.
  • Monitoring and supervising both IRC and MOH staff seconded to IRC to ensure work is performed efficiently.
  • Routinely monitor staff performance according to their job description and provide written feedback in a timely manner.
  • Oversee continuous training programs for the nutrition staff as well as organizing trainings with consultants as per the annual work-plan & budget.
  • Review personnel issues and concerns of nutrition staff and assist with determining and implementing solutions.
  • Participate in recruitment of nutrition staff as appropriate.
  • Participate in the development of proposals, budgets and concept notes in coordination with the Nutrition Coordinator, DDP, Grants team, and HQ Technical Unit
  • Monitor the purchase and use of materials, equipment and supplies
  • Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of  projects against program objectives and IRC’s Program Framework.
  • Identify opportunities for program development.
  • Directly supervise other Nutrition staff,
  • Any other activity assigned by the coordinator.

Key Deliverables

  • Regular communication to provide updates on projects using various forms of communication relevant for the message and audience; these include the security situation, monthly field visit reports and reports on workshops/trainings conducted.
  • Updates on outcomes of reviews needs assessments and capacity building plans.
  • Draft success stories on key project impacts in the assigned LGAs.
  • Notify the Nutrition Managers on changes in security context in the assigned LGA as and when they occur to inform implementation, security and safety of staff and other related partners
  • Support the implementation of an appropriate visibility strategy
  • Report challenges and/or solutions and gaps if any
  • Facilitate the data flow of all reporting.

Program Development / Grant Management:

  • Contribute to design, planning, and drafting new proposals.
  • Contribute to donors’ reporting whenever necessary.
  • In collaboration with Nutrition Managers, develop an expenditure plan, review budget vs. actual expenditure for Nutrition grants on a monthly basis and take necessary actions;
  • Ensuring budgets are used appropriately and efficiently and spending is in line with the IRC financial procedures and donor requirements;
  • Ensure data collection, data compilation, timely preparation and submission of all internal reports including weekly and other associated monthly, quarterly, donor and special reports;

Staff Performance Management, Learning & Development:
Required for all positions with supervisory responsibility, if special considerations are needed (e.g. remote management), make this additive to the base language here.

  • Hire, supervise, and build the capacity of team members in relevant technical and management competencies.
  • Develop and implement remote management capacity building approaches to build the strengths of the team in Nigeria.
  • Coach, train, supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting annual performance objectives, providing regular and timely positive and constructive performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Approve and manage all time, attendance and leave requests to ensure adequate departmental coverage; ensure monthly, accurate timesheet submission and carry out probationary reviews.
  • Hold high-quality meetings with each direct report on a regular and predictable basis, at least monthly.
  • Provide a measurable development plan including on-the-job learning with the aim of strengthening technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing guidance on career paths.
  • As required identify staff performance issues and work with Human Resources to document and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies.
  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being. Model healthy work-life balance practices. Support appropriate interventions in response to identified staff care needs of both national and international staff.
  • Look for opportunities to support staff in their career growth, where appropriate. As part of succession plan and nationalization goals, identify, train and develop capability and capacity of national staff to successfully transition role and responsibilities, by the end of assignment.
  • Adhere to and act in accordance with the IRC Global HR Policies and Procedures, and communicates through word and example a high standard of compliance with all applicable policies and regulations.

Research, Learning and Analysis

  • Monitoring Nutrition program implementation:
  • Monitor project implementation and provide on spot support to field teams and propose modifications as necessary;
  • Ensure regular health program data analysis and review, take follow up action on project implementation and prepare relevant action reports;
  •  Supervise and provide technical oversight in the interpretation of data for improved programming and implementation;
  • Monitor and promote integrated programming in a way that increases overall impact of Nutrition program at the community level.

Coordination & Representation

  • Represent the program to Local government representatives, , partner agencies, etc. as required;
  • In coordination with the Nutrition Manager actively develop and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders with government actors, international and local NGOs, and other relevant actors;
  • Attend all relevant meetings in relation to the Nutrition program as may be required and feed in the IRC priorities during meetings;
  • Facilitate field visits for internal and external stakeholders, when required.


  • Health professional (Nutrition and Dietetics, MD or RN with a MPH is preferred) with strong Nutrition background.
  • A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity, able to work independently and under stress as the situation may dictate.

Work Experience:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in managing and implementing Nutrition programs.
  • Able to lead a team and experience in staff management.
  • Experience in outbreak response interventions
  • Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience in donor report writing and proposal development
  • Have experience in general management including financial and budget management, HR and logistics management
  • MUST be an indigene of Monguno (Non-relocatable.).

Demonstrated Technical Skills:

  • Background in situation analysis, health assessments M&E and program implementation.

Demonstrated Managerial / Leadership Competencies:

  • Skills and experience of remote management
  • Flexible, diplomatic and have ability and willingness live and work under pressure of workloads.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

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