Livestock Assistant at International Medical Corps (IMC) – 2 Openings

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International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Livestock Assistant

Location: Shani, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Slots: 2 Openings

Job Summary

  • The Livestock Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day implementation and monitoring of Livestock asset creation activities in the Nutrition, Livelihoods and Resilience project in Shani LGA. The Livestock assistant will technically be supervised and supported by the Livestock Officer.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure livestock and aquaculture activities are implemented based on directions provided by the Livestock Officer. The Livestock Assistant provides key linkage between beneficiaries and IMC field office in Shani.
  • Liaise with and/or make follow up with the community project management committees on project implementation based on agreed deliverables from community action plans, beneficiary registration, facilitation of pre-distribution training
  • Organize poultry, small ruminant, feeds distributions and field data collection at baseline, post distribution monitoring and end line.
  • Conduct beneficiary sensitization for livestock asset creation at the village level and training in animal husbandry and disease control
  • Take lead in poultry, small ruminant and feeds distribution process which includes beneficiary verification and post distribution monitoring.
  • Write weekly updates to update of implementation at district level.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

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.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree or Diploma in Livestock production, Animal Science or Animal Health.
  • At least 1 year experience implementing Livestock production, development or restocking programs with an International Organization.
  • Good understanding of local livestock disease challenges in the target location
  • Good organizational capacity – including documentation of beneficiary lists, baseline, and post distribution monitoring database
  • Good community mobilization skills
  • Good report writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to speak and write in English will be an added advantage
  • Accountability is required to develop and achieve activities

Key Competencies:

  • Strong communication skills: oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Should be a team player and culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, email and utilization of the internet
  • Strong leadership, team building, conflict resolution and ability to deliver IMC’s strategic objectives.
  • Extremely flexible, and have the ability to cope with stressful situations

Equal Opportunities:

  • International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

Application Closing Date
24th May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in a single Microsoft Word Document to “the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • Due to the urgent need of the positionapplications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with thisrecruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the reporting email address provided at the end of this document. International Medical Corps’ Reporting email address: www.InternationalMedicalCorps.ethicspoint.com
  • Please do not submit your CV or application to the reporting email address, it will not be considered for review.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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