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INTERSOS Nigeria Job Vacancy Portal 2020 |

Filed in Job by on March 20, 2020


INTERSOS Nigeria Job Vacancy Portal 2020 |

INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world’s poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods.


It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralized offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts.

Intersos, established in 1992, is recognized by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the European Commission and the principal UN agencies; it is privileged to hold an advisory status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Job Title: Nurse

Location: Borno

General Purpose of the Position
  • Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor, the role provides medical care, treatment, and follows-up on patients according to set protocols and universal hygiene standards/precautions. Role-holder provides supportive supervision to staff/volunteers, MoH staff, and ensures guidelines set in the health protocols are followed during the provision of medical care.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Promotes and implements the universal hygiene standards/ precautions, bio-hazard prevention, and infection control, security rules and other procedures in the medical premises and ensures a safe working environment in the targeted HF and in the mobile clinic. Respecting medical secrets and confidentiality always.
  • Organizes out care and treatments according to medical prescriptions, performing consultations and other minor medical procedures. Participating in the health education of the patient (and family) when necessary.
  • Supervises administrative procedures and documents (fill in patient’s files, forms, consumptions, statistics, registers, health files, etc.), and reports problematic situations and cases that may arise. Participating in data collection and keeping doctors/supervisors informed.
  • Oversees screening, treatment and follow up of malnourished patients in the field sites when required.
  • Leads the outreach & hygiene promotion team and guide community health volunteers on effective project implementation.
  • Participates in planning and undertaking health surveys, rapid assessments, as well as in the monitoring and evaluation of the health program activities. Provides inputs and data for monthly health activities’ reports.
  • Participates and updates progress in the weekly technical meeting with health staff
  • Ensures accurate record-keeping, ordering, and accountability of health equipment, supplies, and drugs.
  • Ensures the quality of the health service given in all different locations meets the expected standards.
  • Conducts training to build the capacity of staff/volunteers, MoH staff and the community at large
  • Perform other related duties within the clinic as may be assigned.

Professional Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited institution (diploma in Nutrition will be an added advantage)
  • At least 2 years post qualifying experience in a similar environment/Humanitarian context
  • Possession of a valid practicing certificate

Personal Requirements:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
  • Leadership, people management, and development, teamwork and cooperation
  • Service Orientation.
  • Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards, and best practices
  • Manages effectively his/her own time as well as flexible and available to work overtime when needed
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Kanuri and Hausa Languages
  • Strong interpersonal and team-building skills and excellence as a team player
  • Honesty and integrity and able to cope with stressful situations.
Application Closing Date

31st March, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2. Job Title: Warehouse Assistant

Location: Borno

General-purpose of the Position
  • Under the supervision of the Warehouse Officer, the role delivers the timely, effective and accountable logistics support to INTERSOS warehouse functions including the receiving and dispatch of goods to field locations and warehouse inventory tracking.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Implements and / or maintains INTERSOS’s inventory management policies and procedures.
  • Manages and stores the receipt, handling, storage, release, and reporting of goods through the INTERSOS warehouse(s) and advises the supervisor of potential inventory shortage.
  • Ensures effective and efficient logistics support for daily Area operations including procurement and supplies on the assigned project(s), all being implemented in accordance with the policies and standards, as well as approved budgets.
  • Ensures that procurement status reports are up to date at all times and are shared appropriately.
  • Ensures that all records including inventory lists of INTERSOS items and equipment are updated and easily available to authorized users.
  • Responsible for organization storage and warehouse of equipment and materials including proper use of documents, monitoring and reporting stock level.
  • Manages casual laborers in the warehouse and ensures the maintenance of warehouse building(s), fittings and equipment.
  • Implements and ensures clear safety protocols; loading/unloading procedures, correct stacking and turnover (FIFO/FEFO) procedures.
  • On a monthly basis, work with the Warehouse Officer to reconcile the Warehouse inventory and the Asset tracking sheet and equipment issuance forms.
  • Ensures that the proper administrative procedures and standards for order follow-up, ordering, stock keeping, and dispatch are followed;
  • Ensures adherence to INTERSOS handbook, guidelines, and Donor requirements.

Position Requirements

  • University Degree / Diploma in the Social Sciences or any related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in purchasing, warehousing, administration.
  • Technical in Warehousing management for food & non-food items (warehouse management, and familiar with In-kind and cash for food);
  • Personal requirements
  • Physically mobile, able to lift 30kg without strain.
  • Competent in spoken and written English
  • Flexibility under pressure and in response to changing needs.
  • Focused on solutions and realizing program objectives quickly, efficiently and effectively
  • Attention to detail and excellent numeracy.
  • Competent use of PC especially spreadsheets (format/sort/filter).
Application Closing Date

31st March, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. Job Title: Pharmacy Storekeeper

Location: Borno

General-purpose of the Position
  • Under the general supervision of the Pharmacy Manager, the role is responsible for store management including the receipt, storage, and issuance of medical supplies and equipment in adherence to universal pharmaceutical standards and INTERSOS SOPs to projects or other departments in order to ensure the overall functioning of INTERSOS’s activities.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Facilitates receipt of orders and deliveries, identifies potential disparities against cargo manifest and reports them.
  • Ensures good storage conditions of all medical items in the pharmacy in accordance with pharmaceutical standards and INTERSOS SOPs.
  • Participates in regular inventories (including EPREP stock), completes entries on the stock cards and software. Ensures Inventory Registry is up to date and compiles reports.
  • Prepares orders of the different consumption units (departments, wards, others), ensuring proper packaging and dispatching and reporting any anomalies or changes in consumption patterns to the Pharmacy Supervisor. Informing Pharmacy Supervisor as soon as stock reaches an alert limit.
  • Controls warehouse facilities in order to ensure materials are kept in good keeping conditions, it includes: e.g. Monitoring temperature in the warehouse and ensuring that products requiring cold chain are suitably stored and transports received, stored, are prepared and transported appropriately according to INTERSOS Supply and Cold Chain protocols.
  • Ensures cleanliness of premises (stock pharmacy) and in close collaboration with the logistics department, maintaining refrigerating equipment.
  • Controls warehouse limited access to authorized personnel and ensuring doors and other exits are secured. Immediately informing the line manager of any problems arising in the course of the work, particularly with regards to damage, loss, attempted break-ins or theft in the warehouse.
  • Ensures that items to be quarantined (on-going quality alerts) or to be placed in quarantine zone (batch recalls, expired or damaged items) are removed from the stock and safely locked.
  • Follows up stock levels with regards to alarms thresholds, stock out, expiry dates and drugs to expire in the following 6 months. Preparing reports and passing it to the supervisor.
  • Supports in the supervision of Casual Workers and ensure their wages are paid as at when due.

Position Requirements
Professional requirements:

  • Minimum of a University degree in Pharmacy (BPharm.) and desirably, medical-related studies.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role within humanitarian and/or development context

Personal Requirements:

  • High-level computer literacy, especially excellent MS Excel / Word skills
  • Fluency in English, and Local Language (Kanuri and Hausa).
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency case
Application Closing Date

31st March, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4. Job Title: Medical Activity Manager

Location: Borno

General-purpose of the Position
  • Reporting to the Project Medical Referent, the role coordinates and supervises the implementation of INTERSOS’s medical activities and ensures the delivery of quality medical care for patients and their communities. The role holder disseminates information, provides technical support to management and staff, and performs administrative functions on medical-related matters.

Tasks and Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and supervises the efficient implementation of the medical activities according to INTERSOS’s standards operating procedures, and through the correct compilation and analysis of the medical database.
  • Examines and inspects the efficacy of all administrative procedures related to patients’ follow-up (card filling, registers, paper exit, discharge, transfers) and ensures correct application according to INTERSOS policies.
  • Ensures efficient pharmacy management and monitors the rational use of drugs, supervises the appropriate use of medical devices and anticipating future needs.
  • Updates the monthly medical data and prepares the monthly medical report for the Project
  • In close coordination with the HR department and the Project Medical Referent plans and supervises the associated processes (recruitment, training, evaluation, development, and communication) for the medical staff.
  • Participates in the development of the plan of action together with PMR/FCO/Mental Health.
  • Report to Project Medical Referent all the medical activities, and close coordinate before to take any decision-action.
  • Cooperates with the PMR in ensuring a regular and constructive exchange with the NGO operating in the same area, Hospital representative, and MOH representative.
  • Report to Project Medical Referent all the medical activities, and close coordinate before to take any decision-action.
  • Coordinates daily management of the team’s work plan under his/her responsibility.
  • Participating in the monthly reports according to guidelines.

Position Requirements
Professional Requirements:

  • Advanced university degree in Medicine or other paramedical studies. Desirable specialization in Tropical Medicine or a degree in Public Health.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience as Medical referent in the humanitarian sector especially in fragile and unstable environments

Personal Requirements:

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, and internet)
  • Demonstrate experience with different donors’ compliance and reporting
  • Leadership, people management, and development, teamwork and cooperation
  • Strategic Vision
  • Service Orientation
  • Understanding of humanitarian operations principles, standards, and best practices
Application Closing Date

31st March, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

5. Job Title: Country Programme Coordinator

Code: SR-49-1292
Location: Abuja (30%) with frequent travel to the states/regions (70%)
Starting date: 27/03/2020
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3 month-long initial probation contract)
Reporting to: Head of Mission
Supervision of: All the Project Managers (FS & L, CCCM/Shelter, Health & Nutrition, WASH, Partnership warehouses and M&E)

General Context of the Project

  • The purpose of the Country Programme Coordinator position is to develop and ensure implementation of holistic high-quality programmes in Nigeria, responsible for providing technical inputs, guidance and support, and operational monitoring and evaluation, development and managing funding proposals, project budgets and donor reports.

General-Purpose of the Position

  • As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), the Programmes Coordinator will jointly ensure the management and development of the country programme.
  • The Programmes Coordinator supervises all programmes, with the specific responsibility for the timely and efficient programme implementation, and most importantly the quality of projects and programmes in terms of their impact.
  • By supervising the implementation of results-based M&E systems, the Programmes Coordinator also guides the programme strategy and development of future programmes.
  • Together with the Head of Mission, the Programmes Coordinator represents INTERSOS to donors and partners, ensuring that INTERSOS is recognised for its field experience.
  • Furthermore, the Programmes Coordinator engages in medium and long-term planning and strategy activities, ensures continuous quality improvement of programmes and contributes towards a successful environment for the programme staff.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks
Senior Management:

  • Lead the programme side of the development and implementation of the Country Strategic Plan
  • Ensure that the overall programme is designed, managed and implemented in conformity to INTERSOS policies, strategy and guidelines.


  • Context Analysis
  • Analyse the country’s socio-economic situation, (donor) trends, needs and gaps
  • Regularly conduct stakeholder analysis, in particular who does what and where (3W)

External Relations:

  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with donors
  • Maintain active and regular working relationships with other NGOs, UN agencies, clusters, working groups and consortia
  • Regularly update a directory of donors, international and local NGOs, other partners and stakeholders
  • Contribute to the reporting to national and local authorities as required by INTERSOS registration/legal status in country
  • In the absence of Technical Coordinators, represent INTERSOS in key clusters and working group meetings

Fundraising and Proposal Development:

  • Identify funding opportunities;
  • Contribute to the identification of potential relevant international and/or local partners (private sector partners, national and international NGOs, think tanks, academia, etc.) to be included in proposals
  • Liaise with Technical Coordinator to contribute to the ToRs of assessments to be conducted for proposal development and to request their input in the logframe development
  • Contribute to the development of fundraising documents (be it expression of Interests/ Concept Notes/ Proposals) in line with INTERSOS country strategy and donor requirements and in close collaboration with INTERSOS HQ and finance
  • Liaise with Head of Base, Project Managers and Technical Coordinators to ensure that proposals are relevant and technically sound
  • Integrate learning from previous interventions (e.g. lessons learnt and best practices) into new proposals
  • Involve Finance, Logistics, M&E, Technical Coordinators and Security teams in the development of fundraising documents, particularly finance for the budget and logistics in case of specific donor procurement rules


  • Contribute to addressing in a timely manner all comments by donors on proposals in liaison with relevant staff in country and INTERSOS HQ and finance
  • Read thoroughly all contracts before signature, seeking INTERSOS HQ and finance advice when required

Grant Management:

  • Ensure that contractual obligations (including visibility requirements) and reporting deadlines are known and met by Programme, and Finance, Logistics, M&E, Technical Coordinators and Security teams’ team
  • When any issue is identified in meeting deliverables in the given timeframe and budget, inform relevant staff in country and seek INTERSOS HQ Program Department advice on potential solutions that would meet donor rules


  • Participate in and take minutes of kick-off and close out meetings for each project
  • Write quality narrative reports, reflecting the progress and status of projects in a transparent, timely and professional manner, in liaison with INTERSOS HQ and finance, which will contribute ultimately to steady cash inflow
  • Liaise with section Heads (Finance, Logistics, M&E, Technical Coordinators and Security teams) teams when preparing reports, especially with finance to ensure greater coherence between financial and narrative reports by crosschecking the matching of data in the narrative and financial reports
  • Contribute to the monthly update of the INTERSOS and ensure smooth and regular communication with INTERSOS HQ
  • Ensure ad hoc requests from donors are addressed in liaison with the HoM, programme and support teams

Programme Management:

  • Ensure effective leadership and management of INTERSOS Nigeria programme through line management of Programme / Head of base or Project Managers where relevant
  • Lead proposal writing processes from a programme perspective and coordinates with other departments
  • Ensure timely and high-quality reporting is done by all programmes to donors
  • Ensure project developed meets high standards in terms of design, implementation and M&E through proper Project Cycle Management
  • Prepare programme budgets collaboratively with programme and finance staff
  • Track programme expenditure through monthly programme review meetings using financial expenditure reports prepared by the finance department.
  • Ensure compliance to donor policies, procedures and procurement

Human Resource Management:

  • In consultation with the Head of Mission, plan HR needs, capacity building needs for senior program staff an enough human resources for the programme to meet its objectives
  • Ensure coherent policy towards recruitment, remuneration and bonuses across the country programme

Documentation and Learning:

  • Ensure that all programmes properly retain programme learning for future projects, and that all information is properly documented.
  • Ensure that all official programme documentation is properly stored and available for the future.

Requirements / Education

  • Relevant university degree (Master or Postgraduate), in International Relations and/or Development, Political Science or similar field.

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience in conflict/post-conflict contexts, with experience in supporting emergency responses, access and security analysis and management

Professional Requirements:

  • Good understanding of displacement issues and related international standards/frameworks;
  • Strong experience in programme development and proven program development abilities
  • Substantial NGO project management experience, including responsibility for strategy design, staffing, admin/finance management, contract management and donor relations
  • Experience of leading strategic programming and planning, implementation, monitoring and learning
  • Proven track record of negotiating and advocating with government authorities and donors for solutions that serve the needs of beneficiaries, pursuing values of internationally recognized and universal character in a post-conflict context with a strong respect of local culture and tradition
  • Ability to manage a large workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing and sometimes insecure environment
  • Team player with excellent communication and strong participatory leadership skills


  • Fluency in English, spoken and written;

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent team-working and team-building skills, as well as ability to work under high pressure and with flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work and integrate in a multicultural team
  • Problem solver, dynamic, mature
  • Confidently able to deal with authorities and donors
  • Pro-active approach to work
  • Able to work independently as well as being a strong team player
  • Flexibility, capacity of managing stress, good diplomatic skills
  • Available to share accommodation facilities when required.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

6. Job Title: Finance Project Administrator

Code: SR-49-1445
Location: Maiduguri, Borno – Nigeria (with sporadic missions to Abuja)
Starting date: 01 / 04 / 2020
Contract duration: 6 months
Reporting to: Country Finance Coordinator
Supervision of: 3 national staff
Dependents: no

General Context of the Project

  • Since 2009, the Boko Haram driven crisis (herein, Armed Opposition Groups [AOGs]) has crippled north eastern Nigeria. The Borno State continues to be most the affected, with over 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). Recent advances by the Nigerian Army and the Multinational Joint Task Force have improved humanitarian access in 26 of the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Borno but have also revealed the extent of the crisis. In newly accessible areas, basic infrastructure has been destroyed, essential services are non-existent, and most local governance systems are not functional.
  • In support to the UN-led coordinated humanitarian response in the region, INTERSOS is proposing to continue provide services through integrated projects that will address critical gaps in health, nutrition, protection and WASH services for a highly vulnerable population in host communities and IDPs camps in the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ngala (Ngala-Gambaru), Bama (Bama), Dikwa (Dikwa), Magumeri and Kukawua LGAs, Borno State, Nigeria.

General Purpose of the Position

  • The Project Administrator is responsible for the proper technical performance of all accounting-financial activities of its projects.
  • In this context, he/she ensures the correct and effective management of financial resources, in accordance with the Organization procedures, the donors procedures and the Country Finance Coordinator’s directions.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Responsible for the proper accounting and administration of Projects funds, under the supervision of the Country Finance Coordinator and the Head of Mission.

Finance control:

  • To assume responsibility for cash account administration, ensuring conformity to existing
  • procedures;
  • Update the economic and financial status of the Projects, in terms of expenses, appropriations, available cash and liquidity; verify the expenditures are incurred in line with the set work plan and budget forecast,

Budget control:

  • To regularly check, in collaboration with the Project Manager and the Country Finance Coordinator, the economic-financial performance of projects: final balance, expenditure excess, expenditure projections, and financial forecast;
  • To ensure project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spend in accordance with INTERSOS and donors rules and regulations,

Financial reporting:

  • Supervise, in collaboration with the Country Finance Coordinator, the other members of the consortium and guarantee that they submit financial report according to guidelines and timeframe set for in bilateral Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs);
  • Revise report received from consortium members and compile them in a consolidated monthly financial report to share with the Country Administrator for verification;
  • To ensures the correct filing of all projects’ data;
  • To ensure the proper execution of goods, works and services procurement processes and conformity to INTERSOS and donors procedures;

Local staff management:

  • To manage the local personnel of the Projects funded,
  • To supervise and monitor staff contracts preparation for the Projects,
  • To supervise and monitor, in collaboration with the Country Finance Coordinator, the preparation of payslips and monthly salaries payment for the Project staff,

Asset management and logistics:

  • To verify the correct application of the organization’s or donor’s procedures in relation to purchases and goods management before proceeding with payments,

Other tasks as assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Advanced university degree from a recognized academic institution in one or more of the following areas is preferred: Finance Management, Business Administration, Management, International Economics, International Development, Contract / Commercial Law.
  • First University degree combined with demonstrated professional work experience and understanding of relevant functions may be considered in lieu of advanced university degree, preferably combined with credited courses or certifications from relevant professional bodies in admin & finance management, procurement.

Professional experience:

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of relevant work experience responses, with NGOs in an international emergency environment or in fragile states.
  • Knowledge of the requirements and experience managing grants from the major emergency donors including budgeting, eligibility issues, compliance management, and reporting.

Professional requirements:

  • Experience of and well-developed skills in staff management and supervision.  Proven strong coaching and capacity building skills.
  • Good attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Computer literate (i.e. WORD, advanced Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer, financial systems).
  • Cultural awareness and ability to build relationships quickly with a wide variety of people
  • Proven experience in financial management and producing appropriate management information to support strategy development and decision-making by budget holders and programme implementers
  • Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive and communicate clearly and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a demanding workload comprised of diverse and challenging tasks and responsibilities
  • Experience of managing or supporting programmes in each stage of the project cycle, including development of funding proposals, budgeting, technical and financial monitoring in the context of grants/restricted funding sources.


  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams.

Personal requirements:

  • Core Values: Commitment and Respect of local culture, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Drive for Result, Working with People of all background and culture.
  • Key Functional Competencies, Leading and Supervising, Deciding and Initiating Actions, Planning and Organizing, Conflict resolution skills.
  • Skills and knowledge: Ability to work strategically, independently and to realize organizational goals, develop strategies, set clear visions; Ability to persuade and influence, negotiate to obtain agreement, promote ideas; Ability to network and establish good relations with stakeholders, at all levels; Fast learner, adapts and responds to change, tolerates ambiguity.

Application Closing Date
26th March, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Candidates interested in this position should complete the online application form and attach their CV with the following format “Surname_Position you applied for”.
  • Please note that only applicants whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.
  • Please note that INTERSOS does not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.

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