First Aid Field Officer

Location: Somalia
Closing date: 15 Feb 2017

The First Aid Field Officer (Somalia-based resident/national position) will be responsible for implementing First Aid programs and health activities in his/her assigned area of responsibility (AoR). He/she will be based in Garowe with frequent travel within his/her AoR. He/she will perform the following duties:

Main Responsibilities:

· Contributes to the set-up, design, implementation and monitoring of the First Aid program in line with the developed framework;

Facilitates and provides First Aid training;
Provides solutions to problems related to First Aid and health to the supervisors;
Works in partnership with other members of the ICRC Health team in Somalia;
Works in collaboration with Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) First Aid trainers during joint trainings;
Monitors war wounded situations and provides assistance in areas of conflict in the assigned area;
Requests orders for first aid supplies, monitors stocks and reorders stock in a timely manner;
Assists in updating First Aid training data;
Liaises and attends regular meetings with Health authorities and Humanitarian Organisations working in the medical and nutrition fields in the assigned area;
Interprets and translates during meetings or of any medical related article/document when required;
Follows up and reports on health emergencies in the assigned area;
Develops a comprehensive list of the hospitals and facilities in the assigned area;
Identifies and conducts needs assessment for support during emergencies;
Develops and maintains a network of contacts and a list of interlocutors;
Actively participates in the collection and analysis of statistical data in relation to the First Aid program;
Provides written reports with recommendations of First Aid training programs.

Minimum Requirements:

· Minimum university degree in Medicine, Nursing or related discipline;
· Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar field of activity;
· First Aid knowledge with a valid First Aid certificate;
· Proficiency in MS Office Suite;
· Excellent interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills;
· Excellent command of written and spoken English;
· Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels;
· Very good knowledge of political, social and cultural assigned environment.


Interested and qualified persons with the required experience are invited to submit their application letter and curriculum vitae to

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