across Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states, with field offices in Maiduguri, Monguno, Gwoza, Damaturu, Yola and Mubi and a country office in Abuja.
With over 700 staff we deliver humanitarian support and longer term recovery programming in health, nutrition, WASH, education, protection, economic recovery and livelihoods.
We work in coordination with State government Ministries, WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, UN OCHA and other development organisations.
IRC is an active participant in coordination mechanisms to contribute to improved impact.
Health Resilience of North East Nigeria (HeRoN) is a consortium project funded by Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), being implemented by IRC as the lead agency with other partner being AAH and SHF in Borno and Yobe states.
The project is supporting delivery of quality integrated primary healthcare, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services and improve evidence based decision making, accountability at all levels of service delivery.
The consortium will work alongside state and local government authorities building their capacity to effectively deliver quality integrated primary healthcare, reproductive, maternal, and newborn and child health and nutrition services.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Team Leader (TL) will be responsible for the overall technical, financial and operational management of the programme, reporting to the Deputy Director for Programmes within the IRC Nigeria office.
The TL will serve as the liaision with state government authorities, development actors and stakeholders. The TL should be a proactive and dynamic TL who will provide high quality coordination, leadership and strategic direction to the project consortium, as well as to the various health partners at the state levels and ensures that the project is effectively managed and implemented in accordance with donor regulations, and internationally recognized humanitarian standards in collaboration with relevant teams and consortium.
You will support project initiatives to adequately address the needs of the beneficiary population in the most cost-effective and inclusive manner.
This position will be based in Maiduguri, Borno State, with regular trips to the field.
Standards for Professional Conduct : The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.
These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
Gender Equality : IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer . IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.