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Job Details

City:
Maungdaw
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Medical

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
No. of Employees:
501-1000

Preferred Candidate

Professional Skills

Language Skills

Job Description

Health Field Officer

Reference Number: HEALTH_MUA_2017003

Who are we?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

About the Job

The ICRC Health Department is looking for a Health Field Officer to be based in its office in Maungdaw. Under the supervision and directives of the Health Delegate and in collaboration with the Health team in Sittwe and Yangon, the Health Field Officer will be mainly responsible for the implementation and running of health projects/ programs. The Health Field Officer will be responsible for establishing and maintaining contacts with relevant health interlocutors at various levels including Myanmar Red Cross Society and Ministry of Health authorities at district and township level.

Start date: as soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will participate in health needs assessments to determine the population’s health needs.
  • You will assist in the implementation and monitoring of ICRC health programs, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS), designed to address in the identified needs.
  • You will monitor data spreadsheets, summarize and analyze the monthly data of result based management and medical activity database. You will have significant reporting responsibilities.
  • You will maintain contact with relevant interlocutors including the Ministry of Health and Sports authorities and national society at local level.
  • As part of your responsibilities, you will apply and comply with all the administrative procedures such as working advances, use of vouchers, prepare requisition orders for medical supplies.
  • Moreover, you will interpret accurately from English to National language and vice versa including during field visits, prison visits and training/workshop sessions.

What we offer

We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

Need further information?

For more information about the position, you are most welcome to contact our

HR Assistant – Recruitment & Selection, Hnin Hsu Wai, at yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org. For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org.

Interested?

Yes? Then apply!

Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:

yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Your application should include an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.

Please indicate the Reference Number HEALTH_MUA_2017003 in the email subject.

You can also submit your application via mail to:

ICRC Sub-Delegation Sittwe - Human Resources Department

No.1/4, Myin Pyaing Kwin Road

West Sanpya Quarter, Sittwe

Rakhine State

Or

ICRC Office Maungdaw - Human Resources Department

No.722, the entrance of Na Ta La Office’s Street,

Ka Nyin Tan (Myoma) Quarter, Maungdaw

Rakhine State

 

Please send your application no later than 12 November 2017. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

Position Requirements

About you

To be successful as the Health Field Officer in the Health Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a university degree or equivalent in health sector.
  • You should have at least 2 years’ work experience in a relevant field.
  • You should have good computer skills and analytical skills.
  • Your communication skills should be excellent and you should be fluent in written and spoken English as well as Myanmar language. The knowledge of local dialects spoken in the Rakhine State is a definite asset.
  • Previous ICRC experience is also a strong asset.

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should also be able to work independently, as well as effectively under supervision. You should feel confident in managing projects and coordinating with various partners and counterparts. You should have the proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines. You should be able to exercise discretion and have the ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.

The position will be based in Maungdaw with frequent travel within Rakhine, and occasional travel to other ICRC offices in the country as directed. You should be willing to relocate to Maungdaw.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.

About the Company

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

In Myanmar, the ICRC is committed to the people of Myanmar. The organization works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict and violence in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. It covers a range of humanitarian activities all of which aim to better protect and assist those most affected. It promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

At present, the organization works with more than 550 staff members, the majority of whom are Myanmar citizens.

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