International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies IFRC
Senior Officer, Health
Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV / AIDS, Nutrition
Delhi
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Description

About the Organization:

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 192 National Societies through the work of over 13.7 million volunteers. Together, they act before, during and after disasters and health emergencies to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people. They do so without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the IFRC Country Cluster delegation in Delhi, with a detailed analysis of epidemiological data on the COVID-19 pandemic in target countries and formulate recommendation.

  • Develop information bulletins and regular updates as agreed with Technical Line Manager and Line manager and Operations Coordinator.

  • Work closely with the APRO Health team to ensure smooth exchange of information and standardized of technical content for dissemination.

  • Support the adaptation of health messages and tools to local context in close coordination with National Societies.

  • Act as technical reference point for NS and health team especially in the area, but not limited to public health, nutrition, clinical services, disease prevention, PSS and contingency planning

  • Work in close coordination with the NS counterpart(s), ensuring capacity building, coaching and mentoring

  • Support vaccination programme in target National Societies.

  • Promote, and where possible facilitate, the integration and mainstreaming of emergency health programme and initiatives into relevant NS programmes, as well as the co-ordination and co-operation between and among NS emergency health programmes and initiatives.

  • Support MHPSS programme in close coordination with Technical Line Manager and the MHPSS Collaborative in Hong Kong

Education:

  • Medical / other health-related degree or equivalent professional experience

  • Post-graduate education in public health

  • Diploma or training in tropical medicine, infectious diseases control, nutrition in emergencies, or humanitarian assistance

Experience:

  • At least three years of experience in managing emergency health programmes and interventions.

  • At least five years’ programme management experience in an international humanitarian organisation

  • Experience in counterpart support and mentoring.

  • Programme management experience within the Red Cross/Red Crescent system, preferably in an emergency response setting

  • Experience in coordination with humanitarian health partners

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