Job opportunity: Health field officer (M/W)


Job opportunity: Health field officer (M/W)
Job opportunity: Health field officer (M/W)

The regionale delegation of the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for Central Africa is seeking for its needs a candidats for the post below:

Health Field Officer (M/W) For Cameroonian nationals only


  • Direct oversights and implementation of all Primary Health Care activities in the Area of Responsibility (AoR) in the line with the program plans
  • Conducts regular field visits in the AoR to implement and monitor the heath-related activities to the targeted population
  • Ensures proper management of information collected for program decision-making and appropriate reporting
  • Participates in the analysis of and relflection on the overall health situation contributes to realistic project proposals in line with the delegation's objectives and priorities
  • Conducts assessments and regular field visits to minitor activities and heath-related threats to the targeted population in the AoR
  • Availability of and compliance with MoH guidelines and protocols in the AoR
  • Participates in collection of data from all AoR as required for the Medical Acticity Database too
  • Prepares requisition orders to be approved by his/her supervisor
  • Monitor's use of medical / pharmaceutical stocks: monthly impress system, monitoring of consumption rates inventory
  • Identifies and buils networks with interlocultors and local stakeholders to facilitate communication on and coordination of activities, thereby ensuring more eficient implementation of health programs
  • Supports the Health Delegate and Sub-delegation leadership in nurturing a mutaully beneficial relationship with the interlocutors' key to the success of the PHC program objectives
  • Interprets at meetings  and  translates documents into local languages (whenever needed)
  • Participates in multidisciplinary assesments in ICRC priority zones and proposes new health facilities for ICRC intervention according to the needs
  • Conducts regular monitoring visits to ICRC supported facilities using supervision check lists when security permits 
  • Conducts remote monitoring of activities in ICRC supported facilities when access limited due to security constrains
  • Ensures medical supplies and essential drugs are delivered monthly to supported facilities based on imprest level
  • Ensures availaibility of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) diagnostic and treatment guidelines / protocols are available
  • Ensure stagg are adhering to the MoPH diagnostic and treatment guidelines / protocols including C-19 guidelines
  • Follows the potential emergencies (epidemics, clashes...) assesses and supports with ad hoc supply of medicines/ medical supplies to MoPH based on identified needs
  • Maintains contracts with interlocutors and updates the list regularly


  • Degree in medicine or nursing, qualification in public health, sexual and reproductive Health (SRH)
  • Health management would be an important asset
  • Fluent written and spoken in english proficiency in frech and Pidgin
  • 3 to 5 years of total work expérience (including 2 years of clinical expérience) with minimum 2 years experience in the humanitarian sector as well as medical emergency management
  • Excellent knowledge of the assigned geographic area
  • Experience in hospital or primary health care management including SRH
  • Experience in medication drugs management and medical equipement 
  • Good ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, Ability to adapt to security contraints, high flexibility
  • Good knowledge of IT tools (Word, Excel), Internet messaging (lotus note/outlook)
  • Analytical and organizational skills, methodical and thorough with a sense of confidentiality

Starting date: As soon as possible

Position based in Buea

Please send your application with a complete CV and cover letter by email to by specifying the title to the object

Deadline: August 12, 2021 at 17:00

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