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Friday, 29 May 2020

Job Vacancy for Health Promoter / IEC Officer at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - France

Company Description:
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Health Promoter / IEC Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Permanent position: subject to probationary period
  • Write monthly reports of activities, including activities performed, planned activities, challenges encountered in conjunction with the medical team.
  • Identify, contact and schedule opportunities to conduct sensitization activities in assigned areas of accountability and responsibility and target populations (communities, partners, relevant key stakeholders, vulnerable populations).
  • Plan and facilitate sensitization activities in targeted venues (schools, churches, mosques, health-centers, markets) to raise awareness about sexual and gender-based violence and increase access to MSF services.
  • Assist IECHP Manager or representative to review the efficacy and effectiveness of sensitization activities in assigned areas of accountability and responsibility.
  • Assist IECHP Manager to ensure all IEC materials and messaging are relevant to the context and are effective, and develop new materials as needed
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of radio activities (identification of relevant radio stations, radio schedules, writing scripts of radio dramas and participating in live interviews regarding sexual violence).
  • Deliver presentations on behalf of MSF as required.
  • Sensitize patients and communities about MSF and services it provides.
  • According to medical priorities, deliver information to the patients and community on specific health topics
  • Under the supervision of IECHP Manager, assess the impact of activities (with questions, verifications and behaviours observations), and report problems, success and constraints to him/her. Collect the relevant information related to specific health and living conditions of the population, in particular identification of the most vulnerable populations to target.
  • Report to IECHP Manager: activities, challenges met, opportunities and strengths and constraints
  • Participate in the planning of outreach activities
  • Participate in creation of any material needed for the activities of information, education and communication.
  • Share relevant information with the Social Worker in regards to other NGOs–Ę, social partners and governmental health services.
  • Liaises with all team members (PC, IECHP Manager, MAM and Social Worker) regarding outreach activities with other NGOs, governmental agencies and stakeholders.
Required Skills and Conditions
  • Essential: Higher National Diploma or Degree in Education Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Health Science or related studies
  • An internal MSF training on health messages is necessary.
  • Languages: Essential mission language; English, plus local language desirable
  • Knowledge: Computer literacy
  • At least two years experience in teaching, nursing or social work, community mobilization
  • Results oriented, Teamwork, Flexibility, Commitment, Service, Stress Management, Independent, Planning and Organization, Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Gross salary per month: N231,894 (Two hundred and thirty-one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-four Naira).
Application Closing Date
8th June, 2020 (Midnight).
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, CV, qualifications and contact details by email to: using "Health Promoter IEC Officer" as the subject of the mail.
Click here to Answer the Following Questions

  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
  • MSF reserves the right to refuse hiring of a candidate having benefitted from such acts. All illicit demands of these types may be pursued through the judicial system.
  • Only successful applicants will be called for written test and interview.


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