Medical Coordinator at INTERSOS Nigeria


INTERSOS Nigeria is a non-government organisation where its headquarters is located at 14 Mutare Road, Doctor’s Quarters, Old GRA, Maiduguri.

Medical Coordinator is needed at INTERSOS Nigeria

JOB TITLE: Medical Coordinator

Code: SR – 49 – 1528
LOCATION: Maiduguri, Borno with frequent missions in the field sites in other states of Nigeria
Starting Date: 01/08/2020
Contract Duration: 12 months
Reporting to: Head of Mission (hierarchically), Head of Medical Unit (technically)
Supervision of: Deputy Medical Coordinator, Pharmacy Manager and Nutrition Supervisor.
Dependents: No

General Context of the Project

  • Since 2009, the Boko Haram insurgency has crippled north eastern Nigeria. Borno State continues to be most affected, with over 1.8 million internally displaced persons (IDPs).


  • Advanced university degree in medicine or other paramedical studies. Desirable specialization in Tropical Medicine or a degree in Public Health

Professional experience:

  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience in a similar role in the humanitarian sector especially in fragile and unstable environments
  • Previous experience in Nigeria and/or Western and Central Africa is an asset

Professional requirements:

  • Sound personal organizational skills, including time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-tasking, prioritization of tasks, and working under pressure
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international multiethnic and multicultural environment
  • Proven management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in short periods of time
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility to respond to changing nature of humanitarian context and operational difficulties in the field


  • Proficiency in English (conversation, reading and writing) required
  • Multi-language knowledge desirable

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Job Features

Job CategoryMedical/ Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Deadline21st July, 2020.
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