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OrganizationAlliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA)
Posts3 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationBorno, Abuja
ModeOnline Process
Deadline 6th October, 2019

Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) Recruitment 2019 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. 2019 Alliance for International Medical Action Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on as well as on the official website

Available Job Positions & Details

The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent humanitarian medical NGO that was created in 2009 by professionals of humanitarian medicine. ALIMA’s mission is to provide medical care in emergency situations or medical catastrophes.

The following positions are available at Alliance for International Medical Action. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.

1. Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator, RCA – H/F

Location: Askira, Borno
Contract: Temporary contract under French law, 7 months.
Starting date: ASAP

Mission and Mainactivities

  • The main function of the Project Administrator is to put in place the component parts of the resource management system.
  • He/she is responsible for managing the staff administration (contracts, employees’ files, work attendance, payroll), controlling spending commitments against the procedures of the association, monitoring the financial means raised for the project (expenditure monitoring, accounting, budget monitoring and review, follow-up of tables of allocations per donor), as well as implementing financial and HR management tools.
  • The project Administrator reports directly to the Project Coordinator, and to the administrative team in the Coordination (technical referents: HRCO and FINCO).
  • He/She supervises an administrative assistant.
  • Under his/her various areas of responsibility, the Project Administrator will be in charge of ensuring:
    • Compliance with the ALIMA rules and procedures applicable to the country,
    • Smooth functional organization of the project resources,
    • Monitoring of the use of the resources (expenditure and spending commitments),
    • Adequacy in terms of number, skills and allocation of human and administrative resources.

Main Responsibilities

  • Advise the Project Coordinator on set up (org chart) and together with the HRCO, update the project’s organizational chart and job descriptions
  • In close coordination with the Project Coordinator, the HRCO and the FINCO , calculate the HR operational needs and the associated budget in order to efficiently ensure the required sizing and capabilities of the mission and to facilitate budget following-up.
  • Ensure hiring, carry out amendments and contract termination formalities for employees at project level, according to labour local laws, archiving and updating individual employee files, informing them on their rights and preparing all mandatory tax declarations, in order to ensure legal compliance ;
  • Assist the Project Coordinator, and/or team leaders and supervisors to draw up annual holiday planning and staff shifts in order to forecast HR needs and to ensure HR availability for the project activities ;
  • Supervise/perform payroll procedures, ensuring that all data related to monthly salary calculation of national employees of the project are correctly entered in Homere (days off, unpaid leaves, sick leaves, overtime, salary advance, etc.), in order to ensure on time and accurate salary payments ;
  • Under supervision of the HRCO, ensure indexation process of national staff salary grids in order to ensure internal equity, cost-of-living adjustments and the correct application of employment conditions in the project sites;
  • Support, in close coordination with the HRCO an PC, the project line managers in detecting training needs, in properly evaluating people performance and in potential identification, in order to improve people capabilities, and their end results contribution to mission goals ;
  • Plan and supervise, in close coordination with the HRCO, the associated processes (recruitment, training/induction, evaluation, potential detection, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required ;
  • Together with the Project Coordinator, support the line managers in implementing the internal communication policies in order to boost staff active participation and ALIMA commitment ;
  • In close collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the HRCO, applies the administrative procedures part of any Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in force between local partners (eg. Ministry of Health, etc.) and ALIMA;
  • In close collaboration with the Project Coordinator and HRCO, looks for the best options to avoid and/or solve possible labour conflicts in the project;
  • Follow up all movements and/or accommodation of staff in the Project;
  • Implement circuits and workflows (management of cash boxes, transfers, advances, purchase procedures, payment validations, follow up of regular payments, bank conciliation) in order to anticipate expenses at project level and to optimize cash needs and its security;
  • Implement and supervise transactional procedures and systems in order to ensure transparent accounting practices and full documentary traceability (invoices, receipts, bank statements, etc.), following ALIMA guidelines and rules, and using the respective software in place;
  • Ensures that monthly accountancy closure is taking place and controlled, with due quality and on due time ;
  • In close collaboration with the Project Coordinator and the FINCO, analyze and follow up the project budget, in order to ensure that funds are used according to funding contracts and to proposing corrective action ;
  • Ensures all HR, Administrative and Financial reporting of the Project (Homère and SAGA monthly closure, sitreps, etc.

Experience and Skills:

  • University degree in Finance, Administration, and Human Resources
  • Minimum 2-year experience in Finance & HR management (project with around 250 staff)
  • Experience with medical international NGO, an asset
  • Perfect knowledge of MS Office package, especially Excel & Word
  • Knowledge of Saga (Finance software) & Homere (HR software) is an asset

Behavioral Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, team work.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and adaptable to changing needs and situations
  • Flexible, patient and adaptable to a changing environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure with numerous deadlines, etc.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in English. Speaking French is an asset.

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: Depending on experience + per diem.

ALIMA pays for:

  • Travel costs between the expatriate’s country of origin and the mission location
  • Accommodation costs
  • Medical cover from the first day of the contract to a month after the date of departure from the mission country for the employee
  • Evacuation of the employee.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


  • Applications are processed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if a good application is successful.
  • Only accepted applications will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 6th October, 2019.


2. Job Title: Grants Manager – Nigeria Desk

Location: Abuja


  • The Grants Manager is responsible for securing funding from donors and ensuring quality grants management.
  • He/she is the direct technical referent for the Operational Support Officer working in country with project team.

Job Responsibilities
Participate in scaling up ALIMA programs in Nigeria:

  • The Grants Manager plays a key role in scaling up ALIMA programs in Nigeria.
  • He/she will participate in defining the operational strategy and conceptualizing new programs alongside the Nigeria Desk team, and will have the opportunity to participate in needs assessments in the field.
  • The Grants Manager will be responsible for securing funding that will enable ALIMA to open new programs and scale up current interventions.

Support the mission to secure funding for the projects:

  • The Grants Manager will actively search for funding opportunities for the projects and the mission, including future projects, by maintaining a good knowledge of ALIMA’s operations and the humanitarian context, by maintaining relationships with humanitarian actors on a local level and by maintaining a good relationship with donors and a good knowledge of donor’s strategy and process, including donors not funding ALIMA.
  • He/she is supported on this aspect by the grants team in Dakar.

Maintain relationship with donors:

  • The Programs Manager is the official representative of ALIMA in Abuja, however the Grants Manager is responsible of maintaining regular relationships with donors, providing regular information on ongoing operations and maintaining an open dialogue throughout the year in support to the programs manager.
  • During the months of contract negotiation, the Grants Manager is responsible for the follow up of the negotiation at every step and can take over the negotiation if needed (from the coordination team or the programs manager).
  • Also he/she will ensure relationship with donors regarding grant management, including contractual requirements, in coordination with the coordination team.

Support the Borno Coordination Team and Operational Support Officers to deliver quality concept notes, proposals and reports according to operational strategy and support project development:

  • The Grants Manager participates in defining the operational strategy and advises the coordination team on project development and program strategy.
  • He/she provides support to Operational Support Officer to write strong concept notes, proposals, and reports for donors.
  • He/she proof reads, comments, corrects and validates concept notes and proposals to make sure they include strong technical and operational analysis, demonstrate good knowledge of context and risk, present sound strategic vision and are coherent with budget and are aligned with donor guideline.

Advise on grant management, compliance and contractual requirements:

  • The Grants Manager provides information and advises the desk and Borno Coordination Team regarding donors’ regulation and contractual requirement.
  • He/she supports the Operational Support Officer to make sure that operations and engagement toward donors are aligned, or be able to propose contractual modification to donors if operational plans changes.

Position Location:

  • The Grants Manager as well as the rest of the Nigeria Desk team will be based in Abuja with regular visits to the field and to ALIMA’s operational headquarter in Dakar, Senegal.

Job Requirements
Experience and Knowledge:

  • 3 years minimum managing grants and reporting to donors in a humanitarian setting, at project, country, or HQ level
  • Knowledge of process and rules of main donors (ECHO, OFDA, DFID, UN …)
  • Good understanding of health and nutrition projects
  • Coaching and training skills to support the Operational Support Officer


  • Bilingual or advanced level of written and oral expression in English and French


  • Contract: Open Ended Contract, 6 months of probationary period.
  • Starting Date: ASAP

Remuneration Salary:

  • This is an HQ position and as such is paid according to HQ compensation and benefits policies which are different from expatriate positions since the position and contract are long term. Total cash package: equivalent to 1 590 Euros net, after tax.


  • Travel costs between the employee’s country of origin and Abuja, Nigeria, unless recruited locally;
  • Five weeks annual leave per year as well as a recovery system for days spent on work travels; + one additional month paid leave after 3 years at HQ
  • One round trip per year between Abuja and the employee’s country of origin for the employee and her / his dependents + one individual round trip ;
  • One-off relocation allowance at the beginning of the contract in Abuja;
  • School annual enrollment fees for children from 2 to 18, according to the ALIMA HQ policy;
  • Medical cover insurance including repatriation insurance for the employee and her/ his dependents, as per the definition of our insurer.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Information

  • To apply, please send your CV and your answers to the following questions (which stands for a classical cover letter) on our job page.
  • Why are you applying in light of ALIMA’s operational approach and CHARTER?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses in grants management?
  • What are the main challenges involved in securing funding and building positive relations with donors?
  • When would you be available to start?
  • Reference check: please indicate the names of 2 previous managers as well as 1 HQ HR contact.


  • Applications are processed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if a good application is successful.
  • Only full applications (CV + answer to questions) will be taken into account. Only accepted applications will be contacted.

ApplicationDeadline: 6th October, 2019.

3. Job Title: Nurse Anesthetist

Location: Borno
Contract term: 6 months’ renewable

Main Purpose

  • Assist the OT team all anesthetic medical activities (pre-anesthesia evaluation, administration of anesthesia, recovery period, specific pharmacy, equipment, general organization of the OT, etc.), according to ALIMA policies, protocols and universal hygiene standards, in order to ensure good qualities, during and post-operative care of patients.


  • Nursing Diploma with specialisation as Anaesthetics Nurse is essential.


  • Essential 3 years of previous supervised work experience as an anaesthetist nurse.
  • Experience in other NGOs and /or developing countries is desirable.


  • Local language and mission language essential.


  • Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service


  • The responsibilities mentioned above are not exhaustive and other work can be required according to the needs of the mission.
  • Mobility is requested from ALIMA staff, including short term assignments from their usual place of work.
  • Part of any ALIMA-employee responsibilities is the attendance of trainings as per the requirements of the organisation.
  • The job description can be modified according to the evolution of the work.
  • Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive as it could be amended from time to time according to the needs of the mission.


  • Assist the team in consultations to patients due to undergo surgery, evaluating the risks of operating in collaboration with the surgeon, checking that patients authorize their operations in writing, providing them with appropriate information on their illness and treatments, and deciding on what type of anaesthetics to be used, in order to collaborate in setting everything up before surgery.
  • Assist the midwifes and nurses in providing post-operative care, including immediate post-operative surveillance in the recovery room (ensuring patient’s recovery of consciousness and setting analgesic protocol) and special patients present in the intensive care unit, in order to adapt the prescriptions (hydric resuscitation, anti-biotherapies, analgesics), with special focus on patient’s pain relief, during the stabilization and recovery process.
  • Does round consultations with the Surgeon Doctor once or twice a day, discussing therapeutic orientations with the department manager, renewing prescriptions and ensuring they are followed and systematically evaluating patients’ pain to adapt prescriptions and/or therapies for their relief.
  • Implement and follow at all times hygiene rules, procedures and protocols, as well as look after the integrity of anaesthesia material (decontamination, sterilisation, storage conditions, etc.) and other equipment, in order to ensure the safety and protection of patients and other staff.
  • Knows accidental blood exposure policy and procedure and implements them when necessary.
  • Carry out all pharmacy related activities (stock control, station’s re-stocking, inventories, expired drugs, etc.) and other equipment of anaesthetic ward, doing special follow-up of narcotics and sedatives (register, consumptions, empty phials, etc.), ensuring enough stock-up and the good functioning to carry-out the medical activities. Draws up pharmacy orders according to needs.
  • Evaluates the risk of operating in collaboration with the Surgeon Doctor.
  • Respects, promotes and ensures medical confidentiality.
  • Carry-out all nursing anaesthetics related activities during surgery, according to the procedures set before-hand by the project, in order to collaborate in patient’s adequate anaesthetized state and safety during the process.
  • Preparing beforehand the drugs, material, and equipment required.
  • Administering and maintains anaesthetics following the rules of hygiene and asepsis in force.
  • Monitoring patients throughout the whole intervention.
  • Collaborate with other departments within the project (responding to accident & other departments requests (ITFC, IPD, CEMONC, BEMONC), intervening in support of other services when needed, etc.), in order to support the overall ALIMA project with his/her expertise and capabilities.
  • Carry out administrative procedures and documents (fill in of patients files, forms, statistics, data base, etc.), in order to have updated and correct information about the day-to-day activities.
  • In collaboration with the Surgeon Doctor, carry out quantitative surgical-anaesthesia data collection, draw up and send out reports for the monthly follow up of peri-surgical mortality and for the quality of anaesthesia/pain management and informs immediately the direct supervisor in the event of medical error.
  • Supports other medical services whenever needed, and works particularly in close collaboration with ALIMA general hospital accident and emergency room and midwifery and obstetrics team in the maternity department (specially to resuscitate new-borns).
  • Is the reference person for pain problems within all ALIMA health facilities
  • Training for all medical  staff regarding resuscitation and anaesthesia basic knowledge

Deadline: 3rd October, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (including references) and Cover Letter to: [email protected] clearly indicating the “Job Title” as subject of your mail.

Important remarks

  • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor other types of favoritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.

Things To Know Before Applying

To apply for the Alliance for International Medical Action Recruitment 2019. Below is what you need to know:

  • We publish on this page, the latest Alliance for International Medical Action Recruitment updates and each position published includes its a requirement, qualification, application form, and other vital information to help you understand the recruitment process and apply cordially.
  • Make sure you confirm the deadline of any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum Alliance for International Medical Action Recruitment requirements and possess any required document before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.

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