Information Officer at International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.International Medical Corps has been operating in Nigeria since November 2013. It currently has its country office in Abuja and field offices in Kano, Sokoto and Maiduguri where it is implementing emergency Water, Sanitation, Hygiene (WASH) and Protection programs, and also building capacity of local health systems and structures, ensuring the provision of quality, accessible Nutrition and Health Care.Job Title:Information OfficerJob SummaryThe Information Officer is the focal point for developing external and internal progress and situation reports. Working with sector leads, the M&E team, and senior management, the Information Officer supports the development of templates and tools to support efficient internal programmatic and contextual reporting.The Information Officer leads the compilation of internal and external reports.The Information Officer also represents the organization by participating actively in formal and informal Information Management coordination forums.The Information Officer reports to the Emergency Program Coordinator.This position is subject to funding.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with minimal supervision.Essential Duties:Reporting:Draft regularly scheduled internal and external reports/updates on country program/emergency response activities for sharing with International Medical Corps HQ and field-level donor representativesWork with the M&E Team and Program Leads to develop internal reporting structure – identifying individuals (data collectors) responsible for providing sector and contextual information.Work with the M&E Team and Program Leads to develop internal reporting schedule and templatesCompile information for situation analysis (security, political, media, from other agencies/actors), regarding humanitarian needs and program activitiesWork with data collectors - including providing training and support and facilitating coordination in gathering and compiling relevant information to produce location, sector or other reports.Analyze relevant material from internal and external sources for inclusion in reporting:Compile and report out on program updates and activity data in close coordination with M&E officerCoordinate with program staff to draft external communication products, including success stories that highlight need and programmatic impactCoordination & Information Management:Contribute to external coordination through NGO and other coordination mechanisms.Coordinate with program staff to produce material useful in external communications, for use by HQ Communications, Resource Development, and the field team.Assist with and respond to information requests—including ad hoc and donor inquiries in collaboration with program headsFacilitate and support information flow, particularly regarding the current status of activities, within the International Medical Corps field team and with HQWork with the M&E Team and Program leads to develop a strategy for collating and storing program information, including but not limited to: situation reports, donor reports, proposals, photos and videos for easy access and retrieval and to support effective knowledge transfer.

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