Career Openings at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Supply Chain Assistant
Location:
Maiduguri
Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for receiving orders in the Logistics Services data base (STM)
  • Responsible for submitting the orders for validation after checking and verifying all necessary information
  • Prioritizes urgent orders for the Purchasing Unit in Abuja.
  • Ensures that all orders are timely processed and dispatched to relevant departments and sites.
  • Liaises with Dispatch, AirOps, ImpEx to decide on transport mode and prioritizes cargo shipments
  • Updates the requesters on the status of orders on a bi-weekly basis or as per the request from any department
  • Following up on all orders from the day of reception until the delivery of the goods to the customers

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Logistics or Administration
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a similar field
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills (Word and Excel), including the ICRC standard computer systems
  • Excellent knowledge of the ICRC Financial Rules and purchasing procedures

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactivity and Flexibility
  • Capacity to carry out complex activities
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and sense of initiative
  • Capacity to deal with people, to deal and to develop contacts
  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistics procedures
  • Strong sense of responsibility and adaptability
  • Availability to work overtime when needed
  • Willingness to learn

Job Title: Health Field Officer (PHC Nutritionist)
Location:
Maiduguri
Main Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of the mobile nutritionist, the PHC/Nut HFO is the focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Nutrition component in primary health care program in his/her area of responsibility. This program covers Out Patient Therapeutic (OTP) & CMAM components including Outreach.
  • Monitors the achievement of the objectives as per the PfR (planning for results) and the related Plan of Action.
  • Builds up the capacity of the PHCC staff to run this component  and monitors its efficiency and effectiveness
  • In coordination with ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC), works in very close collaboration with the PHCC staff and Nutrition responsible from SPHCDA.
  • Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program
  • Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of Nutrition situation in area of responsibility
  • Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
  • Timely oral and written report writing

Required Qualifications

  • Nurse or Nutritionist registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
  • 4 years work experience in a similar function
  • At least 2 years work experience in nutrition
  • Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
  • Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and Medical Nutrition programs in Nigeria

Personal Attributes:

  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
  • Field oriented and good networking
  • Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
  • Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
  • Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstance
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
  • Prepared to spend 70% of time doing field visits

Job Title: Health Field Officer (Nutritionist)
Location:
Borno
Main Responsibilities

  • Focal point for all matters related to the ICRC supported Stabilisation Centre and the Community Management of Acute Malnutrition program in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Assists the ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC) in running Nutrition Medical Care within Stabilisation Centre and Follow-Up OTP services
  • In coordination with ICRC Nutrition Mobile Delegate (NUT PHC), works in very close collaboration with the stabilisation centre staff and hospital management committee.
  • Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nutrition program
  • Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of Nutrition situation in area of responsibility
  • Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
  • Timely oral and written report writing

Required Qualifications

  • Nurse or Nutritionist registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
  • 4 years work experience in a similar function
  • At least 2 years work experience in nutrition
  • Good knowledge of public health, and of local health services, staff and system
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Very good computer skills, including spreadsheets
  • Good knowledge of the Ministry of Health and Nutrition programs in Nigeria

Personal Attributes

  • Well-developed analytical skills
  • Good communications and negotiation skills, confident in talking in front of a large public, sense of responsibility
  • Field oriented and good networking
  • Excellent team spirit and acquired capacity to manage stressful situations
  • Flexibility and quick response capacity to endure recurrent changes in working schedule
  • Be able to maintain respect to his/her colleagues, interlocutors and profession/duty in different circumstances
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
  • Prepared to spend 90% of time working in Stabilization Center (SC)

Job Title: Import/Export (IMPEX) Officer
Location:
Abuja
Main Responsibilities

  • Receives and expedites freight outside of Nigeria in collaboration with external commercial companies
  • Follows up and ensure the messaging (monitoring, follow up and writing) and import/export documents (expedition details, acknowledgement of receipt, reclamations, note verbal, letters, etc.), including filing and archiving
  • Verifies and submits to the relevant hierarchy and/or department the invoicing concerning the freight (custom invoices, freight forwarder invoices, etc.).
  • Reports problems and/or irregularities regarding Impex as well as what touches security.
  • Handles claims in conjunction with the logistician
  • Maintains contact with freight forwarder and Border Clearing agents
  • Remains up-to-date regarding customs regulations and changes that might affect the ICRC.

Required Qualifications

  • First University degree or High School Diploma
  • Diploma in Clearing and Forwarding would be an asset
  • 2 Years working experience in a clearing and forwarding organization
  • Confirmed ability in applying procedures
  • Good knowledge of customs and Impex procedures
  • Excellent knowledge spoken and written of English
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office).
  • Valid IATA dangerous goods certificate

Personal Attributes:

  • Communication skills
  • Work independently
  • Analytic skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: [email protected]

Note

  • Please clearly indicate “Supply Chain Assistant Maiduguri” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • The deadline for the submission of applications will be the date above. Late application will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process

Application Deadline  17th June, 2016

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