Career Opportunities 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.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Storekeeper
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Main Responsibilities

  • Supervises the warehouse staff and daily workers while ensuring that all stocks are in order
  • Organizes and controls movement of goods In & Out and gives accurate record of monthly and periodic inventories
  • Ensures that only authorized consignments leave the warehouse with appropriate documentation
  • Ensures proper storage of goods and their adequate protection from heat, freezing, water, fire, dirt and vermin
  • Organizes safe and clean unloading of arriving consignments and checks that all consignments are accompanied by necessary documents
  • Ensures that parcels are properly marked with consignee and order information, as well as with transport instruction.

Required Qualifications

  • Secondary Education or technical vocational training/school or professional diploma. Some college coursework completed or an Associate Degree is an asset.
  • 2-3 years of experience in Logistics, storekeeping, administration or similar position.
  • Good Verbal and basic written English knowledge.
  • Good level in computer skills.
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Team Work, Planning, Organization & Assessment; Communication (Ability to express views and ideas).

Personal Attributes:

  • Rigorous, methodical and accurate
  • High organizational skills
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Able to cope with stressful situations
  • Affinity to coach colleagues in Logistics procedures
  • Resistance to stress, to work under pressure

Job Title: Medical Field Officer
Location:
Gombe
Main Responsibilities

  • Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
  • Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
  • Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
  • In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders
  • Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
  • Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and relays it to the health delegate or health coordinator

Required Qualifications

  • Medical Doctor Registered with the Nigerian Medical Board of Nigeria
  • Working experience in Public Health in the tropics is mandatory
  • At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Good knowledge of Gombe, Yobe and Borno (Biu Area) surrounding areas
  • Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
  • Able to translate local language Fulani,Tangale and Hausa to English and vice versa
  • Knowledge in Data entry and analysis

Personal Attributes

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Team leadership and good communication skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
  • Team work and partnership working skills
  • Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
  • Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills

Job Title: Restoring Family Link (RFL) Assistant
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno
Main Responsibilities

  • Ability to introduce the ICRC and explain RFL activities, criteria and modality of work to different levels of interlocutors
  • Understands and respects security rules and reports any security incident immediately to the Colleagues concerned
  • Compiles a weekly report of the phone calls made for RFL purposes and the credit remaining for the RFL phones
  • Reports relevant information for Protection and other departments to the Colleagues concerned
  • Interacts with beneficiaries visiting or calling the Sub-Delegation and responds to their RFL-related enquiries
  • Ensures and performs appropriate written translation of files and Red Cross Messages, when relevant;
  • Supports the RFL Field Officers and Delegate by preparing working lists and analyzing the individual files concerned as well as by analysing the RFL caseload, preparing the follow ups to be carried out through working lists or follow up forms
  • Participates to RFL activities in the field, including to field trips of several days, when needed

Required Qualifications

  • University Degree or specialized training;
  • 2 years work experience in humanitarian work;
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, and spoken Hausa; Kanuri and/or French are an asset;
  • Very good computer skills, in particular with Excel, Word, if possible PowerPoint;
  • Good knowledge of Nigerian geography.

Personal Attributes

  • Good analytical skills;
  • Detail-orientation and precision;
  • Very good writing and reporting skills;
  • Capacity to work within a team;
  • Good inter-personal skills: ability to deal with people respectfully and showing empathy towards others, very good communication skills;
  • Committed to work and able to work under supervision or independently as required;
  • Able to work under pressure; flexible and open to extra working hours if necessary;
  • Capacity to learn and to adapt to new work methods;
  • Discretion and confidentiality, self-control;
  • Aptitude for applying and ensuring compliance with ICRC directives and procedures.
  • Very well organized, with good planning abilities

Job Title: Restoring Family Link (RFL) Assistant
Location:
Yola, Adamawa
Main Responsibilities

  • Ability to introduce the ICRC and explain RFL activities, criteria and modality of work to different levels of interlocutors
  • Understands and respects security rules and reports any security incident immediately to the Colleagues concerned
  • Compiles a weekly report of the phone calls made for RFL purposes and the credit remaining for the RFL phones
  • Reports relevant information for Protection and other departments to the Colleagues concerned
  • Interacts with beneficiaries visiting or calling the Sub-Delegation and responds to their RFL-related enquiries
  • Ensures and performs appropriate written translation of files and Red Cross Messages, when relevant;
  • Supports the RFL Field Officers and Delegate by preparing working lists and analyzing the individual files concerned as well as by analysing the RFL caseload, preparing the follow ups to be carried out through working lists or follow up forms
  • Participates to RFL activities in the field, including to field trips of several days, when needed

Required Qualifications

  • University Degree or specialized training;
  • 2 years work experience in humanitarian work;
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, and spoken Hausa; Kanuri and/or French are an asset;
  • Very good computer skills, in particular with Excel, Word, if possible PowerPoint;
  • Good knowledge of Nigerian geography.

Personal Attributes

  • Good analytical skills;
  • Detail-orientation and precision;
  • Very good writing and reporting skills;
  • Capacity to work within a team;
  • Good inter-personal skills: ability to deal with people respectfully and showing empathy towards others, very good communication skills;
  • Committed to work and able to work under supervision or independently as required;
  • Able to work under pressure; flexible and open to extra working hours if necessary;
  • Capacity to learn and to adapt to new work methods;
  • Discretion and confidentiality, self-control;
  • Aptitude for applying and ensuring compliance with ICRC directives and procedures.
  • Very well organized, with good planning abilities

Job Title: Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer – Agronomist
Location:
Jos
Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assessing, planning and implementation of agro interventions in the area of responsibility of JOS sub-delegation
  • Reports on the progress of the agro projects and documents the lessons learned through the projects.
  • Carries out detailed problem and situation analysis including technical and institutional challenges
  • Develops and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the context, in particular the agriculture sector, including aspects and trends pertinent to program implementation
  • Contributes to the preparation of the necessary tools for assessment, monitoring and review of agro interventions, including contracts/agreements with service providers and communication materials and translates the documents into local languages
  • Participates in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the EcoSec programme activities mainly on emergencies and livelihoods response in close collaboration with Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in agriculture
  • 4 years work experience in a similar field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Shows judgment abilities to deal with special cases and propose solutions
  • Ensures that a good atmosphere is maintained within the EcoSec department and with the other ICRC departments through adequate communication
  • Reports on problems (security) with accuracy and without delays

Job Title: Polyvalent Field Officer
Location:
Gombe
Main Responsibilities

  • Provides advice and contributes to the security management, the analysis of the variety of factors impacting on ICRC security and operations
  • Networking with key interlocutors relevant for ICRC activities within the Area of Responsibility
  • Organizes and conducts security-related training to the Gombe Office staff
  • Collaboration with the branches of the NRCS relevant for the Office
  • Conducts ICRC dissemination activities to audiences and interlocutors and thus contribution to the further positioning of the ICRC in the Area of Responsibility
  • Supports in the Protection activities of the Office, especially in Restoring Family Links
  • Performs as field trip leader for field trips, also multi-disciplinary, when needed

Required Qualifications

  • University degree preferably in Social Sciences
  • Background in security services an asset (the interested should hold a senior officer rank)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in positions with public outreach or security management
  • Excellent knowledge of the political, security and socio-cultural/religious dynamics of Gombe Office AoR
  • Existing network with key players of at least one of the mentioned layers (politics, security, religious circles, society)
  • Advanced analytical skills, especially on political, security and social dynamics of Gombe Office AoR but also regional perspective
  • Good communication skills with good knowledge of written and oral English and advanced reporting skills (written reports)
  • Advanced computer skills a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in security management an asset
  • Former work with a humanitarian organisation or NGO/CSO an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Rigorous, methodical and accurate
  • High organizational skills
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Able to cope with stressful situations
  • Sensitivity and empathy to work with beneficiaries of the ICRC (victims of conflict/violence)
  • Flexibility to work over time when needed


How to Apply

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

Note

  • Please clearly indicateĀ  the Job Title as the subject of your application eg: “Storekeeper Maiduguri” (Applications intended for a job 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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