Current Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.
Job Title: Cooperation Field Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the fulfilment of Cooperation objectives specifically capacity building and partnership support to the North East branches and to the ICRC structures
  • Carry out field monitoring missions with clear terms of reference
  • Oversee and monitor projects and activities in the North East branches with requisite reporting
  • Ensure Safer Access application in North East branches
  • Contributes to institutional reporting
  • Maintain close contact with respective branch secretaries and ensure that the link with Nigeria Red Cross Society Headquarters is strengthened and maintained
  • Work to ensure coordination and coherence between the different ICRC operational objectives that involve Nigeria Red Cross Society in North East branches

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in Project Management or equivalent field
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Awareness of the socio-political environment
  • 4 years’ work experience in a similar field
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa Language

Personal Attributes:

  • Team player
  • Diplomatic and persuasive approach
  • Patience
  • Able to come up with alternative suggestions (thinking out of the box)

Job Title:  Driver

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
  • Moves in difficult security environments
  • Is aware of and reacts to the current security situation
  • Is aware of the rules concerning correct use of vehicle, and carriage of passengers and goods
  • Ensures at the beginning of each day that equipment on attributed cars is according to the requirements
  • Ensures appropriate loading and offloading of vehicle
  • Checks the mechanical condition of the vehicle before the trip
  • Checks equipment on attributed car, cleaning/washing, routine maintenance of vehicles and proper fuelling
  • Transports people and/or goods within the town area and/or field trips
  • Provides assistance to the passengers as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Secondary School or Equivalent
  • Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant field
  • Masters 4×4 driving and VHF Radio system use
  • Good physical condition
  • No prior criminal conviction
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field
  • 2 years of experience as a driver or in a similar position
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Light vehicle driving licence for at least 5 years
  • Very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment

Required Qualifications:

  • Willingness to strictly follow ICRC internal security and national traffic rules
  • Service oriented
  • Good Planning, Organization & Assessment skills
  • Good Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
  • Sensitive to Security Management
  • Willingness to adapt and learn
  • Team Player

How to Apply
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to

Please clearly indicate “Cooperation Field Officer” OR “Driver” 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 31.12.2015, 16:30 h. 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.

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.

For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website

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