ICRC Job in Nigeria for an Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

Job Title: Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer

Location: Maiduguri

Main Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the implementation and running of specific projects / programs, mainly independently
  • Provides immediate supervisor on weekly or ad hoc basis with updated statistical and logistic data
  • Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme
  • Contributes to written reporting
  • Is aware of the socio-political situation and livelihoods conditions in the area of assignment
  • Maintains contacts with interlocutors / authorities at various degrees
  • Supervises volunteers and closely monitors beneficiaries

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in development studies, economics, agriculture or related field
  • Team leadership skills
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
  • 4 years work experience in a similar field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Personal Attributes:

  • Good analytical skills
  • 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
  • Good communication skills
  • Shows judgment abilities to deal with special cases and propose solutions

How to Apply

Interested and qualified should send their application letters, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org


  • Please clearly indicate “EcoSec Field Officer” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • 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  1st December, 2015, 16:30 h.

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