Job Recruitment at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), May 2017

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), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Radio Room Personnel
Main Responsibilities

  • Supervises Radio Operations in Nigeria and manages the radio operators in the country
  • Independently operates all machines for voice and for data communication
  • Manages and supervises radio operation schedule and shifts
  • Establishes and provides guidance on telecommunication transmission guidelines
  • Ensures new radio operators are properly trained about radio communication rules and procedures
  • Participates in elaboration of security guidelines
  • Supervises radio and telecommunication and facilitates contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines
  • Act quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managements to contain and help solve critical incidents maintain a detailed incident log for security reports

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in ICT or Electronic, or equivalent Higher National Diploma
  • 4 Years work experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an international organization
  • Advanced knowledge on Windows based computers
  • Excellent knowledge of radio (HF & VHF) technology and satellite communication
  • Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
  • 2 Years’ experience in managing a medium size team of radio operators
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, good knowledge of Hausa an asset
  • No prior criminal conviction

Personal Attributes:

  • Capable and motivated to continuously update one-self on latest developments.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and autonomy with good organizational skills
  • Keeps attention to detail and is well organized
  • Shows high level of leadership skills and has ability to offer coaching to colleagues

Job Title: Mechanic
Main Responsibilities

  • Maximizes fleet efficiency and effectiveness for all vehicles and generators through planned preventative maintenance in accordance with guidelines issued from Geneva or in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations as well as in view of operational requirements.
  • Repairs and maintains ICRC Vehicles and generators according to workload planning and instructions.
  • Establishes and maintain an accurate and Job card based maintenance history for all log/Fleet assets repairs.
  • Fills in all accidents, services and repairs in technical logbook
  • Ensures that all fleet safety, security measures & standards in place and respected
  • Makes sure toxic and waste materials such as used batteries, lubricants, filters and tires are disposed according to ICRC fleet guideline.
  • Controls and ensures the use of genuine spare parts and professional working methods for all repairs.
  • Carries out routine works mainly independently

Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Mechanics or recognised Technical Training
  • 2 years work experience as a mechanic
  • Driving license
  • Succeeded in ICRC Driving test.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Computer skills and  previous generator/electrical experience as an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Flexible and motivated
  • Good sense of responsibility and well organized
  • Quality, preventive maintenance and solution oriented


  • 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.

How to Apply

interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: [email protected] Please clearly indicate “Radio Room Responsible Abuja” as the subject of your application

Application Deadline: 16:30 hr; 12th May, 2017.

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  1. Hussain Idris says:

    My request to join your organization.I have diploma in occupational therapy with working in kano state

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