Ongoing recruitment at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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

Job Title:   Administrative Clerk

Main Responsibilities:

  • To coordinate all administrative duties as assigned by the administrative assistant.
  • Explains to all colleagues and apply financial, and administrative procedures.
  • Maintains accounting books using software package.
  • Prepares accounting documents for monthly closing for the Admin Assistant.
  • Receives incoming calls, centralizes incoming and outgoing internal mail (pouch).
  • Organizes and makes reservation of accommodation for internal visitors.
  • Organizes and follows up the maintenance and repairs on premises and office equipment (photocopiers, telephones, faxes, etc.).
  • Executes HR administrative tasks such as collection and transmission of documents to and from HR Abuja

Required Qualifications:

  • Secondary education and certificate in Business Administration or Secretarial Studies
  • Work experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of socio and economic environment of the Niger Delta
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communication skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Sense of organization
  • Rigor and methodical

Job Title:   Protection Field Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the analysis and monitoring of  identified  protection concerns
  • Writes reports related to field visits and follows-up on meetings with interlocutors/communities on protection issues.
  • In collaboration with other departments and under the supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation, helps develop and implement the future Community Based Protection strategy.
  • Actively contributes to better understanding of humanitarian consequences related to urban violence and/or Other Situations of Violence and further assess the impact of such consequences on affected communities and individuals.
  • In collaboration with the Health department engages relevant state ministries and other health related interlocutors in bringing about awareness in Health Care in Danger initiatives
  • Manages the filing of the Protection office
  • Develops and manages statistics on protection related files for the Niger Delta area of responsibility

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree in the relevant field
  • 3 years of professional experience in humanitarian, human rights and/or civil society organizations.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. Knowledge of local languages of Niger Delta is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of social programs of state, federal, NGO and International institutions in Nigeria.
  • Excellent computer skills and research.
  • Good geographical knowledge of the assigned environment.
  • Committed to the principle of neutrality, impartiality and independence while carrying out institutional duties.

Personal Attributes:

  • Organized, methodical and flexible personality with strong humanitarian motivation who enjoys working in a team environment.
  • Has a strong sense of empathy.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent analytical skills and the ability to travel in all parts of the country

Job Title:   Restoring Family Links (RFL) Field Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • On a daily basis, interviews beneficiaries, including minors, with RFL needs, and responds to their enquiries, including by documenting RFL cases, providing phone calls, collecting and delivering Red Cross Messages
  • Ensures appropriate follow-up of cases requiring active tracing in the field
  • Maintains regular contact with enquirers obtaining and providing updates when/if available
  • Organises field trips for all RFL-related activities
  • Participates in assessments in Maiduguri and Borno state, if situations allows, to identify potential RFL needs and/or RFL follow up
  • Maintains close coordination with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) volunteers on RFL
  • Disseminates on ICRC and RFL activities with formal and informal levels of audience
  • Develops and maintains positive working relations with community leaders and contributes to the acceptance of the ICRC and RFL activities
  • Provides field trip reports and regular, punctual updates on the RFL caseload
  • Contributes to the filing of documents related to the RFL caseload

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • 2 years work experience in humanitarian work
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Good computer skills: knowledge in Excel, Word, if possible PowerPoint.
  • Good knowledge of Nigerian geography

Personal Attributes:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good English writing 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

Job Title:  Water and Habitat Assistant

Main Responsibilities:

  • Performs various secretarial duties independently
  • Types drafted or simple correspondence in English independently
  • Keeps agenda and performs various office work
  • Ensures information flow within the department
  • Keeps filing system up to date
  • Organizes Water and Habitat department internal weekly meeting with inputs of the Team Leader, prepares and share lists of action points for follow-up
  • Supports the team in follow up of basic administrative procedures: payments, correspondence, hand over and donation certificates
  • Compiles contributions to the Weekly Operational Report and submit to the Team Leader

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical certificate in secretariat or equivalent training.
  • 1-2 years in same experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English

Personal Attributes:

  • High capacity to work in a team.
  • High motivation and proactivity, taking responsibility
  • Good Planning and Organization skills
  • Very good communication skills

Job Title:  Car Dispatchers

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensures economic use of vehicles independently
  • Organizes and plans the drivers’ duties and schedule
  • Monitors and updates car use and fuel consumption
  • Keeps tracks on all vehicle movements using standard ICRC Tools
  • Manages and supervises the pool of drivers
  • Reports and provides statistical data according to procedures.
  • Organizes car attribution.
  • Performs administrative work

Required Qualifications:

  • Secondary education
  • 4 years work experience in a similar function
  • Heavy vehicle Driving licence
  • Driving license for at least 5 years and succeeded in ICRC Driving test
  • Good computer skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
  • Masters 4/4 and VHF use
  • Basic mechanical skills

Personal Attributes:

  • Good sense of Security management
  • Good leadership skills
  • Well organized and attention to details

How to Apply

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

[email protected]

Please clearly indicate “RFL Field Officer” 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 05.02.2016, 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 www.icrc.org

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