Recruitment at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), May 2016

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is  recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: First Aid Field Officer
Locations:
Jos
Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures that casualties during emergencies receive a timely, impartial and effective immediate assistance by responders acting in security, guided by basic humanitarian values and principles, and part of an effective emergency response system adapted to needs and local realities.
  • Facilitates the implementation, monitoring and follow up of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba states in line with the developed frame including financial, logistical and security stipulations.
  • Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground.
  • Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care
  • Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available
  • Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals
  • Collaborates with NRCS to ensure a coherent standardised and quality First Aid program is being presented to the participants.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge in First Aid or Health related university Degree
  • 3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity
  • Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good command of written and spoken Kanuri, English and Hausa
  • Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
  • Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure

Personal Attributes:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders.
  • Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills
  • Ability to travel in all parts of the country
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment

Job Title: First Aid Field Officer
Locations:
Abuja
Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures that casualties during emergencies receive a timely, impartial and effective immediate assistance by responders acting in security, guided by basic humanitarian values and principles, and part of an effective emergency response system adapted to needs and local realities.
  • Facilitates the implementation, monitoring and follow up of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba states in line with the developed frame including financial, logistical and security stipulations.
  • Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground.
  • Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care
  • Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available
  • Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals
  • Collaborates with NRCS to ensure a coherent standardised and quality First Aid program is being presented to the participants.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge in First Aid or Health related university Degree
  • 3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity
  • Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good command of written and spoken Kanuri, English and Hausa
  • Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
  • Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure

Personal Attributes:

  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
  • Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders.
  • Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills
  • Ability to travel in all parts of the country
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment

Job Title: Driver
Location:
Abuja
Main Responsibilities

  • Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
  • 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
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • Secondary School or equivalent
  • Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant 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
  • 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

Required Qualifications:

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

Job Title: Driver
Location:
Jos, Plateau
Main Responsibilities

  • Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
  • 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
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • Secondary School or equivalent
  • Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant 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
  • 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

Required Qualifications:

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

Job Title: Car Dispatcher
Location:
Abuja
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
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: [email protected]

Note

  • Please clearly indicate “First Aid Field Officer Jos” 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 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  3rd June, 2016.

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