25 Jan 2016

Full-Time Careers at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Borno, Rivers state

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Job Description

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

Restoring Family Links (RFL) Field Officer
Location Borno
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

Protection Field Officer
Location Rivers
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

Administrative Clerk
Location Rivers
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
Car Dispatchers
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationSecondary School (SSCE)
Experience4 years
Location Adamawa, Borno, Plateau, Rivers
Job FieldTransportation and Driving

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

Water and Habitat Assistant
Location Borno
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
Method of Application
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to


Please clearly indicate Job Position Title E.G. “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

Job Categories: Administrative & Secretary Jobs, Job Vacancies in Nigeria, and NGO and Legal Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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