28 Jan 2016

Full-Time Jobs at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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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.

Agronomist Field Officer
Location Borno

Main Responsibilities:

Be aware of the political, economic, cultural, religious situation and informs of any updates to the Head of Sub Delegation
Assumes main responsibility for implementing the Agro programme in area of operation with minimum supervision
Monitors agricultural issues in the field and promptly report any disease emergencies to the EcoSec delegates
Contributes to the implementation and running of the agro interventions as a part of EcoSec program
Participates in implementing and monitoring the various components of the EcoSec program
Provides written reports (technical) on field visits, assessments, agricultural activities, trainings and general progress of the program
Required Qualifications:

University degree (Agronomy)
3-4 years work experience in a similar field, previous humanitarian / NGO experience an asset
Very good understanding of the socio-political situation in the area of assignment
Very good analytical and organizational skills
Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa
Good computer skills
Willingness to travel extensively and to participate in extended field trips
Personal Attributes:

Stress resistant and ready to work in adverse environments

Monitoring and Reporting Officer
Location Abuja

Main Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing the accountability risk management monitoring of all EcoSec programmes in Nigeria
Analyses procedures applied in all aspects of project cycle and identified potential accountability compliance risks and propose and implement mitigation strategies.
Mentors and trains the users of electronic monitoring tools including the database manager, field officers and mobile staff
Disseminates and explains to external actors and partners clearly and concisely about EcoSec activities
Contributes to strategic discussions on innovation, accountability and risk management
Required Qualifications:

University degree in Information Technology, computer science, computer programming, statistics, development studies, sociology, development economics, economics, financial auditing, programme management or similar field
Experience in computer programming, Applications development and working with mobile data collection tools
Minimum 4 years of professional experience in a similar position
Good understanding and knowledge of humanitarian issues and current events in Nigeria
Proficient knowledge and skills in project cycle management
Past experience using online dashboards for data analysis and prior experience working with technology for humanitarian organisations is desirable
Deep understanding of significance of transparency and accountability agenda in remote operations in a highly volatile context
Understanding on importance of knowledge management and confidentiality
Good organisational and planning skills
Proficiency in English and Hausa
Strong report writing and communication skills and the aptitude to handle competing messages and priorities
Experience in financial risk management is an asset
Personal Attributes:

Energetic team worker and good communicator, comfortable in an environment where self-direction and initiative are expected
Diplomatic attitude and confidential behaviour
Function autonomously and independently, within the limits of responsibilities granted
Sensitive to cultural, gender, religious and other social issues with colleagues and stakeholders
Prepared to spend time in the field with basic facilities
Motivated, patient and practical-minded

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Field Officer
Location Adamawa, Borno

Main Responsibilities:

Assesses the affected communities in the northeast
Identifies needs for psychosocial support and develop a program to response to those needs
Develops activities for psychosocial support program, implement them and provide accurate reports
Conducts extensive field activities to implement and monitor the program
Identifies key community actors who will receive intensive trainings and coaching in basic psychological support
Develops training program and trains persons involved in MHPSS activities
Coordinate volunteers to implement MHPSS activities
Required Qualifications:

University degree in Psychology.
Post graduate degree in Clinical Psychology, Counselling or Medical Doctor specialized in Psychiatry or similar degree is highly desirable
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in clinical and/or community mental health and psychosocial programs
Experience working with the psychological effects of war political violence or other traumatic events highly desirable.
Group facilitation skills, training and supervision experience.
Able to use Microsoft office efficiently
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English, fluency in Kanuri and Hausa is an asset
Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural assigned environment
Personal Attributes:

Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Team leadership and good communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
Team work and partnership working skills
Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills
Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
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. “Agro 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 hr Late application will not be considered

Job Categories: Health and Medical Jobs and Job Vacancies in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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