11 Feb 2016

Full-Time Jobs at The 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 vacancies below.

Polyvalent Field Officer
Location Yobe

Main Responsibilities:

Assists in the security management of the Office, especially with regard to premises and perimeter security
Organizes and conducts security-related training to the Office staff
Develops mechanism and ensures proper information flow especially on security-related matters among the Office staff and for incoming visitors
Conducts field trips as field trip leader to perform tasks of networking, communication, protection-related tasks
Assists in the analysis of the political, security, socio-cultural and religious context and dynamics within Yobe and its environs
Required Qualifications:

University degree preferably in social sciences
Background in security services an asset
Minimum of 4 years of experience in positions with public outreach or security management
Excellent knowledge of the political, security and socio-cultural/religious dynamics of Damaturu
Existing network with key players of at least one of the mentioned layers (politics, security, religious circles, society)
Advanced analytical skills, especially on political, security and social dynamics of Yobe and environs but also regional perspective
Good communication skills with good knowledge of written and oral English and advanced reporting skills (written reports)
Advanced computer skills is a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in security management an asset
Former work with a humanitarian organisation or NGO/CSO an asset
Personal Attributes:

Rigorous, methodical and accurate
High organizational skills
Honesty & integrity
Able to cope with stressful situations
Sensitivity and empathy to work with beneficiaries of the ICRC (victims of conflict/violence)
Flexibility to work over time when needed

Administrative Clerk Kano state

Main Responsibilities:

Handles various administrative and secretarial tasks e.g. (photocopies, mail delivery, document filing, contact with clients etc)
Prepares accounting documents to be ready for imputation
Ensures that Kano premises are furnished and equipped according to the standard list
Acts as a link for HR administrative tasks between employees and Head of Office
Maintains contact with external interlocutors
Maintains and updates office records
Reports weekly on administrative activities to the Finance & Administration Manager, ensuring that performed activities are within the standard of the delegation
Minimum required knowledge & experience:

Secondary education
2 years’ work experience in a similar field
Knowledge of cultural & socio economic environment of northern Nigeria
Good command of written and spoken English
Good computer skills especially excel sheet
Understanding and able to speak Hausa language
Personal Attributes:

Discrete and reliable person
Good sense of organisation
Rigor and methodological
Method of Application
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to


Please clearly indicate “Polyvalent 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 23.02.2016. 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

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

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