Wednesday , February 28 2024

Attention! Vacancies At The International Committee Of The Red Cross (ICRC)

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

Restoring Family Link (RFL) Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 2 years
Location: Abuja
Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit

Main Responsibilities:
Supports the coordination of ICRC/Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) RFL activities in the different regions
and the implementation of RFL activities in Abuja
In charge of office-based tasks, such as reporting, filing, submitting and reconciling expense reports, corresponding with the teams on the field
Receives visits and phone enquiries from the beneficiaries and respond to them
Supports the team in field work, when needed, which entails traveling within the area of responsibility, sometimes for several days
Participates in the preparation and logistics of RFL trainings held by ICRC and NRCS
Raises Requisition Orders to purchase the items needed for field activities
Interviews beneficiaries for RFL purposes and documents cases
Responsible for the management of the stock and dispatch of dissemination material
Helps maintain regular contact with the beneficiaries with periodical follow-up by phone and visits

Required Qualifications:
University degree or specialized training;
2 years work experience in humanitarian work;
Very good command of written and spoken English, and spoken Hausa; Kanuri and/or French are an asset;
Very good computer skills, in particular with Excel, Word, if possible PowerPoint;
Good knowledge of Nigerian geography.

Personal Attributes:
Good analytical skills;
Detail-orientation and precision;
Very good writing and reporting 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.
Very well organized, with good planning abilities

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Water and Habitat Assistant
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 1 – 2 years
Location: Borno
Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit

Main Responsibilities:
Support the team in follow up of basic administrative procedures: payment, correspondence, hand over and donation certificates;
Update list of retention periods and expiry dates for all water and habitat projects
Ensure that all relevant documents for contracts (Requisition orders, Purchase Orders, contracts, amendments, and selection tablets) are available, archived and shared with all staff concerned.
Assist Water and Habitat staff to retire invoices and clear the cash advance;
Collect data of project beneficiaries from engineers in change, compile and submit to Team Leader
Ensures information flow within the department
Organizes Water and Habitat department internal weekly meeting with inputs of the Team Leader, prepares and share lists of action points for follow-up
Compiles contributions to the Weekly Operational Report and submit to the Team Leader

Required Qualifications:
Higher diploma in accounting and/or 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 “RFL Assistant Abuja" OR “Water and Habitat Assistant Maiduguri" 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 25.07.2017, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered

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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.


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  1. Nwankwo onyinye grace

    Good work… They should keep it up

  2. great, atleast they should create employment for the youths which they graduate from school.

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