Current Vacancies at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), 13th July, 2018

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

 Job Title: Communication Field Officer 1
Location: Monguno Office, Borno

Main Responsibilities
  • Plans, organizes, implements and ensures administrative management of operational communications sessions on ICRC’s activities, mission and mandate to affected populations, local authorities, and other actors of influence and volunteers of the NCRCS at operational or institutional level.
  • Conducts sessions of sensitization in International Humanitarian Law (IHL) to different actors in the zone including using public communication to reach more people.
  • Provides support to other ICRC departments for operational communication on ongoing activities.
  • Develops mapping and maintains a network of key interlocutors in Area of responsibility for ICRC’s Monguno office.
  • Contributes to the interaction with the local Nigerian Red Cross Branches (NRCS) on communications issues and provides support in capacity-building to their relevant staff.
  • Conducts analysis of the ICRC/Red Cross perception in the area of responsibility of Monguno Office and propose actions in response to identifies miss perception.
  • Contributes actively to the development of the strategy and planning of activities, under the guidance of Communications Delegate based in Maiduguri.
  • Collects photos, and other relevant information on ICRC activities in the Area of responsibility as a contribution to the public communication of the Delegation.
  • Accompanies the Head of Office and other ICRC visitors during field visits and insure interpretation during exchange with local interlocutors when required.
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in relevant field (Communications, Marketing, Social Studies, Journalism)
  • A minimum of three years working experience in a similar field.
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, Kanuri and Hausa – knowledge of Arab Shoua will be a strong advantage.
  • Good computer skills
  • Good knowledge of geographical area covered by Monguno office (Monguno and Kukawa local government areas)
  • Knowledge of IHL would be an advantage.
Personal Attributes:
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Very good presentation skills
  • Capacity to summarize information
  • Capacity to treat information confidentially

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Clearly indicate “Job Title” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience
  • NYSC status

Job Title: Generalist Field Officer 1
Location: 
Jos, Plateau
Main Responsibilities
  • Contributes to the monitoring of the security situation, identification of risks and expanding ICRC network in Plateau, Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States.
  • Contributes to the implementation, or at times directly implements, and follow-up of various field activities, in accordance with the sub-delegation strategy and objectives.
  • Monitors the humanitarian, security, socio-economic, cultural and political environments relevant to the ICRC, sharing relevant information with colleagues and reports any changes in the situation as per the structure’s flow of communication.
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation to the activities and contributes to written reporting.
  • Facilitates and contributes to the work of the delegates and other colleagues, either internally or externally (internal or external meetings with authorities at local level, briefings on ICRC field activities, etc.).
  • Contributes to the development of the structure’s network or of own network of contacts with local stakeholders.
  • Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently.
  • Represent the ICRC in different forums and to different interlocutors sometimes independently.
  • May ensure administrative and financial follow up after field missions
Required Qualifications
  • University Degree in Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, Communication or any related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar function preferably with a humanitarian organization
  • Previous experience working with an international organization is an added value
Personal Attributes:
  • Fluent in English, Fula/Fulfulde (Fulani) and Hausa Languages
  • Knowledge of other language used in Nigeria is an asset
  • Proved knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics in the states of Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa and Plateau
  • Outgoing and confident character
  • Honest and Transparent
  • Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment


Job Title: Communication Field Officer 1
Location
: Kano
Main Responsibilities
  • Monitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office AoR, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences.
  • Contributes to the analysis of this information and sharing it with the colleagues as per the structure’s communication flow.
  • Contributes to the development of the structure’s network with local stakeholders (including among the media).
  • Conducts, mainly independently, information sessions with the main stakeholders.
  • Contributes to the interaction with local Nigerian Red Cross Branches (NRCS) and provides support in capacity-building to their particular COM-programs.
  • Provides support to other ICRC departments for operational communication on ongoing activities.
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation with the activities and contributes to written reporting.
  • Identifies the communications needs of the office (including in terms of dissemination material), contributes actively to the development of the strategy and planning of activities.
  • Contributes to the development of the Delegation’s communication strategy and in the preparation of the annual planning exercise.
  • Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently.
Required Qualifications
  • University Degree in Communication; Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, or any related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar function preferably with a humanitarian organization.
  • Previous experience working with an international organization is an added value
Personal Attributes:
  • Very good command of written and spoken English, and Hausa languages. Fula/Fulfulde (Fulani) or other language used in Nigeria an asset.
  • Proved knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics in the states of North-Central and North-West Nigeria.
  • Sound analytical skills.
  • Outgoing and confident character.
  • Honest and Transparent.
  • Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.


Job Title: Digital Officer
Location: 
Abuja
Main Responsibilities
  • Works to enhance the digital reputation and positioning of the ICRC, with a focus on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region;
  • Finds ways for the ICRC to connect with the relevant audiences by creating, editing and publishing content for the ICRC’s digital channels Implements the digital strategy of the institution and the delegation.
  • Produces engaging content for ICRC digital channels (web, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
  • Accurately maps the key channels of influence and trust and sets up systems to leverage them
  • Tracks, understands and analyzes relevant data from community platforms and channels
  • Converts this data into actionable information for the multidisciplinary and operational teams
  • Keeps abreast of developing trends in digital communication and user behavior adapting our digital approach accordingly
  • Develops a process for measuring engagement across all digital platforms

Required Qualifications
  • University degree in communication, new media or digital journalism (managing websites, social media projects);
  • A minimum of a five-year work experience that includes managing multiple digital platforms at the same time;
  • Excellent written and spoken English, knowledge of Hausa and other local languages an asset;
  • Good understanding of the social media and digital trends in Nigeria;
  • Very good communication and presentation skills;
  • Excellent computer and internet skills, in particular experience in photo/audio editing;
  • Advanced understanding of engagement metrics and analysis (Google Analytics, etc.);
  • Advanced knowledge in using messaging apps for content, outreach and engagement
Personal Attributes:
  • Passion for communication through digital media channels;
  • Ability to monitor, interact and efficiently communicate with a variety of priority audiences over digital channels;
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to deliver quality results within the given time-frame;
  • Strong team spirit and sense of responsibility;
  • Capable of working across departments;
  • Willingness to follow ICRC rules and regulations and treat confidential information;
  • Availability to travel to the field;
  • Ability to multitask and deliver results to a high standard under pressure


Job Title: Generalist Field Officer 1
Location: 
Kano
Main Responsibilities
  • Monitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office Area of Responsibility, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences.
  • Contributes to the analysis of this information and sharing it with the colleagues as per the structure’s communication flow.
  • Contributes to the development of the structure’s network with relevant stakeholders.
  • Facilitates internal or external meetings with authorities and stakeholders at local level. Will represent the ICRC in different forums and to different interlocutors sometimes independently.
  • Assists the Head of Office in the security management of the Office, including following up premises passive security (with the administration assistant support) and ensuring staff and visitors respect internal security rules.
  • Contributes to the implementation, or at times directly implements, and follow-up of various field activities, in accordance with ICRC Mandate and operational priorities in Nigeria.
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation with ICRC activities and contributes to written reporting.
  • Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently
  • May ensure administrative and financial follow up after field missions
Required Qualifications
  • University Degree in Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, Communication or any related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar function preferably with a humanitarian organization
  • Previous experience working with an international organization is an added value
Personal Attributes:
  • Fluent in English, and Hausa Languages. Fula/Fulfulde (Fulani) or other language used in Nigeria an asset.
  • Proved knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics in the states of North-Central and North-West Nigeria. Ideally from Muslim culture/background.
  • Existing network with key stakeholders of at least one of the following circles (politics, security, religious, customary).
  • Sound analytical skills.
  • Outgoing and confident character.
  • Honest and Transparent.
  • Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.


Job Title: Armed and Security Forces Program Assistant (Military) – (FAS Program Assistant)
Location:
 Abuja
Main Responsibilities
  • Assist in the day to day administration of the Unit.
  • Maintain a good working relationship between the ICRC and members of the Armed and security forces in the field.
  • Support the Protection Department during visits to military detention places in other to ensure a smooth working relationship between the Team (ICRC) and the military authorities in the field.
  • Conduct dissemination sessions on the applicable laws to relevant members of the armed forces deployed in the field.
  • Maintains and organises dissemination stock. (Functions undertaken by the Media & Production Officer)
  • Contributes to the development and production of dissemination tools.
  • Assist in relationship building between the Military in the field and the sub-delegations with emphasis on the Northeast.
  • Assist the FAS Head of Unit with Military and security situation briefing for Head of Delegation, Deputy Head of Delegation, Head of Sub Delegation Maiduguri and Field Delegates in the North East

Required Qualifications
  • University Degree in Communication or any relevant fields
  • 6 years work experience in a similar field
  • Retired member of the Armed forces of Nigeria
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical and writing skills
  • Capacity to analyse the political and social environment
  • Computer literate and efficient internet user
Personal attributes:
  • Adaptability – openness to new ideas and concepts; ability to work independently or in a team
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to working hours and locale.
  • Professionalism and work ethic – productive with a positive work ethic. Sticks to challenges until they are resolved.
  • Positive attitude and energy – energetic and enthusiastic; organised in thought and action

Application Deadline  20th July, 2018.

Note
  • Late application will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • ICRC does not request any 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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