Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross

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The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is dedicated to preventing and alleviating human suffering in warfare and in emergencies such as epidemics, floods and earthquakes.



Contributes to the implementation of the Cooperation objectives for Nigeria, specifically capacity building,
partnership support, and Movement coordination aspects as related to financial relationship with the Nigerian
Red Cross Society (NRCS)
Ensures regular operational and financial reporting, accounting to established format and procedures
Maintains regular contacts with NRCS related to financial management of transferred funds, ensuring proper
retirement in close collaboration with ICRC field structures
Controls complete accounting documents including invoices, vouchers and ensures all supporting documents
are duly approved, signed and stamped, calculated correctly, dates with no alterations
Plans, prepares and participates in the NRCS-ICRC planning processes together with the other Cooperation
team members
Produces regular and ad hoc financial reporting according to established format and procedure in
coordination with ICRC Finance department
Represent ICRC on NRCS technical finance-related meetings
Prepares and follows up on Requisition Orders and other Logistics services

University degree in financial management, business administration, and accounting
Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar field
Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa
Excellent computer skills
Good analytical skills
Awareness of the socio-political environment

Team player
Diplomatic and persuasive approach
Able to come up with alternative suggestions (thinking out of the box)


Maiduguri, Yola

Contribute to the fulfilment of Cooperation objectives specifically capacity building and partnership support to
the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) Borno and Yobe branches, and the ICRC Sub Delegation in
Maiduguri with technical direction from Cooperation Coordinator.
Contribute to the implementation of Cooperation Framework Agreement annexes relating to general
Cooperation support
Closely monitor financial processes including transfer of funds and financial reporting/retirement as well as
coaching on finance management with Coop Assistant in line with the Cooperation Framework Agreement
annex on financial procedures
Provide support as relevant at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) workshops ensuring incorporation of
Safer Access in collaboration with Coop Assistant and NRCS HQ
Work to ensure coordination and coherence between the different ICRC operational objectives that involve
NRCS in the branches
Oversee and monitor projects and activities in the identified branches with requisite reporting
Ensure Safer Access application in branches

University degree in Project Management, Business Administration or equivalent field
Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar field
Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa with Kanuri as an added advantage
Excellent computer skills
Good analytical skills
Awareness of the socio-political environment

Personal Attributes:
Team player
Diplomatic and persuasive approach
Able to come up with alternative suggestions (thinking out of the box)

Location Maiduguri


Responsible for the implementation of Protection of the Civilian Population activities in her/ his Area of
Participates in the analysis of the situation and humanitarian issues.
Identifies protection problems and ensures proper treatment of enquiries following family separation,
violations of IHL and other humanitarian consequences of the conflict, violence or natural disasters
Participates in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with other
departments (Assistance, Prevention and Coopertation), Sub-delegations and offices, the NRCS and external
Data analysis, according to working methodologies and procedures in order to ensure coherence and
efficiency in addressing Protection issues, including Healthcare in Danger (HCiD) with the HCiD Focal Point.
Carries out training of new recruits and briefing of other ICRC staff on specific handling procedures applicable
to Protection activities

University degree in a relevant field, preferably in the field of law
4 years experience in the Protection/Tracing
Excellent written and spoken English, Hausa, Kanuri (Shuaa-Arab and French an asset)
Good computer skills: knowledge in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Represents the organization properly with different level of interlocutors.
Sound analytical skills, Good knowledge of the Area of Responsibility (Political, cultural and geographical)


Team-work oriented, sound communication skills, familiar with protocol and official diplomatic communication
Very good communication and inter-personal skills: ability to deal with people respectfully and showing
empathy towards others (colleagues, beneficiaries, authorities)
Ability to work independently, and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
Leadership skills with ability to manage and supervise tasks with effectiveness as per the set priorities
Able to work under pressure; flexible and open to extra working hours if necessary
Capacity to carry out activities and manage files of importance in the field of ICRC PROT activities (RFL,
PCP and Missing).
Staff management capacity and very good team spirit
Ability to keep discretion and handling confidential matters effectively
Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and procedures
Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes and deal with important volume of work
Punctual, reliable, confirmed organizational skills and Sound analytical skills


Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to

Please clearly indicate the position being applied for and location as the subject of your application

(Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
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.

DUE DATE: 15 December, 2016


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