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Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross

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.



Performs various secretarial duties independently
Types drafted or simple correspondence in English independently
Keeps agenda and performs various office work
Ensures information flow within the department
Keeps filing system up to date

Organizes Water and Habitat department internal weekly meeting with inputs of the Team Leader, prepares and share lists of action points for follow-up
Supports the team in follow up of basic administrative procedures: payments, correspondence, hand over and donation certificates
Collect data of project beneficiaries from engineers in charge, compile and submit to Team Leader
Compiles contributions to the Weekly Operational Report and submit to the Team Leader

Technical certificate in Secretarial or equivalent training.
1-2 years in same experience
Good computer skills
Good command of written and spoken English

High capacity to work in a team.
High motivation and proactivity, taking responsibility
Good Planning and Organization skills
Very good communication skills



Conducts, mainly independently, operational communication activities with the main stakeholders
Identifies, establishes and maintains contacts with key actors in civil society, (local) politics, state authorities, tribal and religious leaders and other key influencers
Monitors and analyses the perception of the ICRC by different stakeholders (crowdsourcing, social and traditional media)
Supports assistance, protection, cooperation and prevention work through communication activities in his assigned area
Contributes to the interaction with the local Nigerian Red Cross Branches (NRCS) and provides support in capacity-building to their particular Communication programmes
Maintains close interaction with the local media, promoting ICRC interest in the media
Supports the Communications Coordinator (ComCo) of the Delegation in the analysis of the communication needs with field perspectives and contributes to the development of the Delegation’s communications strategy

University degree in Communications or similar
A minimum of five years working experience in a similar field
Very good command of written and spoken English and Hausa
Good computer skills
Good knowledge of geographical area covered by the office (Adamawa and Borno states)

Very good analytical skills
Very good presentation skills
Capacity to summarize information
Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure
Capacity to treat information confidentially

Applicants should send their application letters, CV's and contact details of three referees to: Please clearly indicate “Water and Habitat Assistant Yola" 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.

DUE DATE: 21 April, 2017


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