International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Cooperation Secretary (Organizational Development)

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Job Description

The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Cooperation Secretary (Organizational Development)
Location: Abuja

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Cooperation Delegate in the day to day secretarial and administrative tasks
  • Ensures other related duties are carried out effectively and efficiently at the newly established office at the Nigerian Red Cross Society HQ in Abuja, in order to significantly contribute to the organisational development of the Nigerian Red Cross Society as per the agreed Plan of Action
  • Responsible for the electronic and paper filing of departmental messages and archiving, semi-current and current files for the cooperation department.
  • Maintains a daily office diary.
  • Maintains an accurate office monthly and yearly planner.
  • Updates and maintains NRCS HQ and Branch Structural charts (organograms)
  • Organizes and follows up on the maintenance and repairs of the office and equipment through ICRC Premises and NRCS person(s) responsible
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical Certificate in Secretarial, Administration or equivalent field/training in Secretarial/Administration
  • 1-3 years working experience in Secretarial/Admin field
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Excellent computer skills, especially Excel and Microsoft Word

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Confidential, rigorous and trustful person
  • Meticulous and paying attention to detail
  • High organisational skills
  • Polite and with self-control
  • Patience and diplomatic
  • Solution and results oriented

Application Closing Date:
13th May, 2016.

Method of Application:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees


  • Please clearly indicate "Cooperation Secretary (OD)" 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 the date above. 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.

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About International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate. State parties (signatories) to the four Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols of 1977 (Protocol I, Protocol II) and 2005 have given the ICRC a mandate to protect victims of international and internal armed conflicts. Such victims include war wounded, prisoners, refugees, civilians, and other non-combatants.The ICRC is part of th...
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Job Summary
May 4, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 1years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
May 13, 2016
Secretarial / PA
NGO / International Agencies
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