International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Cooperation Finance Officer

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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.

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.

Job Title: Cooperation Finance Officer

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

Personal Attributes:

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

ersons 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.

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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
December 11, 2016
Offer Type
Minimum of 2years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
December 15, 2016
Finance / Accounting
NGO / International Agencies
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