Generalist Field Officer 1

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Job Description

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: Generalist Field Officer 1
Location: 
Jos, Plateau, Kano

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
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

5

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

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.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees Clearly indicate “Generalist Field Officer 1 Jos" 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

Note

  • 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
Published
July 14, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 5years
Location
Kano /Plateau
Deadline
July 20, 2018
Specialization
NGO / Community Services
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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