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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.

Radio Operator
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationSecondary School (SSCE) 
Location Rivers
Job FieldEngineering / Technical   ICT / Computer 
Main Responsibilities

Independently operates all radio and satellite equipment for voice and data communication
Independently facilitates radio and telecommunication contacts and permanent field follow-up according to internal guidelines
Selects most efficient mean of communication (inside and outside ICRC), taking in account format electronic or paper), speed and price
Operates all machines for Voice (Tel, VHF, HF) and satellite telephone and maintains daily radio and operations in the field mobile log
Acts quickly in the event of an emergency and contact relevant managements to contain and help solve critical incidents maintain a detailed incident log for security reports
Registers and treat incoming and outgoing information confidentially, rapidly and with accuracy
Required Qualifications

Secondary Education
Diploma in ICT or Electronic, additional vocational training in electronics, telecommunication, IT or similar field will be an asset
Experience in communications/Radio operations within NGO’s or similar function preferably with an international organization
Very good command of written and spoken English.
Very good knowledge of Windows based computers
Good knowledge of radio (HF & VHF) technology and satellite communication
Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
No prior criminal conviction
Personal Attributes:

Capable and motivated to continuously update one-self on latest developments.
Strong sense of responsibility and autonomy with good organizational skills

Medical Field Officer
Job Type
Experience2 years
Location Rivers
Job FieldMedical / Health 
Main Responsibilities

Assess the vulnerable population in Shanty towns in Port Harcourt city, analyse their problems and identify their acute needs
Propose the most appropriate, meaningful and relevant project to response to the acute needs of the target population namely.
Develop a project which should correspond to the need and in line with the ICRC health strategy.
Responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
Work in an integrated approach within all ICRC assistance activities, within the sub delegation.
Contribute to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
In coordination with Head of Sub Delegation, Health Coordinator, maintains contacts with State, local authorities and other humanitarian organizations, National Security, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and community leaders
Participates in field trips; at times may be requested to organize and lead field trip
Timely oral and written report writing
Required Qualifications

Medical Doctor Registered with the Nigerian Medical Board of Nigeria
Working experience in Public Health in the tropics is mandatory
At least 2 years of experience in working in Nigeria and knowledge of the Nigerian Health System
Good command of both written and spoken English
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
Good knowledge of Niger Delta in general and Rivers state in particular
Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
Able to translate local languages to English and vice versa
Knowledge in Data entry and analysis
Personal Attributes:

Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Team leadership and good communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative
Team work and partnership working skills
Willingness to learn and support others in their learning
Highly developed analytical, planning and organising skills

Cooperation Field Officer

Job Type
Experience2 years
Location Rivers
Job FieldProject Management 
Main Responsibilities

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
Maintain close contact with respective branch secretaries and ensure that the link with NRCS Headquarters is strengthened and maintained
Work to ensure coordination and coherence between the different ICRC operational objectives that involve NRCS in identified branches
Oversee and monitor projects and activities in the identified  branches with requisite reporting
Required Qualifications

University Degree in Project Management, Business Administration or equivalent field
2 years work experience in a similar field
Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa Language
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)

Water and Habitat Purchaser
Job Type
Experience2 years
Location Abuja
Job FieldLogistics   Procurement / Store-Keeping 
Main Responsibilities

Acts as a focal point for processing Local Purchase Orders (LPOs).
Ensures orders are delivered on time and items meet the specification required.
Prepares each Purchase Order (PO) file according to ICRC standards
Ensures all required POs are entered and properly closed in the database Field Supply System (FSS).
Follows up final payment and settlements with the finance and Water and habitat department
Assist the field Sub Delegations/offices in case of need or upon request by the Logistics Delegate (travelling to other ICRC sites in Nigeria, follow up of the filing for the ROs validated in the capital, etc.)
Decides procurement mode in collaboration with Head of Purchasing Delegate and the requester: Local Procurement Request, Stock Requisition and Requisition Order to other sites, IT or admin stock.
Liaises with Water and habitat department for the purchasing forecast
Required Qualifications

Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree or equivalent higher Education Degree in Administration, Logistics, Purchasing or similar field.
Additional vocational training in administration, logistics or purchasing.
Minimum 2 years of experience in logistics, purchasing, administration or similar position in commercial/Engineering or humanitarian sector.
Advanced conversational and written English. Other North East (Hausa, Fulani) dialogue is an asset.
PC literate: Microsoft office.
Personal Attributes:

Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Responsibility & Autonomy
Honest & Trustworthy.
Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
Good knowledge of the local market.
Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures.
Flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.
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Logistics Office Clerk
Job Type
QualificationSecondary School (SSCE)   OND 
Location Abuja
Job FieldAdministration / Secretarial 
Main Responsibilities

Processing of invoices; submission of approved invoices to the admin department for execution of cash/bank payments to the suppliers; petty cash payments to the suppliers
Responsible for maintaining all logistics files in accordance to the ICRC filing system
Check and process invoice from the supplier, provides all supporting documents and submits for signatures and payment.
In charge of insuring and following with Finance that the invoices are paid to supplier in due time frame
Ensures supplier's registration and validation are completed in cooperation with the Logistician
Informs bidders about the results of tender
Required Qualifications

Secretary Diploma or equivalent
Good command of written and spoken English
Advanced conversational and written English
Knowledge of Hausa and/or Fulani is an asset
PC literate: Good command on Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Power point, etc.)
Personal Attributes:

Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Responsibility & Autonomy
Honest & Trustworthy.
Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
Discrete and reliable person
Good sense of organisation
Rigor and methodological
Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures.
Flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.
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Forensic Field Officer
Job Type
QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA 
Experience3 years
Location Abuja
Job FieldMedical / Health 
Main Responsibilities

Ensures the forensic analysis of the context by maintaining an overview on the forensic situation in Nigeria, particularly for relevant population in the Northeast
Works effectively within relevant programmes to advance issues related to forensic science, in particular the management of the dead from armed conflict
Organising of training courses and field visits in the area covered by the position.
Assists in the implementation of ICRC’s Forensic Strategy and activities related to this file.
Organises workshops on management of human remains to various target populations
Assists in the dissemination of the organisations' communications on forensic science and humanitarian action
Required Qualifications

Forensic practitioner holding a Masters' Degree or equivalent in Medical, Biological or Forensic Sciences.
3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity.
Forensic dissemination experience and skills and capacity to adapt the message to diverse audiences;
Practice in the field of forensic sciences and humanitarian practice;
Commitment towards highest forensic scientific and ethical standards;
Good command of written and spoken English and speaking Kanuri, and Hausa would be a strong asset.
Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search.
Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment.
Personal Attributes:

Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Solid communication skills as the position involves networking with different level of interlocutors with government and non-government interlocutors
Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
Capacity to adhere to and to implement procedures
Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team
Ability to travel in all parts of the country
Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment
Good analytical skills
Willingness to receive all appropriate vaccinations required as deemed necessary for working directly with human remains. In exceptional circumstances demonstrated handling human remains in mortuaries, cemeteries, hospitals and at death scenes where ICRC may be requested to provide hands-on support.

Method of Application

Applicants should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login


Please clearly indicate "Radio Operator Port Harcourt" 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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