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Vacancies at The International Committee of the Red Cross
« on: March 29, 2017, 01:34:46 AM »
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.

Health Field Officer

Job TypeFull Time 
Experience2 years
Location Adamawa
Job FieldMedical / Health 
Location: Yola, Adamawa

Main Responsibilities

Assists Health Delegate in running field activities related to the health program
Contributes to assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs
Contributes to continuous assessment and monitoring of health situation in area of responsibility
In coordination with Health Delegate, networks and 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.
Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and relays it to the health delegate or health coordinator.
Required Qualifications

Registered Nurse/Midwife registered with the Nursing council of Nigeria
Working experience in Public Health in the tropics & in Reproductive Health sector 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 Adamawa & Borno (South) surrounding areas
Prepared to spend 80% of time doing field visits
Able to translate local language Hausa and Fulani 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

Networking Field Officer
Job TypeFull Time 
Experience4 years
Location Adamawa
Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit 
Location: Yola, Adamawa

Main Responsibilities

Assists the Head of Sub delegation in different daily tasks
Assists the Head of Sub Delegation in the security management of the Sub Delegation, especially with regard to premises and perimeter security, verification of ICRC rules applied and followed by staff and visitors, preparation of field movements/acquisition of security guarantees in support of the departments/monitoring of the security situation development
Develops mechanism and ensures proper information flow especially on security-related matters among the Sub Delegation Management (Head of Office), staff and for incoming visitors
Assists the Head of Sub Delegation, Head of Office(s) in the analysis of the political, security, socio-cultural and religious context and dynamics within the Area of Responsibility (AoR) and beyond (identification of regional dynamics that could impact on Yola AoR)
Supports the Head of Sub Delegation and Head of Office(s) in field trips as Field Officer, conducts interpretation if necessary
Conducts field trips as field trip leader to perform tasks of networking file.
Required Qualifications

Masterís degree, preferably in Social Sciences
Background in security services an asset (the interested should hold a senior officer rank)
Minimum of 4 years of experience in positions with public outreach or security management
Excellent knowledge of the political, security and socio-cultural/religious dynamics in Adamawa and South Borno
Existing network with key players of at least one of the mentioned layers (politics, security, religious circles, society)
Advanced analytical skills, especially on political, security and social dynamics of SD Yola AoR (i.e. Adamawa and south Borno) but also regional perspective
Good communication skills with good knowledge of written and oral English and advanced reporting skills (written reports)
Fluent in Hausa and Kanuri, with Arabic as a strong asset.
Advanced computer skills a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Previous experience with a humanitarian organisation or NGO/CSO an asset.
Personal Attributes:

Rigorous, methodical and accurate
Honesty & integrity
Leadership skills and good team spirit
Able to cope with stressful situations
Sensitivity and empathy to work with beneficiaries of the ICRC (victims of conflict/violence)
Flexibility to work over time when needed
Good communication and negotiation skills.
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Field Officer (Prosthetics and Orthotics Program)
Job TypeFull Time 
Experience2 years
Location Kano
Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit 
Main Responsibilities

Focal person between the National Orthopedic Hospital, Dala-Kano (NOHD-Kano), the referred Persons with Disabilities (PwD) from Maiduguriís catchment, the ICRC/Health/Maiduguri & the mobile ortho-prosthetist, Kano
Insure the referral of the PwD from Maiduguriís catchment to the NOHD-Kano & their return to Maiduguri
Financial responsibility regarding reimbursement related to the Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O) program in Kano
Manages the daily financial allowance for the food of the PwD and accompanying person
Assisting the mobile ortho-prosthetist with diverse administrative tasks
Make the monthly accounting closure for the project
Keep the administrative filing up-to date
Required Qualifications

HND (Higher National Diploma) or university degree in any course or relevant field
Two (2) years working experience in a similar field
Knowledge of cultural & socio economic environment of northern Nigeria
Fluent in written and spoken English
Understanding and able to speak Kanuri & Hausa languages
Good computer skills especially excel sheet
Personal Attributes:

Discrete, humble and reliable person
Have empathy for persons with disability (PwD)
Sense of organisation and able to follow-up with projects/planning/etc.
Rigor and methodologica
Does not mind to dirt his/her hands

Method of Application

Applicants should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to:

[email protected].org


Please clearly indicate the preferred position E.G; ďHealth Field Officer 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.



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