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Red Cross (ICRC) Job Vacancy for Security Field Officer

Red Cross (ICRC) Job Vacancy for Security Field Officer

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Maiduguri Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancies below:

For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org

Job Title: Economic Security Field Officer

Main duties:

  • Assumes responsibilities in running economical security projects / programs independently, while reporting to direct supervisor and in line with rules on financial management.
  • Conducts analysis of the situation, assessments during emergencies and proposes interventions Collects analyses and synthesizes complex information on the local economy and nutrition.
  • Designs, implements and monitors program activities.
  • Conducts distributions with field teams Prepares written reports on the activities independently and contributes essentially to the annual planning and budget follow up.
  • Provides monthly reporting of statistics and activities in general.
  • Maintains contact with beneficiaries and Nigerian Red Cross Society, in coordination with the supervisor(s)
  • In charge of applying and implementing administrative and logistical procedures of the projects / program. Plans and organizes field trips to follow up on activities in the field Represents ICRC in meetings


  • University degree in Sociology or Economics Excellent command of English, Hausa and Kanuri, written and spoken (Mandatory) Good computer skills, excellent command of standard Microsoft Office tools and ICRC standard
  • Software and good knowledge on internet research
  • 3-4 years professional experience in same or similar field activities
  • Confirmed leadership and management experience
  • Very good interpersonal, communication and presentation and presentation skills
  • Initiative, organized, methodical and flexible personality, strong humanitarian motivation, ability to work independently, very good analytical skills, ability to travel in all parts of the country

Position: Wathab Field Engineer (Water and Habitation Engineer)
Main Duties:

  • Implements projects with contractors and sub-contractors
  • Negotiate with contractors fair prices
  • Takes care of the Wathab Stock and provides a related updated stock position
  • Performs written reporting to the Wathab Delegate
  • Performs as translator between the Delegate and local interlocutors
  • Participates in the evaluation of the projects / program and makes recommendations
  • Establishes a comprehensive technical report on a completed WatHab project
  • Supports other WatHab projects upon request
  • Contributes to the implementation and running of specific projects/programmes independently
  • Maintains contacts with interlocutors/ authorities at local level mainly independently
  • Trains and coaches local NRCS branches technical staff according to the programmes defined by the ICRC.
  • Prepares projects proposals including descriptions, sketches, drawings, bill of quantities, estimation costs and implementation planning based on analysis and water and habitation(WATHAB) rehabilitation works


  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Team leadership skills
  • Good command of Hausa language
  • Very good analytical and computer skills.
  • Good expertise of AUTOCAD
  • Good knowledge of the geographical assigned area
  • University degree (Civil Engineering or HND. resource Engineer).
  • Familiar with Water and Sanitation issues
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates of building and metallic structures.

Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma) to:

The Administrator ICRC Maiduguri Office, House no, 7 Bifam Road Off Circular Road (Damboa Junction), GRA Maiduguri
ICRC JOS, No 1 Rest House Road, GRA Jos, Plateau State
ICRC Abuja, 31 Pope John Paul II Street, Maitama, Abuja

Please clearly indicate “Ecosec Field Officer ” or "Wathab Field Engineer" on the envelope.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The last date for receiving the applications is 30th August, 2014.
The international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent humanitarian organization.
For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website  www.icrc.org

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