Red Cross Society Job Recruitment in Nigeria [4 new vacancies]

Latest Jobs Vacancies at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria May, 2022 – Abuja, Borno, Lagos, Adamawa etc.

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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 May 2022. Armed & Security Forces (FAS) Adviser – National Position

Reference Number: ABJ202200281
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Career Category: Program / Project Management
Theme: Safety and Security

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation (HoSD), the FAS Adviser acts as the local FAS file-holder on issues related to the ICRC’s dialogue with arms carriers in armed conflicts and other situations of violence, providing support to the Sub-delegation in terms of networking with relevant military and security, authorities, and the planning, coordination and execution of IHL/IHRL training and dissemination activities.
  • He also supports in the setting of the sub-delegation’s communication priorities, objectives and strategies, as well as to the planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of its communication activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advises the HoSD on all matters concerning the best way to relate with the military hierarchy deployed in the North East operation.
  • Proactively takes step to expand the interlocutor base with relevant military interlocutors who can ensure better and deeper collaboration between the Sub-Delegation and the military in the North East.
  • Supports in the setting of the sub-delegation’s communication priorities, objectives and strategies, as well as to the planning, execution, monitoring and evaluation of its communication activities.
  • Supports the Protection Unit in their day to day engagement with the military in the area of visit to places of detention in the North East.
  • Support the Management and Protection Unit in developing and sustaining a dialogue on conduct of hostilities with relevant military commanders in the NE operations.
  • Organises IHL/IHRL training, including case studies, and conducts dissemination with the support of the MAG Head of Unit (HoU).
  • Conducts dissemination and training sessions on the applicable laws to relevant members of community defence groups deployed in the area of responsibility of the Sub-delegation.
  • In coordination with the MAG HoU, conducts IHL/IHRL briefing for troops in situ in the NE or during pre-deployment training sessions within the North East.
  • Contributes to writing reports.
  • Contributes to the development and production of dissemination tools.
  • Acts as a relay between the Sub-Delegation and the PGE Unit in Abuja in respect of activities related to the Police file.

Education and Experience Required

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • 3 – 4 years experience
  • Retired commissioned military officer not below the rank of Major with a pass staff college (psc) award.
  • Basic knowledge of IHL and human rights law.

Desired profile and Skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English (Knowledge of Hausa language an advantage)
  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical and writing skills
  • Efficient use of PowerPoint and Microsoft words.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application Letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using “ABJ202200281 FAS Adviser MIU” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • 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
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

Community Health Field Officer – (National Position)

Job Reference No: ABJ202200283
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Community Health Delegate, the Community Health Field Officer 2 is the focal point for all matters related to the ICRC and NorCross (Norwegian Red Cross) supported community-based health in Adamawa and Borno states, with emphasis on especially promotive and preventive healthcare, communicable diseases, nutrition, hygiene promotion, and sexual and gender-based violence.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely implementation and quality monitoring of the NorCross supported community health projects through structured and regular monitoring, field visits, follow up and reporting.
  • Advises the NRCS on evidence-based interaction with community members and groups on issues related to diagnostic screenings, sanitation or hygiene, self-care, risk or prevention of conditions and issues related to improving general health
  • Collaborates and ensures complementarity with ICRC health programmes which are carried out in the same areas.
  • In a collaboration with sub delegation and NRCS branches, organizes for a joint filed monitoring field visits to the selected project sites.
  • Ensure Community Engagement and Accountability methodologies are used in the design and implementation of community-based health projects.
  • Ensure that community health volunteers receive consistent professional clinical supervision, and that outreach activities are tied to the provision of adequate clinical services.
  • Support the integration of relevant activities to improve health status of beneficiaries and facilitate access to adequate services for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, when relevant and in coordination with other ICRC teams e.g. protection.
  • Supports multi-disciplinary assessments, identifies needs and contributes to planning new programs and ongoing monitoring of existing programs.
  • Oversee the coordination of all the components of the nutrition activities in collaboration with the Community Health Delegate
  • Liaise with health authorities State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), State Ministry of Health (SMoH), Local Government Authorities (LGAs) and humanitarian organisations working in nutrition and health as required by his/her supervisor
  • Prepares timely weekly field movement plan and field trip reports
  • Identifies training needs with the Community Health delegate and NRCS focal person (s), and prepares plan and budget, and implements training programs including on-site training.

Education and Experience Required

  • Degree in related Health Sciences e.g. Nursing, Midwifery; registered and with relevant experience,
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing community-based health or other related health programs.

Desired profile and Skills:

  • Previous experience in community-based health and/or nutrition programs
  • Previous experience in humanitarian context in N.E Nigeria
  • Very good understanding of culture/health structure in Northeast
  • Understanding of humanitarian cluster systems
  • Fluent in written and oral English, Local Languages i.e. Hausa
  • Good reporting and analytical skills, Computer literate (Word, Excel)
  • Good negotiation and diplomatic skills.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using the “ABJ202200283 Community Health Field Officer 2 MIU” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • 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
    • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

 Communications Officer 2 (National Position)

Job Reference No: ABJ202200284
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Communication Delegate, the Communication Officer 2 contributes to designing, planning and implementing communication projects and activities in coordination with the management of the field sub-structure and/or Communication Delegate.
  • The Communication Officer 2 contributes to representing the ICRC externally and building the necessary understanding and acceptance of and support for the ICRC among key stakeholders.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of Communication strategies and Plan of Action for the Maiduguri area of responsibility (AoR) in line with sub-delegation/ Delegation’s Prevention/Communication Strategy.
  • With minimum supervision, organises and implements relevant activities: operational communication sessions, community engagement sessions, engage in public and digital communication, interaction with religious and traditional circles and civil society organisations, public affairs and resource mobilization.
  • Support in building the capacity of National Red Cross communication coordinators and volunteers to correctly represent and present the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement.
  • Support the Maiduguri sub-delegation and Delegation’s drive to increase the visibility of the ICRC by generating audio-visual content for print and electronic use on ICRC publications and on-line media platforms.
  • Develops context specific tools for public communication with stakeholders and provide support to operational departments on ensuring the content and design of their publications meets the ICRC visual identity.
  • Maintains existing contacts and develops new relationship with journalists in key print and electronic media in order to increase the visibility of the ICRC within the AoR through the various media avenues.
  • Supports the Head of Sub-Structure and/or in networking with relevant stakeholders and represents the ICRC to various audiences.
  • Carries out information analysis/environment scanning to identify and follow political, security, humanitarian developments that could impact ICRC operations and relevant to the ICRC’s reputation/perception and access within the AoR.
  • Provides interpretation and translation of documents to and from the local languages (internally or via identified external service providers) to support communication programmes as well as other departments when required.
  • Supports operations by providing periodic communication-related (operational communication training) and coaching for field-structure staff and/or other departments/external employees (guards) on the ICRC and the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement when needed.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or relevant field.
  • 2-5 years’ prior experience in the field of communication and/or with the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent written and reporting skills.
  • Excellent skills in MS office; familiarity with online and social media communication tools
  • Excellent command of English, Hausa and Kanuri.
  • Desired profile and Skills
  • Excellent relationship-building/maintaining skills with diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of the media landscape in the region.
  • Good understanding of the humanitarian context in the North East of Nigeria.
  • Proven ability to listen, gather feedback, analyse and make recommendations.

Application Closing Date
22nd April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using the “ABJ202200284 Communication Officer 2 MIU” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • 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
    • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

Assistant, Human Resources (Maternity Cover)

Job Number: S01425
Location: Abuja
Contract Type: Employee
Duration: 6 months
Grade: Not applicable

Job Purpose

  • To provide timely, effective and pro-active administrative and operational support to the HR department.
  • To provide on-going data entry and data consolidation in the HR Department
  • To support the IFRC team of the Abuja Country Cluster Delegation with all administrative tasks related to both national and international staff

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Support to HR department:

  • Draft and edit routine correspondence and other documents issued by the HR department to ensure maximum clarity, conciseness, and quality.
  • Creating and maintaining a calendar of records of key dates with regard to periods of probation, renewals or extension of contract and performance appraisals prior to confirmation to ensure that these are attended to in time.
  • Organize logistical and administrative support for external or internal meetings / workshops, such as HR Seminar, and HR internal meetings, briefings.
  • Register information on cases related to the Code of Conduct, according to information received.
  • Assist the process of knowledge building, knowledge sharing and performance.
  • Maintain the HR archives and HR records of the west coast Delegation Office including documentation.
  • Liaise with the employees and managers to ensure all required information is received in a timely manner.
  • Support in the implementation and application of the HR policy in the West Coast Delegation office and provide advice and support to employees and managers.
  • Provide suggestions on how to improve HR functioning in the region.
  • Assist in the circulation of HR department communications.
  • Responsible for introducing all new team members to the IFRC Abuja cluster team and ensuring all required documentation have been filled.
  • Process schedules for Pension Fund Administration (PFA) Group Life Insurance (GLP) and National Housing Fund (NHF)
  • Ensure briefings with all heads of departments are scheduled and done timely.
  • Maintain an up-to-date Medical Database for all IFRC national staff.
  • Monthly payments for Interns, daily workers and consultants

Recruitment, Selection, Placement and Exit:

  • Organize briefing and debriefing programs for new and departing staff.
  • Assist in recruitment process – CV download, longlisting, reference and due diligence checks
  • Keeping records of internship program.
  • Support HR colleagues in shortlisting received applications as directed.
  • Schedule interviews, tests and support with logistics on day of the interviews
  • Check references by email and by phone, ensuring that they meet the stipulated requirements.
  • Assist the HR colleagues in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions in the regional office.
  • Collect and submit the necessary documents for insurance enrolment and updating and ensure that staff have up-to-date insurance cards.

Data Entry and HR Systems:

  • Ensure timely and accurate handling of recurring data entry and consolidation tasks in SAP and other HR systems.
  • Support the production of regular reports from the various systems in use in HR (Performance review, Learning Platform, SAP, e-recruitment tool, etc.)

Record Management:

  • Preparation and maintenance of staff files and other HR related documents
  • Administering and tracking leave records maintenance and monthly verification
  • Prepare all new staff files and maintain the existing staff’s files.
  • Maintain a database of all staff information, documents, expiration dates, etc. and follow up with the appropriate people to get any missing documents or information.
  • Under the supervision of the Senior HR Officer, receive, track and file all time sheets correctly

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other similar discipline.

Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years HR or administrative experience.
  • Registered with a professional HR Body (IHRM).
  • Experience and understanding of Federation systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Language:

  • Good knowledge of HR Systems (SAP preferred)
  • Good understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.
  • Discrete and respect confidentiality
  • Excellent organisational skills and a good understanding of the need for effective administrative systems
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office)
  • Excellent customer service mentality
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to act efficiently and prioritize activities in a very complex environment.

Languages:

  • Fluently spoken and written English
  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic)

Competencies and Values
Values:

  • Respect for diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability

Core Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Judgement and decision making
  • National society and customer relations
  • Creativity and innovation; Building trust.

Application Closing Date
28th April, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Cash and Market Specialist 3 (National Position)

Job Reference No: ABJ202200276
Location: Abuja
Slot: 3 Openings

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of Cash and Markets Specialist-Mobile, the Abuja-based Cash and Market (C&M) Specialist is the focal point for cash and voucher programs and market-based and support interventions within the Economic Security (EcoSec) department and hence responsible for overall best practices in line with standard operating procedures, thematic and technical guidance in relation to EcoSec CTP.
  • S/he is amongst key reference person for all on-site technical and capacity building support with regards to cash transfers and market analysis for the Delegation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in Cash Feasibility Assessments by field and lead the report writing on cash feasibility assessments (community access to cash, access to FSPs and Markets).
  • Participate in General EcoSec Assessments by Field and assess the “Access to Market and Market functionality” section with written contribution and analysis.
  • Provide support on the implementation of Cash assistance program design, planning & Implementation (encashment, distribution, SRs, Coordination with LOG/FIN, etc)
  • Coordinate with Each Sub site to ensure Financial Forecast for cash programs, cross check, compile and submit to EcoSec Coordinator.
  • Autonomously follow up of distributions, payment requests and reconciliation documents. Keeping up to date with monthly facts and figures based on completed programs
  • Review, evaluation and contribution to post distribution monitoring’s, situation and assessment reports, executive briefs, project proposals and beneficiary data shared by field implementing sites
  • Participate and contribute in the designing and implementation of Cash for Seeds jointly with Thematic Specialist, as well as other market-based interventions using the findings of the market assessment.
  • Provides remote support and coaching to teams conducting CTP rapid market assessments at project level; and Leads CTP feasibility study and market assessment/analysis at programme level. Provides and facilitates tailored capacity buildings inputs through training sessions to EcoSec team in SDs in person and remotely.
  • Organize meetings/sessions with potential FSP’s and Fintech companies to find solutions and improvements at the interest of CVA projects. Explore and implement unconsidered cash delivery mechanisms and help EcoSec teams to adopt and carry out effectively.
  • Dissemination on beneficiary complaint response mechanism through team and follow up on complaints/feedback
  • Provide support to A&E staff for Process monitoring, outcome monitoring through contribution in data collection instruments related to cash-based programming.
  • Provides coaching on Red Rose or on any other technical solution adopted by EcoSec to the field teams.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in a relevant
  • 4 – 6 years’ work experience in a similar field
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English, and Hausa Language (spoken).
  • Desired profile and Skills
  • Team leadership skills
  • Highly motivated, proactive, honest and transparent
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Adaptable, multitasker and good in time management.
  • Proactive, persuasive and ability to work under stress and with deadlines.
  • Highly proficient with Excel, word and PPT, desirable to have analytical skills of using statistical software like SPSS, Red Rose, etc. and also Proficient in report writing and documentation.

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using the “ABJ202200276 Cash and Market Specialist 3 ABJ” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • 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.

Veterinarian 3 (Flying Livestock Field Officer) – National Position

Job Reference No: ABJ202200279
Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • Under the Supervision of the Livestock Specialist, the Flying Livestock Field Officer (FLFO) ensures professional supervision of all livestock related interventions in Nigeria, particularly in Non-International Armed Conflict (NIAC) states including Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe (BAY).
  • She/He shall as well, be equally important to focus on addressing the livestock challenges in Other Situation of Violence (OSV), especially, the ICRC priority areas affected by clashes in the country between different livelihood communities including areas of farmers/herders’ clashes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the formulation of the ICRC livestock strategy in Nigeria and intervention guidelines.
  • Liaising with federal FMARD as well as state level and Economic Security (EcoSec) team, to plan, design and supervise the trainings for the Ministry’s technical staff and where required the livestock keeping community
  • Provide relevant support in assessing, identifying, designing and implementing vaccination campaigns coupled with treatments, value chain and structural support in different geographical areas in collaboration with the ICRC respective head of structure and FMARD including the National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI) based on sustainable approach.
  • Advice and support the livestock and other EcoSec field teams with the implementation of livestock based small scale livelihood support projects.
  • Train and coach the field EcoSec team on the livestock approach and related activities.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely internal technical reporting to the Livestock Specialist and EcoSec Coordinator.
  • In close collaboration with the ICRC field teams, coordinate and implement livestock program with relevant local authorities and actors in respective states.
  • Coordinate and implement at the national and state level livestock activities with relevant authorities and actors such as Federal/State Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), FAO, ECOWAS and other livestock implementing agents.
  • Understand and timely contribute on control measures of transboundary animal diseases relating to both neighbouring and regional ECOWAS countries.
  • She/He supervises all teams implementing livestock activities in the field in effective and timely manner.
  • Run the ongoing livestock program together with specialized field officers.
  • Ensures Accountability for Affected Population (AAP) couple with “Do No Harm” guidelines and feedback mechanism set in place for all livestock activities.
  • Understand the farmers-herders clashes and significantly contribute to its implication in the household economy for both livelihood groups.
  • Contribute to the broader livestock programme and strengthen national and regional networking for pastoralist and agro-pastoralist communities.
  • Understand and contribute to the concept of “One Health” and “Climate Change” on the ICRC supported livestock programme in Nigeria.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in Veterinary Medicine / Science, Animal Health or Animal Science
  • Advanced Studies in Public health, epidemiology or project management will be an added value.
  • 5 years’ working experience with pastoral communities of which at least 3 years in humanitarian organization
  • Desired profile and Skills
  • Good understanding of pastoral dynamics.
  • Good analytical and organizational skills.
  • Energetic and able to conduct extensive field visits.
  • Good command of written and spoken English (Knowledge of Hausa/Fulani language is an added advantage).

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to: [email protected] using the “ABJ202200279 Veterinarian 3 ABJ” as the subject of the mail.

Note

  • 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.