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  • Posted: Oct 4, 2017
    Deadline: Oct 13, 2017
  • The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers. The International Red Cross a...
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    Economic Security (EcoSec) Assistant

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the Ecosec Programme Management Tool( EPMT) and acts as the main focal point in Yola for Biu and Mubi
    • Assist the EcoSec delegate in following up operational activities in the field, through enforcing the EPMT procedures,
    • Maintains contacts with external interlocutors and beneficiaries
    • Ensures proper procedures are followed for all Ecosec emergency and livelihoods activities ( coordination field trip request, monthly cash forecasts, timely requisition order creation and follow up)
    • Management and organization of the EcoSec beneficiaries’ database. Supervises the data entry clerks when needed
    • Prepare the bi-weekly and monthly operational reports independently and contributes to other written reports including the quarterly, yearly ad hoc narrative and statistical reports
    • Participates in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the EcoSec programme activities mainly on emergencies and livelihoods response as needed,
    • Maintains regular exchange with Log and Admin teams on requisition orders (RO) related to EcoSec interventions in Yola, Mubi, Biu and monitors the results against the set monthly/quarterly/annual plan of action

    Required Qualifications:

    • University degree in Administration, business, Information Technology and social sciences.
    • 4 years’ work experience in field related to the work of the department
    • Fluent in English and Hausa.
    • Good report writing and analytical skills
    • Expert in computer knowledge especially in Excel and Word
    • Very good organizational skills
    • Skilled in the following competencies: Communication (written & verbal), Planning, Organization & Assessment; Responsibility & Autonomy

    Personal Attributes:

    • Demonstrates Initiatives
    • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
    • Ability to work independently and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
    • Team-work oriented with sound communication skills
    • Punctual, reliable, confirmed organisational skills
    • Sound empathy when dealing with people/beneficiaries
    • Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and working procedure

    Method of Application

    Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to

    Please clearly indicate the job title 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 13.10.2017, 16:30 h. 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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