• Current Vacancy at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC

  • Posted on: 11 September, 2015 Deadline: 24 September, 2015
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  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), JOS Sub Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

    Polyvalent Field Officer


    Main Responsibilities:

    • Assists in the security management of the Sub Delegation, especially with regard to premises and perimeter security
    • Organizes and conducts security-related training to the Sub Delegation (SD) staff
    • Develops mechanism and ensures proper information flow especially on security-related matters among the SD staff and for incoming visitors
    • Conducts field trips as field trip leader to performs tasks of networking, communication, protection-related tasks
    • Assists in the analysis of the political, security, socio-cultural and religious context and dynamics within the AoR and beyond

    Required Qualifications:

    • University degree preferably in social sciences
    • Background in security services an asset
    • 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 of SD Jos AoR
    • 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 Jos AoR (Kaduna, Plateau, Bauchi) but also regional perspective
    • Good communication skills with good knowledge of written and oral English and advanced reporting skills (written reports)
    • Advanced computer skills is a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience in security management an asset
    • Former work with a humanitarian organisation or NGO/CSO an asset

    Personal Attributes:

    • Rigorous, methodical and accurate
    • High organizational skills
    • Honesty & integrity
    • 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

    Method of Application

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


    The deadline for the submission of applications will be 24.09.2015, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered

    Please clearly indicate “Polyvalent Field Officer" as the subject of your application.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    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.

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

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