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    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Port Harcourt Sub delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

    Agronomist Field Officer


    Main Responsibilities:

    • Be aware of the political, economic, cultural, religious situation and informs of any updates to the  Head of Sub Delegation
    • Assumes main responsibility for implementing the Agro programme in area of operation with minimum supervision
    • Monitors agricultural issues in the field and promptly report any disease emergencies to the EcoSec delegates
    • Contributes to the implementation and running of the agro interventions as a part of EcoSec program
    • Participates in implementing and monitoring the various components of the EcoSec program
    • Provides written reports (technical) on field visits, assessments, agricultural activities, trainings and general progress of the program

    Required Qualifications:

    • University degree (Agronomy)
    • 3-4 years work experience in a similar field, previous humanitarian / NGO experience an asset
    • Very good understanding of the socio-political situation in the area of assignment
    • Very good analytical and organizational skills
    • Good command of written and spoken English
    • Good computer skills
    • Willingness to travel extensively and to participate in extended field trips

    Personal Attributes:

    • Stress resistant and ready to work in adverse environments

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    Dissemination Field Officer


    Main Responsibilities:

    • Assists the Head of Sub Delegation in running dissemination, communications and networking activities in the field for emergency interventions
    • Contributes to the implementation and running of specific projects / programmes
    • Identifies, establishes and maintains contacts with key civil society actors, local Red Cross Branches concerning their particular programmes
    • Carries out Civil Society Dissemination to CSOs/CDOs in areas of ICRC’s operations
    • Carries out regular media monitoring in English and local language and contributes to the ICRC analysis of the local media landscape
    • Produces written reports on the activities
    • Collects information on the situation in the field and reports to the delegate
    • Identifies communications needs and work with other departments in information dissemination
    • Takes charge of all dissemination materials in the SD including stocking and restocking
    • Takes record of happenings within the states of operation and makes weekly presentation of General Situation of events of ICRC’s interests

    Required Qualifications:

    • University degree in communication or any relevant fields
    • 2 years work experience in a similar field
    • Fluent in written and spoken English
    • Good computer literate and efficient internet user
    • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
    • Is familiar and comfortable to work with social media

    Personal Attributes:

    • Good analytical and writing skills
    • Capacity to analyse the political and social environment
    • Capacity of treating information confidentially
    • Ability to adapt behaviour to the various interlocutors

    Method of Application

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

    The deadline for the submission of applications will be 09.10.2015, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered. Please clearly indicate “Agronomist 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

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