Jobs at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Wednesday 30, September 2015

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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.


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

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

Stress resistant and ready to work in adverse environments


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

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

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

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

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

DUE DATE: 9 October, 2015


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