Recruitment At The International Committee Of The Red Cross (ICRC), May 2016

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – 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.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: First Aid Field Officer
Locations: Jos
Main Responsibilities
Ensures that casualties during emergencies receive a timely, impartial and effective immediate assistance by responders acting in security, guided by basic humanitarian values and principles, and part of an effective emergency response system adapted to needs and local realities.
Facilitates the implementation, monitoring and follow up of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba states in line with the developed frame including financial, logistical and security stipulations.
Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground.
Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care
Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available
Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals
Collaborates with NRCS to ensure a coherent standardised and quality First Aid program is being presented to the participants.
Required Qualifications
Strong knowledge in First Aid or Health related university Degree
3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity
Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
Good analytical skills
Good command of written and spoken Kanuri, English and Hausa
Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure
Personal Attributes:
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders.
Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills
Ability to travel in all parts of the country
Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment

Job Title: First Aid Field Officer
Locations: Abuja
Main Responsibilities
Ensures that casualties during emergencies receive a timely, impartial and effective immediate assistance by responders acting in security, guided by basic humanitarian values and principles, and part of an effective emergency response system adapted to needs and local realities.
Facilitates the implementation, monitoring and follow up of the ICRC/NRCS First Aid program in Adamawa, Gombe and Taraba states in line with the developed frame including financial, logistical and security stipulations.
Develops a comprehensive overview and understanding of the health care emergency needs on the ground.
Contributes to the identification of the beneficiaries and the values ICRC can add to improve the emergency response from the scenes of the emergency till the referral further care
Implements, monitors and evaluates references and activities according to objectives, plans of actions and resources available
Strengthens local capacities and references, based on ownership and sustainability goals
Collaborates with NRCS to ensure a coherent standardised and quality First Aid program is being presented to the participants.
Required Qualifications
Strong knowledge in First Aidor Health related university Degree
3-4 years professional experience in similar field activity
Ability to create a focused learning environment at all levels and to adapt teaching to different audiences
Good analytical skills
Good command of written and spoken Kanuri, English and Hausa
Good computer skills, good command of standard software and knowledge of internet search
Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure
Personal Attributes:
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Solid communication skills as the position involves teaching First Aid skills to different audiences as well as communication with community members and leaders, National Society members and other stakeholders.
Solution and objective oriented, organized, methodical and flexible personality, ability to work independently and within a team, very good analytical skills
Ability to travel in all parts of the country
Ability to work under pressure and in a hazardous environment

Job Title: Driver
Location: Abuja
Main Responsibilities
Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
Checks the mechanical condition of the vehicle before the trip
Checks equipment on attributed car, cleaning/washing, routine maintenance of vehicles and proper fuelling
Transports people and/or goods within the town area and/or field trips
Provides assistance to the passengers as needed
Is aware of and reacts to the current security situation
Is aware of the rules concerning correct use of vehicle, and carriage of passengers and goods
Ensures at the beginning of each day that equipment on attributed cars is according to the requirements
Ensures appropriate loading and offloading of vehicle
Required Qualifications
Secondary School or equivalent
Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant field
2 years of experience as a driver or in a similar position
Good command of written and spoken English
Light vehicle driving licence for at least 5 years
Very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
Masters 4×4 driving and VHF Radio system use
Good physical condition
No prior criminal conviction
Basic mechanical skills
Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field
Required Qualifications:
Willingness to strictly follow ICRC internal security and national traffic rules
Service oriented
Willingness to adapt and learn
Team Player
Good Planning, Organization & Assessment skills
Good Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
Sensitive to Security Management

Job Title: Driver
Location: Jos, Plateau
Main Responsibilities
Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
Checks the mechanical condition of the vehicle before the trip
Checks equipment on attributed car, cleaning/washing, routine maintenance of vehicles and proper fuelling
Transports people and/or goods within the town area and/or field trips
Provides assistance to the passengers as needed
Is aware of and reacts to the current security situation
Is aware of the rules concerning correct use of vehicle, and carriage of passengers and goods
Ensures at the beginning of each day that equipment on attributed cars is according to the requirements
Ensures appropriate loading and offloading of vehicle
Required Qualifications
Secondary School or equivalent
Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant field
2 years of experience as a driver or in a similar position
Good command of written and spoken English
Light vehicle driving licence for at least 5 years
Very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
Masters 4×4 driving and VHF Radio system use
Good physical condition
No prior criminal conviction
Basic mechanical skills
Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field
Required Qualifications:
Willingness to strictly follow ICRC internal security and national traffic rules
Service oriented
Willingness to adapt and learn
Team Player
Good Planning, Organization & Assessment skills
Good Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
Sensitive to Security Management

Job Title: Driver
Location: Jos, Plateau
Main Responsibilities
Drives different types of ICRC vehicles by strictly following internal security and safety rules.
Checks the mechanical condition of the vehicle before the trip
Checks equipment on attributed car, cleaning/washing, routine maintenance of vehicles and proper fuelling
Transports people and/or goods within the town area and/or field trips
Provides assistance to the passengers as needed
Is aware of and reacts to the current security situation
Is aware of the rules concerning correct use of vehicle, and carriage of passengers and goods
Ensures at the beginning of each day that equipment on attributed cars is according to the requirements
Ensures appropriate loading and offloading of vehicle
Required Qualifications
Secondary School or equivalent
Additional vocational training in mechanics or other relevant field
2 years of experience as a driver or in a similar position
Good command of written and spoken English
Light vehicle driving licence for at least 5 years
Very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
Masters 4×4 driving and VHF Radio system use
Good physical condition
No prior criminal conviction
Basic mechanical skills
Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field
Required Qualifications:
Willingness to strictly follow ICRC internal security and national traffic rules
Service oriented
Willingness to adapt and learn
Team Player
Good Planning, Organization & Assessment skills
Good Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
Sensitive to Security Management

Job Title: Car Dispatcher
Location: Abuja
Main Responsibilities
Ensures economic use of vehicles independently
Organizes and plans the drivers’ duties and schedule
Monitors and updates car use and fuel consumption
Keeps tracks on all vehicle movements using standard ICRC Tools
Manages and supervises the pool of drivers
Reports and provides statistical data according to procedures.
Organizes car attribution.
Performs administrative work
Required Qualifications
Secondary education
4 years work experience in a similar function
Heavy vehicle Driving licence
Driving license for at least 5 years and succeeded in ICRC Driving test
Good computer skills
Good command of written and spoken English.
Excellent knowledge of the geographically assigned environment
Masters 4/4 and VHF use
Basic mechanical skills
Personal Attributes:
Good sense of Security management
Good leadership skills
Well organized and attention to details

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Note
Please clearly indicate “First Aid Field Officer Jos” 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 the date above. 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
Application Deadline 3rd June, 2016.

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