Career Opportunities at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)


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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:




Job Title: Logistics Site Manager II

Location: Yola, Adamawa


Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation, the Logistics Site Manager coordinates and is responsible for all logistics activities within Yola (YOL) AoR.
  • S/he ensures that logistics systems are in place and operational and provides technical and operational support in accordance with ICRC logistics standards.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sets up, adapts and maintains infrastructure according to needs, in collaboration with the Deputy Logistics Country Manager.
  • Ensures the logistics procedures are managed in accordance with the institutional logistics standards and the logistics strategy for the country.
  • Ensures the logistics tasks are managed in accordance with the Delegation Rules on Financial Management.
  • Ensures ICRC logistics systems are in place and operational.
  • Oversees and coordinates orders, queries and inventories.
  • Ensures with the SCO (Supply Chain Officer) that requesters respect all the logistics procedures while initiating their orders (Supply request – SR).
  • Discuss with Supply Chain Coordinator, SCO and the Warehouse Responsible in order to optimize the replenishment of the warehouse;
  • Ensures collaborative demand planning is carried out with the departments; ensures information is shared with the sub-delegation and the Deputy Logistics Country Manager.
  • Follows up on the supply pipeline with the sub-delegation, delegation in Abuja, including for import-export activities where necessary.
  • Coordinates logistics daily activities ensuring that the flow of information and the channel of communication between Logistics and all the other stakeholders in the Sub-Delegation and widely in the Delegation are respected.
  • Conducts with the purchaser the market analysis and research into the availability of goods and services for Yola local market.
  • Performs supplier visit and assessment together with purchaser;
  • Makes sure that ICRC rules on financial management about necessary approvals before committing ICRC financially are followed and respected.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent higher education Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or similar field. Postgraduate or master’s degree is an asset.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ work experience, preferably in commercial, military or humanitarian logistics, including management experience.
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Excellent computer proficiency

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Responsibility & Autonomy;
  • Honest & Trustworthy
  • Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
  • Good knowledge of the local market
  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures
  • Needs flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.




Job Title: Generalist Field Officer I

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Protection Delegate, the Generalist Field Officer is responsible for developing new and maintaining existing networks to facilitate the ICRC Operations in the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • The staff assists the line/technical manager with tasks related to field security, identification of and follow-up on protection issues and humanitarian needs in his/her AoR.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out regular collection of information of the on-going security situation in the assigned AoR, including a variety of factors susceptible to impact on ICRC operations, thereby contributing to the Sub delegation (SD)’s security overview and management in the AoR.
  • Develops and maintains regular situational update of a security network in their AoR.
  • Maintains, develops and expands a network of interlocutors relevant for ICRC activities within the AoR.
  • S/he contributes to the analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment in the AoR.
  • Contributes to the identification and documentation of protection concerns and trends (including but not limited to international humanitarian law and Healthcare in Danger initiative of the ICRC) and their humanitarian consequences for the civilian population.
  • Support the line manager with requests received from enquirers visiting the protection office.
  • Supports activities (including with Protection, Economic Security (Ecosec), Water and Habitat (WatHab) and Health departments) and produces timely, detailed and accurate reports thereafter.
  • Contributes to timely reports (Weekly sitreps, monthly reports etc.) as directed by his/her line manager.
  • Collaborates with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) division in their AoR.
  • Carries out dissemination on ICRC activities to audiences and interlocutors and thus contributing to further positioning and acceptance of the ICRC in the AoR.
  • Supports ICRC staff members during field visits by insuring translation during interactions with beneficiaries.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in International Relations, Social Sciences, Law or another related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience with a humanitarian organisation and/or NGO/CSO.
  • Excellent knowledge of the political, security and socio-cultural dynamics of Adamawa, Gombe and/or Taraba States.
  • Good communication skills with excellent knowledge of written and oral English and very good reporting skills (writing reports). Fluency in Hausa is required. Knowledge of Fulfulde local language will be considered an asset.

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Good public speaking skills and proven ability to effectively engage and introduce the ICRC to multi-level stakeholders (beneficiaries, security personnel, community leaders, religious groups, other humanitarian actors).
  • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good analytical skills




Job Title: Flying Logistician II

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Country Manager, the Logistician 2 provides technical and operational support in the areas of purchasing, warehousing, stock management, import-export activities and purchasing, in accordance with the ICRC’s logistics standards and local legislation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads and supervises a medium logistics team, distribute activities, controls the quality of work in a large-size context
  • Provides technical support and training for the operation
  • Assists the Head of Logistics Unit in daily tasks
  • Implements and runs complex logistic procedures
  • Liaises with other logistics units (e.g., fleet, warehousing, dispatch, AirOps and ImpEX)
  • Liaises with Dispatch and Logistics on the status and estimated time of arrival of goods
  • Analyses situation and proposes contractual partners
  • Develops contracts, maintains and updates a network of providers
  • Liaises with other logistics units (e.g. Supply Chain, fleet, warehousing, dispatch, AirOps and ImpEX)
  • Participates in LOG budget elaboration and implementation in the field with the help of Logistics Site Manager (s)
  • Replaces Logistic functions in Sub Delegations and/or Abuja
  • Deploys for Emergencies and set up Logistics structures for the ICRC
  • Ensure compliance with Logistics standards (set-up, processes and procedures).
  • Manage proper use of Logistics Information System (JDE/IRIS).
  • Assists vehicle fleet manager in managing the fleet issues in the field
  • Keep a track of all fuel usage in the field in collaboration with mechanic and workshop manager
  • Ensure that customers are provided with effective, efficient and flexible services according to the needs of programmes and assisted health care facilities.
  • Assure customers and ensure that all inquiries, requests, complaints and problems are taken seriously and treated as quickly and efficiently as possible.
  • Advise staff in extracting data from JDE and DFR, needed for their planning and reporting.
  • Ensure that the Logistics Tableau are used and understood by the field logistics team.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Higher Education Degree in Business Administration, Logistics or similar field. Post Graduate or Master’s Degree is an asset.
  • 4-5 years of experience in logistics, administration or similar position
  • Fluent with a wide knowledge of English.
  • 70% traveling to the field to provide the required support to the Logistics Site Manager(s), replacing any LOG functions in the field and in Abuja.

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Autonomy & Responsibility; Planning, Organization & Assessment; Communication (Ability to express views and ideas); Analysis & Synthesis; Supervision & Management of Staff.
  • Driving license.



Job Title: ICT Specialist II

Job ID: ABJ202100239
Location: Jos, Plateau

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Finance and Admin Manager, the ICT Specialist II offers support and maintains proper functionality of ICT set-up and infrastructure;
  • Interrelates with all the internal and external interlocutors including service providers;
  • Offers support to users in Maiduguri and from other sites (sub-delegations, offices);
  • Have a good knowledge on all of the following ICT domains: PC hardware and software, networking, telephony, radios, satellite systems, and helpdesk.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installs, programs, adapts and maintains all professional ICRC Informatics equipment (computers, servers, printers, peripherals, internal networks, power systems, cabling, modem, connexions and internet facilities) respecting internal standards and procedures.
  • Installs, programs, adapts and maintains all professional ICRC Telecom/Radio equipment (HF, VHF, UHF, modems, antennas, cabling, power systems, inverters, batteries and repeaters) respecting internal standards and procedures.
  • Installs, programs, adapts and maintains all professional ICRC Telephone equipment including PABX (Sat phones, faxes, switchboards, wireless units, telephone sets, GSM gateways) respecting internal standards and procedures.
  • Timely response to helpdesk requests from callers and walk-ins, providing remote assistance to users with ICT problems
  • Ensures all ICT support requests are accurately logged in the VSM portal and resolution is done according to the agreed Service Level Agreement and escalates unresolved problems to L3 service desk.
  • Assist with the administration of staff joining, leaving and/or moving within different sites in relation to the creation and configuration of new computers and services
  • Repairs or organizes repairs of all broken ICRC Informatics, Telecom or Telephone equipment received in (or transferred to) the ICT Workshop and attributed to him for repair.
  • Assist in monitoring, operation and performance of LAN/WAN connectivity and communication services
  • Assists users in software installation from ICT store and ensures proper software distribution, updates, and scripts installation.
  • Maintains proper documentation of all equipment attribute or loaned in the inventory and the ICT stock, and schedules requests for equipment replacement.

Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent higher education degree in ICT domain (Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science) or similar field. Postgraduate or master’s degree is an asset.
  • 4-5 years of experience in IT, electronics or similar position
  • 2 years’ Experience on Telcom (VHF, HF, VSAT, Radio)

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Capacity to integrate and implement ICRC policies and procedures
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning; Planning, Organization & Assessment; Communication (Ability to express views and ideas); Analysis & Synthesis
  • Strong understanding of telecom especially VHF, HF and satellite.

Application Closing Date
24th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Cover Letter and NYSC Certificate to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org using “ABJ202100240 Logistics Site Manager 2 YOL” as the subject of their application.


  • Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
    • Qualification(s)
    • Current location
    • Languages you speak
    • Years of relevant experience
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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