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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Cooperation Field Officer

Main Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the fulfilment of Cooperation objectives specifically capacity building and partnership support to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) Borno and Yobe branches, and the ICRC Sub Delegation in Maiduguri with technical direction from Cooperation Coordinator.
  • Contribute to the implementation of Cooperation Framework Agreement annexes relating to general Cooperation support
  • Closely monitor financial processes including transfer of funds and financial reporting/retirement as well as coaching on finance management with Coop Assistant in line with the Cooperation Framework Agreement annex on financial procedures
  • Provide support as relevant at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) workshops ensuring incorporation of Safer Access in collaboration with Coop Assistant and NRCS HQ
  • Work to ensure coordination and coherence between the different ICRC operational objectives that involve NRCS in the branches
  • Oversee and monitor projects and activities in the identified branches with requisite reporting
  • Ensure Safer Access application in branches
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in Project Management, Business Administration or equivalent field
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a similar field
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Hausa with Kanuri as an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Awareness of the socio-political environment
Personal Attributes:
  • Team player
  • Diplomatic and persuasive approach
  • Patience
  • Able to come up with alternative suggestions (thinking out of the box)

Job location

Application Closing Date
15th December, 2016

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: [email protected]


  • Please clearly indicate the position being applied for and location as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated) 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.