Generalist Field Officer 1
ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross
Borno
9d ago
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    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.

    Main Responsibilities

    Monitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office AoR, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences.

    Contributes to the analysis of this information and sharing it with the colleagues as per the structure's communication flow.

    Contributes to the development of the structure's network with local stakeholders (including among the media).Conducts, mainly independently, information sessions with the main stakeholders.

    Contributes to the interaction with local Nigerian Red Cross Branches (NRCS) and provides support in capacity-building to their particular COM-

    programs.Provides support to other ICRC departments for operational communication on ongoing activities.Collects, compiles, translates / interprets information in relation with the activities and contributes to written reporting.

    Identifies the communications needs of the office (including in terms of dissemination material), contributes actively to the development of the strategy and planning of activities.

    Contributes to the development of the Delegation’s communication strategy and in the preparation of the annual planning exercise.

    Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently.

    Required Qualifications

    University Degree in Communication; Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, or any related field.A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar function preferably with a humanitarian organization.

    Previous experience working with an international organization is an added value

    Personal Attributes :

    Very good command of written and spoken English, and Hausa languages. Fula / Fulfulde (Fulani) or other language used in Nigeria an asset.

    Proved knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics in the states of North-Central and North-West Nigeria.Sound analytical skills.

    Outgoing and confident character.Honest and Transparent.Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.

    Main Responsibilities

    Works to enhance the digital reputation and positioning of the ICRC, with a focus on Nigeria and the Lake Chad region;Finds ways for the ICRC to connect with the relevant audiences by creating, editing and publishing content for the ICRC’s digital channels Implements the digital strategy of the institution and the delegation.

    Produces engaging content for ICRC digital channels (web, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)Accurately maps the key channels of influence and trust and sets up systems to leverage themTracks, understands and analyzes relevant data from community platforms and channelsConverts this data into actionable information for the multidisciplinary and operational teamsKeeps abreast of developing trends in digital communication and user behavior adapting our digital approach accordinglyDevelops a process for measuring engagement across all digital platforms

    Required Qualifications

    University degree in communication, new media or digital journalism (managing websites, social media projects);A minimum of a five-

  • year work experience that includes managing multiple digital platforms at the same time;Excellent written and spoken English, knowledge of Hausa and other local languages an asset;
  • Good understanding of the social media and digital trends in Nigeria;Very good communication and presentation skills;Excellent computer and internet skills, in particular experience in photo / audio editing;
  • Advanced understanding of engagement metrics and analysis (Google Analytics, etc.);Advanced knowledge in using messaging apps for content, outreach and engagement

    Personal Attributes :

  • Passion for communication through digital media channels;Ability to monitor, interact and efficiently communicate with a variety of priority audiences over digital channels;
  • Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision;Ability to deliver quality results within the given time-frame;
  • Strong team spirit and sense of responsibility;Capable of working across departments;Willingness to follow ICRC rules and regulations and treat confidential information;
  • Availability to travel to the field;Ability to multitask and deliver results to a high standard under pressure (adsbygoogle ).push( );
  • Main Responsibilities

    Monitors security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to ICRC work in the Office Area of Responsibility, giving special attention to humanitarian consequences.

    Contributes to the analysis of this information and sharing it with the colleagues as per the structure's communication flow.

    Contributes to the development of the structure's network with relevant stakeholders.Facilitates internal or external meetings with authorities and stakeholders at local level.

    Will represent the ICRC in different forums and to different interlocutors sometimes independently.Assists the Head of Office in the security management of the Office, including following up premises passive security (with the administration assistant support) and ensuring staff and visitors respect internal security rules.

    Contributes to the implementation, or at times directly implements, and follow-up of various field activities, in accordance with ICRC Mandate and operational priorities in Nigeria.

    Collects, compiles, translates / interprets information in relation with ICRC activities and contributes to written reporting.

    Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independentlyMay ensure administrative and financial follow up after field missions

    Required Qualifications

    University Degree in Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, Communication or any related fieldA minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar function preferably with a humanitarian organizationPrevious experience working with an international organization is an added value

    Personal Attributes :

    Fluent in English, and Hausa Languages. Fula / Fulfulde (Fulani) or other language used in Nigeria an asset.Proved knowledge of the cultural, ethnic and political fabrics in the states of North-

    Central and North-West Nigeria. Ideally from Muslim culture / background.Existing network with key stakeholders of at least one of the following circles (politics, security, religious, customary).

    Sound analytical skills.Outgoing and confident character.Honest and Transparent.Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.

    Main Responsibilities

    Assist in the day to day administration of the Unit.Maintain a good working relationship between the ICRC and members of the Armed and security forces in the field.

    Support the Protection Department during visits to military detention places in other to ensure a smooth working relationship between the Team (ICRC) and the military authorities in the field.

    Conduct dissemination sessions on the applicable laws to relevant members of the armed forces deployed in the field.Maintains and organises dissemination stock.

    Functions undertaken by the Media & Production Officer)Contributes to the development and production of dissemination tools.

    Assist in relationship building between the Military in the field and the sub-delegations with emphasis on the Northeast.

    Assist the FAS Head of Unit with Military and security situation briefing for Head of Delegation, Deputy Head of Delegation, Head of Sub Delegation Maiduguri and Field Delegates in the North East

    Required Qualifications

    University Degree in Communication or any relevant fields6 years work experience in a similar fieldRetired member of the Armed forces of NigeriaFluent in written and spoken EnglishGood communication skillsGood analytical and writing skillsCapacity to analyse the political and social environmentComputer literate and efficient internet user

    Personal attributes :

    Adaptability - openness to new ideas and concepts; ability to work independently or in a teamAbility to multi-task and adapt to working hours and locale.

    Professionalism and work ethic - productive with a positive work ethic. Sticks to challenges until they are resolved.Positive attitude and energy -

    energetic and enthusiastic; organised in thought and action

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to : Clearly indicate the job title and location" as the subject of your 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 locationLanguages you speakYears of relevant experienceNYSC status

    Note

    Late application will not be consideredOnly short-listed candidates will be contacted.However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

    Specifically for Digital Officer, In your CV, please include a link to samples of your write-ups and your social media profiles

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