The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with .
As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC or the Federation ) is the World’slargest volunteer-
based humanitarian network. The Federation is a membership organization established by andcomprised of its member National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Along with National Societies and theInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Federation is part of the International Red Cross and RedCrescent Movement.
The overall aim of the IFRC is to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times allforms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human sufferingand thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.
It worksto meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, healthemergencies and other crises.
The Federation is served by a Secretariat based in Geneva, with regional and country offices throughout the world.The Secretariat is led by the IFRC Secretary General and provides the central capacity of the InternationalFederation to serve, connect, and represent National Societies.
Asia / Pacific (Kuala Lumpur); Europe (Budapest); Middle Eastand North Africa (Beirut). The IFRC office in Abuja is the hub to support the Red Cross National Societies of the West Coast Cluster (Nigeria,Benin, Togo, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Liberia) and has a status agreement with Nigerian government.
The WestCoast cluster office deliver the IFRC mandate in the sub-region with a focus on Disaster Management, CapacityBuilding of the National Societies and Humanitarian Diplomacy.
The British Red Cross (BRC) opened an office in Abuja in January 2019. Focus of BRC activities were around strengthening the Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) through capacity building and the development of a business plan for the commercial activities of the NRCS.
BRC will continue supporting these commercial activities, but also, jointly with the NRCS, develop a program portfolio in the areas of Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Response for the years to come.
Under the direct supervision and the guidance of the Head of Country Cluster, the Programme Assistant (Nigeria) will support the IFRC Country Cluster office in matters relating to National Society development, Programme Development and -
implementation, reporting, administration, and the overall organization of the office. While formally reporting to the Head of Country Cluster, he / she will be operationally managed by the Country Manager, British Red Cross.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
1.Provide support to issues related to the Development of the Nigeria Red Cross Society, including :
Undertake other duties as are reasonably required
Knowledge, skills and languages
The Federation is an equal opportunity employer.