WELCOME ASSISTANT


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy indicated.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Welcome department in all administrative activities as requested

  • Participates in organizing pick-up and accommodation (hotel, apartment, house) for staff and guests.

  • Interacts with relevant authorities (ministries, consulates, etc.) regarding certificates, visas, permits, registration, etc

  • Helps organize staff travels by the most effective costs/mean and, if required, coordinates drop-off at / pick-up from airports.

  • Organizes communication flow between ICRC offices, sub-delegations, delegations and/or headquarter regarding staff travels

  • Keeps all appropriate databases up to date on staff members, missions and other travel, document validity, residences and any other relevant information (airlines, telephone numbers etc )

  • Organizes Welcome files, briefing programmes and tours of the delegation for new arrivals.

  • Organizes the Welcome side of events/meetings/seminars, coordinating with the parties concerned

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma /HND or any other relevant certificate

  • Computer proficiency

  • Very good command of written and spoken English

  • Excellent organizational and methodical skills

  • 2 year’s experience in a similar function

Personal Attributes:

  • Flexibility and Ability to work independently and with a sense of initiative

  • Highly developed analytical, skill planning and organising skills

  • Strong sense of responsibility and adaptability

  • Availability to work overtime and outside traditional hours when needed

  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC Admin procedures

  • Capacity to deal with people and to develop contacts

  • Willingness to learn and support others

  • Capacity to carry out complex activities

How to apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

  • Clearly indicate “Welcome Assistant Abuja" 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 location

  • Languages you speak

  • Years of relevant experience

  • NYSC status

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 23.05.2018, 16:30 h. 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.

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.

For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org

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