Communication Field Officer 1, ICRC Kano
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
Contributes to the development of the structure's network with local stakeholders (including among the
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
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.
University Degree in Communication; Social Science; Political Science; International Affairs, or any related
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
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
Sound analytical skills.
Outgoing and confident character.
Honest and Transparent.
Can work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment.
How to apply
Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org
Clearly indicate “Communication Field Officer 1 Kano" 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:
Languages you speak
Years of relevant experience
The deadline for the submission of applications will be 20.07.2018, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that the ICRC does not request any 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