Sunday, January 1, 2012

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Recruitment

The international Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) was formed in 1863 and works worldwide to provide humanitarian assistance for people affected by conflict and armed violence and to promote the laws that protect victims of war. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation.

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Working at ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross recruits staff, trains them and develops their skills, so that the organization can call on a sufficient number of qualified personnel to support and conduct its operations.

The ICRC Sub-Delegation in Jos is looking for a qualified candidate to be based in Jos with the capacity to work independently to fill in the position below: Position: WatHab Engineer II (Water and Habitation Engineer)

ICRC Job Main Responsibilities; 

Contributes to the implementation and running of specific projects/programmes independently

Maintains contacts with interlocutors/authorities at local level mainly independently

Implements projects with contractors and sub-contractors

Takes care of the WatHab Stock and provides a related updated stock position

Performs written reporting to the WatHab Delegate

Trains and coaches local NRCS branches technical staff according to the programmes defined by the ICRC.

Prepares projects proposals including descriptions, sketches, drawings, bill of quantities, estimation costs and implementation planning based on analysis and water and habitation(WATHAB) rehabilitation works

Performs as translator between the Delegate and local interlocutors

Participates in the evaluation of the projects /program and makes recommendations

Establishes a comprehensive technical report on a completed WatHab project Supports other WatHab projects upon request

ICRC Job Required Qualifications;

University degree (M.Sc Engineering, Architecture, Geology)
2 years work experience in a similar function Very good analytical and computer skills
Good knowledge of the geographical assigned area
Fluent in written and spoken English Team leadership skills
Good command of Hausa language

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter of motivation, CV, copies of certificates/diploma, references) to the following address, not later than 10th January 2012

Attn. Administrator ICRC Abuja Plot 29 Kumasi Crescent off Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse II, Abuja Please clearly indicate “Jos” WatHab Officer” on your envelops
NB: Personal correspondences are non-returnable
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Only well addressed complete files matching with the profile will be considered.

The international committee for Red Cross, ICRC is an equal opportunity employer.

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