Movement Cooperation Officer 2 (Re-advertised)

International Committee of the Red Cross

Under the direct supervision of the Movement Cooperation Specialist 1, the Movement Cooperation Officer 2 contributes to developing and implementing the delegation’s objectives for cooperation with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and other present Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners, in line with the ICRC’s Movement policies and in consultation with the local operating National Society (NS). The Movement Cooperation Officer 2 contributes to building positive relationships between the ICRC and NRCS, supports in identification of capacity building gaps, exploring jointly with NRCS management mitigation measures. He/she also works with other Movement components in support of NRCS initiatives in its delivery of its humanitarian Mandate.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contributes to implementing the operational partnership between the ICRC and the NRCS by working closely with colleagues and the NRCS to develop joint procedures and partnership agreements; develops the partnership skills of the ICRC and Movement partners.
  • Identifies the National Society strengths and weaknesses to better set strategy and objectives for capacity-building and clearly communicates them to colleagues.
  • Organizes and participates in relevant trainings/workshops/meetings (e.g., Emergency First Aid Teams, Safer Access, Program Monitoring Evaluation Review, Volunteer Database Management, Finance Development) in the identified branches, closely working with Cooperation Abuja, and providing support as required.
  • Takes trips to the field to prepare and attend joint assessments and/or contribute to the identification, recommendation, and implementation of National Society capacity-building initiatives.
  • Maintains an open line of communication with National Society technical staff on operations and capacity building needs and support.
  • Contributes to maintaining a constant overview of the Movement’s activities, capacity, and affairs; contributes to organizing various Movement’s meetings.
  • Supports the Movement Cooperation Coordinator, on issues related to partnership with the NRCS and coordination within the Movement in the area of responsibility.
  • Contributes to the development of the structure’s network or of own network of contacts with local stakeholders.
  • Ensures administrative and financial follow up after field missions.
  • Support Branch Secretaries to draw up quarterly plans of action in various thematic areas.
  • Works to ensure coordination and coherence between the different ICRC operational objectives that involve the NRCS in identified Branches and Divisions.
  • Oversees and monitors projects and activities (including ICRC/NRCS joint activities) in the identified branches with requisite reporting and contributes to institutional reporting.

Education and Experience Required

  • University degree in related field, master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years’ experience as Movement Cooperation Officer 1 or international work experience with the ICRC or any other Movement components
  • Proven experience in a field relevant to Movement Cooperation (inside or outside ICRC)
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Applicants should have a Nigerian nationality or hold a working permit.

Desired profile and Skills

  • High computer literacy (soft & hard skills)
  • Experience within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement strongly desired

Grade: B2

How to apply

  • Click on the link or scan the QR code below to access the application page; Application Link

And

  • Send Curriculum vitae, letter of motivation, and Certificates to [email protected]
  • Clearly indicate “ABJ202400448 Movement Cooperation Officer 2 ABJ” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role that disregard the online application Ms Form will not be taken into consideration)

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 25.03.2024, 16:30hrs. Late applications will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, gender, nationality, status, disability etc.

(The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment)

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates; Female & People Living with Disability applicants are encouraged to apply.

ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process


Deadline: 25 Mar 2024