Economic Security Generalist (Field Officer) at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC- ( is an independent humanitarian organisation, neutral and impartial. MaiduguriSub-Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Economic Security Generalist (Field Officer)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno


  • Contribute to the implementation and running of specific projects / programs, mainly independently, Maintains contacts with interlocutors / authorities at various degree. Supervises volunteers and closely monitors beneficiaries. Contribute to written reporting

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Is aware of the socio-political situation and livelihoods condition in the area of assignment
  • Advises the delegation in various fields such as politics, economy, religion, culture, etc. that contributes to the EcoSec activity implementation
  • Carries out detailed problem and situation analysis including technical and institutional challenges
  • Collects all relevant information in the field for the implementation of the programme and informs the delegate
  • Assess the general situation and identifies conflict affected population needs according to the EcoSec set criteria
  • Participates in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the EcoSec programme activities mainly on emergencies and livelihoods response in close collaboration with Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)
  • Provides immediate supervisor on weekly or ad hoc basis with updated statistical and logistic data
  • Does regular internal, oral and written reporting on field visit. Immediately reports any problems or delays in the implementation of the programme or the projects to the supervisors
  • Prepares the EcoSec section of the sub-delegation`s weekly operational report independently and contributes to other departmental reporting as required.

Education and Experience

  • University degree in Development Studies, Economics, Agriculture or related field
  • 4 years’ work experience in a similar field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Team leadership skills
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Shows judgement abilities to deal with special cases and propose solutions
  • Ensures that a good atmosphere is maintained within the EcoSec department and with the other ICRC department s through adequate communication
  • Good knowledge of mobile data collection tools
  • Reports on problems (security) with accuracy and without delays.

Application Closing Date
15th March, 2019.

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