International Committee of the Red Cross Available Jobs [3 Positions]

Posted on :

16 May, 2017

Category :

Engineering Jobs in Nigeria, Supply Chain Jobs in Nigeria

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.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), BIU office is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer
Biu, Borno
Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the supply chain administration and purchasing for the different departments of the BIU Office, including Damboa antenna.
  • Establishes and maintains the documentation process for tracking and monitoring for each RO
  • Supports the Logistician with purchasing related activities when needed
  • Receives fuel from suppliers, maintain the fuel tank logbooks
  • Liaises with transportation and warehousing functions of the Logistics department to ensure smooth functioning of the supply chain process
  • Administers the entire procurement process from the start of a request until delivery to the client
  • Deals with inquiries regarding Requisition Orders (RO) status and provides feed back to the requesting departments
  • Investigates, monitors and make recommendations in case of delayed supply chain processes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Level or Business and Administration education
  • 1 year work experience in a similar field
  • Good capacity for negotiation and communication
  • Good knowledge of the local market
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Driving license
  • Excellent command of computers, including WORD and EXCEL program

Personal Attributes:

  • Rigorous, methodical and accurate
  • High organizational skills
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Able to cope with stressful situations
  • Affinity to coach colleagues in Logistics procedures
  • Resistance to stress, to work under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to learn


Job Title: Water and Habitat Purchaser
Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the procurement of all requested Water & Habitat (WatHab) goods and Services for the ICRC Sub Delegation in Yola as well as for the ICRC Office in BIU and Mubi securing the best correlation of quality, price and delivery time
  • Undertakes any needed regularisation/correction in Procurement files.
  • Ensures that the Request for Quotation (RFQ) and Request for Tender (RFT) contain all relevant information to enable transparent selection of the best price, terms and conditions.
  • Receives WatHab RFT, Selection Table, Purchase Order/contracts from the field and verifies/screen them thoroughly before submitting to the Logistics Delegate for further treatment
  • Updates and maintains knowledge about main suppliers; checks the market for potential new suppliers together with WatHab
  • Liaises with Dispatch and Transport to decide on transport mode and prioritize dispatch of cargo as well as with WatHab
  • Liaises with WatHab for the purchasing forecast

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree, Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in Administration, Logistics, Purchasing, Engineering or similar field.
  • Additional vocational training in administration, logistics or purchasing.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in logistics, purchasing, administration or similar position in commercial/Engineering or humanitarian sector.
  • Advanced conversational and written English and Hausa.
  • PC literate: Microsoft office.

Personal Attributes:

  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning, Responsibility & Autonomy
  • Honest & Trustworthy.
  • Negotiation, Communication (Ability to express views and ideas)
  • Good knowledge of the local market.
  • Capacity to integrate the ICRC logistic procedures.
  • Flexibility and team playing within and out with the logistics department.


Job Title: Water and Habitat Engineer
Main Responsibilities

  • Develops project documents (drawings, bills of quantities, contracts, etc.) for engineering projects using approved formats.
  • Monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and local building code/standards and ensures corrective action is taken if necessary.
  • Carries out and analyses needs assessments and surveys and shares analyses with WatHab supervisors
  • Provides feedback to supervisors on stakeholder issues, security and site progress
  • Evaluates project implementation and analyses data within the framework of results-based management.
  • Prepares reports on project implementation/site progress, according to the frequency set by the hierarchy and or/consolidates site reports of staff under his/her responsibility.
  • Develops the necessary networking with relevant stakeholders and monitors security issues related to project sites and advises supervisors where necessary

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree, some college coursework completed, an Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in Water Supply, Sanitation, Construction, Engineering or any related technical field
  • Additional vocational training in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or any related technical field
  • 4-6 years of experience in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or similar technical position
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Familiarity with the standard norms and rules in construction, local techniques and requirements for construction
  • Driving licence, succeeded in ICRC driving test
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates and technical drawings of buildings
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Familiar with Middle Belt states and the trend of communal violence in the area
  • Computer skill the Auto-Cad and Epanet software

Personal Attributes:

  • Adaptable
  • Organized
  • Efficient
  • Communicative and clear
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Autonomous


  • Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated
  • 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.

How to Apply

interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: [email protected] Please clearly indicate the Job Position you are applying for and the location for example “Supply Chain Officer BIU” as the subject of your application

Application Deadline: 26th May, 2017.

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