Polyvalent Field Officer in Yobe, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Project Management
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the security management of the Office, especially with regard to premises and perimeter security
  • Organizes and conducts security-related training to the Office staff
  • Develops mechanism and ensures proper information flow especially on security-related matters among the Office staff and for incoming visitors
  • Conducts field trips as field trip leader to perform tasks of networking, communication, protection-related tasks
  • Assists in the analysis of the political, security, socio-cultural and religious context and dynamics within Yobe and its environs

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree preferably in social sciences
  • Background in security services an asset
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in positions with public outreach or security management
  • Excellent knowledge of the political, security and socio-cultural/religious dynamics of Damaturu
  • Existing network with key players of at least one of the mentioned layers (politics, security, religious circles, society)
  • Advanced analytical skills, especially on political, security and social dynamics of Yobe and environs but also regional perspective
  • Good communication skills with good knowledge of written and oral English and advanced reporting skills (written reports)
  • Advanced computer skills is a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in security management an asset
  • Former work with a humanitarian organisation or NGO/CSO an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Rigorous, methodical and accurate
  • High organizational skills
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Able to cope with stressful situations
  • Sensitivity and empathy to work with beneficiaries of the ICRC (victims of conflict/violence)
  • Flexibility to work over time when needed
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