Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Water and Habitat Assistant at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Water and Habitat Assistant


Main Responsibilities

  • Performs various secretarial duties independently
  • Types drafted or simple correspondence in English independently
  • Keeps agenda and performs various office work
  • Ensures information flow within the department
  • Keeps filing system up to date
  • Organizes Water and Habitat department internal weekly meeting with inputs of the Team Leader, prepares and share lists of action points for follow-up
  • Supports the team in follow up of basic administrative procedures: payments, correspondence, hand over and donation certificates
  • Compiles contributions to the Weekly Operational Report and submit to the Team Leader
Required Qualifications
  • Technical certificate in secretariat or equivalent training.
  • 1-2 years in same experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Good command of written and spoken English
Personal Attributes:
  • High capacity to work in a team.
  • High motivation and proactivity, taking responsibility
  • Good Planning and Organization skills
  • Very good communication skills
Application Closing Date
5th February, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified should send their application letters, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org


  • Please clearly indicate "Water and Habitat Assistant" as the subject of your application (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.