International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Job Vacancies- 6 Positions

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) seeks to recruit to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Water and Habitat Engineer
  2. Mechanic
  3. Health Field Officer
  4. Weapon Contamination Field Officer (WeCFO)
  5. Supply Chain Officer
  6. First Aid Field Officer

Water and Habitat Engineer Job Vacancy at ICRC

Job Title: Water and Habitat Engineer

Location: Borno

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensures a proper and close supervision, monitoring of the implementation of WatHab projects, under the guidance of the WatHab Delegate
  • Designs project proposals (including rationale, physical – drawings and process design, cost estimation, logistic needs, tentative planning);
  • Provides training, support, monitoring of partners (i.e. National Society staff, technical departments of local authorities, contractors) as required
  • Attends to meetings with other actors involved in the field of Water and if required (coordination, networking).
  • Follow up the purchasing (technical specifications) of WatHab materials with logistic if required
  • Provides Field-Trip reports, Site inspection reports and Minutes of Meetings according to the existing format to the WatHab Delegate in a timely manner.

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 (supervision experience on urban water supply projects is an added value)
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Expert level in computer skills (Epanet or any other related water network design skills is an added value)
  • Familiarity with the standard norms and rules in construction, local techniques and requirements for construction
  • Driving license, Succeeded in ICRC driving test
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates and technical drawings of water supply pipelines/networks and civil construction

Personal Attributes:

  • Adapting & Learning
  • Team Work, Planning,
  • Organization & Assessment
  • Analysis & Synthesis
  • Responsibility & Autonomy

Application Closing Date
16:30h; 19th August, 2016.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to:


  • Please clearly indicate the preferred position E.G; “Water and Habitat Engineer” 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.

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