Economic Security Field Officer at The International Committee of the Red Cross

 Employment Nigeria 23-Feb-2017 ABUJA , Agriculture  

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Our 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.

Job Title: Economic Security (EcoSec) Field Officer - Agronomist


  • Responsible for assessing, planning and implementation of agro and other livelihood interventions in the area of responsibility of Damaturu Office
  • Contributes to the beneficiary selection process, identification of most appropriate agro interventions and formulation of appropriate projects proposals
  • Designs appropriate projects and ensures smooth implementation of the EcoSec agro programme in the assigned area in coordination with other team members, assistance departments, respective, including involved local partners
  • 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)
  • Ensures the necessary preconditions for implementing agro interventions are met (e.g. seasonal aspects, local capacities and social patterns, appropriates/feasibility/sustainability),
  • Reports on the progress of the livelihood projects and documents the lessons learned through the projects

Required Qualifications

  • University degree in Agriculture
  • 4 years work experience in a similar field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Shows judgment 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 departments through adequate communication
  • Reports on problems (security) with accuracy and without delays

How to Apply
Candidates should send their application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to: Please clearly indicate “Agronomist Damaturu" as the subject of your application

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