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Armed and Security Forces/Police and Gendermerie (FAS/PGE) Assistant At  The International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC

  • Contract
  • Nigeria


 The International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC- (www.icrc.org) is an independent humanitarian organisation, neutral and impartial. Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below

Under the supervision of the FAS Coordinator, the FAS-PGE Assistant is a crucial figure within the delegation’s engagement in the dialogue with the Law Enforcement Agencies. S/He Maintains a close collaboration with the FAS-PGE delegate in the general effort to liaison with the LEAs, to reinforce the mutual understanding between them and the ICRC delegation/sub-structures

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organises training and conducts dissemination under the directions of the FAS Coordinator and the FAS-PGE Head of Unit (HoU)
  • Contributes to writing analytical extensive reports on the operational situation of the delegation.
  • He/she supports the FAS-PGE delegate in developing the strategy for the FAS-PGE file in Nigeria, and in organizing the different FAS-PGE activities.
  • He/she assists the FAS-PGE delegate in the organisation of the FAS-PGE training sessions on IHL-IHRL principles and the International Standards and Best Practices for policing. He/she supports the FAS-PGE Delegate in the organisation of

“training of trainers” seminars. 

  • He/she can, when required, conduct training sessions independently, replacing and representing the FAS-PGE delegate.
  • He/she contributes to the networking effort of the sub-delegations and FAS-PGE Unit, maintaining contacts with the Law Enforcement (LE) authorities and the FAS-PGE interlocutors, promoting the ICRC mandate and activities. Independently creates, maintains, develops and feeds a database containing various levels of military and police authority contacts or other relevant external interlocutors (military or police attachés, NGOs, UN system, etc.).
  • Liaison duties with Nigeria Police Force and other Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Gain understanding and support on the ICRC and on IHL/IHRL from LE interlocutors.
  • Prepare and conduct dissemination sessions on IHL/IHRL to the Police Training Institutions • Ensure the organization and logistics of such dissemination.
  • When requested, he/she supports in preparing and conducting dissemination sessions on the ICRC and IHL to the Armed Forces of Nigeria’s training institutions and units engaged in internal security operations.

Education and Experience Required

  • University degree in IHL, IHRL, law, communication or any relevant fields. 
  • Police Academy with proved studies of IHRL-IHL
  • At least 5 years of experience in a related field
  • Previous experience in Law Enforcement in a command position is a strong asset

Desired profile and Skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Excellent capacity to analyse the political and social environment 
  • Teamwork skills and availability to work in difficult environmental conditions
  • Strong capacity to work independently
  • Availability to travel frequently for field missions
  • Previous experiences with the Red Cross Movement is an asset
  • Excellent computer skills

How to Apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae, Application letter and NYSC Certificate to [email protected]
  • Clearly indicate “ABJ202100217 FAS/PGE Assistant ABJ” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 05.11.2021, 16:30hrs.  Late application will not be considered Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.

However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process. 

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