1 Mar 2017

Job Position at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for a Secretary (Information Management)

Job Description

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.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Maiduguri Sub Delegation, is looking for suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Secretary (Information Management)
Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for information management in the Sub-Delegation itself and offices.
  • Ensures that the chancellery team is referred to for ICRC protocol, rules for correspondence, document security, filing and intermediary archiving, how to use standard computer technology.
  • Ensures that the chancellery team helps the management team to organize the priorities of the delegation.
  • Contributes to an easier decision making process, ensuring a coordinated and consistent work flow within the management team.
  • Carries out or supervises all secretarial tasks, including the management of external contacts
  • Informs/trains users on new information management tools.
  • Ensures compliance with the rules of visual identity in external presentations, letterheads, etc.
  • Ensures that all users understand the need for and apply ICRC related policy and procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in a related field.
  • 3 years’ work experience in similar function
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Very good knowledge and at ease with standard computer tools and information systems

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to work autonomously and to manage a small team.
  • Very good analysis skills.
  • Interest and skills for training of users.
  • Sense of responsibility and capacity to fix and respect priorities.
  • Proactivity and perseverance.
  • Ability to cope with stress.
  • Flexibility and availability.
  • Aptitude for applying and ensuring compliance with ICRC directives and procedures
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with all required confidentiality.
  • Rigor and good organization in daily work.


  • Please clearly indicate “Secretary (Information Management) Maiduguri” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • 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.
  • Late application will not be considered

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vitae and contact details of three referees to: ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org Application Deadline: 6th March, 2017.

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