International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Multi-Lateral Liaison Officer Job Vacancy in Nigeria  2012

The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent international humanitarian organization. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Abuja Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title: Multi-Lateral Liaison Officer

Main Responsibilities
• To maintain and develop ICRC’s role and contacts with ECOWAS and Nigerian NGO’s and Civil Society
• To follow up implementation of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) treaties in West Africa through ECOWAS
• To assist government experts in advancing the implementation process of treaties.
• To represent the ICRC in key plenary meetings at ECOWAS and serve as a relay between the two organizations
• To coordinate workshops with key departments and respective focal points.

Required Qualifications
• (knowledge of IHL or international affairs an asset)
• Knowledge of treaty implementation and governmental/parliamentary law making process
• Very strong networking and diplomatic skills
• Years of work experience in a multilateral field with governmental and/or international organizations
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and good knowledge of french
• Strong capacity for analytical reporting, development of strategies and plan of actions

What We Offer
An interesting and rewarding work environment for someone who enjoys multilateral networking and relationship building, somebody who is motivated, innovative and assertive and willing to work for a humanitarian organization.

How to apply
Please submit your application (letter of motivation, CV copies of certificates/diploman, referees) to

Administrator ICRC Delegation in Abuja
No. 29 Kumasi Crescent,
Off Aminu Kano Crescent,
Wuse II Abuja

Application closes on or before July 17, 2012

Please clearly indicate “Multi-lateral Liaison Officer” on the envelope and seal it