Jobs at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent humanitarian organisation.
 Livestock Field Officer
Location: Kebbi
Experience: 4 year(s)
Course of Study:
Required Grade:
Main responsibilities
• Contributes to the implementation of the Economic Security Livestock program in Nigeria

• Assume main responsibility for implementing the Livestock programme in the Middle belt with minimum supervision.

• Understand, analyse and evaluate livestock related issues in the middle belt area.

• Monitor animal health status in the field and promptly report any disease emergencies to the
HOSD and EcoSec programme Manager

• help to set up a plan of action for any livestock intervention;

• together with respective focal point in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, identify

and assist in training of Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs) and vaccinators;

• Maintain and follow up contacts with Ministry representatives and other livestock stakeholders.

• Supervise the work of CAHWs/vaccinators and the vaccination activities in the field.

• Conducts analysis of the social economic and political situation, assessments and proposes


• Designs, implements and monitors program activities.

• Analyse data and present it in a written and structured format;

• Collect information on other organisations' programs.

• Report on problems with accuracy and without delay.

Required Qualifications:

• University degree (Veterinary Science)

• 3 years' work experience in a similar field, previous humanitarian I NGO experience an asset

• Very good understanding of the socio-political situation in the area of assignment

• Very good analytical and organizational skills

• Team leadership skills

• Good command of written and spoken English and Fulani (added advantage)

• Good computer skills

• Willingness to travel extensively and to participate in extended field trips

• Stress resistant and ready to work in adverse environments

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (letter of motivation, CV, copies of
certificates/diploma, references) to the following address, not later than 30" September 2014

Attn. Administrator
lCRC  Jos Sub delegation
No 1 Rest House Road, Jos, Plateau State


OR 31 Pope John Paul II Street, Maitama, Abuja
Tel No. 234 706 418 9002