Administrative Clerk Vacancy at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Kano

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Kano Office is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

Administrative Clerk


Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that the financial rules are implemented within the Office and understood by every employee
  • Reports weekly on use of cash to the Finance & Administration Manager in Jos and prepares weekly cash request in agreement with Head of Office
  • Ensure that Kano premises are furnished and equipped according to the standard list; follow up and processes the requisitions order linked to furniture or equipment
  • Ensures proper maintenance and follow up of the premises (including air conditioner, generator, Fire extinguishers, disinfection and fumigation of the office) and organises repairs/maintenance
  • Acts as a link for HR administrative tasks between employees and Head of Office – ensures the information flow
  • Keeps tracks of holidays and any absence of all employees
  • Welcomes visitors, arranges for Hotel accommodation if necessary
  • Deals with Kano All services requests on a daily basis
  • Report challenges faced to the Head of Office


Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Secondary education
  • 2 years’ work experience in a similar field
  • Knowledge of cultural & socio economic environment of northern Nigeria
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good computer skills especially excel sheet
  • Understanding and able to speak Hausa language


Personal Attributes:

  • Discrete and reliable person
  • Humble
  • Good sense of organisation
  • Rigor and methodological

How to apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to
  • Clearly indicate “Administrative Clerk Kano” 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
    • NYSC status


The deadline for the submission of applications will be 12.02.2018, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered


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.


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.


For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website

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