Program Officer-British Red Cross| IFRC Application Link and How to Apply

 Program Officer- British Red Cross|IFRC Application Link and How to Apply

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world’s largest humanitarian network and is guided by seven Fundamental Principles: Humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, universality and unity

Here you will find the Application link portal, how to apply, requirement and more details about British Red Cross|IFRC Recruitment to fill the position of Program Officer – British Red Cross

Link to Apply for Program Officer- British Red Cross|IFRC Recruitment

To register or submit an application for the 2023/2024 International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Recruitment, you need to access the Red Cross Recruitment Portal Login – and follow the instructions on the page to register or login.

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Applications are invited for:

Job Title: Program Officer – British Red Cross

Vacancy No: S04364
Location: Nigeria
Contract Type: National
Duration: 12 Months
Grade: National Staff

Job Purpose
Under the direct supervision and the guidance of the Programme coordinator, the Programme Officer will:

  • Plan and monitor implementation of the BRC/ NRCS Country programme in a timely, effective and efficient manner.
  • Work closely with the National Society to strengthen preparedness and response capacity to enable the NS improve their disaster management programming.
  • Support ongoing collaboration with all relevant partners in the region in the field of disaster risk management and will also work on further developing these relationships.
  • The job will require travel to the project locations in Lagos, Imo, FCT, Delta and Bauchi of about 50% of the total work hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

Individuals will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible in planning, implementation, and reporting of components of the Disaster Management programme, under overall programme leadership of the Programme Coordinator
  • Lead development of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) component of the DM programme
  • Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits to the programme activity sites in the field.
  • Organize and facilitate training sessions for National Society technical staff and volunteers in various areas of disaster risk management.
  • Participate in relevant meetings with relevant stakeholders where needed.
  • Perform other duties in addition to the above responsibilities, commensurate with background and experience as deemed necessary by Supervisor; especially contributing to development and management of additional programmes in future.
  • Coordinate follow-up on implementation plans with colleagues in London and Nigeria on key strategic topics such as Community Engagement and Accountability and Prevention and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
  • Strengthen capacity and competencies in the programme branches on Water Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • Ensure effective working relationships with the relevant departments/ branches of NRCS as well as WASH/ Health technical advisors at BRC.
  • Provision of guidance and support implementation of activities related to other technical areas of the project, mainly related to logistics, information management, Protection and Gender Inclusion, and Health.

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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Public Health or relevant field


  • Experience in the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement
  • Experience with planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on projects for Disaster Management programming
  • Experience in capacity building initiatives for Disaster Risk Reduction or WASH
  • Experience in coordinating stakeholders across organizations


  • Experience within a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in partner relationship management and attention to detail

Knowledge, Skills and Languages:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer Literate (especially excel, word, power point)
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Initiative and flexibility
  • Accuracy and attention to details


  • Fluently spoken and written English.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline

8th September, 2023.

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