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Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively ICRC  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 ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and

universal humanitarian principles.




About the Job

The Economic Security Assistant Field Officer supports all the operational Economic Security (EcoSec) activities in Kismayo region. Under the supervision of the EcoSec Delegate in charge and in close coordination with the EcoSec Field Officer ccoordinates, monitors and reports on all EcoSec activities within the area of responsibility.

This is a national/resident position based in Kismayo, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors and contributes to the effective implementation of the projects within the region as per the technical guidelines provided
  • Highlights potential constraints, challenges or even threats related to the environment in which activities takes place and proposes the necessary adjustments
  • Facilitates missions undertaken to monitor projects implemented in Kismayo Sub Delegation
  • Contributes to building the necessary understanding, acceptance and support of the ICRC among key stakeholders
  • Gathers, analyses and reports on contextual environment and security issues
  • Provides oral and written economic and humanitarian situational analysis of Kismayo and reports to the Head of Sub Delegation and EcoSec delegate in charge (in coordination with the EcoSec Field Officer), on a timely and regular basis.
  • Follows up logistics and administrative aspects linked to EcoSec activities in the field
  • Maintains a regular oral or written communication flow with the field officer on all aspects relevant to his/her function; analysis, contacts, internal management and operations

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • Diploma in a relevant field of study
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar field of activity
  • Good knowledge of political, social and cultural affairs of the assigned regions
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Somali
  • Ability to work independently and within a team

We Offer

  • A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework

How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address sokrecruitment@icrc.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 19th August 2019. Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to sokrecruitment@icrc.org.

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