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3 Jun 2019


Job Description

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




About the Job

The Movement Cooperation officer 2 contributes to the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Delegation’s Cooperation objectives. He/she works under the supervision of the ICRC Movement Cooperation Specialist 1 (MCS).

This is a resident/National position based in Mogadishu.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports the relevant ICRC departments and SRCS in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of their joint programs
  • Participates in joint assessments with SRCS and other ICRC departments when required
  • Contributes to SRCS ongoing capacity strengthening processes, Finance development, roll out of Human resource roadmap, Volunteer management and implementation of Safer Access Plan of Action (PoA)
  • Under the guidance of MCS provides support to the SRCS Management and Heads of departments as well as the branches in the design and implementation of internal policies, systems, guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Contributes to ICRC and Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) collaboration in the field by facilitating contacts and mutual understanding
  • In liaison with other ICRC concerned departments supports SRCS emergency preparation and response activities
  • Contributes to the analysis of the context and humanitarian needs through regular contacts with the SRCS
  • Offers guidance and supports the Cooperation Office in Finance and Administration matters and ensures adherence to the stipulated policies and procedures
  • Organizes and facilitates trainings, workshops and seminars in the field
  • Shares ICRC plans and activities with SRCS Heads of departments and ensures that there is proper coordination between the two organizations
  • Acts as a focal point for Cooperation related issues in the field during the absence of the Movement Cooperation Specialist
  • Translates documents from English to Somali and vice versa as required
  • Compiles monthly reports from the SRCS branches, analyses and summarizes
  • Provides regular reporting of activities, field trips updates and minutes of meetings to his/her line manager orally and in writing
  • Attends meetings, briefings and other joint events between ICRC and SRCS

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • University degree in communication, Arts, Journalism or a related field of study
  • 4 years’ work experience in a similar field of activity
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, planning and reporting skills
  • Strong relationships with relevant organizations/actors in target projects communities;

youth groups women organizations, community leaders, local NGOs, media and local authorities

  • Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural aspects of the assigned region
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite

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 Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 11th June 2019. Please 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

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