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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 Generalist Field Officer 3 contributes to stipulation, implementation and monitoring of ICRC projects and activities these includes general field work, protection, assistance, cooperation, communication, administration and logistics in coordination with the structure management. S/he also represents the ICRC at Local level.

This is a resident/national position based in Afgoye, Lower Shabelle, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Monitors the security, political, economic and social developments and their impact on the population and shares oral and written analysis of the same on a timely and regular basis

Identifies humanitarian needs resulting from the conflict or natural factors and proposes course of action

Contributes to the analysis and to the planning of activities in consultation with specialists or generalists in his/her area of responsibility

Regularly reviews the security situation within the region based on his/her own analysis and liaises with the various stakeholders such as authorities, elders and parties to the conflict

Maintains and updates the mapping of stakeholders for the region and ensures reports from the field are shared in a timely manner and verifies quality of the same before submitting to the Head of Office

Builds up potential networking contacts in the region that can contribute the networking efforts

Represents the ICRC with the aim of strengthening its acceptance, access and security, and the respect of its principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, according to the guidelines provided

Supervises the work of the Protection Field Officer, supports in documenting of the Protection cases and encourages other staff to collect protection related information

Supports other departments in supervision of projects in the field by giving inputs on the activities planned or implemented

Closely works with SRCS Branch team in the region and discusses ongoing, planned activities and humanitarian needs in the region including multidisciplinary Assessments

Collects, compiles and translates/interprets information about the projects and contributes to written reporting

Facilitates missions undertaken to monitor projects implemented within the region and to evaluate their outcomes and impact

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Law or relevant qualification in a related field of study

5 years progressive working experience in a similar field of activity

Demonstrated management and negotiation skills in a complex setting

Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills

Proven Leadership and team motivation skills

Good knowledge of the political, social, economic and cultural environment of the region

High level of confidentiality

Excellent command of written and spoken English and Somali

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  sokrecruitment@icrc.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is  15th June 2021. Clearly indicate Generalist Field Officer 3 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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