GENERALIST FIELD OFFICER (3 POSITIONS – AFGOYE, LOWER SHABELLE, SOMALIA
- Job category: Field Affairs
- Post date:3 Jun 2021
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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.
GENERALIST FIELD OFFICER 3
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
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 email@example.com.
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