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PROTECTION FIELD OFFICER – MIDDLE SHABELLE, Somalia

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  • Full-Time

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.

PROTECTION FIELD OFFICER

MIDDLE SHABELLE

About the Job

The Protection Field Officer contributes to the planning, implementation, monitoring and documentation of ICRC Protection activities in Middle Shabelle region.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

Contributes to the implementation of Protection of Civilian Population (PCP) activities

Contributes to the identification and analysis of protection issues for further monitoring and follow up

Conducts field assessments either independently or as part of ICRC multidisciplinary teams focusing on the humanitarian needs of affected populations

Supports detention visiting teams if/when need arises

Supports the restoring family links (RFL) team in the follow up of specific individual RFL cases

Contributes to the assessment and identification of priority protection issues for further monitoring and follow up

Liaise with the different interlocutors and stakeholders on varying issues of interest when required

Contributes to the definition of the annual objectives and plans of actions of the ICRC Protection department

Monitors the political, economic and social developments and their impact on the population within the region

Prepares the operational reports and regularly gives an account of the on ongoing activities including multidisciplinary assessments

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

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

At least 4 years of experience in a similar field of activities

Knowledge of International Humanitarian Law/International Human Rights Law is an asset

Ability to network, represent the organization externally and dialogue with major stakeholders

Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Somali

Excellent administrative and organizational skills

Upholds a high sense of responsibility and confidentiality

Computer proficiency especially 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 Protection Field Officer, Middle Shabelle 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 sokrecruitment@icrc.org.

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