Protection Field Officers at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose 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 International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Mubi Office, is looking for suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:


Job Title: Protection Field Officer

Location:
Mubi, Adamawa

Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the implementation of Protection (mainly Restoring Family Links) in her/ his Area of Responsibility (AoR)
  • Participates in the analysis of the situation and humanitarian issues.
  • Identifies protection problems and ensures proper treatment of enquiries following family separation, violations of IHL and other humanitarian consequences of the conflict, violence or natural disasters
  • Participates in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with other departments (Assistance, Prevention and Coopertation), Sub-delegations and offices, the NRCS and external contacts.
  • Contributes to the reporting of violent incidents and Health Care in Danger incidents tables.
  • Acts as a source of information in the AoR for Communication, Cooperation departments and Management or Delegates. Advises, and guides them in their networking activities.
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in a relevant field, preferably in the field of law
  • 4 years experience in the Protection/Tracing with very good command of the Prot6 software
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Hausa, Kanuri (Shuaa-Arab and French an asset)
  • Good computer skills: knowledge in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Represents the organization properly with different level of interlocutors.
  • Sound analytical skills, Good knowledge of the Area of Responsibility - AoR (Political, cultural and geographical)
  • Driving Licence and succeeded in ICRC Driving test.
Personal Attributes
  • Team-work oriented, sound communication skills, familiar with protocol and official diplomatic communication
  • Very good communication and inter-personal skills: ability to deal with people respectfully and showing empathy towards others (colleagues, beneficiaries, authorities)
  • Ability to work independently, and capacity to take initiatives when appropriate
  • Leadership skills with ability to manage and supervise tasks with effectiveness as per the set priorities
  • Able to work under pressure; flexible and open to extra working hours if necessary
  • Capacity to carry out activities and manage files of importance in the field of ICRC PROTactivities (RFL, PCP and Missing).
  • Staff management capacity and very good team spirit
  • Ability to keep discretion and handling confidential matters effectively
  • Sound capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and procedures
  • Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes and deal with important volume of work
  • Punctual, reliable, confirmed organizational skills and Sound analytical skills
Application Closing Date
7th February, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, CV's and contact details of three referees to:
ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

Note
  • Please clearly indicate "Protection Field Officer, Mubi" as the subject of your application. (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • Late application will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

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