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International Committee of the Red Cross Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

International Committee of the Red Cross Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

International Committee of the Red Cross Recruitment 2017 │ How to Apply

The International Committee of the Red Cross  (ICRC) is an International Independent neutral body that thrives on global humanitarian law to provide support and protection to victims of armed conflict and many other forms of violence. The International Committee of the Red Cross Recruitment is on.

The International Committee of the Red Cross Recruitment in Damaturu has declared a vacancy for the position below:

Job Title: Protection Field Officer

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the implementation of Protection (mainly Restoring Family Link, RFL) in her/ his Area of Responsibility(AoR)
  • Participates in the analysis of the security 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
  • Treats information with confidentiality and accuracy, and maintains an adapted and respectful attitude towards beneficiaries, interlocutors and colleagues
  • Participates in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with other departments (Assistance, Prevention and Cooperation), Sub-delegations and offices, the Nigeria Red Cross Society and external actors.
  • Collection, analysis and monitoring of incidents, including protection concerns, in order to identify trends, with a priority to the humanitarian consequences of the armed conflict in the AoR.
  • Contributes to the reporting of violent incidents and Health Care in Danger incidents tables.

Job Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant field, preferably in the field of law
  • 4 years experience in the Protection/Tracing
  • 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)

Personal Requirements:

  • 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 PROT activities (RFL, Protection of Civilian Population 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
  • Sound analytical skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates can send their CVs to  ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org

You are to tag it “Protection Field Officer Damaturu” as the subject of your application

Note: Late application will not be consideredOnly short-listed candidates will be contacted. However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.

Application Closing Date:  26-09-2017, 16:30 h.

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