Description:


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

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