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Job Title: Generalist Field Officer
Duty Station: Khartoum/ Kadugli
Closing Date: 22 Feb 2018


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the following position: Generalist Field Officer.

For the time being, the position is based in Khartoum. In the second quarter of 2018, when an ICRC office in Kadugli will be opened, the position will be moved to Kadugli.

Purpose: ​

The Generalist Field Officer 2 contributes to the identification, implementation and monitoring of several ICRC projects in different fields of activities within the structure, in coordination with the structure's management. Depending on the context, it can cover Field, Protection, Assistance, Cooperation, Communication or others activities, contributing to the representation of the ICRC at local level.

Reporting to:

Head of Sub Delegation in Kadugli.

  Duties and responsibilities:

  • Monitors the humanitarian environment and needs, and the analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC, updates the management regularly (both oral and in writing
  • Contributes to implementation, or at times directly implements, and follow-up of various field activities, in accordance with objectives
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information in relation with the projects and contributes to written reporting
  • Facilitates and contributes to the work of delegates or other specialists, either internally or externally (internal or external meetings with authorities at local level, briefings on ICRC field activities, etc.)
  • Contributes to the development of the structure's network of contacts with local stakeholders
  • Participates to field missions, which can at times be carried out independently
  • Ensures administrative and financial follow up after field missions
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent higher education degree in a humanitarian area, socio-economic development, humanitarian law, human rights or equivalent field Post Graduate or Master's Degree is an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of the socio-political environment of the country, especially the southern states
  • 5-7 years of experience in a humanitarian field, socio-economic development, humanitarian law, human rights or similar position
  • Very good command of English, spoken and written
  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Networking & Communication; Adapting & Learning; Responsibility & Autonomy; Communication (ability to express views and ideas); Analysis & Synthesis; Security Management
  • Readiness to spend 50-75% of the time in the field, in all southern states of Sudan
  • Readiness to move permanently from Khartoum to Kadugli
  • Driving license

Interested candidates should submit their application (including C.V. in English and a motivation letter) before Thursday 22 February 2018 at 04 pm at Sudanjob.net or to the following address:

  • ICRC reception
  • Street 33, House 16, Amarat – New Extension,
  • P.O. Box 1831, Khartoum


N/B:  Personal correspondences are non-returnable. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.