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Generalist Field Officer
ICRC
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Zalingei
 Closing Date: 02 Dec 2021

 
 Background:

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 in Zalingei – Central Darfur.

 

Purpose: ​

Generalist Field Officer 2 contributes to defining, implementing and monitoring several ICRC projects and activities (depending on the context: general field work, protection, assistance, cooperation, communication or others) in coordination with the structure’s management, and to representing the ICRC at local/national level.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contributes in a delegation or sub-structure to implementing (or implements) and following up various field activities, in accordance with objectives.
  • Monitors the humanitarian environment and needs, and analyses the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment as relevant to the ICRC. Shares relevant information with colleagues and reports any changes in the situation.
  • Contributes to designing projects.
  • Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information about the projects and contributes to written reporting.
  • Participates in internal and external meetings and develops and maintains contacts with municipal/regional authorities, local/regional Red Cross/Red Crescent Society branches and the population.
  • Participates in, and may carry out independently, administrative follow-up of field missions.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent higher education degree in a humanitarian area, socio-economic development, humanitarian law, human rights or equivalent field Postgraduate or master’s degree is an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of the socio-political environment of the Darfur region, especially Central Darfur.
  • Minimum 2 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, mainly Central Darfur.
  • Driving license.

 


Competencies

  • Leadership, Accountability, People management, Teamwork & Collaboration, Representing the ICRC, Beneficiary & Client focused.

 

What We Offer

  • Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
  • The opportunity to promote humanitarian values and to alleviate suffering
  • Attractive social benefits

 

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should submit their application only in English (including C.V. in English and a motivation letter) before Thursday, 02 December 2021 at 04 pm on Sudanjob.net or to the following address:

 

 ICRC reception

 House N 154, Block 2/B, Hay As-Souq- Zalingay

 

  • The selected candidates will be subject to a reference check.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 









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