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Generalist Field Officer
 Generalist Field Officer:
 Section/Unit: Field / Management
 Grade Level: B2
 Supervisor: HoSD
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Kassala
 Duration: 6 months, Extendable
 Closing Date: 30 July 2021


The Generalist Field Officer is responsible for establishing a network of contacts at local/regional level and facilitates contact with key interlocutors. As well as contribute to defining, implementing and monitoring several ICRC projects and activities in the assigned Area (Gedaref, Kassala, and Red Sea states).


 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to monitoring the humanitarian environment and needs and analysing the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment as relevant to the ICRC.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with local authorities, national society (NS) branches, community leaders, and armed actors across the assigned area under the supervision of the Head of Sub-Delegation in Kassala.
  • Regularly updates and maintains the interlocutor contact list.
  • Contribute to the development of the structure’s operational communication plan and regularly identify new target audiences
  • Provide support to Head of Sub-Delegation in Kassala in finalizing all administrative and logistical preparations related to field missions
  • Collect, compily and translate/interpret information about the projects and contributes to written reporting.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • University degree
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in a humanitarian field.
  • Fluent command of English and Arabic (written and spoken). Fluency in Tigrinya and/or Amharic is considered a plus
  • Excellent public speaker who can easily engage with diverse target audiences
  • Very good geographical knowledge of the assigned area.
  • Computer proficiency.  


What We Offer:

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


We are looking for:

  • Professionalism and exceptional interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within a team and establish and manage productive internal and external relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders to come to best practice solutions and decision making
  • Superior time management skills and ability to deal with ambiguity and reprioritize tasks in response to unexpected changes in priorities/requests.
  • Ability to proactively embrace and drive positive transformational change and to take smart risks that improve performance
  • Respect for confidentiality.
  • Handle stress and workload.


Location:                            Kassala  

Working language:          English

Contract duration:           6 months (Extendable)

Deadline for applying:    30/07/2021

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their complete files only in English (CV, motivation letter and certificate) on Sudanjob.net website
  • The recruitment office will not consider any applications which are not received directly on Sudanjob.net
  • 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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