EXTERNAL / INTERNAL
VACANCY: Generalist Field Officer 2
(Accountability to Affected People Field Officer)
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff for its support operations in Iraq.
- By joining our organization, you will have an opportunity to practise your profession in stimulating, complex and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can really make a difference.
- You will work with colleagues from various fields of expertise in a cross-cutting manner to help victims of conflict and other situations of violence. You will be dealing with humanitarian situations that require experience, resourcefulness and innovation to achieve the best possible impact.
- You will work for the oldest major international humanitarian organization in the world, adding to your sense of achievement in alleviating the suffering of people and communities and giving you the chance to promote humanitarian values in these turbulent times.
- You will benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. You will take part in an onboarding course and follow continuous training, to build your career within the ICRC and beyond.
- Competitive compensation package, a monthly salary with benefits including (13th salary, IRSP (International Retirement savings plan), medical coverage, life insurance, a mobility allowance, and social security scheme).
Job Title: Generalist Field Officer 2 (Accountability to Affected People Field Officer)
Duty Station: Mosul Sub Delegation
Reports to: Deputy Head of Sub Delegation (DHoSD)
Duration of Contract: One year fixed term contract (with the possibility of renewal to an open-ended contract where performance and competencies are key to be selected for further contractual continuity)
Date of Issue: 16 February 2023
Deadline for applications: 01 March 2023
The Accountability to Affected People (AAP) Field Officer ensures working with different departments within the sub-delegation in mainstreaming the participation of affected people in ICRC’s response concretely Results-Based Management cycle. S/he will provide support to conduct community engagement sessions, focus-group discussions, two-way communication / feedback mechanism, information provision, analysis and evidence, dissemination of information to the target population about prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and ICRC code of conduct. The role will also be supporting to ensure ICRC’s projects/programmes are inclusive and accessible by diverse target populations by ensuring support on context, power, and social analysis of people and communities.
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide technical support to Field and Department Specialists on ensuring participation, two-way communication/feedback, analysis and evidence, and inclusive programming.
- Analysis of priorities, needs/threats/problems, and coping mechanisms of the target population.
- Analysis of context including social and power dynamics of the target population.
- Timely reporting of data and feedback received from the target population to management and Departments.
- Provide technical support to departments/operations to ensure systematic participation of diverse affected people in the ICRC humanitarian response
- Strengthen the two-way communication/feedback mechanism
- Information provision of affected people including Info-as-Aid
- Provide support in carrying out evidence-based operations by working closely with the Analysis and Evidence team
- Support the implementation of the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse / Code of Conduct
- Capacity building and coordination with Iraqi Red Cresent Society (IRCS) and Participating National Societies (PNs) on the aspect of Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA).
Qualifications & Skills
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
- University degree in Social Science/Anthropology/Sociology/Development/gender studies.
- 3 to 5 years’ professional experience in Programme Management, Community Engagement and/or Community Based Protection.
- Experience in similar positions in humanitarian organisations desirable.
- Excellent computer literacy, good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Fluent command of English and Arabic (Kurdish is an asset).
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Proven leadership and teamwork skills.
- Team work and collaboration
- Representing ICRC
- Beneficiary and Client Focus
- Multidisciplinarity in Operations
How To Apply
How to Apply: All qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts with a minimum of two professional references, a cover letter stating why you think you have the necessary skills and qualifications for the said job opportunity and your salary expectations. Marked to ([email protected]) with the subject line: SURNAME First Name/ Vacancy title.
- Applications will only be accepted with valid residency and work permit in Iraq.
- The successful candidate will undergo a three months’ probation period.
- Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
NB: If you have not heard from us by a Month of receiving your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.
ICRC DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, OR PROCESSING).