Overview

Responsibilities:

The Protection Field Officer will be supporting operational activities related to ICRC’s protection strategies and programmes according to the objectives set.

  • Collects, compiles, translates/interpretes information, contributes to the implementation and follow-up of various field activities, in accordance with objectives and plans set, reports on protection programmes in the ICRC frames
  • Participates in internal and external meetings, develops, maintains and organizes contacts/meetings with the municipal authorities, the local population, suppliers based on the need
  • Monitors the humanitarian environment and needs, and the analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural environment, sharing relevant information with colleagues and reports any change in the situation
  • Contributes to project development activites, participates in designing of new projects and programmes
  • Ensures the sustainability of the work and administrative, financial follow up of field missions implemented
  • Provides briefings/trainings and technical support to the staff involved in protection activities
  • Follows up Protection files and generates proposals on covering humanitarian consequences for victims of IHL violations
  • Performs media monitoring of any issues related to security incidents and IHL violations
  • Participates in handover operations and contributes to institutional reporting

Required Qualifications:

  • University degree, certification in project management will be viewed as an asset
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience, international humanitarian work experience will be viewed as an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English, Armenian, Russian
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to take initiative and to work independently
  • Able to create a conductive environment
  • Disciplined and accurate personality
  • Advanced communication and negotiation skills

About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Armenia

Established in 1863, the ICRC operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Convention