Protection Field Officer

International Committee of the Red Cross, Makati, Philippines

Skill RequiredMonitoring and Evaluation Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th March, 2017

Job Description

Main task:
  • Participates in the assessment and monitoring of humanitarian situation in the area as well as the general political/socio-economical/security situation
  • Assists in the implementation of activities linked to the protection of civilians and support to detention activities
  • Contributes to networking activities with various stakeholders including those from Caraga region
  • Promotes and disseminates the principles of international humanitarian law
  • Liaises with other ICRC departments for organization of specific events (i.e. IHL training, photo exhibit, etc.; links with the local media)
  • Coordinates with Philippine Red Cross (PRC) local chapters for joint activities
  • Prepares written reports on a periodic and project basis
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with various groups, including individual beneficiaries, humanitarian organizations and local authorities
  • Contributes to the formulation of objectives, plans of action and preparation of budgets
  • Travels regularly within the assigned areas
Required Profile:
Selection requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree preferably in public administration, social work, sociology or equivalent
  • 4-year work experience in a similar field or position
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Tagalog, Cebuano and Bisaya
  • Good communication skills
  • Good computer skills (MS Office)
Your profile:
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Good understanding of the social fabric and conflict dynamics in Caraga region
  • Good analytical/ reporting skills
  • Good driving skills with valid driving license
  • Availability to travel regularly within area of coverage
ICRC offers:
  • Opportunities for advanced learning and development
  • Competitive compensation package
  • A meaningful career within an international humanitarian set-up

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