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Generalist Field Officer (Muslim Speaker) - ICRC

Job Summary

Duty Station: Sittwe

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Main responsibilities

▪ Implements and follows up various field activities in accordance with the defined 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 report any changes in the situation;

▪ Contributes to designing projects;

▪ Collects, compiles, translates/interprets information accurately (from English to Muslim language and

other Rakhine languages and vice-versa) about the projects and contributes to written reports;

▪ Participates in internal and external meetings and develops and maintains contacts with local

authorities, MRCS local branches and communities;

▪ Interprets accurately from English to Muslim language and local languages and vice versa during field

visits and otherwise as required;

▪ Participates in, and may carry out independently, administrative follow-up of field missions;

▪ Follows up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and


▪ Is aware of the delegation’s objectives and has a good knowledge of the Movement and other

contacts relevant to the position;

▪ Collects and shares information to improve the ICRC’s understanding of the environment and

humanitarian trends and responses;

Requirements and experiences
▪ University degree and or relevant diploma;
▪ 2 years’ work experience in Protection Field or a similar field and at least 3 years overall professional
experiences in humanitarian organizations;
▪ Very good knowledge of the humanitarian context in Rakhine State;
▪ Excellent communication skills both in English and in Myanmar;
▪ Excellent communication skills in Muslim language spoken in Muslim communities in Rakhine State;
▪ Good computer skills;
▪ Previous ICRC experiences is a strong asset.
Your Profile
▪ Strongly motivated by humanitarian work, and proactive attitude;
▪ Effective communication, networking and listening skills;
▪ People person and genuine sense of empathy
▪ Autonomous and adaptable, with ability to interact collaboratively in a multidisciplinary and
multicultural team;
▪ Excellent writing and summarizing skills, and good knowledge of digital tools;
▪ Robust organizational and prioritization capacities;
▪ Capacity to exercise discretion;
▪ Capacity to work under pressure in an armed conflict affected area and remote environment.
We offer
▪ A unique and rewarding opportunity to help the victims of violence in a fast-paced environment;
▪ Initial training and on-boarding organized;
▪ A 12-month contract extendable;
▪ A competitive compensation package including medical coverage and transportation allowances;
▪ A training opportunity to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our
beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development

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