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Program Assistant on Security and Arms Carriers (ICRC)

Job Summary

Duty Station: Based in Sittwe – covering Rakhine

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

Job Description/Requirements

Main responsibilities

▪ Assists the Head of Sub-Delegation (HoSD) and the (FAS) Delegates in understanding all operating

or dormant arms-carrier (AC) structures.

▪ Monitors the political and security situation and specific groups/players and regularly updates

mapping of arms carriers.

▪ Contributes to developing and consolidating the ICRC's network of contacts with the different arms

carriers in Rakhine

▪ Contributes to providing advice to the sub delegation on ongoing armed confrontations and their

impact on the safety of ICRC staff and operations (if relevant).

▪ Prepares, conducts, assesses and follows up dissemination activities on international humanitarian

law (IHL) and ICRC activities.

▪ Maintains and updates the stock of different ICRC publications needed for FAS activities.

▪ Ensures adequate planning and reporting on FAS activities (planning for results, quarterly reporting,

minutes of meetings, Field Trip Reports, budget management etc.) 

Requirements and experience

▪ Professional experience working in the humanitarian sector, NGOs/CSOs, security sector or alike

▪ Previous experience working in the Security Forces or Armed Forces is a strong asset

▪ Good understanding of Myanmar Armed and Security Forces structures

▪ Strong analytical and reporting skills

▪ Strong networking and representation skills

▪ University degree or professional diploma

▪ Legal Studies an asset

▪ Fluency in English and Burmese, another language an asset

▪ Computer proficiency

Your Profile

▪ Strongly motivated by humanitarian work, and proactive attitude

▪ Effective communication, networking and listening skills

▪ 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

▪ Good understanding of the armed conflict dynamic affecting Rakhine State and Chin State and its

humanitarian consequences

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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