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Protection Field Officer (ICRC)

Job Summary

Duty Station: Myitkyina

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

Job Description/Requirements

Main responsibilities

▪ You will contribute to the implementation of the protection activities (Protection of the Civilian

Population (PCP), Restoring Family Links (RFL) and Detention programs) in Kachin State:

-PCP: collection, documentation, data entry and appropriate follow up of protection-related

information; when relevant, distribution and follow up of assistance to beneficiaries;

-RFL: identification, documentation and follow up of tracing requests;

-Detention: support to the Family Visit and Safe Return Home programs, participation to detention


▪ You will contribute to the Sub-Delegation communication efforts by conducting disseminations,

presentations on Protection activities and ICRC mandate.

▪ You will monitor and contribute to the analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political

environment in Kachin State, and contribute to internal reporting.

▪ You will develop and maintain contact with authorities at municipal/regional level, local/regional Red

Cross branches, population, other humanitarian agencies and other relevant interlocutors.

▪ You will prepare, participate and report on all aspects of field missions.

▪ You will coordinate with other ICRC departments and fosters conducive environment

(multidisciplinary approach, team dynamics) among team members.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and

independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and

dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with

assistance. The ICRC also endeavors to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening

humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at

the origin of the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent


Requirements and experience

▪ University degree in a relevant discipline.

▪ 1-2 relevant professional experience(s) in a similar field.

▪ A previous ICRC experience is a strong asset, particularly in protection and detention work.

▪ Fluency in written and spoken English and Myanmar language (Jingpaw a strong asset).

▪ Strong communication and negotiation skills.

▪ Strong writing and analytical skills.

▪ Good knowledge of digital tools.

Your Profile

▪ Strongly motivated by humanitarian work, with a good understanding of the armed conflict

dynamics affecting Kachin State and its humanitarian consequences.

▪ Autonomous, proactive and flexible, with the ability to interact collaboratively in a multidisciplinary

and multicultural team.

▪ Effective communication, networking and negotiation skills.

▪ Genuine sense of empathy and good listening skills.

▪ 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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