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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.
 

Economic Security Field Officers 

(Based in Somalia)
 
The Economic Security Unit carries out various livelihood projects in Somalia which include food distributions, agriculture inputs provision, cash for work, livestock interventions and other income generating activities in order to help the vulnerable families and communities.
 
In the frame of its activities, the Somali Delegation in Nairobi is seeking 5 (five) skilled and highly motivated Somali national or origin to fill the Economic Security Field Officer position(s), in the five bases: Garowe; Galkayo; Mogadishu; Gedo-Bay Region and Lower Juba
 
Responsibilities
  • Is in charge of the Economic Security Programme in the respective assigned region and therefore plans, organises and monitors the implementation of the assistance programme according to institutional objectives.
  • Carries out assessment according to the EcoSec Framework and drafts proposals and reports, as per the standard formats and guidelines provided by the EcoSec Framework.
  • Maintains contacts with relevant interlocutors at the assigned regional level.
  • Monitors the programs based on the framework and produces reports against defined indicators.
  • Coaches the assigned other staff specialists.
Minimum Requirements
  • University degree in Agriculture / Economics / Development Studies / Sociology / Animal Production / Veterinary science or related fields.
  • Min 5 years’ experience in a similar field
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Networking & Communication; Adapting & Learning; Responsibility & Autonomy; Communication (ability to express views and ideas); Analysis & Synthesis; Security Management
  • Very good knowledge of the socio-political environment of the Somalia
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, any other interactive software)
  • Ability to read and produce technical reports
  • Excellent command of English and Somali languages.
Other Requirements
  • Experience in humanitarian work;
  • Flexibility and willingness to be based in various regions and travel inside Somalia, and ability to work in hardship areas;
  • Good report writing and administrative skills, ability to supervise and train staff;
Interested persons (of Somali nationality or origin), with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the above address, before 31st January 2012. 

Please include: Copies of ID papers, detailed curriculum vitae, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.
 
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
International Committee of the Red Cross, 
Somalia Delegation, 
Denis Pritt Road, 
P.O.Box 73226, 
Nairobi, 00200, Kenya:
 
E-mail: nai_hr@icrc.org

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