The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is in need of Cooperation Field Officer!

THE ICRC IN MINDANAO IS LOOKING FOR A SUITABLE CANDIDATE TO FILL THE FOLLOWING VACANCY FOR COOPERATION FIELD OFFICER!

(based in Davao City)


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and dependent humanitarian organization that works to protect and assist people affected by armed conflict and violence. The ICRC has been working in the Philippines for more than 50 years. It promote respect for International humanitarian law, and respond to emergencies, often in cooperation with its local partner, the Philippine Red Cross.


Main Tasks:

The Cooperation Field Officer supports the hierarchy in the implementation of the joint cooperation activities between the ICRC and the Philippines Red Cross (PRC) to improve humanitarian response particularly in Mindanao area. He/She:


- Develops and maintains contacts with PRC chapters in the region and other networks (beneficiaries, local authorities, humanitarian organizations)
- Assumes main responsibilities for cooperation projects/programs independently within the sub-delegation in Mindanao
- Coordinates and monitors (including impact assessment) program implementation with the PRC Mindanao Chapters
- Extends support to PRC Chapters in implementing ICRC supported programs including PRC capacity building
- Coordinates with the other Red Cross Movement Partners (Federation, Participating National Societies) active within the region
- Updates regularly the management on RC Movement and Cooperation related issues
- Prepares written report
- Contributes to the budget preparation and follow-up

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in Administration and Management or equivalent, with Master's Degree is an advantage
- Minimum four (4) years work experience in a similar field
- Familiar in Mindanao geographical areas and cultural context
- Very good communication skills (written and spoken English)
- Very good computer skills (MS Office: word, excel and power point)
- Very good analytical skills and has the ability to write reports
- Good working spirit and ability to work in an international and multi-disciplinary team
- Highly motivated and capable of working independently
- Previous experience working the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and/or other International humanitarian organizations is an asset

What we offer?

- Interesting and rewarding work
- Humanitarian and International environment
- Good compensation and benefits

To be successful in this position, you need strong organizational skills and have the ability to meet the challenges of working on multiple priorities within deadlines. You take initiative and can work independently, but you coordinate well with others and enjoy being part of a team that is highly dedicated in supporting the humanitarian activities of the organization.

Beginning of contract: January 2013

Deadline for submission of application: 30 November 2012

Qualified applicant is requested to submit his/her motivation letter, comprehensive resume and recent NBI clearance in one PDF file with subject line: SURNAME First Name - Position applying for to:

muy@icrc.org

Or by mail to:

The HR Unit, 4th floor,

Central Plaza 1 Bldg.,

J.P Laurel Avenue, 8000 Davao City

Contact numbers:

(082) 222-8870 to 71

Fax: (082) 222-8694

Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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