Protection Field Officer (for Philippines Nationals Only)

The Protection Field Officer contributes to the implementation and monitoring of ICRC Protection of Family Links (PFL) and related activities in line with the Delegation’s strategy and guidelines. Can perform the required duties and responsibilities independently with minimum supervision of the Line manager. S/he maintains and strengthens its network specifically, the Philippine Red Cross – National Headquarters and the chapters and any other relevant stakeholders. Flexible in supporting other ICRC structures in the Philippines on an ad hoc basis.

• Implements protection of family links (PFL) and other protection related activities under the supervision of the line manager.
• Contributes to analyses of the security, socioeconomic, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC, shares relevant information with team members, and reports any change in the situation.
• Contributes to the design and implementation of projects.
• Collects, compiles and interprets protection-related information (with appropriate care for staff risk management).
• Analyses and contributes to written internal reporting and activity programming (as part of institutional exercises).
• Helps to make internal and external meetings meaningful (through preparation, participation, reporting and follow-up).
• Develops and maintains contact with the municipal/provincial/regional authorities, local/regional National Society national headquarters and branches, the local population, suppliers, etc.
• Prepares, participates in and reports on all aspects of field assignments.
• May support and supervise staff in the implementation and monitoring of field projects.
• Fosters a conducive environment (multidisciplinary approach, good team dynamic) among team members.
• Ensures the sustainability of their work and puts in place a system for archiving their work.

• University degree or equivalent in relevant field
• At least 3 years’ experience in a similar field of activities
• Excellent computer skills
• Fluent in written and spoken English. Speaks local dialects is an advantage.
• Comprehensive and accurate analytical skills
• High level of negotiation and decision-making skills
• Possesses good team leadership skills

How to apply

Qualified applicants are requested to submit their cover letter and resume via: until 12 May 2024*.
Contract duration: Open-ended
Contract Start Date: Immediate
*Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is successfully filled.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. A valid NBI clearance must be submitted once shortlisted.

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