Job For Protection Field Officer I at the International Committee of…

Job For Protection Field Officer I at the International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC ( is an independent humanitarian organisation, neutral and impartial. Port Harcourt Sub-Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below:

Job Title:  Protection Field Officer I
 Port Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description

  • The Protection Field Officer I contributes to the implementation and monitoring of ICRC protection activities in the Port Harcourt Sub Delegation Area of Responsibility.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures relevant and timely internal reporting and networking with HCiD relevant stakeholders and health facilities
  • Contributes to the assessment of RFL needs and participates in field missions to conduct Antenna services for beneficiaries in POH AoR
  • Contributes to the relevant and timely internal reporting linked to protection activities (Minutes of Meetings, BOR, montly analytical reports, PCP analysis, cases and reports);
  • Follows up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments
  • Is aware of the delegation’s objectives and has a good knowledge of the Movement and other contacts relevant to the position
  • Implements protection 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 as team member to the implementation of the project
  • Collects, compiles and translates protection-related information (with appropriate care for staff risk management).
  • Analyses and contributes to written internal reporting and activity programming (institutional exercises).
  • Contributes to meaningful internal and external meetings (through preparation, participation, reporting and follow-up).
  • Monitors the humanitarian situation and related Protection concerns in the AoR and shares relevant information or situational changes with the line manager
  • Supports the line manager in reporting and documenting (PROT 6 entries).
  • Takes care of the HCiD file of the Sub-Delegation under the direct line management of the HoSD

Education and Experience Required

  • University degree or relevant professional experience
  • Fluent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Computer literacy
  • 3 years previous experience for instance as social political economic science or similar field
  • 1-2 years ICRC or other humanitarian agency experience an asset

Personal Attributes:

  • Capacity to work in a team, but also to act independently and to take initiative;
  • Excellent communication skills; able to represent ICRC and ICRC institutional positions to external audiences.
  • Excellent networking and diplomatic skills;
  • Very good drafting as well as analytical reporting capacities;
  • Very strong capacities to develop strategies and plan of actions and to implement them;
  • Ability to handle various thematic files in a transversal manner;



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidayes should send their CV and contact details of three referees to:  clearly indicate “Protection FO PoH” as the subject of their Application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)

Application Procedure:
In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:

  • Qualification(s)
  • Current location
  • Languages you speak
  • Years of relevant experience
  • NYSC status


Application Deadline  26th April, 2019.



  • Late application will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
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