Protection Field Officer at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Established in 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) operates worldwide, helping people affected by conflict and armed violence and promoting the laws that protect victims of war. An independent and neutral organization, its mandate stems essentially from the Geneva Conventions of 1949. We are based in Geneva, Switzerland, and employ some 14,500 people in more than 80 countries. The ICRC is funded mainly by voluntary donations from governments and from national Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is the largest humanitarian network in the world. Its mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life and health, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and other emergencies. It is present in every country and supported by millions of volunteers.The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is dedicated to preventing and alleviating human suffering in warfare and in emergencies such as epidemics, floods and earthquakes.Job Title: Protection Field OfficerLocation: MaiduguriMain Responsibilities:Responsible for the implementation of Protection of the Civilian Population activities in her/ his Area ofResponsibility(AoR)Participates in the analysis of the situation and humanitarian issues.Identifies protection problems and ensures proper treatment of enquiries following family separation,violations of IHL and other humanitarian consequences of the conflict, violence or natural disastersParticipates in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with otherdepartments (Assistance, Prevention and Coopertation), Sub-delegations and offices, the NRCS and externalcontacts.Data analysis, according to working methodologies and procedures in order to ensure coherence andefficiency in addressing Protection issues, including Healthcare in Danger (HCiD) with the HCiD Focal Point.Carries out training of new recruits and briefing of other ICRC staff on specific handling procedures applicableto Protection activities

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