Philippines: Field Officer based in Zamboanga (For Philippine Nationals Only)

If you are searching for a career/employment opportunity, why not take your time and try out on this one? Here is another Job Opportunity In Philippines: Field Officer based in Zamboanga (For Philippine Nationals Only)

Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Country: Philippines
Closing date: 30 Nov 2015

The Field Officer is responsible for assisting the team in running field activities. He/she contributes to the implementation of specific projects and maintains contacts with authorities at municipal levels, the Philippines Red Cross chapters and local populations. He/she reports directly to the Head of Office in Zamboanga.

Main tasks:

  • Participates in assessment and monitoring of humanitarian situations of general political, socio-economical and security situations in the area of coverage
  • Assists in the implementation of protection activities which include protection of the civilian population and regular visits to places of detention
  • Conducts necessary follow up with authorities and beneficiaries on protection and detention related issues
  • Promotes and disseminates the principles of International Humanitarian Law and activities of ICRC
  • Prepares written reports and analysis on a project and periodic basis
  • Establishes and maintains contacts with various groups, including individual beneficiaries, humanitarian organizations and local authorities
  • Contributes to the formulation of objectives, plans of action and preparation of budgets
  • Travels regularly within the assigned areas

Minimum required profile:

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in social sciences or equivalent
  • Two-year work experience in a similar field
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Good computer skills
  • Good geographical knowledge of Mindanao
  • Good analytical skills

Preferred competencies:

  • Tagalog speaker, Tausug or knowledge of any local dialect/s in Mindanao is an asset
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Very good organizational, planning and reporting skills
  • Very good communication and team coordination skills
  • Ability to exercise discretion and respects confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information
  • Be willing and ready to travel regularly within area of coverage

Closing date of application: 30 November 2015

Duration of contract: open-ended

Contract start: January 2016

How to apply:

Qualified applicants are requested to submit their comprehensive resume with cover letter and a copy of valid NBI Clearance to [email protected]with subject line: SURNAME First Name – ZAM Field Officer.*Your letter, resume & NBI copy must be sent in one pdf file.*

Office Address in Zamboanga: 2/F Red Cross Youth Hostel Bldg., Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City

Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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