Protection Field Officer

Posted on 25 Nov, 2021
Closing on 05 Dec, 2021

Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. Please visit for more information.

The ICRC is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

Protection Field Officer 1

Contract type:  Open Ended 
Level of Post:  B2
Number of Posts: 1 Post
Duty Station: Taiz – Al-turba

The Protection Field Officer 1 contributes to the implementation and monitoring of ICRC Protection activities. 

Accountabilities & Responsibilities 

Functional Responsibilities: 

  • Implements Protection activities under the supervision of the line manager; 
  • Collects, compiles, translates Protection related information (with appropriate care for staff risk management) 
  • Contributes to the design and as team member to the implementation of the Protection related projects and strategies
  • Analyses and contributes to written internal reporting and programmatic activities (institutional exercises) 
  • Contributes in a meaningful way to internal and external meetings (preparation, participation, reporting and follow up) 
  • Contributes to the analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC and shares relevant information with relevant team members, reports any change in the situation 
  • Develops and maintains contacts with authorities at municipal level, local Yemeni Red Crescent  branches, population, suppliers, relevant local and international organizations 
  • Prepares, participates and reports to all aspects of field missions 
  • May support staff in their implementation and monitoring of field projects 
  • Fosters conducive environment (multidisciplinary approach, team dynamics) among team members. 
  • Organizes the sustainability and the institutional filing of her/his work in timely manner. 

Certifications/Education Required 

  • University degree or relevant professional experience; 
  • Fluent knowledge of English and Arabic, written and spoken
  • Computer literacy 

Professional Experience Required 

  • 3 years of  previous experience for instance as social political economic science or similar fields 
  • 1-2 Previous ICRC or other humanitarian agency experience desired 


  • Analytical skills                
  • Accountability               
  • Task-oriented               
  • Team work & Collaboration               
  • Representing the ICRC               
  • Beneficiary & Client focused        

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the following:

•    A letter of motivation in English 
•    A detailed C.V. in English 
•    Copy only of the highest academic degree obtained + Work certificates 

Please send your applications by email to:

Indicating in the subject line: Protection Field Officer 1

Applications with no clear indication of the subject will not be considered.

Deadline to send your application: 05.12.2021

Important Notes / مقترحات هامة

Following the instructions on How to apply will always increase your chances of getting your application looked at.
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