ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) - Nasiriyah

Generalist Field Officer 1

  • Nassriya
  • ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) - Nasiriyah
  • Posted date: 1 week before
  • End date: 2024-07-22

Job Title: Generalist Field Officer 1

Job In Nassriya

Company: ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) - Nasiriyah

Start Date: 2024-07-04

End Date: 2024-07-22

Job Description

VACANCY: Generalist Field Officer 1


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organization, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC is currently looking for staff for its support operations in Iraq.


ICRC offers:

  • By joining our organization, you will have an opportunity to practice your profession in stimulating, complex, and sometimes challenging environments, where your work can make a difference.
  • You will work with colleagues from various fields of expertise in a cross-cutting manner to help victims of conflict and other situations of violence. You will be dealing with humanitarian situations that require experience, resourcefulness, and innovation to achieve the best possible impact.
  • You will work for the oldest major international humanitarian organization in the world, adding to your sense of achievement in alleviating the suffering of people and communities and giving you the chance to promote humanitarian values in these turbulent times.
  • You will benefit from a competitive employment package, including different possibilities for career and personal development. You will take part in an onboarding course and follow continuous training, to build your career within the ICRC and beyond.
  • The competitive compensation package, a monthly salary with benefits including (13th salary, IRSP (International Retirement savings plan), final gratuity, medical coverage, life insurance, mobility allowance, and social security scheme).


Job Title: Generalist Field Officer 1

Level: B1

Duty Station: Iraq – Nasiriyah Sub-Delegation

Reports to: Head of Sub-delegation.

Duration of Contract: One-year fixed-term contract with the possibility of renewal to an open-ended contract. For internal candidates, this contract may be open-ended based on your existing contract status.

Date of Issue:  03 July 2024

Deadline for applications:  22 July 2024


Under the supervision of the Head of Sub-Delegation (HoSD), the field officer contributes to the ICRC’s understanding of the context and key actors in Nasiriyah’s sub-delegation’s area of responsibility and to defining and implementing the ICRC projects and activities, including protection activities. The Field Officer represents the ICRC at the local level and is the facilitator of ICRC’s networking efforts with the key stakeholders in this area.


  • Monitoring and reporting on the humanitarian environment and need, analysing the security, socio-economic, cultural, and political environment as relevant to the ICRC, and sharing relevant information with colleagues:
  • Continuously monitors and contributes to the analysis of the political, and socio-economic environment with an emphasis on the humanitarian needs arising in relation to the conflict in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Advises on significant developments in various fields such as humanitarian, politics, economics, and security.
  • Reports on security incidents using the ICRC reporting tools and procedures.
  • Actively participates in field security assessments to potential new areas of work, advising on changes in the security environment, and proposing new/adapted mitigation measures.


  • Contributes to designing new projects and to implementing and following up various field activities, including Protection:
  • Contributes to the analysis of Protection issues, and the definition of the Protection response to identified needs and ensures the development and follow-up of related Protection activities.
  • Contributes to the identification of affected populations according to the objectives of the sub-delegation.
  • Supports assessment missions carried out with the field teams and other departments by introducing them to relevant interlocutors, sharing information and analysis on the specific area, and ensuring proper security follow-up.
  • Supports the implementation of the assistance and protection programs in his/her Area of Responsibility (AoR), in close cooperation with the concerned departments.
  • Participates actively in the selection of beneficiaries, design, planning, carrying out of distributions, monitoring, and impact evaluations.


  • Networking with the key stakeholders, including at the local level and with the communities:
  • Supports in creating a stakeholder map and maintains engagement with relevant interlocutors according to the engagement plan.
  • Represents the ICRC and strengthens its reputation and acceptance in the area of responsibility.
  • Under the guidance and direction of the Head of Sub-Delegation (HoSD), develops and maintains a dialogue and relationship with actors relevant to the ICRC, such as security forces, arms carriers, local authorities, religious authorities, tribal leaders, civil society, and community members.
  • Leads on troubleshooting at security checkpoints.

Education and Professional Experience required:

  • University degree in Social Science/Anthropology/Sociology/Development/Gender Studies.
  • Three to five years of professional experience in programme management, community engagement, and/or community-based protection.
  • Experience in similar positions in humanitarian organizations is desirable.
  • Excellent computer literacy, and good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Fluent command of English and Arabic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills.

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should forward their applications with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating email and phone contacts with a minimum of two professional references, a cover letter stating why they think they have the necessary skills and qualifications for the said job opportunity and their salary expectations. Marked to (nas_hr_services@icrc.org) with the subject line: SURNAME First Name / Vacancy title.


  • Applications will only be accepted with valid residency and work permits in Iraq.
  • The successful candidate will undergo a three-month probation period.
  • Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • The successful candidate should not be committed to any governmental authority (e.g. Ministry Of Health)
  • The staff who were selected in the reduction process are particularly encouraged to apply.


NB: If you have not heard from us within a Month of receiving your application, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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