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WEC Field Officer
Apply By Sep 30, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 1, posted on: Sep 15, 2021)

The Weapon Contamination (WeC) Field Officer implements directly or supports the planning, implementation and monitoring of ICRC WeC/partners activities.

  • S/he contributes directly to ensuring staff safety and the continuation of critical operations, helping vulnerable people and supporting National Society/other ICRC partners in situations where conventional or non-conventional weapon contamination poses a hazard.
  • We are looking for someone with hands on experience in project/ program management.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assists the We C department in drafting concept notes/proposal, implementing and following up WeC activities.
  •  Contributes to assessing and analysing the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment as relevant to the ICRC, and shares information on these subjects with hierarchy.
  • Collects and compiles WeC-related information.
  • Contributes in capacity building of the national authorities and National Society.
  • Contributes to written reporting on WeC activities.
  • Develops and maintains contacts with the authorities at local level.
  • Translates/interprets materials as required by the department.
  • Reports events and changes within the AoR that could have an impact on the ICRCs activities, thereby providing sound elements that help the department/delegation to set objectives and priorities.
  • Stands in for the WeC Field Manager and represents the WeC programme in internal and external meetings where and when required. 

Main Requirements:

  •  Relevant degree from a university or technical college.
  • At least 03 years overall professional experience in a humanitarian context.

We offer:

  •  A multinational, friendly, and multicultural working environment.
  •  A competitive package.
  • Extensive opportunities for learning and development.
  • Open Ended Contract

Your application should be submitted no later than 30.09.2021 and must comprise of:

  • A cover / motivation letter setting out briefly your motivation and suitability for the position.
  • The ICRC will pay special attention to it while shortlisting the applicants.
  • A complete and up-to-date CV.
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an equal opportunity employer.
  • We are grateful to all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Required Skills

Operation Resposibilities, Communication Skills, Project Management Tools,

N.G.O./Social Services
Field Operations
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
No Preference
Minimum Education
Career Level
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience
3 Years