Restoring Family Links (RFL) Field Officer 1

Restoring Family Links (RFL) Field Officer 1 The International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC- ( ) is an independent humanitarian organisation, neutral and impartial. Yola Sub-Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below Restoring Family Links (RFL) Field Officer 1 Under the supervision of the RFL delegate, the Restoring Family Links Field Officer is in charge of supporting the implementation and monitoring of ICRC RFL activities at the sub-delegation level. He/she shall participate in networking and dialogue with relevant interlocutors, ensures interaction with other departments, sub-delegations and offices, the NRCS and other external contacts. He/she represents the ICRC with beneficiaries and external actors at all times. Main Responsibilities: Performs internal and external follow-up of individual cases under the supervision of the line manager Follows-up on cases for tracing in areas covered by Yola Sub-delegation Registers unaccompanied children and vulnerable persons, ensures they are regularly re-visited and families are traced; Organizes family reunifications; Collects and distributed Red Cross Messages Conducts field activities in collaboration with the RFL team and with NRCS volunteers’ support Participates in planning field activities Identifies host communities for dissemination and needs assessment activities depending on the situation and internally displaced persons movements; Contributes to reporting and produces qualitative field trip reports; Participates in training and coaching of NRCS volunteers; Supports the RFL delegate and other team members in drafting and/or improving working procedures Required Qualifications: University degree or professional diploma in a relevant field Excellent written and spoken English and Hausa (Kanuri an asset) Previous experience as a social worker or in similar field an asset Personal Attributes: Very good computer skills Very good analytical skills and knowledge of the North-East of Nigeria Good communication skills, able to represent the organization properly with different level of interlocutors Method of Application Send Curriculum vitae, cover letter and contact details of three referees to Clearly indicate “RFL FO 1 YOL“ as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated) In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen: Qualification(s) Current location Languages you speak Years of relevant experience NYSC status The deadline for the submission of applications will be 26.04.2019, 16:30 h. late application will not be considered Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

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