Protection of Family Links (PFL) Officer

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Greece
Organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
Closing date: 24 Jan 2021


The Protection of Family Links (PFL) Officer 2 supports the implementation and monitoring of ICRC protection of family links activities.

Functional Responsibilities:

The PFL Field Officer Implements RFL activities under the supervision of the line manager and runs specific projects/programmes focusing supporting families of missing migrants, according to the caseload and the priorities of the service. When required, s/he helps represent the ICRC towards external interlocutors with translation and reporting, as well as in fora relevant to his/her responsibilities and tasks. The selected candidate may be expected to travel in Greece to support the activities of the unit.

Main operational responsibilities:

l Carries out Protection of Family Links activities under the supervision of the line manager

l Contributes to analyses of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political members and reports any changes in the situation

l Monitors the migration routes to and from Greece and records/maintains this data as requested (e.g. incident reports);

l Analyses data and contributes to written internal reports, assists in institutional exercises relating to planning, budgeting and monitoring programs

l Helps to prepare, report on and follow-up on internal and external meetings

l Prepares, participates in and reports on all aspects of field visits

l Attention to beneficiaries

l Maintains an active dialogue with the ICRC Forensic Unit in Athens, others ICRC Delegations and National Societies on cases of deceased migrants and follow-up, including compilation of lists of missing, quality control, and statistical information to be shared with the movement;

l Under supervision of Head of Unit, supports the implementation of internal working procedures and mechanisms

l Contributes to discussions on relating to missing migrants within the different contexts and provide expert advice on policy proposals and texts;

l Under supervision of PFL Delegate, support ICRC’s dialogue with external stakeholders on issues related to humanitarian action relating to missing migrants on the migratory route towards Greece;

l Participation in relevant meetings and interpreting when needed

l Carries out administrative and logistical duties to support the team in organizational matters;

l The PFL Field Officer may be required to travel occasionally to assist families or the PFL team in operational matters relating the missing file.


l Organizes the sustainability and the institutional filing of her work, which includes maintaining individual files and keeping them updated as per the internal procedures put in place

l Participates in delegation working meetings

l Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers

l Performs duties and tasks not covered in this job description and provide support to other departments when necessary

What we propose

Ÿ Open ended contract with 6 months’ probation period

Ÿ Salary according to ICRC policy in Greece and previous experience (on 14 months basis)

Ÿ Additional Private Health insurance

Ÿ Monthly metro pass and participation to lunch tickets

Ÿ An opportunity to practice your professional skills in a humanitarian and multicultural environment

How to apply:

Please send your application (CV + Letter of motivation) in English quoting reference code “PFL” in the subject line of the e-mail to:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 24.01.2021

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