Generalist Field Officer-East of Anbar

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Job Overview


Under the supervision of the Generalist Field Delegate, the Field Officer contributes to ICRC’s understanding of the context and key actors in Anbar governorate (East) and to defining and implementing the ICRC projects and activities, including protection activities in that Area of Responsibility (AoR). 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, and analyses the security, socio-economic, cultural, and political environment as relevant to the ICRC, and shares relevant information with colleagues:

  • Continuously monitors and contributes to the analysis of the political, military, 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, 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, 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, the definition of the Protection response to identified needs and ensure 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 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 in East Anbar, including at the local level and with the communities:

  • Supports the Field Delegate to create 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 Field Delegate, develops and maintains a dialogue and relationship with actors relevant for the ICRC, such as security forces, arms carriers, local authorities, religious authorities, tribal leaders, civil society, and community members.
  • Together with the Field Delegate, strengthens relationship with Military Operations Commands in his/her AoR, particularly with regards to movement authorizations National Operation Center (NOC), Joint Operations Command (JOC), Baghdad Operations Command (BOC), etc.).
  • 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’ professional experience in programme management, community engagement and/or community-based protection.
  • Experience in similar positions in humanitarian organisations desirable.
  • Excellent computer literacy, good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Fluent command of English and Arabic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills.

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