Addressing Sexual Violence Field Officer at ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of Sexual Violence Operations Manager, the Addressing Sexual Violence Field Officer is expected to support the integration of sexual violence prevention, risk mitigation and response across all areas of ICRC’s operations, including, but not limited to, health, protection, economic security, prevention, and communication.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports programmatic analysis and strategic thinking relevant to ICRC sexual violence prevention and response, including e.g., data compilation and analysis, and the design and implementation of activities.
  • Implements and can take a lead role in following up on various delegation and field level activities, e.g., developing and delivering training, and documenting the humanitarian consequences of conflict/other situations of violence on the civilian population and allegations of violations of international humanitarian / human rights law.
  • Participates in and may sometimes independently hold internal and external meetings about ICRC work on addressing sexual violence, including with communities, authorities, weapon bearers etc.
  • Reports on relevant activities, such as field assignments, internal written reports, and periodic evaluation of the ICRC’s action on sexual violence.
  • Works as a team member, including undertaking other tasks (e.g., administrative, logistical, finance-related) to support the team, acting as an interpreter for colleagues, advises team members regarding cultural and socio-economically relevant issues, and fosters a conducive environment.
  • May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary.

Education and Experience Required

  • University Degree in Law, Human Rights, Gender Studies, or similar area of study
  • At least 5 years of professional experience
  • 3-4 years of protection work, or in a similar field or a similar organization
  • Proven experience in data compilation and analysis, capacity building, reporting, and external representation
  • Proven experience in managing projects/activities

Desired Profile and Skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and knowledge of local languages is an asset
  • Computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft Office software skills (outlook, Excel PowerPoint, Word).
  • Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers
  • Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC.


Method of Application | Addressing Sexual Violence Field Officer at ICRC – International Committee of the Red Cross

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae, Application Letter and NYSC Certificate to: using “ABJ202200334 Addressing Sexual Violence Field Officer ABJ” as the subject of their Application

In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the following format:

  • Qualification(s) – Current location – Languages you speak – Years of relevant experience
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Equal opportunities shall be provided to all employees and applicants for employment based on their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination based on race, colour, religion, sex, nationality, status, disability etc.
  • (Female candidates are encouraged to apply)
  • ICRC will not request any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
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