Restoring Family Links Filed Officer 2 (Accompaniment - Program Responsible)
JOB TITLE: Restoring Family Links Filed Officer 2 (Accompaniment - Program Responsible)
EMPLOYER: The International Committee of the Red Cross DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-22 LAST UPDATED: 2018-11-22 DEADLINE: 2018-12-07


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

The ICRC Delegation in Azerbaijan is seeking candidates for the position of:

Restoring Family Links Filed Officer 2
(Accompaniment - Program Responsible)

Main responsibilities:

• Implement/follow-up ICRC’s Accompaniment activities with and for families of missing persons in Azerbaijan
• Identify and propose opportunities to strengthen the existing Network of Accompaniers and its self-sustainability
• Elaborate corresponding plans of action and roadmaps in close cooperation with the families
• Support local partners to identify funding and referral opportunities for the Network or specific activities/events 
• Develop and maintain contacts with partners and other relevant stakeholders: authorities at various levels, local/regional RC branches, population, suppliers, etc.
• Provide regular written reports on past and ongoing activities, including trend analysis and reports based on existing data
• Provide solutions to a wide range of problems to the superior

Minimum required professional knowledge & experience:

• Higher Education, certification, technical college
• 4 years of work experience in a similar position involving regular contact with communities, ideally 1-2 years in the humanitarian or social sector
• Proven program management experience
• Excellent knowledge of the political, social and cultural environment
• Fluency in written English and Azerbaijani is required, any other language locally spoken is an asset
• Mastering of regular office computer packages is required (certification or equivalent work experience)

Skills required:

• Ability to learn quickly
• Empathy and excellent listening skills
• Very good communication and proven reporting skills
• Attention to details, rigor, method and analytical skills
• Open-mindedness, creativity and pro-activity
• Capacity to think strategically, to work on multiples objectives and to prioritize
• Fluency in spoken and written English and Azerbaijani is required (any other language locally spoken is an asset)
• Autonomy, good rigor, method and analytical skills
• Capacity to adhere to and implement procedures

This is a full-time position with a duty station in Baku that requires frequent overnight field trips to the regions.


If you consider to have all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please send your CV and motivation letter in English and copies of diplomas/certificates to the e-mail  with subject line indicating “RFL FO 2 - Accompaniment - Program Responsible”. Only complete applications will be considered.

Deadline for submission of applications: Tuesday, 6 December, 2018.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please do only send copies of employment and education certificates. The copies will not be sent back.

For additional information, please consult the ICRC website:

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