Category: NGO/Development

Protection Field Officer

International Committee of the Red Cross



Job Context

  • The Protection Department in the ICRCs Cox`s Bazar Office is currently looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated person for the following position:
  • Starting date : As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Open Ended Contract
  • The Protection Field Officer will work under the direct supervision and guidance of the Protection Field Delegate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the understanding and analysis of the security, socio-economic, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC and share any relevant information and changes in the situation with relevant colleagues;
  • Regularly prepare and participate in all aspects of field trips, including reporting;
  • Produce regular, analytical reports based on field trips and meetings;
  • Assure relevant translation for the Protection Team Leader or other colleagues during field trips and ensure relevant translation of documents, media articles etc. as necessary;
  • Under supervision of the Protection Team Leader, disseminate the mandate and activities of the ICRC to a variety of interlocutors and beneficiaries on the local level;
  • Focus on the understanding and analysis of the situation as well as the needs and Protection concerns of community members and displaced persons, in the area of operations;
  • Develop and maintain a network of interlocutors (community leaders, authorities, BDRCS, other humanitarian organisations);
  • Contribute to the documentation of Protection of the Civilian Population cases and assist in interviews with alleged victims and/or witnesses;
  • Accompany and assist other departments during field trips;
  • Contribute to internal and external meetings (preparation, participation, reporting and follow up);
  • Foster a conducive environment with fellow team members.

Employment Status


Educational Requirements

  • University degree in a related field.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 3 year(s)

Additional Requirements

  • Professional requirements:
  • 3 years of previous experience for instance as social political economic science or similar fields
  • Fluent knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Fluent command of spoken Bangla and Chittagong language
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Personal qualities for the position:
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills: ability to deal and interact with people respectfully (colleagues, authorities, members of the community) and to show empathy towards others (beneficiaries);
  • Ability to work independently, with the capacity to take initiative as and when appropriate and to prioritise various tasks;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be flexible and open to working extra hours if necessary;
  • Adaptability and capacity to integrate changes and to deal with an important volume of work;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and the handling of confidential matters effectively;
  • Capacity to strictly apply ICRC rules and procedures;
  • Punctual and reliable with confirmed organizational skills

Job Location

Cox's Bazar


  • An open-ended contract with attractive compensation and social benefits

Compensation & Other Benefits

  • 13th month Salary
  • Medical Insurance and Accidental Coverage
  • In-house and/or external training
  • The opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience in an international setting of humanitarian endeavour

Job Source Online Job Posting.

Job Summary

Published on: 22 Apr 2021

Vacancy:  1

Employment Status: Full-time

Experience: At least 3 year(s)

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Application Deadline: 6 May 2021

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Female and minority are highly encouraged to apply
Eligible applicants from Chattogram and Cox's Bazar will get preference
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All interesting profiles will be kept in a recruitment pipelines for future needs (in Cox's Bazar or in Dhaka)

Apply Procedure

Application Deadline : 6 May 2021

Published On

22 Apr 2021

Company Information

International Committee of the Red Cross