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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Ideally LLB with degree /diploma in police management /science


Organization: ICRC


Salary : as per scale of the organization




Application Dead line:2016-03-28



The communication Department of the international committee of the Red cross Delegation to Ethiopia is looking for a qualified candidate to fill u the following full-time position based at ICRC delegation in Addis Ababa.


Main tasks & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the supervisor to develop, build and maintain contacts within the Federal and Regional Police forces;
  • Identifies and prioritizes needs for dissemination, training and potential for integration of IHL and IHRL, and advise the delegation accordingly;
  • In company with the supervisor, or independently when necessary, represents the ICRC at high level meetings with key contacts in Federal and Regional Police Forces; Promotes an understanding  of the ICRC mandate and activities with emphasis on the ICRC being a neutral, independent and impartial humanitarian  actor of an added value to their training initiatives
  • Conducts training and dissemination sessions on ICRC’s Mandate and activities, IHL, IHRL, and Humanitarian principles to a variety of target publics;
  • Actively promotes the co-operation between ICRC and the federal and Regional Police forces;
  • In conjunction with the concerned ICRC staff, prepares, organizes and conducts Training to Trainer sessions on IHRL to the Federal and Regional Police Forces;
  • Identifies and explores potential areas of synergy  whereby an added value to other delegation activities can be provided;

Educational Background & work experience 

  • Ideally LLB with degree /diploma in police management /science
  • Minimum 10 years professional experience in the police and /or legal field
  • Solid knowledge in international human rights law and international and national standards related to policing
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; practical experience as trainer for adult audiences
  • Very good knowledge about the structure, duties and responsibilities of the Ethiopian Federal and   Regional police forces
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel across the country
  • Solid analytical and drafting skills in English and Amharic
  • Other Ethiopian language skills an asset
  • Very good computer and knowledge of modern technologies
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • 3rd grade driving license

Salary: As per the scale of the organization

Interested applicants are requested to submit ONLY their application/cover letter and CV to Add hr (warning: Do not attach zipped files!!). Please put PROGRAM OFFICER-COM on the subject line. Alternatively, you can submit application &CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa or send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Unit, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa. Closing date for application will be on March 28, 2016. Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.









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