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 Job - Tracing / Missing Field Officer (ICRC)

 Duration: 19.12.2011 - 10.01.2012



The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. Since 1992, the ICRC has been notably active on the Missing issue related to the Nagorny Karabakh conflict, working for creating the conditions for their fate to be known.

The ICRC in Azerbaijan is seeking candidates, male or female, for the position of:

Tracing / Missing Field Officer

based in Baku

" Acting as a focal point for tracing activities in Azerbaijan (Baku and Barda), he/she centralizes, proceeds, files and, if need be, dispatches the information on all aspects of the ICRC tracing activities related to the Missing file, analyzes the progress made and proposes solutions to improve the work and/or the procedures;
" Follows up notably on the remaining caseload of the Detailed Data Collection with families of missing (unlocated families, liaison with National Societies for families living abroad, etc.) which implies regular field trips in the provinces;
" Receives and proceeds new tracing requests;
" Supports the Protection department in consolidating the list of the missing persons, and compiling, organizing and analyzing relevant information upon request;
" Interacts with various interlocutors in connection with his/her activities (Azeri Red Crescent Society, state authorities involved in the Missing issue, ExCom, etc.);
" Makes written and oral reporting on activities;
" Interprets and translates (English / National language / Russian and vice versa);
" Ensures efficiency and confidentiality in the management of the Missing-related information.

" University Degree
" 2 years work experience, ideally in a field involving complex and thorough management of information;
" Capacity to adhere to and to implement meticulously procedures;
" Proven reporting skills, in English, Russian and Azerbaijani languages;
" Mastering of regular office computer packages;
" Autonomy, good rigor, method and analytical skills;
" Good communication skill and ability to handle with empathy emotional situations (when interacting with families of missing);
" Ability and willingness to regularly travel to regions/rural areas.

If you find yourself to have all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please bring/send your application and a motivation letter (both in English), as well as copies of certificates, indicating the position you are applying for in a sealed envelope before the 10th of January 2012 addressed to:

ICRC Baku, Personal, Francesca de Allegri, Administrator,
F.Kh. Khoyski ave. 75, 1110 Baku, Azerbaijan

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

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