Field Officer

at Intersos
Published April 11, 2022
Location Chisinau, Moldova, Republic of
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

 

Terms of reference

Job Title: Field Officer

Code: SR-59-2470

Duty station: South Moldova, Chisinau

 

Contract duration: 2 months + renewable 4 months

Reporting to: Protection Manager

Supervision of: Translators, Protection Monitors, Social Workers

Dependents: Non-family duty station

 

General context of the project

Increase protection awareness among refugees fleeing Ukraine to find safe haven in Moldova and most vulnerable groups and provide access to community-based protection services delivered by INTERSOS, including PFA and specialized PSS. It also aims at strengthening the capacity of the local community CBOs in protection-related subjects.

 

General purpose of the position

 

Under the supervision of the Protection Manager, the Field Officer coordinates the Mobile Protection Teams organizing the work schedule and supervising their activities and facilitating the teams activities in the field.

Support the Protection Manager particularly acting as liaison with all relevant authorities and protection activities stakeholders.

Main responsibilities and tasks

 

Organize the activities and working schedule of Mobile Protection Teams (MPTs)

Monitor and supervise the MPTs activities and performance

Support and assist the daily activities of the MPTs in the field

Report on the MPTs daily activities

Report on conditions on the ground

Collect relevant project data

Liaise with relevant authorities and project stakeholders in the geographical area of competency, make and maintain contacts

Coordinate at field level with partners and relevant stakeholders

Support the Protection Manager in understanding priorities and planning protection activities

Assist the Protection Manager in compiling due reports

Conduct meetings at field level

Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality, accountability and need-to-know principles

Support sensitization, information dissemination and awareness raising activities

Required profile and experience

Education

University Degree in Social Sciences or Law is an asset

 

Professional Experience

 

One year of relevant working experience in the protection sector

Previous working experience with IDPs, refugees and returnees

Professional Requirements

 

Strong knowledge of international protection in the humanitarian context

Strong knowledge in other protection areas (i.e. case management, psychosocial support activities etc.)

Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Leadership, planning and organizational skills

Respect and non-discriminatory attitude

Teamwork and communication skills

Strong report writing skills

Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team

Languages

 

English

Romanian/Ukrainian/Russian desirable**Personal Requirements**

 

Experience or willingness to travel and work in remote, rural locations

 

Ability to work with minimal supervision

 

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others

 

Self-driven and able to work in new, unstructured environments

 

Problem-solving abilities

 

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick steps: register (including your name, email, password, citizenship and Skype address), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV and motivation letter in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. In case you encounter severe difficulties applying through the platform, you can send an email attaching your CV and motivation letter (both in PDF version) via email to recruitment@intersos.org, with subject line: “Platform issue – SR-59-2470-Position”.

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