Protection Interpreter

at International Committee of the Red Cross
Published November 20, 2022
Location Garowe, Somalia
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  


About the Job

The Protection Interpreter supports in oral interpretation and with written translations to and from Somali / English and contributes to the achievement of protection objectives by the department.

This is a resident/National position based in Garowe with work related trips to other parts of Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Supports in oral interpretation from Somali to English, and English to Somali during confidential interviews in places of detention and prisons, ICRC disseminations and activities related to the restoration of family links, and protection of the civilian population
Supports the department in gathering, analysing and processing key protection-related information from public sources
Translates correspondence, newspapers articles and other essential documents from Somali to English and vice versa
Assists in the preparation of dissemination material adapted to the Somali context

We Offer

A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
Training and development opportunities
A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework


Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Linguistic Studies or equivalent qualification in a related field of study


4 years’ experience in a similar field in a Humanitarian organization

Knowledge of International Humanitarian Law (IHL)/ International Human Rights Law (IHRL) is an asset

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