FAS/PGE Programme Adviser (Kabul, Afghanistan) 163 views

Job Description

Job Description:

Functional Responsibilities:

Provide analysis and develop strategies with regard to conflict dynamics and/or excessive use of force (international human rights law/IHRL), the consequences on the humanitarian situation and the ICRC’s capacity to respond;


Develop a programme of activities for ANP aimed at addressing the root cause of violations of these bodies of law. The goal is to support the forces’ efforts to integrate the laws into their structure and operations (conduct of hostilities/law enforcement duties);


Map and develop a network of contacts among MOI and ANP, in order to;


a) enhance their understanding and acceptance of the ICRC’s role and working methods and thereby strengthen staff safety and access to people in need;

b) leverage on this network to support the delegation’s dialogue with these players on protection issues;

c) boost the ICRC’s understanding of the MoI and ANP and its networking with key individuals at different levels.


Prepare reports and keep the statistics on the training activities conducted by the ICRC for ANP. Contribute the tools to be produced by the Unit. Liaise with other departments in the delegation to enhance and strengthen transversal and multi-disciplinary way.


About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC):

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent organization. Its exclusive humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC endeavours to alleviate suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Former mid- to senior-level military or police officer with at least 10 years’ professional experience; understanding of IHL/IHRL
Diverse and strong operational experience in their area of expertise (military/conduct of hostilities or police/use of force).
Availability for frequent field trips and travels in the country.
Fluent command of English and national languages (Dari and Pashto)
Motivation for humanitarian work
Capacity to work in a cross-cutting way
Good computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Experience in the ICRC is an asset.

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According to the ICRC salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested qualified afghan national Male/female candidates are requesting to submit their CVs and cover letter to kabrecruitment@icrc.org  no later than 30.09.2020.

Clearly indicate (copy & paste) vacancy number (FAS/PGEB330092020) in the email subject line, CVs not mentioning the vacancy number in subject line, will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

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