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Restoring Family Link Field Officer 

ICRC Dar es salaam Mission in Tanzania is looking for an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person to fill the position of:
Tanzanian nationals/residents only
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC’s Mission in Dar es salaam coordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Tanzania.

Overall Responsibility
The ICRC and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies work together on providing Restoring Family Links services to civilian population in the refugee camps. The RFL Field-officer is part of the ICRC team supporting the Tanzania Red Cross Society in their RFL work and in RFL services for detainees in the Kigoma Region.
Tasks and responsibilities
  • Supports the implementation of the RFL activities carried out by the Tanzanian Red Cross Society (TRCS) in the refugee camps in Kigoma region;
  • Participates in detention visits, and provision of Restoring Family Links services (RFL) to detainees in the same region;
  • Supports TRCS staff in charge of RFL activities on a daily basis; Training of TRCS RFL staff on how to use tracing tools;
  • Prepares and organizes the transfer of children in eventual cross-border family reunifications;
  • Filing and collection of RFL statistics;
  • Translate from Kirundi/Swahili to English and vice versa;
  • Collects relevant information in the area of intervention on RFL, general situation and security;
  • Contribute to the development and maintaining of a network of relevant interlocutors; Participate in inter-agency, camp coordination and protection meetings;
  • Provide input to the RFL strategy for Tanzania;
Minimum required knowledge & experience
  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field (Law, Human Rights, Sociology, Social Work, Education);
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar function preferably within an international organization;
  • Technical capacities on tracing activities and coordination with other organizations;
  • Training and capacity building skills;
  • Excellent oral and written English, knowledge of French, Swahili and Kirundi (or at least Kiha) an added value.
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet).
The interested candidates should submit their applications latest by 31 July 2019 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (certificates, diplomas etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Dar es salaam Mission, HR Department via:
– E-mail:
The reference (RFL Field Officer Kibondo) must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required academic & other supporting documents, your application may not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one
should give any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. Should the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department through the recruitment contact.