• Field Veterinarian Officer at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Posted on: 12 April, 2018 Deadline: Not Specified
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    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 Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti.

    Field Veterinarian Officer


    About the Job

    The ICRC Economic Security Department is looking for a Field Veterinarian Officer to be based in Mogadishu. The Veterinarian implements the Animal Health Program in line with the outlined strategy and departmental framework and. He/she assesses, monitors, selects projects, beneficiaries, and offers guidance on livestock sector programmes in the area of responsibility.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversees implementation of Livestock Animal Health Program;
    • Conducts assessment in the Livestock sector and submits proposals and reports;
    • Analyses the socio economic, political and cultural situation of the area of responsibility;
    • Maintains and expands the network of interlocutors in the area of responsibility;
    • Maintains records, manages the veterinary material in various locations, ensures quality storage and hand over to relevant bodies;
    • Identifies gaps in Veterinary supply chain in various regions of Somalia and trains staff on drug store management;
    • Disseminates information on ICRC activities to major interlocutors in Somalia;
    • Acts a translator from time to time.

    About you

    Interested? You should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following competencies:

    This is a National/Resident position based in Somalia.

    • Degree in Veterinary Science;
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position;
    • Good knowledge of the social, economic and political context of Somalia;

    Confirmed experience and knowledge of the pastoralist system and livelihood of the Somali communities;

    • Fluency in English and Somali languages is essential;
    • Ready to work in adverse environment;
    • Experience in drafting project proposals and preparing monitoring and assessment reports
    • Proficiency in Ms Office Suite (Especially Excel and Word);
    • High level of confidentiality.

    We Offer

    • A dynamic and challenging work environment in the humanitarian and international environment;
    • Training and development opportunities;
    • A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework.

    Method of Application

    Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is address 18th April 2018. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.

    Email address sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org


    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to **sok_hrrec_services@icrc.org

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