The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Tbilisi is seeking candidates for the position of: Field Officer
Based in Tbilisi
Purpose of the Post
- Under the supervision of Protection delegate (Detention Focal Point) contributes to the implementation of the ICRC structural support to prison administration in Georgia, by contributing to defined activities in line withdelegation’s strategy, objectives, plan of action and leasing between the ICRC and authorities, the ICRC andNGOs/International organisations.
- Implements activities according to guidelines and instructions received and, through the knowledge of the country, as well as the relevant legal framework.
- Contributes to the orientation of the delegation’s action aiming at supporting the prison administration.
Structural Support to prison administration
- Is involved in the organisation of the seminars, thematic workshops, training modules, working meetings
- and training sessions on relevant issues in the field of prison systems;
- Participates and contributes technically in working group meetings working on the development of
- different types of documents for the prison system;
- Works with relevant departments of the authorities, according to the activities planned by the delegation
- through the support of Prison System Adviser (PSA), to increase the effectiveness of the activities of
- these departments;
- Is involved with the development of recommendations and policy papers that contribute to the effective
- improvement of conditions of detention;
- Organises study trips for the authorities where valuable, works on the planning and conducting of any
- study trips, ensuring they meet the ICRC guidelines, supports the follow-up of these trips with planning and checking progress against agreed next steps;
- With a support of PSA, works on identification of international best practice in order to share with
- Identifies and register best practices of Georgian Prison System;
- Drafts and translates letters/e-mails to the interlocutors and manages the process of sending letters;
- Works with the authorities to establish collaborative frameworks to forward critical agreed work in places
- of detention;
- Produces thematic reports as requested on prison related topics and analysis reports that support the delegation in understanding relevant aspects of Georgian prison regulations and policies.
Visit people deprived of freedom
- In order to gain overview of the conditions of detention and treatment in the places of detention, visits according to the need those places accompanied by delegate or team leader or PSA or regional detention analyst.
- Gains experience on prison practices in other contexts and gain comparative perspective by doing
exposure missions and attending regional prison events.
- Writes reports, minutes of workshops, seminars and meetings based on given guidelines;
- Writes the programmes/agendas for meetings/training sessions/seminars/round tables/conferences;
- Contributes to the delegations’ regular, biannual field review (BFR), yearly planning for results (PFR)
- and ad hoc reporting;
- Provides contributions to specific detention thematic (e.g. restrictive regimes);
- Ensures necessary administrative work is implemented on time, including working advances, cash
- request and requisition orders as relevant;
- Knows, applies and complies with all the administrative procedures linked to the organisation of activities
- planned by Protection team;
- Interprets accurately from English to Georgian and Russian language and vice versa during meetings
- and/or as required;
- Translates documents from English to Georgian and/or language and vice versa as required.
Support to the delegation
- Supports the delegation to better understand the penitentiary system and criminal justice system by producing position papers on aspects of prison laws/regulations and also applicable internal regulations relevant to the delegations interest like access to visits, phones, strict regimes;
- Advises on culture, politics, general situation and share relevant information related to the context;
- Acts as reference point during delegate's/supervisor's absences;
- Presents synthesis of problematic succinctly and accurately.
- University degree in a relevant field such as social sciences, international relations, law or humanitarian
- 4–6 years’ overall professional experience;
- 3–4 years’ experience on a managerial position in similar fields or other organizations or governmental
- A very good knowledge of the political, social and cultural environment at all levels;
- Proven experience in managing teams;
- Fluent level of Georgian, English and good command of spoken Russian;
- Confirmed analytical skills: good ability to critically analyze and summarize political, social, humanitarian
- and security environment;
- Very good knowledge of Microsoft based work environment;
- Very good organizational skills and attention to detail;
- Ability to work under pressure;
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills; research skills;
- Strong communication skills to interact effectively with external stakeholders;
- Proven ability to work in a team as well as independently;
- Flexible to perform effectively despite short deadlines and changing priorities.
If you find yourself to have all the necessary qualifications and the ability to take over the designed tasks, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to the bellow mentioned e-mail address indicating the position
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If you require more information or need to submit your application in an alternative format, because of a disability, please do get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for receiving applications is 8 January, 2019.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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