Deputy Head of Sub Delegation - Mogadishu

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Employer: ICRC
Job Title: Deputy Head of Sub Delegation - Mogadishu
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu
Category: Other




About the Job

The Deputy Head of Sub Delegation operates under the supervision of the Head of Sub Delegation. He/she analyses humanitarian, political and security environment, identifies humanitarian needs in the area of responsibility and defines the Sub Delegations’ operational strategies and objectives.

This is a resident/National position based in Mogadishu.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Head of Sub Delegation in Mogadishu:

  • In coordination with the respective heads of department implements and monitors operational issues, programmes and activities under his/her responsibility
  • Supports in implementation of sound and strategic decisions within the Sub Delegation
  • Represents the ICRC externally and contributes to building the necessary understanding, acceptance and support of the ICRC amongst the relevant stakeholders

  • Supports in development and implementation of the sub-delegation's security rules, in line with the overall security framework established by the delegation

  • Supervises and follows-up all Administrative, HR and Financial matters of the office and ensures adherence to the relevant procedures

  • Participates in projects development, implementation and follow-ups

  • Ensures information flow within Sub delegation

  • Manages and evaluates performance for staff working under his/her responsibility

  • Provides timely and accurate reports and generates statistical data related to office activities

Minimum qualifications and required competencies

  • University degree in Business administration or relevant qualification in related field

  • At least 8 years’ professional experience in a similar field of activity

  • Excellent knowledge of political, security, social and cultural of the assigned environment

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related protection issues

  • Experience in security management in a volatile context

  • Proven leadership and management skills

  • Excellent, reporting, analytical, negotiation and presentation skills

  • Ability to make quick, sound decisions when faced with highly challenging and sensitive matters

  • Highly proactive, decisive and diplomatic individual required

  • Good understanding of ICRC operations and mandate is an asset

  • Experience in managing a multidisciplinary team

  • Advanced level computer skills

  • Excellent command of English and Somali languages




How to apply

Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 3rd March 2019. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message. Any incomplete applications will be disregarded.


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

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