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Régional Protection Data Manager Assistant


The work of the ICRC is based on the Geneva Conventions of 1949, their Additional Protocols, its Statutes – and those of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – and the resolutions of the International Conferences of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.

Main responsibilities

The Regional Protection Data Manager Assistant (RPDMA) works in the ICRC regional Protection Data Office of Rabat (please have a look at Protection Department). ICRC Regional Protection Data Offices are responsible to provide contextualized technical advice and support in protection data management to ICRC delegations in Morocco, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Libya, Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, Chad and Central African Republic. They monitor the coherence and consistency of the management of protection data, ensuring that this is done according to ICRC standards. They provide regional and global statistics and analytical reports.

The RPDMA is working under the guidance and supervision of an ICRC experienced Data Manager. More specifically, s/he will support the delegations/DM in their day to day work, answering to their questions and monitoring the quality of their databases (coherence and consistency). S/he will as well support / advise them in data processing, technical use of institutional software, office management, analytical reporting, and training in data management.

Required qualifications

• very good command of English and French, additional ICRC working language an asset (Arabic)
• university degree and/or higher education degree in administration, information management, social sciences, statistics, or a related field (qualifying professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the university degree)
• three to four years’ professional experience, including at least two years using, managing, analysing computer data
• fully conversant with and keen interest in working in Windows environment (Excel, Word, …) and Web tools
• knowledge of MS Dynamics, MS Report Builder and SQL an asset
• very strong analytical and synthesis skills of data, including in data visualisation

Your profile

• strongly motivated by humanitarian work
• good skills in adult’s training an asset
• excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
• capacity to learn and to adapt to new work methods (auto training)
• excellent capacity to work independently and/or with minimal supervision
• capacity to define priorities
• team spirit and capacity to integrate a multidisciplinary/multicultural approach
• administrative and organizational skills (coordination, sharing information, etc.)
• sense of responsibility and discretion
• marked Interest for new technologies
• available for itinerary mission abroad / ready to travel extensively to neighbouring countries

What we offer

• the opportunity to practice your profession in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
• access to continued in-house training
• good social package

Interested persons fulfilling the above criteria should send their applications by Sunday 13 December 2019 (letter of motivation and CV/resume) – Reference: PROT/Regional office – RPDMA – Application – to

Location: Rabat

Short listed candidates will be called to our office for a 2 hours tests and selected candidates will be invited for a 1 hour interview. The recruitment process will be conducted in English and French.