Protection Team Leader
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
12d ago
source :

Purpose of the post

The Protection Team Leader leads the implementation of protection activities in accordance with the objectives and strategies defined by the delegation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).


PhD or Master’s degree or equivalent (preferably in law, international relations, or social sciences).

Previous experience of working with criminal justice actors e.g. police, prisons, legal fraternity etc.

At least 8 years of work experience in a similar field.

Advanced knowledge of the global humanitarian protection context.

Confirmed team leadership and management skills.

Excellent analytical and reporting skills.

Ability to travel in and outside Pakistan at short notice.

Fluent in written and spoken English; fluency in Pashtu and advanced knowledge and understanding of the Pakthun culture.


Responsible for the management of the Protection Office in Peshawar sub-delegation, providing Restoring Family Links (RFL) services to families of detainees abroad and supporting the capacity-

building of the Pakistan Red Crescent’s work on RFL in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).

Advises the sub-delegation on the strategy on ensuring protection of those affected by disasters / emergencies in KP.

Contributes in the identification of resources required for the implementation of the programs under her / his responsibility.

Assists in ensuring effective integration of the ICRC protection standards within the overall operational approach and programs of the sub-delegation.

Support the ICRC engagement with actors of the criminal justice.

Develops and maintains a network of contacts in the field of protection, including authorities / criminal justice actors, international organizations and non-

government organizations.

Participates in the annual planning and budget elaboration, and monitors implementation.


Multinational and multicultural working environment in a congenial setting.

Competitive package.

Extensive opportunities for learning and development through internal and external sources.

Are you the person we are looking for? Then please submit your cover letter and complete application on by latest by 21.02.2019

We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, values and culture, as the diversity of ICRC is critical to our acceptance and the quality of our activities.

We encourage individuals from different genders, and backgrounds, as well as people with disabilities, to apply for this position.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Add to favorites
Remove from favorites
My Email
By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
Application form