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    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

    Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
    Jordan - Amman
    Non-Profit Organization
    100-499 Employees


    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
    For more information on ICRC, please visit our website (www.icrc.org)


    Standard function description: • Carries out standard verbal and written translations from and into English • Drafts and types correspondence in English from and into national language independently• reviews/checks translations/ correspondence and performs advanced editing tasks• Supervises a team of translators   JOB DESCRIPTION – 1. SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES a. Management and coordination: The chief translator manages the translation unit at the Communication Department of Amman Delegation. b. Translation: translates specialized ICRC texts from English into Arabic and vice versa for various ICRC departments, including the management, according to need. Support all departments in the translation of institutional documents, including legal agreements and contracts. According to professional ethics, the chief translator guarantees a high quality in all these tasks and takes into account the ICRC glossary of terms and the style manual. Provide translation support to the HOD and DHoD whenever needed. c. Revision: revises texts translated from English into Arabic and vice versa upon request by other departments, including the HOD’s office, to ensure high quality according to ICRC standards. d. Participation and interpretation in events: interpret (simultaneous, consecutive, etc.) from English into Arabic and vice-versa for the HOD and other staff during meetings, conferences, workshops and seminars, in cooperation and coordination with the second translator in the unit and according to need. e. Provide translated executive summaries of documents upon request. 2. OFFICE ACTIVITIES a. Team supervision: The chief translator leads, supervises and coaches the unit’s translator(s) and appraises his (their) work regularly. S/he develops and maintains a pleasant working atmosphere with colleagues and superiors, and participates in conflict management when necessary. b. Administration/Finance: The chief translator ensures that necessary administrative work is implemented on time. S/he knows, applies and complies with all work-related administrative procedures (time reporting, assignment contracts for external translators, ROs etc). c. Reporting: The chief translator participates in weekly, quarterly, biannual and ad-hoc reports. d. Treatment of information: S/he registers and treats information accurately and confidentially when applicable, and saves important messages, documents and materials of interest to the ICRC in the electronic archive. 3. SUPPORT TO THE DELEGATION • S/he participates actively in delegation meetings relevant to her/his work.
    Job Role: Writing/Editing Company Industry: Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit Career Level: Mid Career
    Function The Protection Data Administrator Assistant works under the direct supervision of the Regional Protection Data Administrator (RDA). S/He brings support and is mainly responsible for:- Monitoring – verifying the quality of the data in the DB of the delegations in AoR;- Participation in training on Protection ICT tools- Data analysis and reports at regional level 1) Main responsibilities The PDAA acts as a technical adviser /support for the data administrators in AoR.Under the supervision of the RDA, s/he ensures existing guidelines and procedures are available to DA in AOR.S/he monitors the coherence and consistency of the protection data management in AoR, ensuring that it is done according to standards & guidelines and report identified issues to RDA. More specifically, after consolidating her/his feedback with the RDA, s/he supports the delegations/DA in the following areas: a) Data processingb) Technical use of PROT5/6, FLAnswers, FLWebsite and FLExtranet c) Organization of Protection officesd) Analytical reportinge) Participation in training / coaching of human resources in protection data management, according to needsf) Response to emergencies in AoR. 2) Main tasksa) Plan and carry out workThe PDAA ensures s/he has a good knowledge of the Protection objectives and challenges in the delegations in AoR. Through the analysis of the DB, continuous dialogue with the RDA and the DA in the delegations in AoR, s/he assess the needs and plans her/his support to delegations accordingly.S/he monitors the global coherence and consistency of data management in AoR.S/he identifies problems, reports them to RDA and after validation, makes recommendations and supports DA in improving the data processing, reporting, organisation of the Protection offices. S/he ensures follow up of recommendations.  b) Data processing / managementPDAA ensures DA in AoR are kept up to date on developments related to new tools and guidelines S/he advises DA in AoR in drafting /updating by DA of data entry / working procedures relevant to the protection data management and reports any needs of contextualization / standardization to RDA. S/he promotes the use of Prot6 and other relevant tools to bring / prepare evidence based results on key protection issues at national and regional level.S/he monitors the quality and coherence of protection data management. S/he identifies gaps, inconsistencies, needs, etc., reports them to the RDA and contributes to elaborating solutions and proposals to correct and improve. S/he supervises the documentary management of sensitive information (attachments in Prot 6). c) Technical support to the use of PROT5/6, Family Links Answers, Family Links Website and Family Links Extranet Under the guidance of RDA, the PDAA helps clarifying technical problems raised by DA in AoR. In relation to Prot6:• S/he gives a timely, contextualised answer to questions from the DA related to Prot6, and applies the support model in case of need.In relation to the FLWebsite / FLExtranet:• S/he promotes the use of the FL website and FL extranet and reports any needs for such tools to the RDA.• S/he ensures a regular update / revision of the country pages of the FL website of the delegations in AoR.• In case of emergency and on demand from RDA, s/he supports DA in the management of individual identities in the FLWebsite.• S/he promotes the use of the FL website with NSs in the Region.In relation to the FL Answers:• S/he promotes the FLA application to the NS in his/her AoR and reports any needs for such tools to RDA.• S/he supports the DA in the operational aspects of FL Answers.d) Organisation of the Protection OfficesUnder the guidance of RDA, based on ICRC guidelines, s/he provides support to DA in AoR in the organisation of Protection office. S/he has a good understanding of data management by other departments (e.g. ASSIST, FAS, etc.) concerning information related to Protection (EPMT, AM/PM, GIS, MAD/DET, WPA, etc.).S/he promotes the collaborative spaces to share information (Team Spaces, LN DB for databases, e-learning, etc.) and ensures DA in his/her AoR has access to them and know where to find the information. S/he channels best practices coming from the DA in AoR to the RDA.With the RDA, s/he supports the DA and CoProt in AoR in the process to archive a Protection action.e) Analytical reportingThe PDAA gives support to the DA in AoR for the production of consolidated statistics. S/he implements mechanisms to verify the integrity of the transmitted figures and reports any problems to the RDA.S/he contributes to analytical reports based on protection data in relation to PCP, RLF-Missing, Detention, or other delegation / institution specific priorities. S/he analyses new developments, trends, initiatives in relation to Detention, PCP, RFL and Missing on priority protection and/or other themes in her/his AoR and s/he identifies opportunities and challenges of relevance to ICRC Protection action and report them to the RDA.f) Training / Coaching in protection data managementThe PDAA contributes to ensuring that DA training/learning needs are met and reports any gaps to the RDA.S/he promotes Protection e-learnings for Protection staff (mobile and resident). S/he support the RDA in the organization of a yearly regional workshop for the data administrators in her/his AoR.S/he contributes to ad hoc trainings as relevant.g) Other activitiesS/he contributes to the new Protection ICT projects ( tests of the tools, feedbacks on use…). Contributes/supports delegations in AoR with short term mission to response to emergencies or operational needs.
    Job Role: Other Company Industry: Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit Career Level: Mid Career
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