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Humanitarian Affairs Advisor

  • Contractor
  • Kuwait
  • TBD USD / Year
  • International Committee of the Red Cross profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

International Committee of the Red Cross

Purpose of the post

The Humanitarian Affairs Adviser for Kuwait enables the GCC Regional Delegation to understand and influence the wider humanitarian environment in the GCC with main focus on Kuwait. S/He designs and delivers effective diplomatic and policy strategies and shapes the Regional Delegation’s engagement with humanitarian, multilateral and regional fora in line the GCC strategy and annual objectives while joining the dots with the Regional Strategic Framework for the Middle East and the ICRC humanitarian diplomacy priorities globally. S/He contributes to the thinking and strategies of other policy/diplomacy hubs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understands the main views and policy objectives of key government bodies, UN agencies, humanitarian organizations and NGOs and the dynamics related to humanitarian affairs.
  • Advises the GCC Regional Delegation on national and regional issues and political affairs and how they impact/relate to humanitarian action
  • Designs and delivers the ICRC’s national diplomacy and policy objectives and contribute to regional/global diplomacy and policy as required.
  • Crafts, builds and maintains a strong national network of stakeholders connected to humanitarian affairs important for both the delegation and the ICRC as a whole.
  • Engages with humanitarian coordination structures as agreed with the Head of Regional Delegation.
  • Engages with the network of different global to leverage better policy/humanitarian diplomacy.
  • Represents the ICRC Regional Delegation in key fora independently.

How to apply

Please submit your Cover Letter and CV no later than 20 December 2022 to

[email protected]

with subject line HAA Job Application

“The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates”.

  • Only complete files matching with the profile will be considered.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • CV’s received will be subject to the rules of the Data Protection of the ICRC (Data Controller)

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