URGENTLY NEEDED Deputy Advisor For Multilateral Affairs in ICRC








International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation in Indonesia wishes
to advise all potential candidates of the opening of a permanent
position for:


Deputy Advisor for Multilateral Affairs(Indonesian Nationality)


International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial,
neutral and independent organization with the exclusively humanitarian
mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal
violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavors to
prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International
Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles. The ICRC
delegation in Jakarta is seeking an experienced and highly motivated
person to fill the above-mentioned position Responsibilities:The
Deputy Advisor for Multilateral Affairs will assist in developing the
ICRC’s regional diplomatic strategy and humanitarian diplomacy efforts,

  • Overall:
    Assisting in developing the ICRC’s regional diplomatic strategy and
    humanitarian diplomacy efforts; improving the level of knowledge and
    acceptance of IHL/IHRL in the region and within ASEAN and affiliated
    entities in particular
  • Developing Multilateral projects on an annual basis
  • Consulting
    with various stakeholders and helping to define internal and external
    needs and expectations, e.g. ICRC vis-à-vis ASEAN
  • Establishing
    and maintaining a comprehensive stakeholder database, by helping in the
    identification and mobilization of key-interlocutors
  • Creating, developing and maintaining a working contact with key officials in ASEAN and affiliated entities, at all levels
  • Establishing
    and maintaining key relationships within relevant departments and
    ministries of the governments of Indonesia, in particular with Foreign
    Affairs, Home Affairs, and Defence, notably in their dealings with
    multilateral matters
  • Responding
    to relevant Government, non government and third party consultations
    related to state matters pertaining to multilateral stakeholders which
    are of interest to ICRC 
  • Monitoring,
    researching, evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of the ICRC
    stakeholder relations, including but not limited to relations in the
    multilateral context. Making recommendations to bring appropriate
  • Prioritising
    and helping to manage speaking invitations for ICRC staff and create
    external speaking opportunities at multilateral fora, when needed.
    Identify additional profile raising opportunities and provide advice and
  • Advising on, writing or editing addresses and presentations by ICRC staff at multilateral events
  • Supervising the Programme Officer for Multilateral Affairs in Jakarta 
  • Developing a Multilateral Plan of Action together with other focal points in the region
  • Liaising
    with other ICRC departments, at Headquarters and in the delegations of
    the region, to follow-up the developments of regional issues or
    institutional events promoting the ICRC mandate and mission on a given context related to regional diplomatic objectives
  • Assisting
    the Regional Adviser for Multilateral Affairs and Management to draft
    analyses, general and specific objectives within the framework of the
    annual Planning for Results exercise
  • Providing
    written analyses on the multilateral political, security, social and
    humanitarian environment in the region as well as specific countries, as
    well as targeted research on issues of interest for the ICRC (e.g.
    MULTI newsletter, analysis on ASEAN Summits, etc.)

role outline:

Under the supervision of the Regional Adviser for Multilateral Affairs, the Deputy Adviser will be responsible for:

  • Assisting
    the delegation with the day-to-day management of relations with the
    ASEC, CPR, other ASEAN organs based in Indonesia such as the AHA Centre
    or the ASEAN Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (AIPR), other
    diplomatic missions, Think Tanks, and Non-Governmental Organisations;
  • Facilitating
    the diplomatic objectives of the ICRC in all relevant meetings
    (internal and external), including on Humanitarian Diplomacy in
    coordination with the Head of Regional Delegation in Jakarta;
  • Preparing
    and attending conferences, seminars and bilateral meetings, which may
    involve research work, speech-writing, speaking points, reporting and
  • Informing ICRC delegations in the region on issues pertinent to ASEAN;



  • Degree in International Relations, Political Sciences, Law or Communication  
  • Previous
    experience or knowledge in international relations, human security, as
    well as Human Rights and/or International Humanitarian Law
  • Previous experience of working in an international organization
  • Established working relations with international or regional organisations (preferably ASEAN), think tanks, and/or NGOs
  • Good relational skills to establish contacts, lobby and network at both national and international levels
  • Confirmed
    communication, presentation and organisational skills, and ability to
    work efficiently and effectively under pressure and to react within
    short notice
  • Flexibility and ability to work in teams as well as independently
  • Demonstrated autonomy, motivation and commitment; ability to deliver within deadlines
  • Computer literacy, fluency in oral/written English and Bahasa Indonesia (other Asian languages and French considered an asset)
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Asia and the Pacific


General Duties


All ICRC employees should comply with the following requirements:


  •  Manage
    the budget attached to the delegation’s multilateral diplomatic
    objectives in accordance with the ICRC rules and regulations set by the
  • Be aware of the ICRC’s and the delegation’s wider objectives and activities
  • Understand
    the composition, roles and functions of the different members of the
    International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Adhere at all times to the ICRC’s security rules which are in force.
  • Respect and observe the staff regulations of the ICRC

specific circumstances, the ICRC Delegation may request all ICRC
employees to perform tasks other than those described in their job
descriptions. Profile·         Capacity to work independently. Capacity to carry out complex activities / files in various fields·         Excellent organisational, methodical abilities, sense of initiative, pro-activeness and setting priorities·         Flexibility, patience, diplomacy resistance to stress inherent to a “multi-tasking” job and capacity to adapt to changes·         Service-oriented, multicultural profile·         Very good communication skills and at ease with internal and external interlocutors·         Ability to work within a multicultural team and to integrate him/herself·         Interest for humanitarian activities (especially ICRC’s)Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application to the Human Resources to [email protected]  before 03 June 2016. Please include cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae,  current remuneration and contact details of three referees. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews.

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