Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Restoring Family Link Officer Jobs

Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Restoring Family Link Officer Jobs

Job Id: 223517

Category: Management, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Salary: 11,457

Job Description

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia.

ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities.

Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 33 Zonal Branches and 131 District/Woreda Branches, 599 Woreda Red Cross Committee and 5871 Kebele Red Cross committees.

Key Performance Areas

  • Involve and contribute in planning , directing coordinating and controlling the overall RFL operations of the society
  • Undertakes and facilitates in the coordination all RFL technical issues like colleting, m sorting, dispatching, exchanging and tracking the statues of tracing requests, Red Cross message (RCM, s), safe and well messages, handle health and welfare cases, handle BBC tracing request.
  • Assist in networking with stakeholders with in and out of the movement and communicate the stakeholders in relation to the restoring family links service technical matters.
  • Processes and follows up all incoming , outgoing and domestic tracing case and forward updating information to national society and branch’s respects
  • Handles all family tracing cases, provides counseling services to beneficiaries at the HQ Level and technical support to branches tracing officers and focal persons in the area of Restoring family links case management;
  • Performs the process- of reviewing.
  • Identification, registration and sending of BBC tracing requests,
  • Prepare Monthly phone call service and other tools statistical data and submit to the Restoring Family Links coordinator.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, semiannually and annually activity progress and the financial
  • Utilization standard and quality report for ERCS in Ethiopian calendar and Gregorian calendar using the specified reporting template which satisfy the demand of the partners.
  • Gather relevant data from branches and HQ RFL units and create quarterly or semiannually or annually RFL newsletter and success story of family reunification and other RFL best performance,
  • Design, coordinate and facilitate different RFL tracings and workshops with the due consideration of the report preparation of the training and workshop progress.
  • Develop a minimum quality standard project proposal on
    RFL and related areas in need of humanitarian interventions response such as victims of migration victims of human trafficking, RFL in emergency and on other related areas to address the most vulnerable.
  • Undertakes close follow-up the procurement and distribution of tracing logistical facilities to RFL priority branches;
  • Facilitate the piloting arid the implementation of the new RFL tools at the filed level when it is designed as an emergency response,
  • Takes part in the good functioning and management of the unit and branches in particularly by supervising, coaching and training the staff carrying out RFL activates at HO RFL unit and branches tracing officers, focal person and volunteers and / or social workers;
  • Analyzes branches performance and RFL work case load against allocated budget and proposes balanced budget-activity match to be transferred to branches as well as ensuring proper quality control and (internal) reporting system in place.
  • Assists the activities to upgrade the level and quality of RFL service of the society in standardized quality and easily accessible way;
  • Takes part in ensuring the necessary manpower development for RFL operation of the society in the right profile and number to priority concern branches.
  • Assists in providing technical support to branches and the tracing personal of the society.
  • Registers all restoring family links services beneficiaries’ data in designing database management system which is designed as an emergency response.
  • Ensures adequate treatment, follow up and filing of all individual case according to established procedures, including full respect for the consent of beneficiary as assigned best interest, Confidentiality and protection of beneficiaries.

    Reporting to:

    Restoring Family Links Coordinator

    Work Unit:

    Disaster Risk Redaction Department

    Terms of employment:

    Contract for one year



    Job Requirements

    Job Specification

  • First Degree in Disaster Risk Management / Management / social Work / Sociology/Social Anthropology / Social Psychology / Applied Psychology /and 4 years out of which 1 years in RFL Work experience.
  • Willing to give voluntary service to the society with his/her own initiative.

    Additional Skills

  • Good Communication Skills, fluent in English
  • Good Computers Skills
  • Problem solving skills

    How to Apply

    We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu and email to before the closing date of this announcement on September 27, 2019.

    Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply!

    Please note that we ONLY consider those who filled in the application form and send us back. We regret to inform that we do not accept CV at this stage.

    Ethiopian Red Cross Society Senior Restoring Family Link Officer Jobs

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